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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...

Kentucky State Police Arrest Local Police Officer on Warrant

Troopers with the Kentucky State Police Post 1 have arrested a local police officer on a warrant Thursday, August 17. The warrant was issued in McCracken County on August 10 for Failure to Pay or Appear. The original charge...

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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Ferry service helping rural way of life continue

Ferry service helping rural way of life continue

Even before 1800, a ferry was serving travelers crossing the Ohio River between Kentucky and what what would become Cave In Rock, Ill. Fast forward to 2017, and the Cave In Rock Ferry is as vital as ever, offering a direct link for goods and services between two rural communities on opposite sides of the river, a shortcut for commuters and a unique experience for sightseers. Whatever the reason have boarding the free ferry between Crittenden County and Hardin County, Ill., the impact the bi-state service that connects Illinois Highway 1 with Ky. 91 North has had on local commerce and accessibility is immeasurable.

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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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Petition against Tilghman statue faces pushback

Petition against Tilghman statue faces pushback

People who support keeping a monument to a local Confederate general standing in Paducah's Lang Park have taken a stance against a citizen-organized effort to remove it that began this week. Two Change.org petitions to keep the statue standing had received close to 6,000 signatures between the two of them as of Thursday afternoon. One was created by a group identifying itself as "Paducah Heritage" on the website, and the other was created under the name Barbara Johnson, who gave Paducah as her location.

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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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