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Madisonville Man Charged on Multiple Drug Offenses, Passenger Arrested on Warrant

February 01, 2015 Chris Rogers
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/1/15) ― A Madisonville man and a Louisville woman were arrested as Kentucky State Police conducted a safety checkpoint for impaired drivers at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.…

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Boys' All 'A' Classic Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (1/30/15) — The following are the Boys' Touchstone Energy All 'A' Classic scores: Frankfort Convention Center Thursday, Jan. 29 Buckhorn 55,… Read More...
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Blazers Drop Opening Round Game to Buckhorn

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Fourteenth Region champion Buckhorn prevented Second Region champ University Heights from advancing in the Touchstone Energy All "A"… Read More...
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Girls' All 'A' Classic Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (1/29/15) — The following are the Girls' Touchstone Energy All 'A' Classic scores: Frankfort Convention Center Wednesday, Jan. 28. Owensboro Catholic… Read More...
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Lady Blazers Fall to 14th Region Champ Leslie County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — University Heights faced a deficit at the conclusion of each quarter and lost despite outscoring Leslie County 19-9 in the third… Read More...

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Bluegrass Cellular Seeking Students'…

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (2/1/15) — Bluegrass Cellular is seeking local students' help to put an end to texting while driving in central Kentucky with its annual DRIVE NOW. TEXT L8R. PSA contest. The contest, open to both middle and high school students living in Bluegrass's home service area, challenges students to produce short television public service announcements that discourage others from… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Makes Economic Development…

FRANKFORT Ky. (2/1/15) — To strengthen and encourage additional international investment in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear embarked Saturday on a two-fold economic development trip to Germany and Sweden. Gov. Beshear was invited to speak at the international CAR-Symposium in Bochum, Germany, where he will discuss Kentucky's prominence in the global auto industry. More than a thousand automotive… Read More...
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Pennyrile Forest Holding Landscape Oil…

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (2/1/15) — For those aspiring to be artists, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be holding its "Landscape Oil Painting Weekend" Feb. 20-22, 2015. If you've always wanted to learn how to paint, this is the weekend event for you. Learn the wet-on-wet method of oil painting by creating your very own landscape painting. The fees are as follows: $65 for one painting (Saturday… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Feb. 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — We have all been thrilled with lower gas prices at the pump. Who would have thought we'd ever see a gallon of unleaded below $2 again? It's hard for many Kentucky drivers to remember prices ever being that low. But our good fortune aside, the falling price of gasoline has been a bit of a pill for the state Road Fund. Falling gas prices are linked by virtue of the market… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Feb. 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — During the end of January, outdoor activities get much slower. To be sure, there are ample opportunities like catching crappie and killing ducks, but the weather can be a real hindrance for those of us who like longer and warmer days. I really do wish I had more time to enjoy this time of year. In my early adult days these few weeks were filled with time at the lake catching… Read More...
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Onco360 to Establish Headquarters in…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/1/15) – Another health care company is bringing its headquarters to Louisville. Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced Jan. 30, 2015, that OncoMed Specialty LLC will establish a facility in Jeffersontown. Onco360, one of the world's fastest-growing providers of oncology and hematology pharmacy services, is expected to create up to 150 new jobs and invest $2 million… Read More...
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Dave Says - Feb. 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — This week Dave discusses generating passive income and it’s a smart buy. Dear Dave, I’ve been following your plan, and I’d like to find a way to make a little more money on the side. Do you have any ideas for generating some passive income? Taiwan Dear Taiwan, First, I want to make sure you’re not getting involved with some get-rich-quick scheme, like a nothing-down real… Read More...
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Eating Only during 9-12 Hour Period May…

KENTUCKY (1/31/15) — For a long time, scientists supposed that eating after midnight was unhealthy, but now a study has provided support for the notion. When scientists prevented mice from eating whenever they wanted, the animals avoided obesity and metabolic issues, even when the diet was unhealthy, Ben Wiseman reports for The New York Times. In a previous study, researchers at Salk Institute… Read More...
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Woman Veterans Video Now on KDVA YouTube

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/31/15) — A new two-minute video featuring Heather French Henry, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, highlights Kentucky's women veterans and plans for the 2015 Year of the Woman Veteran. Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Will Practice Make…

KENTUCKY (1/31/15) — In the coming week the nation will gather at Gobbler's Knob, Pennsylvania for a uniquely American observance. The event is Groundhog Day, of course, as with bated breath we watch Punxsutawney Phil materialize from his cozy burrow. If he sees his shadow, as the legend goes, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he emerges shadowless, then it is the harbinger of an… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/31/15) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Poppy and Clover will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at 4075 Dalton Road, Providence. For more information, call (270) 836-7874. Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information, call (270)… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Chemical Reaction…

KENTUCKY (1/31/15) — You may paint with a paint brush. Not our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey. Jason and a kid scientist show us how you can create a masterpiece by using a chemical reaction. INGREDIENTS Alka Seltzer Film Canister Water Food Coloring 8"x10" White Watercolor Canvas INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Pour water into the film canister until it is half full. Change the color of the water by adding… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/30/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Jan. 30. Holly L. James, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 28 with second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and third-degree assault/police officer or probation officer. Richard L. Kyle, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 30 for operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/30/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, Jan. 30. Nicholas Filacchione, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 27 on a Hopkins County warrant. Amanda Birchfield, of White Plains, was charged Jan. 28 on a Trigg County warrant. Duwayne Moore, Jr., of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 29 on a Hopkins County warrant for criminal possession of… Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Reports – Jan. 30,…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/30/15) — The Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports Friday, Jan. 30. The manager of a local restaurant took quick action upon returning to work one morning this week after a gas valve had been left on overnight. MFD responded at 9:39 a.m. Thursday to Tumbleweed at Parkway Plaza Mall for a report of a gas odor. Firefighters reported that the manager turned… Read More...
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No One Left Behind: The Story of 'Sarge'

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/30/15) — The call to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs came from Kentucky State Police, Post 5. A man was struck and killed crossing a road in Carroll County. He had no family that anyone knew of. People in the area knew him only as "Sarge." He was married but divorced several years back and there was no one to claim him. But he had an angel looking after him by the… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Jan. 29, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 9 - 9 - 0 Thursday Evening 1 - 5 - 2 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 3 - 8 - 4 - 8 Thursday Evening 8 - 9 - 7 - 9 Cash Ball Thursday 1 - 2 - 6 - 31 - 16 Kicker 9 - 2 - 0 - 4 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday 2H - 8S - QC - 3S - 3H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter SAR Honors…

KENTUCKY (1/30/15) — Col. Stephen Trigg Compatriot and Princeton resident John Humphries honored his friend and former Kentucky State Representative Mike Cherry with the chapter's "Veteran's Appreciation Medal" and accompanying certificate. Mr. Cherry served in the United States Navy from 1966 until 1993, retiring at the rank of Captain. While in the Navy he graduated from the Naval War College… Read More...
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WKWIB, GRADD, Owensboro's RAE Get…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/30/15) — The Kentucky Workforce Investment Board and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet today announced the recipients of four industry partnership grant awards totaling $187,450. These grants are designed to encourage Local Workforce Investment Boards, local employers and system stakeholders to plan for the expansion and/or start-up of industry-led,… Read More...
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Whitfield Works for Protection of U.S.…

WASHINGTON (1/30/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, is pleased to announce the introduction of H.R. 594, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2015 that Whitfield joined as an original cosponsor. This important legislation upholds the federal-state partnership to regulate the nation's waters by preserving… Read More...

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Aaron Wayne Sutton, 24, of Slaughters

SLAUGHTERS, Ky. – Aaron Wayne Sutton, 24, of Slaughters passed away Friday, Jan. 30 2015 from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was…
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