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Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

April 18, 2015 Randall L. Franklin
KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — How much is one trillion? If you waited one trillion seconds, it would take 31,688 years. If you had a trillion dollars, and spent $10 million a day, it would take 273 years to…

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Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — Zack Brown fired 7.1 shutout innings and Logan Salow retired the final five hitters of the game to post a 5-0 win for Kentucky over… Read More...
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Gregory, Embry among KHSAA Regional Scholarship Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — Thirty-two regional winners have been selected as part of the 2015 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program. The 32… Read More...
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No. 20 Women's Tennis Falls in SEC Tournament Top-25 Matchup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — The No. 20 Kentucky women's tennis team lost a top-25 matchup in the second round of the SEC Tournament, 4-0 to No. 22 Ole Miss. The… Read More...
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UK Men's Golf Set for SEC Championship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/16/15) — Fresh off its best finish of the season, the University of Kentucky men's golf team returns to the course in the Southeastern… Read More...

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Outdoor Truths - April 19, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — Turkey hunting where I live is not for the faint of heart. Even though there are some easy places most of the hunting I do is in the… Read More...
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Dave Says - April 19, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — This week Dave discusses sharing successes and pay it, but with caution. Dear Dave, My husband and I are 28 years old. We’re completely… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of April 19,…

KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — In December 2009, Kentucky's jobless rate was 10.6 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. By December of 2014, the… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage…

Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Beverage…

WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 15 with… Read More...
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TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (4/18/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Energy Resource Council will meet next week in Nashville to consider regional energy… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Bar…

WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 14 with… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — We all know sharp objects and balloons do not go together. So how can you get a skewer through a balloon without popping it? Our "Science… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — Over the last two years the world has combated the largest Ebola epidemic in history. And the current upsurge, beginning in West Africa in… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday April 16, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 3 - 3 - 6 Thursday… Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Dips to 5.1…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/15) — Once again, Kentucky's unemployment rate is dropping. Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary March 2015 unemployment rate dipped… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday April 15, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 16 - 21 - 29 -… Read More...
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Legality of EPA's Use of Section 111(d)…

WASHINGTON (4/16/15) — The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity lauded the first legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency's overzealous… Read More...
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Whitfield’s Legislation to Improve…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (4/15/15) –The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation introduced by Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) to bring… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American…

WASHINGTON (4/15/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 14, with… Read More...
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Whitfield's Subcommittee Reviews…

WASHINGTON (4/15/15) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing to examine a draft of the Ratepayer Protection… Read More...
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Over $4.1 million in Road Projects…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/15/15) — A total of $4,193,628 has been awarded since March for state and/or federal road projects in Muhlenberg and Hopkins counties, State… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/15/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday April 14, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 3 - 7 - 25 - 68 - 71… Read More...
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Public Hearing to be Held on LG&E,…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission will soon hear testimony from witnesses in base rate adjustment cases for both Louisville… Read More...
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Busy Senate Agenda Includes Important…

WASHINGTON (4/14/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today previewing the busy Senate agenda:… Read More...
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TVA Completes Purchase of Mississippi…

ACKERMAN, Miss. (4/14/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is expanding its low-emission, natural gas generation fleet with the purchase Tuesday of a combined… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/14/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday April 13, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 8 - 0 Monday… Read More...
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Analysis: Wage Gap for Kentucky Women…

KENTUCKY (4/14/15) — An analysis released for Equal Pay Day shows just how much damage the gender-based wage gap is doing to Kentucky's families and economy.… Read More...
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Elkton Native Named My Old Kentucky…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/14/15) — Matthew Colin Bailey has been chosen as the park manager at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, Kentucky State Parks… Read More...

Webster County Obituaries

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Mildred Marie Rakestraw Woodruff of Henderson

PROVIDENCE, Ky. – Mildred Marie Rakestraw Woodruff of Henderson, formerly of the Mt. Pleasant Community of Webster County, passed away 1 p.m. April 7, 2015 at the Community Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Ky. She was raised in the Mt. Pleasant Community. She attended…

In Other News...

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard Center

MADISONVILLE, KY (04/18/15) – The 24th annual Home and Garden Show is taking place at the Ballard Center with seminars… Read More

Madisonville Lions ‘Flip’ to Raise Funds for Community

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club held its annual spring Pancake Day Friday, April 17 at the… Read More
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