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MPD: Tip ties Greenville Woman to 2-year Murder Investigation

October 15, 2018
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/15/18) — A Crime Stoppers tip led to a murder charge for a Greenville woman in connection to a two-year Madisonville Police Department investigation. Moyar “Flash” Pleasant, who was 77 years old at the time of his death, was found shot…

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Storm Fall to Trigg County on Senior Night

October 13, 2018 Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/13/18) — Hopkins County Central fell behind early and couldn't battle its way back as visiting Trigg County pulled away to win 51-28 in a non-district high…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/15/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Jessica N. Frodge of Madisonville was charged Oct. 12 with failure to appear. Trenton Michael Gott of Madisonville was charged Oct. 13 with theft by deception (less than $10,000). Mark Smith of Madisonville was charged Oct. 12 with failure to appear. Trenton Gott of Madisonville was charged Oct. 13…
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Letter to the Editor: Know More about…

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KENTUCKY (10/15/18) — We’d like to encourage everyone to get to know the candidates on the ballot before they go to the polls this election. There are many races on the ballot and sometimes gathering enough information on the candidates in order to make an informed vote can be overwhelming. That’s why the Commonwealth Policy Center and Commonwealth Policy PAC have teamed up to produce a voter…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Trade Tensions…

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KENTUCKY (10/15/18) — Like an unexpected gust of wind that blows the hat off your head or flips your umbrella inside out, last week’s stock market performance startled investors. Looking back, it’s easy to identify some of the factors that may have contributed to investors’ unease and shaken confidence in the markets. Ben Levisohn of Barron’s offered a brief rundown that included: • The yield on…
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (10/15/18) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports today: Lonnie W. Menser, 55 of Dawson Springs was charged Oct. 9 with failure to appear. Patricia M. Johnson, 29 of Dawson Springs was charged Oct. 9 with first-degree wanton endangerment, possession of marijuana, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug…
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Social Security Matters: Penalties for…

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KENTUCKY (10/15/18) — A reader asks Rusty about possible Medicare penalties for late enrollment. Dear Rusty: I’ve never been a fan of socialized medicine, so wasn’t happy with that whole “Great Society” thing that happened back in the 1960’s, which is where Medicare started. Just on principle, I refused to sign up for Medicare when I turned 65, but with age comes wisdom, I guess, so now I find…
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DAVE SAYS: Keeping Options Open with…

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KENTUCKY (10/14/18) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about adding “fun money” into monthly budget: Dear Dave, We are debt-free except for our home, and we have six months of expenses set aside in our emergency fund. Every time we do our monthly budget, we set aside a small amount of personal spending money for us both. Do you see anything wrong with this? DeAnna Dear DeAnna, There’s…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Being in His Presence…

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KENTUCKY (10/14/18) — I started the morning sitting in a tree stand. A few weeks ago, I had trimmed limbs and opened up some shooting lanes for this new stand placement. I think it is going to be a good one. The cool morning was expected as well as the lingering fog that hovers over the hills, sometimes through the late morning. That was the case on this particular day. As I peered toward the sky…
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Lung Cancer Screening Offered by…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/13/18) — Baptist Health has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently and equitably saves tens of thousands of lives a year. “Baptist Health Paducah is dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality care,”…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/12/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Adrienne Lindsey Broughton of Madisonville was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Shelia Benton of Earlington was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Marvin D. Rice of Madisonville was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Edward A. Olson of Olney, Illinois was charged Oct. 11 with DUI.…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Oct.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/12/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Michael Dowd of Dawson Springs was charged Oct. 11 with menacing and resisting arrest. Carissa M. Bowling of Hanson was charged Oct. 11 with two counts of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Baptist Health Paducah Safety Officer…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/12/18) — Ron Henley, safety officer for Baptist Health Paducah, was recently recognized by the American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association. ASHE celebrated its members’ outstanding contributions to improving the health care physical environment during its 55th Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition in July. Henley was one of 11 people who…
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Letter to the Editor: The Truth about…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/12/18) — Election day is drawing nearer and the campaign signs are abounding. One sign recently caught my attention, as it declared simply, “Remember in November, KEA.” The political position advocated by this sign is presumably a call for voters to “vote out” the current state legislators who supported the state pension reform bill passed in the last session of the General…
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Princeton Police Reports - Oct. 12

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PRINCETON, Ky. (10/12/18) — The Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: The Caldwell County School Resource Officer charged a juvenile at CCHS Sept. 21 with theft by unlawful taking more than $500 but less than $10,000/cell phone. The Caldwell County School Resource Officer charged a juvenile at CCMS Sept. 25 with second-degree terroristic threatening involving a…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/11/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Caleb V. Jones of Madisonville was charged Oct. 10 with failure to appear. Joshua J. Warner of Russellville was charged Oct. 10 with failure to appear. Isaac R. Chamberlain of Elkton was charged Oct. 10 with three counts of failure to appear (Todd County). Felicia N. Cumbee of Dawson Springs was…
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Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Christmas…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/1/18) — Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Christmas Parade is scheduled for 5 p.m. Dec. 1 down on Main Street in Madisonville. This year’s theme is “The Stories of Christmas.” The rain date is 5 p.m. Dec. 8, if needed. SurfKY News
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JIM WATERS: Kentucky Wired's Sunk-Cost…

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KENTUCKY (10/11/18) — Lifehack writer Michael Davidson could have been describing the failed Kentucky Wired project when he told how he “once made the mistake of staying in the theater during Dinner For Schmucks despite quickly realizing how terrible it was. It never got better, and I wasted even more of my time by staying.” Davidson included the scenario in an article describing how the “sunk…

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Beulah Louise Smith Fuller, 88, of St. Charles

October 13, 2018
ST. CHARLES, KY., — Beulah Louise Smith Fuller, 88, of St. Charles passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018 at her home. She was born in St. Charles, KY on August 21, 1930 to the late Benjamin Thomas Smith and Lucy Evans Sneed Smith. She was of the Christian…

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