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Super Moon Eclipse: Does a Full Moon cause Lunacy?

January 20, 2019
U.S. (1/20/19) — The only total lunar eclipse this year occurs tonight, beginning 8:36 p.m. that will peak as the earth’s shadow completely covers the moon at 10:41 p.m. At that point, the moon will appear blood red for about an hour. NASA explains eclipses…

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Allen Selected for Boys' 2A All-Tournament Team

January 20, 2019 Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/20/19) — Following Webster County's loss in the opening round of the Kentucky 2A Championships boys' basketball tournament, Destin Allen represented the the…
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KSP to Have Abandoned, Disabled…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — Kentucky State Police has activated efforts to remove abandoned vehicles along the right-of-way of major highways in western Kentucky. Abandoned vehicles will be towed to keep them from becoming an obstacle to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet snow and ice clearing operations. Vehicles that are stalled, become disabled or are abandoned will be removed as quickly as possible.…
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KYTC District 2 Road Report

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WESTERN Ky. (1/20/19) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 reported several inches of snow fell across most of the region overnight. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported there were very few issues related to traffic as most drivers stayed off the roads. Listed below is a KYTC highway report: KYTC also released the following water over road report for District 2: Henderson CountyKentucky 136…
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DAVE SAYS: Money Trouble Follows…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about using inheritance to pay off debt. Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of debt and…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Remembering the Son in…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — For many of us there is a lull in hunting right now. Deer season has closed except in the deep south and I’ve never been much of a predator hunter. I mostly rest this time of year, lick my wounds, and put most of my gear back in its place. A hog hunt may be in the near future but otherwise I’m thinking about crappie and walleye and even a big catfish. But none of these will…
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KSP Mandates Abandoned Vehicle Towing…

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WESTERN Ky. (1/19/19) — Kentucky State Police has taken measures to have all abandoned vehicles along the right-of-way of major highways in western Kentucky towed, state highway officials reported this evening. Abandoned vehicles will be removed to keep them from becoming an obstacle to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet snow and ice clearing operations, KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported. Vehicles…
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Madisonville Business Hosting Canned…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/19/19) — A local company is hosting a canned food drive for Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County. Contributions can be dropped off at Coldwell Banker Terry and Associates, 1096 N. Main St. in Madisonville, or arrangements can be made for pickup. All donors will be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the University of Kentucky vs Tennessee basketball game Sat. Feb.…
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James Larmouth Family Resource Council…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/19/19) — James Larmouth Family Resource Center advisory council meets noon Thursday at the center in front of Earlington School. SurfKY News
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W. Ky. School Choice Rally Tuesday in…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/19/19) — A Western Kentucky School Choice Rally in celebration of National School Choice Week hosted by EdChoice KY will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville. Hundreds of students will hear from speakers including State Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty and Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball during the rally. EdChoice KY, a nonprofit…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/18/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Patrick S. Black of Bremen was charged Jan. 18 with driving on a suspended or revoked license, failure to maintain required insurance, no registration plate, improper plate and failure to register transfer of vehicle. Belinda L. Batchelor of Madisonville was charged Jan. 18 with two counts of…
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KYTC urges Caution along Roads…

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WESTERN Ky. (1/18/19) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the 11 counties of District 2 are preparing for an approaching winter weather event that could bring some icy driving conditions to the region Saturday night into Sunday. Rain is expected during the day Saturday, followed by plummeting temperatures with a quick transition to a winter mix and snow during the overnight hours into…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Staying Active in…

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KENTUCKY (1/18/19) — The following column is provided by Franklin Financial’s Weekly Market Commentary: Pickleball in RetirementStaying Active in Retirement Over the last couple of years doctors have made clear the benefits of regular physical activity, especially for older adults. In fact, adults 65 and older gain substantial health benefits from regular physical activity.1 Being physically…
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AAA Tips for Winter Driving

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KENTUCKY (1/18/19) — Different seasons bring different challenges for drivers across the country, and wintertime driving can be one of the most trying times for even the most skilled motorists, AAA East Central reports. According to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place during the winter. Winter storms, bad weather, and…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Jan.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/18/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Benjamin Grayson of Madisonville was charged Jan. 16 with failure to appear in court. Kayla Noel of Nortonville was charged Jan. 16 with receiving stolen property (less than $10,000). Tony Lamb of Madisonville was charged Jan. 16 with public intoxication, possession of marijuana and trafficking…
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Governor Recognizes Fort Campbell…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/18/19) – Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Campbell soldier, Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida. Chief Warrant Officer Farmer was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell. He died Jan. 16, 2019, in Manbij, Syria, as a result of wounds sustained from a suicide improvised…
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MCCONNELL: Behold the Democrat…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (1/18/19) — The following is an op-ed by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: For the past two years, our united Republican government drained money and power from Washington and returned it to states, communities and families. From middle-class tax cuts to regulatory reform, we took this approach and watched the nation thrive more as a result. Democrats have a different…
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State Employees with Special Needs…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/18/19) — A new, free benefit to support those caring for children with learning, social or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities comes to state employees in 2019. Rethink, a new mental health resource, allows parents to utilize live teleconsultations with behavior experts, access more than 1300 “how-to” videos, and use printable resources in a variety of topics.…

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John William Lyons, 55, of Belton

January 20, 2019
BELTON, KY., — John William Lyons, 55, of Belton passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5:32pm at Bowling Green Medical Center. Mr. Lyons was born February 01, 1963 in Indiana. He was employed as a truck driver. He is survived by his daughter Allison Talley,…

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