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Ohio County Real Estate Transfers Listed - Aug. 21

August 21, 2019
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/19) — The following property transfers were recently recorded in Ohio County: Ronald Basham to Susan E. Basham, parcel or lot. Deborah Lee Bolt Trustee to Margaret Marie Kubacko, John Kubacko Jr., Nina Maureen Payton and Deborah Lee…

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High School Volleyball Scoreboard

August 20, 2019 Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (8/20/19) — Daviess County, Madisonville-North Hopkins, Muhlenberg County and University Heights were among the high school volleyball teams that won season openers on…
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RANDY FRANKLIN: Survey Details…

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KENTUCKY (8/21/19) — The National Retail Federation and Proper Insights & Analytics recently released a survey detailing back-to-school spending for the 2019 school year. The survey looks at how American families plan to shop for clothing, supplies, and other items for the school year. Record spending expected for 2019As students prepare to go back to school and college, families are spending…
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Tip Top Poultry Recalling 135K Lbs.…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
UNITED STATES (8/21/19) — Tip Top Poultry, Inc., a Rockmart, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 135,810 pounds of fully cooked poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen, diced, and mechanically separated ready to eat chicken was produced on January 21,…
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Tip Top Poultry recalls cooked chicken…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (8/20/19) — Tip Top Poultry Inc., a Rockmart, Georgia establishment, is recalling approximately 135,810 pounds of fully cooked poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The frozen, diced, and mechanically separated ready to eat chicken was produced Jan. 21, 2019 and display “PACK DATE…
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Kentucky State Fair Sets New Policy for…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/20/19) — The Kentucky State Fair announced a new policy for minors attending the annual summer celebration. Beginning Wednesday Aug. 21, fairgoers under 18 years old entering after 6 p.m. must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 years of age or older. Proof of age is required. IDs will be verified at the gate. In addition to this new policy, there will be increased…
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Kentucky Proud Beer Series on Tap for…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/20/19) — The Kentucky Proud Beer Series will be bigger and better than ever in 2019 with a beer festival in Newport and six Kentucky Proud paired beer dinners in October, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced on Tuesday. “Every October, Kentucky’s craft brewers use Kentucky Proud products to brew one-of-a-kind beers to showcase their creativity and honor the…
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Expansion to Add 60 Jobs at Bowling…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (8/20/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Henkel, a manufacturer of laundry and home care, beauty care and adhesive products, will partner with its packaging supplier ALPLA Inc. on a $130 million-plus investment to enhance laundry detergent production in Bowling Green, a project expected to create up to 60 full-time jobs. “Henkel and ALPLA have each been fantastic corporate…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Slowing Economy…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/19) — Don’t let volatility get you down. Last week was the 40th anniversary of BusinessWeek’s infamous cover headline: ‘The Death of Equities: How inflation is destroying the stock market.’ The publication’s current iteration, Bloomberg Businessweek, reported it is still getting grief over the headline and subsequent bull market. In its defense, stocks trended lower for about three…
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Anthony ONeal: How Your High Schooler…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/19) — So, your kids are in high school. Honestly, you’re already crushing it as a parent, especially if you still have your sanity. Before you celebrate too hard, though, there’s one more thing to think about — college. If you’re like most parents, the idea of paying for your kids’ college gives you nightmares. Let’s be real, we’re in the middle of a pretty scary student loan…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (8/19/19) — Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Christopher X. Eison, 20 of North Jefferson was charged Aug. 16 with first-degree assault. Christopher A. Johnston, 29 of Hudgins Road was charged Aug. 16 on Caldwell County indictment warrants on charges of trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces – first offense, first-degree possession of a…
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Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force Receives…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/19/19) — Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force was among law enforcement agencies from across the state participating in Kentucky State Police TruNarc training. KSP hosted a TruNarc training for law enforcement agencies from across the state at the Drug Enforcement Special Investigations Office on Aug. 15. KSP received a grant made possible through the Kentucky Office of Drug Control…
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Bevin Orders Flags to Half Staff to…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, in honor of a Kentucky serviceman who was killed in action during World War II, but whose remains were only recently identified. Navy Fireman 1st Class Billy J. Johnson, 22 of Caney, was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor,…
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DAVE SAYS: Everyone Needs Some Type of…

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KENTUCKY (8/18/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about having a will while not yet having attained wealth. Dear Dave, Why do I need a will if I’m still young and haven’t acquired a lot of wealth? Laura Dear Laura, In a case like yours, you don’t need a complicated will. But you do need an inexpensive, basic will. The larger and more complicated your estate is, the more you’d spend on…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Your Story is Not About…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (8/18/19) — This last year has been one of the busiest and most stressful I have had in a long time. It was one of those years where my hunting was minimal. I’m actually embarrassed to tell you how many times I turkey hunted. Pitiful. This year, I’m looking forward to a more active deer season. I think I’ll have more opportunities to go. Those hours in the tree stand are terribly…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (8/17/19) — Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Richard D. Nelson, 38 of Willow Lane was charged Aug. 13 on a Caldwell County failure to appear warrant. PPD is investigating a burglary theft from the 600 block of Maple Avenue. The victim told officers Aug. 13 that after returning from vacation, he found several power tools missing from his garage.…
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Farmers Donate 2nd Highest Total in…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/16/19) – Kentucky farmers donated $613,246.37 to the Ag Tag Program in the 2019 fiscal year ended June 30, slightly more than the total for fiscal 2018 and the second-highest total in the history of the program, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced. “The Ag Tag Program has succeeded in providing much-needed funding for promoting agriculture and educating Kentucky’s…
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Labor Secretary Announces Completion of…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/16/19) — Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary David Dickerson announced today that the Cabinet’s Office of Inspector General has completed the investigation into whether Kentucky teachers engaged in an illegal work stoppage, also known as a “sick out,” during the 2019 session of the General Assembly. The investigation found that 1,074 teachers did violate Kentucky law, which clearly…

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Laban Wesley Brown, 42 of Beaver Dam

August 20, 2019
BEAVER DAM, Ky. (8/20/19) — Laban Wesley Brown, 42, of Beaver Dam died Sunday August 18, 2019 in Butler County. He was born in Louisville to the late Garland Brown and Judy Hagan House. Laban was a Mason by trade and enjoyed riding motorcycles, jet skis and…

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