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Madisonville City Council Amends Subdivision Regulations

August 21, 2018
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/18) — Madisonville City Council approved amendments to subdivision regulations at a regular meeting held Monday in an effort to jumpstart the city’s decline in new housing construction. The council adopted resolution amendments that…

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Henderson County Boys' Basketball to Offer Two-Day Skills Clinic

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/21/18) — The Henderson County High School boys' basketball program will offer a two-day skills clinic for players in grades 4-6 on Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. and…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Alisha L. Poe of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 20 with speeding 14 mph over limit and driving on a suspended license. Randall K. Bratcher of Central City was charged Aug. 20 with failure to appear (Muhlenberg County). Mark Alan J. Poenitski of Evansville, Indiana was charged Aug. 16 with fugitive…
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Thursday at…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/18) — A public ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of Madisonville Mini Golf will take place 1:30 p.m. Thursday. “We’re extremely pleased about this addition to Madisonville,” said Mayor David Jackson. “Not only will this serve as a great venue for local families to take advantage of by spending time and making memories together, but it will also be an…
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KWC Panther Piants to Perform; Open to…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/18) — The Kentucky Wesleyan College Panther Pianists will perform at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Senior Community Center, 1650 W. Second St., Owensboro. The group of college piano students along with Professor Diane Earle will perform classical and popular piano solos and duets and take audience requests. The 40-minute program is free and open to the public. SurfKY…
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City of Henderson Holiday Sanitation…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/21/18) — Trash collection in the city of Henderson and services at the landfill/transfer station will be operating on a different schedule the week of Labor Day, Sept. 3, city officials reported. Monday, Sept. 3, is a holiday for Henderson workers and there will be no trash collection that day. Listed below is the holiday work schedule: Monday, Sept. 3 — no collection. Tuesday,…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Shelly Madison of Nortonville was charged Aug. 18 with failure to pay court fines and failure to appear. Kenneth Mitchell of Clarksville, Tennessee was charged Aug. 19 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Tajaunay L. Bibb of Louisville was charged Aug. 20 with…
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/21/18) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports today: Stephanie M. Clark, 26 of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 15 with failure to maintain required insurance and improper parking. Hilton R. Eison, 68 of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 16 with two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. SurfKY News
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Princeton Police Reports - Aug. 21

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PRINCETON, Ky. (8/21/18) — The Princeton Police Department released the following reports Aug. 21: A School Resource Officer charged two Caldwell County juvenile students with drug offenses Aug. 16 after receiving a tip. One juvenile was charged with trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 (feet) of a school while the other was charged with possession of marijuana. Brad A. Byassee, 25 of…
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McConnell Speaks in Support of Trump…

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WASHINGTON, D. C. (8/21/18) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Affordable Clean Energy rule, the EPA’s replacement for the Obama-era “Clean Power Plan”: “The Obama Administration’s so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ offered a typical story from that era. An innocent-seeming name. A pleasant-sounding objective. But…
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State Rep. Pre-files 'In God We Trust'…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/21/18) — State Rep. Brandon Reed of Hodgenville has pre-filed legislation that would require public elementary and secondary schools to display the national motto, “In God We Trust,” in a prominent location. “In God We Trust” has served as America’s national motto since 1956, and is featured on money, license plates, and a variety of other platforms. “There is no reason for us…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: S&P Misses All-Time…

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KENTUCKY (8/21/18) — As Maxwell Smart used to say… Missed it by THAT much! After a rocky start, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index came within 1 percent of an all-time high last week, reported Ben Levisohn for Barron’s. It’s significant because the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has been trading below its January record all year. The article suggested the lack of progress begs the question: Are we…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/20/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Danni Laffoon of Slaughters was charged Aug. 17 with failure to appear (Hardin County). Jason Shane Cooper of White Plans was charged Aug. 19 with failure to appear. Samantha C. Dunlap of Madisonville was charged Aug. 18 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and…
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LEGISLATOR'S COLUMN by Melinda Gibbons…

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BELTON, Ky. (8/20/18) — I briefly would like to clarify a couple of things that came up in response to last week’s column. When I mentioned the “process” by which the bill was passed, I was referring to the fact that there is a deadline to file bills (which this year was Feb. 27). After that deadline new bills cannot be introduced. If a bill, that has been worked on up to that point, needs any…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/20/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Emmaline Hensley of Princeton was charged Aug. 16 with contempt of court. Tyler Ward of Nortonville was charged Aug. 18 with failure to pay court costs and served a Muhlenberg County warrant on the charge of failure to appear. Edwin N. Lacy of Providence was charged Aug. 18 with contempt of…
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BILL ADCOCK'S BLOG: Religion in the News

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KENTUCKY (8/20/18) — Religion in the News: “Intelligence, Patriotism, Christianity and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.” — Abe Lincoln The culture of school shootings has become a way of life — no respect for life. Netflix is pushing a filmed series “13 Reasons Why’” in which a…
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DAVE SAYS: Teens Earning Money…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/18) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about teaching teens to earn for what they want. Dear Dave, My wife and I are not on the same page when it comes to money and our two teenage daughters. I think they should be learning the value of work and money, but she doesn’t want them to work. She regularly hands them spending money and buys them expensive gifts. I want our girls…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Setting our Compasses…

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KENTUCKY (8/10/18) — I just came back from another great opportunity to speak to some hunters and fishermen in central Kentucky. For nearly a decade, Terry and his volunteers have been hosting an expo. In fact, I spoke at the first one. Terry and his team rent the local high school and bring in vendors and groups from all over the region. They pay a small fee to host a booth and in turn, hundreds…

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Norma Faye Porter Blankenship, 79 of Calhoun

August 21, 2018
CALHOUN, Ky. (8/21/2018) — Norma Faye Porter Blankenship 79, of Randleman, North Carolina, formerly of Calhoun Kentucky passed away on Monday, Aug. 20. Norma was born on May 27, 1939 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Eldred Stanley Porter and Londa Priscilla…

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