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Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held March 25

March 28, 2015 Lynnsie Fulkerson
KENTUCKY (3/28/15) — Independence Bank awarded a record amount of $91,800 to area high school seniors within its service area at a scholarship reception held Wednesday, March 25. Ten students were…

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Dave Says - March 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — This week Dave discusses pay for grades? And, making grown-up choices. Dear Dave, What’s your opinion on rewarding kids with money for… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - March 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — In my early adult years, March and April meant crappie fishing. During those days I perused every bush and sunken tree in straight creek… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of March 29,…

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — Each legislative session ends with the warmer days of spring. Renewal is in the air, along with a hope that we did good work, the… Read More...
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Midea America Corporation to Locate…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — Governor Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced Thursday that Midea America Corporation plans to locate its first… Read More...
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This Week at the State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — The most talked-about issue of the opening days of the General Assembly's 2015 session was also a main focus of the late-night… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces Funding for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear announced Friday that a $182,000 Community Development Block Grant has been approved for the construction a new… Read More...
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Internal Shop Will Maintain Museum's…

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/28/15) — At the National Corvette Museum, 2013 and 2014 were record years for car donations, with 13 being received last year, and 12 in… Read More...
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'Invisible Universe' Opens April 7 at…

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/28/15) — Invisible Universe. Viewing Our Cosmos in a Different Light will be presented April 7-May 14 at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Show… Read More...
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Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — Four Roses is expanding again. Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursday the company plans to build a new bottling facility in Bullitt… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'More Than A Change…

KENTUCKY (3/28/15) — "Repent" is a religious word I've heard most of my life, and to this day, it still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand with… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Expanding and…

KENTUCKY (3/28/15) — Ever wonder what happens when you remove the air from inside and outside a Peep? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show… Read More...
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KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on March 26, 2015, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Electronic Crime Branch, assisted… Read More...
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It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health continues to emphasize the importance of influenza vaccine following a recent increase in… Read More...
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Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The college town of Lexington, Ky., has a new institute of learning, one that schools its students in beer and spirits. The unique… Read More...
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Recognize, Honor, Thank; Gov. Beshear…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation naming Monday, March 30, 2015, to be Vietnam Veterans' Day in Kentucky. "During the… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review - March 27, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — State senators worked early into Wednesday morning, the final day of the session, to ensure the passage of the hallmark piece of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday March 26, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 6 - 0 - 3 Thursday… Read More...
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Whitfield Works to Secure Quality…

WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted March 26, 2015, in support of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015,… Read More...
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Senate Adopts Sen. Ridley's Resolution…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky State Senate Tuesday adopted Senator Dorsey Ridley's resolution (Senate Resolution 224) urging the federal government… Read More...
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Amendment to Fight War on Coal Passes…

WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — The United States Senate approved (57-43) a bipartisan amendment by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that would prohibit the… Read More...
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Inappropriate Teacher-Student…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — One of the key components of public education is the fact there should be a high level of public trust. The faculty and staff of our… Read More...
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Justice David A. Barber Formally Sworn…

FRANKFORT, Ky., (3/27/15) — Justice David A. Barber was formally sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky March 23, 2015, by Chief Justice of… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in 119 Kentucky…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/26/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2014 and February 2015, while Russell County stayed the same,… Read More...
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Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking…

KENTUCKY (3/26/15) — The Kentucky Rough Riders, a club dedicated to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt, is pleased to announce the Kentucky Rough Riders Public… Read More...

Statewide Sports News

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KSCA Ranks Top 10 Teams in All 16 Regions

LONDON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association has ranked the Top 10 teams in each of the state's 16 regions. Top-ranked teams from across… Read More...
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Kentucky (37-0), West Virginia (25-10) Box Scores from Thursday's Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are box scores from Kentucky's 78-39 win over West Virginia. UK advances to the Midwest Regional finals: Box Score… Read More...
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Martin Shines in Relief in Midweek Win over Morehead

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/26/15) — Storm Wilson smashed his first home run of the year and Taylor Martin fired 2.2 shutout innings in relief for his first career… Read More...
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McDaniel Named SEC Freshman of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/26/15) — Kentucky golfer Tyler 'Chip' McDaniel was tabbed the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week the league office announced… Read More...

Henderson County Obituaries

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Myrtle Shofner Babbs, 77, Henderson

HENDERSON, Ky. – Myrtle Shofner Babbs, 77, Henderson, passed away at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Methodist Hospital. She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Myrtle had worked for CBS Dress Factory, Hahn Incorporated, and Gibbs Die Casting,…

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Limited Number of Tickets for Empty Bowls, Owensboro on Sale Now

OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/29/15) — Tickets are now on sale for the annual Empty Bowls of Owensboro, Ky., fundraiser. This… Read More

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