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Bardwell woman admits to killing husband

With less than a week before her trial was scheduled to begin, a Bardwell woman accused of killing her husband and shooting another man, accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Carlisle Circuit Court. Originally charged with mur...

Businesses urged to prepare for eclipse crowds

It's an event that could rival Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus for the "Greatest Show on Earth" title -- the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse that will sweep across 14 states, including 10 Kentucky counties. With ...

Harper Country Ham fire's cause remains undetermined

The state fire marshal's office has completed its portion of the investigation into the Feb. 8 fire at Harper Country Ham in Clinton and still lists the cause as "undetermined," according to Elizabeth Goss Kuhn, executive dir...

High heat keeps planes grounded

Hotter air gets thin, making it harder to take off and land safely, mostly for smaller jets. That's what has kept some planes grounded in Phoenix this week where temperatures have been pushing 120 degrees.

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring rain to region

The effects of Tropical Storm Cindy in the Gulf of Mexico will hit Kentucky starting Thursday but should trickle off toward the weekend. According to the National Weather Service in Paducah, there is a 50 percent chance of ra...

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Ballard/Carlisle colloborate successfully to raise $56,000 in fight aganst cancer

Ballard/Carlisle colloborate successfully to raise $56,000 in fight aganst cancer

The Relay for Life Event Leadership Teams for Ballard and Carlisle Counties combined their efforts this year in planning and conducting a highly successful event, raising more than $56,000 for the American Cancer Society to utilize in their war on cancer.

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Big River Propeller receives safety award

Big River Propeller receives safety award
"We are proud to receive this award, and proud of the management and employees fo our company." Davis said.The Labor Cabinet's Division of Occupational Safety & Health Education and Training leads the Cabinet's proactive efforts to create safe and healthful workplace conditions, including overseeing a new web-based training service called eTrain (www.KYSAFE.KY.GOV)
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Ford will sink $900 million in Kentucky Truck Plant for new Lincoln Navigator, Expedition

Ford will sink $900 million in Kentucky Truck Plant for new Lincoln Navigator, Expedition

Ford Motor Co. said that it's investing $900 million in Louisville's Kentucky Truck Plant to build the revamped Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUV, a move that is expected to safeguard 1,000 hourly jobs. The automaker coupled the announcement with the news that it plans to switch most assembly of its Focus passenger car from Hermosillo, Mexico, to China starting in 2019.

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What makes Kentucky Kentucky? Here are some ideas. What are yours?

What makes Kentucky Kentucky? Here are some ideas. What are yours?

As we celebrate our 225th year as the 15th state in the union, the Kentucky Historical Society is sending people to communities from Pikeville to Hickman to ask a simple question: What makes Kentucky Kentucky? This "listening tour" is based on a premise that seems especially true in Kentucky: The better you understand the past, the better prepared you are to face the challenges of the present and future.

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victorious living

AWOL?

AWOL?

Right now in our churches, 5,200,716 of us are regularly present for worship. Last year that same number was 5,577,088. That's a loss of 6.75%. "Oh," you might be tempted to think, "those are just numbers.

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IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

I started to think about what makes me happy. I live where I choose. I have a loving family. I feel valued. I am free to pursue the course of my own life. There is something wrong with these sentences. Do you notice that every sentence started with 'I'?

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OUTDOOR TRUTHS

OUTDOOR TRUTHS

It is truly amazing what can happen when one party is willing to say "I'm sorry" and the other is willing to respond; "I forgive you."

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