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Market Commentary - Feb. 28, 2015

February 28, 2015 Randall L. Franklin
KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — It was all Greek to investors. Last Thursday, things weren't looking so good for Greece. Barron's explained: "...Germany scotched Greece's request for a six-month extension to…

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UK Athletics to Deepen Investment in Center for Academic and Tutorial Services

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/28/15) – The University of Kentucky's Center for Academic and Tutorial Services, the first-of-its-kind support program in the nation for… Read More...
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Tickets for Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet on Sale March 21

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/27/15) — The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015 will be inducted in an afternoon ceremony at the Lexington Center on Saturday, March… Read More...
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Bria Goss Named to SEC Community Service Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — University of Kentucky women's basketball player Bria Goss was named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, it was… Read More...
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Limited Tickets Remain for UK Hoops Senior Day vs. South Carolina

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — The University of Kentucky ticket office announced on Thursday afternoon that limited tickets remain for the UK women's basketball… Read More...

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Gov. Beshear Proclaims March Sexual…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/28/15) — The prevention and advocacy efforts of several individuals were highlighted Feb. 25 by Gov. Steve Beshear and advocates as part of… Read More...
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KSU Hosting Annual Bluegrass Beekeepers…

KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — The annual Bluegrass Beekeepers School will be held on March 7, 2015 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. The school normally… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Physical…

WASHINGTON (2/28/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office Tuesday Feb. 24,… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Scribblebot'

KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — Markers and paper, a few ingredients your kids might use to create a masterpiece. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Fewer the…

KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — A desperate executive sought the counsel of an old guru who lived in a mountain cave. The executive was living a harried and hurried life.… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review — Feb. 27, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — With just one full week of the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly remaining, the Senate continued to pass a high… Read More...
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Treasurer Hollenbach Financial Literacy…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — Today, House Bill 375, a bill to create a Kentucky Financial Literacy Commission was passed in the Kentucky House of… Read More...
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Winter Storm Leaves behind Potential…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — Many private residences, businesses, schools and other public facilities across the Commonwealth, especially in eastern Kentucky,… Read More...
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KSP Charges Boone County Man with…

BURLINGTON, Ky. (2/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 26, 2015, at approximately 9 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime… Read More...
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The Potentially Harmful Effects of Mold…

US (2/27/15) — The presence of mold in a home is a sight few homeowners want to see. In addition to being unsightly, mold found in a home can be unhealthy.… Read More...
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Whitfield Presses Health Secretary on…

WASHINGTON (2/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, questioned U.S. Secretary of Health and Human… Read More...
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How to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions…

US (2/27/15) — Greenhouse gases are gases in the atmosphere that absorb and emit radiation. Water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and ozone are… Read More...
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Tips for Travelers Considering a Cruise

US (2/27/15) — Cruises are a popular vacation option that appeal to travelers for a number of reasons. When on a cruise, vacationers typically get to see… Read More...
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Warning Signs a Tire is about to Go Flat

US (2/27/15) — Few drivers will be fortunate enough to go their entire driving lives without encountering at least one flat tire. Flat tires range from the… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 3 - 1 - 7 Thursday… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Legion…

WASHINGTON (2/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office Tuesday Feb. 24… Read More...
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KYTC Crews to Pre-Treat Today for…

KENTUCKY (2/26/15) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the 11 counties of District 2 plan to pre-treat area highways today. Motorists should be… Read More...
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Rep. Jenkins' Kentucky Pregnant…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — A measure that would require employers to make reasonable accommodations for their pregnant workers passed unanimously out of the… Read More...
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McConnell Condemns FCC's Move to Put…

WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today condemning the Obama Administration's… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces NASCO Expansion…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that NHK of America Suspension Components Inc. is planning a $15 million expansion in Bowling… Read More...
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KSP Charges Madison County Man with…

RICHMOND, Ky. (2/26/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 25, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 19 - 21 - 32 -… Read More...
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Kentucky House Votes 96-0 to Pass…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Kentucky House of Representatives voted Feb. 25, 2015, 96-0 to pass House Bill 60, filed by Representative Dennis Keene… Read More...
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Whitfield Questions EPA Administrator…

WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a joint hearing Wednesday with President… Read More...

Webster County Obituaries

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Lonnie James Votaw of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Lonnie James Votaw of Madisonville, passed away on Feb. 26, 2015 at his home. He was born on Jan. 7, 1966 in Paducah, Texas. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Beltline Baptist Church in Garland, Texas. He served in the Army National Guard and…

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Gospel Music Men's Celebration Planned

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (02/28/15) – A Gospel Music Men’s Celebration will begin at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 7 at Oak Grove… Read More

Senator Ridley Meets with Union County First Leadership Group

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/28/15) — Senator Dorsey Ridley (far left), D-Henderson met with the Union County First Leadership… Read More

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