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Arrest made in killing of 7-year-old boy while he ate at home

After months of unanswered questions, community rallies and pleas from family members, police have finally made an arrest in the murder of 7-yearold Dequante Hobbs Jr., who was shot and killed at his family table while eating...

Could clouds obscure eclipse? It looks unlikely

Early forecasts show a chance that clouds that could hamper views of the total solar eclipse Monday, but meteorologists warn against putting too much stock in weather predictions this far in advance. Cloud cover is more diffi...

GE Appliances to move AC production to Tennessee

GE Appliances will move hotel air-conditioner production from Louisville to Tennessee -- in part because of greater economic incentives there. The company previously had announced that it would cease AC production in Louisvil...

UK wins lawsuit to keep sexual harassment documents secret from attorney general

The Kentucky attorney general doesn't have the authority to confidentially examine documents in open records disputes if they are protected under federal student privacy laws, a Fayette Circuit Judge has ruled. The ruling is ...

Gov. Matt Bevin: 'Hatred and bigotry has no place in Kentucky'

Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday morning in a radio interview that he "absolutely" disagrees with the removal of Confederate symbols and monuments from government property. "I was asked if I thought that the removal of them (Conf...

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FNB PREPARES WINGO ELEMENTARY FOR TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

FNB PREPARES WINGO ELEMENTARY FOR TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

FNB's donation of over 500 eclipse glasses to Wingo Elementary ensures that the students and staff have the proper eye protection during this once in a lifetime event. NASA advises that the only way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses."

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Gatton Academy to celebrate 10th anniversary

Gatton Academy to celebrate 10th anniversary

This weekend, alumni and students of Western Kentucky University's Gatton Academy will celebrate the elite high school's 10th anniversary. For Lynette Breedlove, the center's director, the school's biggest accomplishment is its ability to push students to achieving a potential they never thought possible. When she speaks to graduates, she often asks if they'd repeat the experience knowing what they currently do.

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Police investigate church graffiti incident

Police investigate church graffiti incident

Gang-related words and symbols are among the graffiti someone has spray-painted on the back of a Mayfield church. "It's awful," said Ollie Reeves, a member of St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church on South Eighth Street. "I don't know why they keep doing this. We don't bother anybody."

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SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND FEATURING THE CHICKASAW DANCERS AT WICKLIFFE MOUNDS

SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND FEATURING THE CHICKASAW DANCERS AT WICKLIFFE MOUNDS

3-Day Eclipse Celebration on the Ceremonial Mound featuring the Chickasaw Nation Dancers

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Signs of the times

Signs of the times

What does all this mean to the believer in Christ? If you want comfort, read Psalm 91 because it is filled with descriptive promises to the one who dwells in Christ. It says, "He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust ... You shall not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flies by day".

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HOMEWORK HASSLES

HOMEWORK HASSLES

As homework is a required extension of school learning, we need to be supportive and not make negative statements to, or in front of our children such as, "I always hated doing my homework." "I skipped homework all the time." Or, "I don't see why you kids have to do so much homework."

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If God Is For Us

If God Is For Us

Let's face it: there are no quick fixes or easy answers here. Under the earthly dominion of a cruel dictatorship are our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living in North Korea - despite the constant threat of persecution as real as the death penalty. Some estimates claim 10% of the population as underground followers of Christ.

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OUTDOOR TRUTHS

OUTDOOR TRUTHS

There are some things that are parameters for everyone and then there are some self-imposed convictions that others may not hold. These self-imposed ones are the grey areas that we sometimes disagree.

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