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Ohio County District Court — March 25

March 25, 2019
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (3/25/19) — The following fines were recently handed down in the Ohio County District Court: Bryan L. Baize, careless driving, failure to produce insurance card, failure to wear seatbelts and license to be in possession, $168. Daniel Z. Neal,…

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Storm Finish Runner-up in Region Archery Tournament

March 25, 2019 Steve LeMaster
HENDERSON, Ky. (3/25/19) — The Hopkins County Central boys' archery team is headed back to the state tournament. The Storm finished runner-up in the Region 1 Archery Tournament…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (3/25/19) — Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Richard M. Harper, 31 of P’Pool Drive was charged March 22 on a Lyon County failure to appear warrant. PPD also charged Harper with drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first offense and receiving stolen property less than $10,000; and charged March 23 on…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Fed Reserve Loosens…

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KENTUCKY (3/25/19) — Wonder what the Federal Reserve’s 40-yard dash time is? On Wednesday, the Fed juked like an NFL running back and left investors wondering whether they should buy or sell. Heather Long of The Washington Post reported the U.S. central bank: 1. Lowered its 2019 estimate for U.S. economic growth to 2.1 percent2. Announced its intention not to raise rates in 20193. Indicated it…
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Hopkins Co. Genealogical Society 'Donut…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/25/19) — Hopkins County Genealogical Society will host its second “Donut Saturday” event 10 a.m. Saturday at Hopkins County Government Center in Madisonville. Herb Cox plans to present the program, depicting his ancestor, Samuel Cox. Guests are asked to use the north entrance. SurfKY News
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KSP Charges Elkton Man with Car Theft,…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
ELKTON, Ky. (3/25/19) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 Tooper Justin Cornett observed a vehicle at 12:12 p.m. Saturday that was reported stolen sitting in the parking lot of New Harmony Church. KSP said Cornett watched Patrick Crafton, 36 of Elkton exit the stolen vehicle. Upon making contact with Crafton, Cornett suspected him to be under the influence. After a series of tests, the trooper…
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AMAC OPINION: Progressives Don't Fully…

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UNITED STATES (3/25/19) — Vice President Mike Pence says the left uses euphemisms and catchphrases to describe their progressive agendas. Pence told the recent CPAC gathering in the nation’s capital: "Bernie [Sanders] has been joined by a chorus of candidates and newly elected officials who have papered over the failed policies of socialism with bumper-sticker slogans and slick social-media…
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LBL Hosting Harry Potter Day,…

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LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, Ky. (3/25/19) — The Friends of Land Between the Lakes is hosting two special story-based events this weekend. Harry Potter Appreciation Day will include multiple events at the Woodlands Nature Station and the 1850 Homeplace will host a special night of storytelling, both on Saturday, March 30 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Programming for Harry Potter…
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North Country Recalling Some Smoked…

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UNITED STATES (3/25/19) — North Country Smokehouse, a Claremont, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,686 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The ready-to-eat kielbasa sausage items were produced on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. The…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Creation is Only a Sign…

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KENTUCKY (3/24/19) — Whether you are on the water or in the woods, if fish or game is involved, so is scouting. Just because your boat is in the water, doesn’t mean all you have to do is drop a line in order to catch fish. The same goes for the woods. It doesn’t matter what game you are after, just surrounding yourself with trees will not guarantee any success. And then there are the signs that…
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DAVE SAYS: Buy a Car with Millionaire's…

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KENTUCKY (3/24/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about debt consolidation. Dear Dave, I’ve heard you tell people to avoid debt consolidation companies. Why do you think debt consolidation is such a bad thing? Tom Dear Tom, The main reason is that debt consolidation makes you feel like you did something to really change your financial world when you didn’t. That’s part of the catch.…
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Social Security Matters: What About…

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KENTUCKY (3/23/19) — In this week's Social Security Matters, a reader asks about extra money for veterans. Dear Rusty: I am within a few weeks of applying for SS. My 70th Birthday is in April and I have stayed in my job for the maximum benefit from SS. I am also a veteran and so am taking my DD-214 with me to apply for the $300.00 or so extra dollars that is offered per month. Are there any other…
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QUARLES: 'Check the Box' for Ky.'s…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/23/19) – Nearly on in six Kentuckians – including one in five Kentucky children – don’t know where their next meal will come from at some point in the year. That’s why I launched the Kentucky Hunger Initiative nearly three years ago: to combat the unfortunate reality that so many of our friends and neighbors are food insecure. With tax season upon us, you can “check the box” to…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: Don't Answer the Phone

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KENTUCKY (3/23/19) — In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing that their daughter was in his possession. In the background they heard a woman's voice begging for help. The call was convincing enough that they tried to wire money to the man. Fortunately the money didn't go through. Police soon showed…
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Statewide Nominations Accepted for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/23/19) – Nominations are now being accepted for the 40th Annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards, Kentucky’s most distinguished celebration of historic preservation excellence. Named for Kentucky’s first state historic preservation officer, the awards are given for the protection, preservation, and rehabilitation of historic buildings and cultural…
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RANDALL FRANKLIN: Are You Retiring…

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KENTUCKY (3/23/19) — You can prepare for your retirement transition years before it occurs. In doing so, you can do your best to avoid the kind of financial surprises that tend to upset an unsuspecting new retiree. How much monthly income will you need? Look at your monthly expenses and add them up. (Consider also the trips, adventures and pursuits you have in mind in the near term.) You may end…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/22/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Douglas Wayne Reno of Madisonville was charged March 21 with first-degree possession of methamphetamine a possession of drug paraphernalia. Russell L. Pierpont of Madisonville was charged March 21 with contempt of court. Bradley T. Blanton of Madisonville was charged March 21 with fourth-degree…
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Check Your Freezers for Tyson Chicken…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/22/19) — Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on…

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Marietta Jean Wagler, 50, of Princeton

March 25, 2019
PRINCETON, KY., — Marietta Jean Wagler, 50, of Princeton passed on Friday, March 22, 2019 at her home. She was a member of the Fredonia Mennonite Church. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Fredonia Mennonite Church from 2pm – 4pm and 6pm –…

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