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Inactive Registered Voters No Longer Purged in Kentucky

June 24, 2018
KENTUCKY (6/24/2018) — For the Kentucky voter, the matter of registering to vote is outlined per Board of Elections laws: • Register to vote in the county of residence in Kentucky (18 years or older). • Report any changes of address to the local court clerk.…

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College Baseball: McHatton Named Brescia Head Coach

June 24, 2018 Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/24/18) — Brescia University has announced that Christian McHatton will be its new baseball coach. The announcement removes the interim tag from McHatton's…
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Social Security Matters: Does Working…

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KENTUCKY (6/24/18) — In "Social Security Matters", Rusty discusses working part time while receiving Social Security benefits. Dear Rusty: I’m trying to assist my spouse with her rapidly approaching age 62 when she can get her Social Security benefits. Currently, she is working almost a full 40-hour week and her 2017 gross earnings were $29,000. If she continues to work, she will probably earn…
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Safety Urged When Harmful Algal Waters…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/24/18) — With summer upon us and July 4 quickly approaching, the Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health offer these safety tips to help Kentuckians enjoy the many rivers, lakes and creeks in which we boat, fish, swim, canoe or otherwise enjoy our abundant water resources. Despite many water quality improvements, there is the potential for human…
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DAVE SAYS: Stop Investing in Gold,…

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KENTUCKY (6/24/18) — In this week's Dave Says, Dave talking about investing for the future. Dear Dave, I make about $240,000 annually, and I will be maxing out my 401(k) contributions this year. I have $60,000 in student loan debt I’m trying to pay off, a small amount left on my home mortgage, plus I’ve been investing in a lot of gold and silver. Those investments are worth about $30,000 right…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Weeds Overcome…

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KENTUCKY (6/24/18) — It had been several weeks since I last visited a favorite hunting area. It was early spring, and the new growth had just started coming up. I tried to get an early start on upkeep by weed-eating around the barn and down a rarely used road that led up the hill. I was hoping to make some progress on the maintenance that would have to be done before the next season. I usually…
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42 New KSP Troopers Sworn In

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/23/18) — The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 42 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort today. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 874 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. Lt. Gov Jenean Hampton told the new troopers that they were coming on board during a time when the need for them was greater than ever.…
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Broccoli Casserole Easily Transported…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Casseroles are not only great winter recipes, but also handy crockpot meals to avoid heating up the oven when summer temperatures soar. Another advantage to these types of meals is they can easily be expanded to serve extended family. Also, when prepared using a slow cooker, these meals can be easily transported to a friends’ potluck or relative’s home. Beloved for their…
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Kentucky's 1st District Joins TVC…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/23/18) — Following the request of U.S. Rep. Comer, Kentucky’s First District officially joined the Tennessee Valley Corridor, an award-winning, non-profit, regional economic development organization. The TVC seeks to leverage existing federal missions in its service area to support economic development and private sector job growth by connecting people, ideas and…
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Tips Offered on Making Homemade Ice…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Ice cream is a favorite dessert across the globe. The average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream per year, says the International Dairy Foods Association. Even though a trip to the local ice cream parlor can yield many different opportunities to indulge, making ice cream at home is easier than one may believe. Also, creating homemade ice cream can be a fun way…
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Farm-to-Table Foods Provide Multiple…

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KENTUCKY (6/23/18) — Few things are more satisfying than biting into a fresh tomato right from the garden or seasoning a meal with herbs picked from a windowsill greenhouse. Restaurants recognize the value of such experiences, and more and more are relying on locally sourced products in their kitchens. The farm-to-table movement is not new, but it has gained momentum as consumers become…
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Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Hearing…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/22/18) — Hopkins Fiscal Court will hold a public hearing 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Government Center, 56 N. Main St., Madisonville. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain public comments regarding possible uses of County Road Aid and Local Government Economic Assistance funds. Verbal or written comments will be accepted during the hearing. Those unable to attend can submit…
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Freedom Fest July 1 in Nortonville

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NORTONVILLE, Ky. (6/22/18) — The River will host Freedom Fest 6 p.m. July 1 at 1580 Nortonville Road, Nortonville. Activities scheduled include fireworks, games, bounce house, car and motorcycle show, food and more. SurfKY News
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MARKET COMMENTARY: 7 Retirement…

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Hopkins County Juniors attend KFB Ag…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/22/18) — Hopkins County high school juniors Jacob Dikerson and Laney Farmer recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders. Dickerson, Farmer and 44 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 10-14 at Murray State University. An identical IFAL conference was…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/22/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Michael Madison of Madisonville was charged June 21 with failure to appear. Kevin Bryant of Madisonville was charged June 21 with failure to pay court costs or fines. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — June…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/22/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Elizabeth Payne of Dawson Springs was charged June 20 with failure to appear (Webster County). SurfKY News
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State Releases State May Unemployment…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/21/18) - Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between May 2017 and May 2018, rose in Owen and Spencer counties and remained the same in Oldham County, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 2.9 percent. It was…

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Mary Montel Smith, 91 of Corydon

June 24, 2018
CORYDON, Ky. (6/24/2018) — Mary Montel Smith, age 91, of Corydon, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at her home under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice. Relatives and friends are invited to Montel’s Life Celebration from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday at…

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