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Today's News

  • Sports briefs, Aug. 20

     Marion County-bred filly keeps on winning

    Sunday, Aug. 10, Precocious Beauty won the Empire Breeders Classic for three-year-old pacing fillies at Tioga Downs in New York.  The purse was $244,875.00 and she won the one-mile race in 1:51.1.

     This brings her 2014 earnings to $161,945.00 and her lifetime earnings to $608,637.00.

  • The heart of the matter

    Picture this: You’re at the grocery store in the cereal aisle when a woman next to you suddenly drops to the floor. Her heart isn’t beating. She isn’t breathing.
    Would you know what to do?

  • Bradshaw is scholarship recipient
  • Farmer will compete Aug. 24
  • Fatality count is up for the month of July

    During the month of July 2014, there were 24 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.
    There were six fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area.
    Brenda A. Bryant, age 62 of Greensburg was killed on July 3, 2014, in Green County.
    Robert Ryan Salinas, age 29 of Columbia was killed on July 10, 2014, in Adair County.

  • Accident claims the life of an 11-year-old boy in Mercer County

    By Pam Wright
    The Advocate-Messenger

    HARRODSBURG — An 11-year-old boy was killed Sunday following a two-vehicle accident in Mercer County.
    Tristan Yeager, a passenger in a car driven by his mother, Misty Yeager, was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of his injuries.

  • 8-20-14 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • Lawmaker's bill would let homeschool, private-school students play sports at public schools

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    A bill prefiled this month in Kentucky's General Assembly is not the first that state Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, has introduced to allow homeschooled children to participate in athletics at public middle and high schools.
    But Kentucky High School Athletic Association Commissioner Julian Tackett said the legislation for 2015 "would fundamentally alter high school athletics in the state."

  • Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes both tell untruths

    By Joseph Gerth
    The Courier-Journal

    The email came from the Alison Lundergan Grimes campaign Wednesday afternoon noting that the nonpartisan PolitiFact had taken to task Sen. Mitch McConnell and his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, for a whopper in McConnell's latest television commercial.
    The fact-checking organization had determined that despite what Chao said in the ad, McConnell really didn't support a stronger version of the Violence Against Women Act when he voted against a version of it that passed last year.

  • 8-20-14 Public Record

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