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Gov. Beshear Working to Protect Kentucky Families from COVID-19

Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear Wednesday announced more actions he is taking to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect Kentuckians. “This is our duty. This is the challenge that we face in our lifetimes,” Gov. Beshear…

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Preparation instead of panic – Edmonton and Metcalfe County

By Jennifer Moonsong jupitermoonsong@yahoo.com General Manager Metcalfe/Monroe Division This morning, in efforts to evaluate the needs of Edmonton and Metcalfe County as the Coronavirus pandemic unfolds, stake holders gathered to discuss needs, concerns and ways to handle issues in the community, with the ever-changing situation. The consensus is to prepare, not panic, and put politics…

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Gov. Closes All Dine in Eating and Bars in Kentucky

Plus new information about what the state’s plan is to help those financially impacted as well as new information about daycare centers in KY. Thanks for watching, please take the time to support these updates by sharing and subscribing to our youtube channel while you watch this content.

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This week on SCKY: Local Officials on the Corona Virus

Local healthcare officials, including TJ Samson Regional Health, Dr. Chuck Thornbury Jr M.D. as well as an area school board official Chad Mullencamp from Glasgow Independent Schools, provide the latest information on what step have been taken and weigh in on the Corona Virus outbreak underway in our region. We have all the school closing…

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Kentucky’s House leadership makes a move of deception

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com The Kentucky House of Representatives leadership is back to the old tactics of do what is best for them instead of what is best for Kentucky. Representative Steven Rudy (R-Paducah) announced in an Appropriations and Revenue committee meeting Thursday afternoon that the committee substitute on the House revenue bill (specifically HB…

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Cold for 30 years: Temple Hill Triple Murder

  Jobe Publishing Regional Exclusive On March 4, 1990, Tommie Ferrell Hale, his wife Nancy and his cousin, Kevin McClard were each shot in the back of the head three time. According to the autopsy findings, the three were shot with a 22 caliber weapon. Days passed. Glen McGuire, a neighbor to the Hale home…

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AtCorr to Create 31 Jobs with Glasgow Expansion

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2020)  AtCorr Packaging Products, LLC, a manufacturer of corrugated shipping products, intends to create 31 full-time jobs in Barren County with an investment of more than $780,000. The announcement adds to a wave of recent job creation in Central Kentucky and across the commonwealth. “Today has been an incredible day of…

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Skeletal Remains Found in Hardyville

By Mary Beth Sallee News-Herald Reporter marybeth@jpinews.com An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were discovered in Hart County on Sunday, February 23. According to reports, the Kentucky State Police Post 3 was contacted in regards to human remains discovered in a field near the 1100 block of North Nelson Road in the Hardyville area.…

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