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Hemp-themed dinner to serve as Farmington fundraiser

Hemp-themed dinner to serve as Farmington fundraiser

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 8th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hemp will be the theme at a dinner serving as a fundraiser to benefit Farmington Historic Plantation and a hemp heritage alliance. As hemp enters a new era as a legal agricultural commodity, the event is planned for Thursday evening at […]

It’s Time To Fly to the annual Red Cross St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive June 18-20

It’s Time To Fly to the annual Red Cross St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive June 18-20

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 14th, 2019

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Fredbird and Team Fredbird to appear daily at select locations ST. LOUIS (June 13, 2019) — It is Time To Fly and that means rolling up a sleeve and saving lives. The St. Louis Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest and the American Red Cross invite fans […]

Obituaries for Friday, May 31st, 2019

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 31st, 2019

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GRAVESIDE SERVICES FOR BOBBY JOE MUNDY, 81, OF DIXON WHO DIED MONDAY WILL BE 11 AM TODAY AT LEE CEMETERY IN GREENVILLE, KENTUCKY. BROTHER JOHN BRUMFIEL WILL OFFICIATE. TOWNSEND FUNERAL HOME IN DIXON IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR BOBBY JOE MUNDY. **************************************************************************** FUNERAL […]

Study: Variety of freshwater fish species has rapidly increased in the Ohio River since ‘60s

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 26th, 2019

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MUNCIE, Indiana –  The variety of freshwater fish species in the Ohio River has evolved dramatically since the 1960s, possibly due higher water quality and shifting in how the land is used, says a Ball State University researcher. Mark Pyron, a Ball State biology professor, […]

Grammy Award-Winning Songwriters Return to Henderson

Grammy Award-Winning Songwriters Return to Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 7th, 2017

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Henderson, Kentucky – July 6, 2017 – Over 30 award-winning songwriters will perform live during the 8th Annual Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival. The festival will be held in the evenings from July 26th through July 29th. Each night the songwriters will perform shows at […]

Fake news: Tips on how to distinguish it from the real thing

Fake news: Tips on how to distinguish it from the real thing

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 13th, 2017

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CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press Teachers from elementary school through college are instructing students on how to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to online news, after an election season that saw made-up stories abound. Some of their lessons: ___ — URL look odd? That […]

AP FACT CHECK: TV personality Sherri Shepherd isn’t dead

AP FACT CHECK: TV personality Sherri Shepherd isn’t dead

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 17th, 2017

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The Associated Press Sherri Shepherd is alive despite a story shared on social media claiming the television personality suffered a fatal heart attack last month. The story posted by headlinennews.com uses the circumstances surrounding “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher’s death in falsely reporting Shepherd’s passing. […]

National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 9th, 2016

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  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY. * AREAS OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW HAVE PRODUCED QUITE SLICK CONDITIONS ON MANY AREA ROADWAYS LAST NIGHT AND EARLY THIS MORNING. THOUGH THE […]

Dog named Trigger shoots owner during Indiana waterfowl hunt

Dog named Trigger shoots owner during Indiana waterfowl hunt

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 27th, 2015

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NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northern Indiana woman is recovering after being shot in the foot by her dog. And the dog’s name? Trigger. Indiana Conservation Officer Jonathon Boyd says 25-year-old Allie Carter of Avilla laid her 12-gauge shotgun on the ground […]

Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council

Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 14th, 2015

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Santa Claus has been chosen to represent the people of North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1Ncp7rf ) that a man whose legal name is Santa Claus won a write-in campaign for an open City Council seat in the 2,200-person […]