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TVA Installs Emission Control at Shawnee

August 26, 2016
WEST PADUCAH, Ky. (8/26/16) — The first of two large tower cranes have been installed at the TVA Shawnee Fossil Plant on the Ohio River in western Kentucky. The cranes will be used for the construction of the selective catalytic reduction and spray dryer…

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Minimum Car Insurance Coverage Drives Panel’s Debate

August 26, 2016 SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/16) — Concerned that the minimum auto insurance allowed under Kentucky law doesn’t provide motorists with enough coverage for property damage, a panel of…
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City of Madisonville Public Workshop…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/16) — The city of Madisonville, in conjunction with the Tourism Advisory Board, will hold open meetings at the Ballard Convention Center, 605 E. Arch Street, Madisonville, to discuss ways to enhance public spaces. The meetings will take place on the following dates and times: Aug. 29, 2016 1 to 5 p.m. – Public Workshops Aug. 30, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Focus Group –…
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KSP Charges Barren Co. Man with Child…

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GLASGOW, Ky. (8/26/16) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Aug. 25, 2016, at approximately 7:13 p.m., the KSP Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 3-Bowling Green, arrested a Barren County man on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Mark F. Berry, 54, was arrested as the result of an undercover…
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/16) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Aug. 26. Krystal L. Casteel, Madisonville, was charged Aug. 25 on a Webster County warrant for non-payment of fines and a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Caleb V. Jones, Madisonville, was charged Aug. 25 on Hopkins County warrants for non-payment of fines. Jennifer J. Hibbs,…
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/26/16) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, Aug. 25. Tommy D’s 97 • Door gasket on prep cooler needs repairing • Meat stored above lettuce in walk-in cooler Madisonville Donuts 99 • Case of donut boxes stored on floor West Hopkins School Café 100 Browning Springs School Café 100 Southside School Café…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Aug. 25, 2016. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 7 - 5 - 9 Thursday Evening 0 - 5 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 8 - 2 - 5 - 2 Thursday Evening 2 - 6 - 0 - 1 Cash Ball Thursday 1 - 10 - 14 - 29 - 8 Kicker 6 - 5 - 8 - 6 - 1 5 Cash Card Thursday 6S - 3D - 9D - 8S - KC Lucky for Life Thursday 8 - 30 - 35 - 36 - 42…
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Some Kentucky Department of Fish,…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/16) — Earlier this week, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (Fish and Wildlife) learned that customer information was illegally accessed by an unauthorized third party. The department acted immediately to fix the vulnerability and notified the Commonwealth Office of Technology of the incident. The agencies are coordinating to prevent any further…
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Pet of the Day - Rocky

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KENTUCKY (8/26/16) — This adorable 10-year-old Pomeranian mix is Rocky, and he's searching for a new home to call his own. Rocky is a sweet boy, he gets along great with other dogs, and just needs a lap to cuddle in for the rest of his days. If you're looking for a companion who can make your days brighter and your life sweeter, Rocky is your guy. Adoption fee is $80 and includes vet exam,…
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UPS Expanding Louisville Hub, Adding…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/16) — During a groundbreaking event today, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer welcomed the 300 full and part-time jobs global shipping giant United Parcel Service Inc. plans to create with an approximately $310 million expansion of its Centennial Ground hub in Louisville. “This expansion by UPS, a global leader in logistics and shipping, will further improve…
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Unemployment Rates down in 93 Kentucky…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/16) — Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Oldham County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was followed by Woodford County, 3.6 percent;…
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What Color is Homelessness?

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KENTUCKY (8/25/16) — A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota last Sunday. He was holding up a sign describing his plight, "Homeless, hungry, need help." He was across the street from a church where I was speaking. I stopped to talk to him and did give him a small donation. I asked him about his situation and he said, "I'll be honest with you. I became addicted to drugs and I…
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House Leaders Double down on Pension…

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KENTUCKY (8/25/16) — Legislation during this year’s General Assembly requiring disclosure of public retirement benefits for all current and former lawmakers, “including their name, status, and projected or actual retirement benefit payments,” passed the Republican-run state Senate with unanimous, bipartisan support from all 38 senators and flew through the Democratically controlled House State…
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Madisonville Police Reports Released…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/25/16) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Aug. 25. Jay C. Whitehead, Madisonville, was charged Aug. 24 with alcohol intoxication a public place – first and second offenses. Kimberly D. Belt, Providence, was charged Aug. 24 on a Henderson County warrant for failure to appear. Bradley A. Greenlee, Madisonville, was Aug. 24 on a Hopkins…
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MCHS to Host Annual Mustang Marching…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/25/16) — Muhlenberg County High School will host its annual Mustang Marching Classic, Saturday, Aug. 27, in Mustang Stadium at West Campus. MCHS will host seven other marching bands as well as its own Marching Mustangs. Gates will open at 4 p.m. and admission is $5. Concessions available and will include crazy taters, funnel cakes, ribeye sandwiches, snow cones, burgers, hot…
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DCHS to Host ‘County to College’

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/25/16) — Daviess County High School is hosting a free college information session on Wednesday, Aug. 31, for members of the Class of 2017 and their families. The DCHS FFA is preparing a free meal of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies and soft drinks, which will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria, followed by a “County to College” program at 6 p.m. in the…
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Gov. Matt Bevin Ceremonially Signs…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/16) — Gov. Matt Bevin, joined by Sen. Denise Harper Angel, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders and Kentucky State Auditor Mike Harmon, yesterday ceremonially signed Senate Bill 63, requiring all sexual assault examination kits which have not been subjected to testing, be submitted to the Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory by Jan.…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Aug. 24, 2016. Powerball Wednesday 9 - 11 - 25 - 64 - 65 - 16 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 2 - 2 Wednesday Evening 9 - 1 - 1 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 4 - 1 - 6 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 8 - 3 - 4 Cash Ball Wednesday 9 - 16 - 23 - 31 - 31 Kicker 8 - 8 - 3 - 1 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday…

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Carmelree Tarrence, 94, of Owensboro

August 26, 2016
OWENSBORO, Ky. — Carmelree Tarrence, 94, of Owensboro, Ky., passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at Hillcest Nursing Home in Owensboro, Ky. She was born Aug. 6, 1922, in Ohio County, Ky., to the late William G. Coy and Lena Smith Coy. Mrs. Tarrence was a…

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