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Paying the Price with this Kroger Charge

  WASHINGTON – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by…

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November 14, Third Annual Utility Scam Awareness Day

 LG&E and KU among more than 100 utilities urging consumers to stay vigilant As a member of the award-winning Utilities United Against Scams, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are continuing efforts to remind consumers of the tactics scammers use to steal money and to educate consumers on how they can guard…

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1st Lt. Honored at State Capitol

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin and Mrs. Pauline Conner today unveiled a new Medal of Honor plaque at the Kentucky State Capitol that includes the name of First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner. First Lieutenant Conner, of Clinton County, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump earlier this…

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More information on this matter will be in this week’s newspaper. Jeremy M. Wheeler is wanted by KSP Post 3 Trooper Michael Murray, for charges of Assault 1stdegree and Burglary 1st degree for the shooting of Steven Mansfield. Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Wheeler is encouraged to contact Kentucky State Police, Post…

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Monroe County Election Results Nov. 6, 2018

    Unofficial vote tallies for Monroe County Anne Pyburn Craig As the dust settled, it was clear that Monroe County voters were not in the mood for any last-minute upsets in the 2018 race. None were even possible at the county level or in the city races for Gamaliel and Fountain Run; all of those…

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Gov. Bevin Leads Economic Development Mission to China

Meetings with corporate executives target existing industry, new business opportunities FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin this weekend departed on his administration’s first economic development and trade mission to the People’s Republic of China, a weeklong trip to build business and diplomatic connections in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies. Kentucky…

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USDA Emergency Disaster

Gov. Bevin Requests USDA Emergency Disaster Declaration for Kentucky Farmers Designation will provide low-interest loans to Kentucky farmers impacted by severe weather FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today submitted an emergency disaster designation and declaration request in support of Kentucky’s farmers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of…

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Celebrating a business anniversary!

And breaking the mold in doing it.. By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com The Internet is full of suggestions and ways to celebrate a company anniversary or milestone. I began this year thinking about what I might do to celebrate Jobe Publishing’s 20th year of being in business. It all began back on February 1, 1998. They…

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Missing Person

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing 13-year-old, Jayme Closs.  See www.fbi.gov/wanted/kidnap/jayme-closs.  On Monday, October 15, a 911 call was received from Barron, Wisconsin. Upon arrival, law enforcement found two adults deceased, and their 13-year-old daughter (Closs) missing. She is now considered endangered, and could be anywhere in the country. If…

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Gentry sentenced to 10 years for murder-for-hire plot

Special to the Edmonton Herald-News Last Wednesday, Edmonton man Kevin Scott Gentry, 51, was sentenced to ten years in prison for his 2016 attempted murder plot. Gentry was arrested March 28, 2016 after attempting to hire an undercover officer from the Kentucky State Police to kill James M. Darnell. The KSP first became aware of…

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