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Work along Pennyrile in Christian Co. continues into weekend

November 13, 2019
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (11/13/19) — Work previously scheduled this week along Pennyrile Parkway in Christian County will be extended through the weekend. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokeswoman Keirsten Jaggers reported recent winter weather slowed the…

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Madisonville-North Hopkins-Hopkinsville game moved to Saturday

November 12, 2019 Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (11/12/19) — Due to inclement weather, the Madisonville-North Hopkins-Hopkinsville football game has been moved to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Stadium of…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: The Markets…

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November 11, 2019 The Markets Last week, major United States stock indices finished at historic highs. According to a source cited by Barron’s, U.S. stock markets are responsible for creating $6 trillion in paper wealth this year. ‘Paper’ wealth is when an asset is estimated to be worth a specific amount. The wealth becomes ‘real’ when the asset is sold. If you’re having difficulty comprehending…
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Warren Co. teen dies in Butler Co. crash

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
ROUNDHILL, Ky. (11/10/19) — Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green reported receiving a call from Butler County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance with an investigation regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision that occurred 1:06 p.m. today. Troopers responded to the 5500 block of Reedyville Road/Kentucky185, near the intersection of Lock 5 Road, KSP indicated. Preliminary investigation…
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DAVE SAYS: 'Lots of stuff does not…

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KENTUCKY (11/10/19) — In this week's "Dave Says" column, he responds to a man trying to take charge of his spending habits. Dear Dave, I’ve gotten out of debt before following your plan, but I always seem to fall right back in. I find myself spending more than I mean to whenever I go out shopping or running errands. I’m tired of all this, and I want to stop busting my budget and get control of my…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: 'Veteran and the Novice'

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KENTUCKY (11/10/19) — I’m back at home after an extended time away hunting and preparing for some outdoor events. I had better not plan on staying around too long; if I get too comfy, I’ll miss a bunch of bucks on the move. The weather has been very inconsistent. I have hunted on days where the temperatures have soared to the mid-70s and days when the skies have dumped 2 inches of rain. I have…
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RANDY FRANKLIN: Could a Health Savings…

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KENTUCKY (10/30/19) — Could a Health Savings Account Help Strengthen Your Retirement Plan? By one estimate, a 65-year-old couple who retire in 2019 may need about $300,000 in savings to pay their health-care expenses in retirement. This includes premiums for Medicare Parts B and D, supplemental (Medigap) insurance, and median out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses, but not other health expenses…
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RANDY FRANKLIN: Manufacturing Slowdown:…

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KENTUCKY (10/21/19) — Manufacturing Slowdown: What Does It Mean for the Economy? In September 2019, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), which measures a wide variety of manufacturing data, fell to 47.8%, the lowest level since June 2009.1 A reading below 50% generally means that manufacturing activity is contracting. The August reading of 49.1% had signaled…
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Social Security Matters: Should I Claim…

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UNITED STATES (11/9/19) — Should I Claim Benefits at Age 67 if I’m working? Ask Rusty – Should I Claim Benefits at Age 67 if I’m working? Dear Rusty: My wife and I were talking to some other senior citizens who say it would be more beneficial to start drawing social security when I turn 67 next year, rather than wait till 70, even if I work full time. Can I do that? Signed: Working Senior Dear…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: Entitlements — more…

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KENTUCKY (11/9/19) — Our country is over 22 trillion dollars in debt and growing. Reducing our spending is never easy especially for our government. We have a lot of obligations from Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, defense, veterans, infrastructure and more. There aren't that many places to cut spending in our nation's budget. Social Security eats up about 23 percent of our budget. Our…
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Crash involving semi prompts road…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
BARDWELL, Ky. (11/8/19) — Carlisle County Dispatch reports an crash involving a semi at 3600 Block of U.S. 51-N in Bardwell, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd of District 1 indicated at 8:28 p.m. The road will be closed for an undetermined amount of time, Todd indicated. Carlisle Coounty Sheriff, Carlisle County EMA and Ambulance Service have responded. No spills or HAZMAT…
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Warren County residents restrain…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (11/8/19) — A Warren County homeowner awakened early this morning to find a prowler standing in the bedroom gained control of the situation and called authorities. Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported the resident at 121 Belgium Court was able to restrain 27-year-old Jimmy Bivens of Bowling Green, with help from a neighbor. When law enforcement arrived, Bivens was believed…
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Kentucky drought ends

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/8/19) — Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Office of the State Climatologist, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the commonwealth. Recent rains have eliminated precipitation deficits and improved stream flows and soil moisture levels. Precipitation events since Oct. 3, when the…
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State to provide increased access to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/8/19) — Cabinet for Health and Family Services reported today it has received final approval for a Medicaid state plan amendment that will expand health services in schools. The change to Medicaid will be phased in during the current school year, and approval for direct services reimbursements to school districts is retroactive to Aug. 1, 2019. “Approval of this amendment is a…
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Multi-vehicle crash reported along…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (11/7/19) — State highway officials report tonight that westbound lanes of U.S. 68/Kentucky 80 are blocked at the intersection of Kentucky 139/South Road at Cadiz in Trigg County due to a multi-vehicle injury crash. Due to crash response, all lanes may be blocked att times, Kentucky Transportation Spokesman Keith Todd reported at 8:13 p.m. A detour is set up viaU.S. 68-Business…
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Ky. officials lift Algal bloom health…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/7/19) — The Kentucky Division of Water and Kentucky Department for Public Health report they have removed the recreational public health advisory for the Ohio River previously issued due to harmful algal blooms. Results from recent water samples collected throughout the advisory area from the McAlpine Dam near Louisville to the Greenup Dam near Greenup are below the…
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Trump to honor 9/11 hero tonight…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (11/7/19) — On September 11, 2001, Colonel Richard Rescorla saved nearly 2,700 lives at the World Trade Center in New York at the cost of his own, the Whitehouse 1600 Daily reports. During the attack on the Twin Towers, Rescorla — a commissioned officer in the Vietnam War — ignored a P.A. system announcement that urged people inside the building to shelter in place. Instead, he…
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Ky. Labor Cabinet reports $1.1M return…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/7/19) — Labor Cabinet Secretary David A. Dickerson announced today the Division of Wages and Hours collected $1.1 million in restitution last month from 224 companies who had not paid employees in the commonwealth. “The number one rule of business is to pay your people,” Secretary Dickerson said. “If you can’t do that, we will make sure you do. These employees have a right to…

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Lloyd Dale Wyatt, Sr., 74, of Cadiz

November 10, 2019
CADIZ, KY., — Lloyd Dale Wyatt, Sr., 74, of Cadiz passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at his home. There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz.

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