A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 9 No. 7 July 2017 (c)
Comer to hold town hall meeting in Clinton
Congressman James Comer
First District Representative James Comer will be in Clinton at the Hickman County Extension Office on Thursday August 3rd at 9:00 a.m. for a town hall meeting.
Rep. Comer vowed to visit each one of the counties in his district by the end of the year.
The Hickman County Extension Office is located on James Phillips Drive on the campus of Hickman County High School. See the full story ...
Farmer's Market opens in Rotary Park
Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles making remarks at Farmer\'s Market dedication.
Hickman County Judge Kenny Wilson presided over the program dedicating a new Farmer's Market in Rotary Park on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The open air market facility opened for business on Saturday July 15th. The facility came about with the support of local and state support. See the full story ...
SOLD! Hickman County auctions off detention center
The Jones family - son Tom, father Tommy and son Bryan -new owners of a detention center
(Clinton, KY) - An era ended this hot July evening with the bang of an auctioneer's gavel. The Hickman County Detention Center sold at auction relieving the Hickman Fiscal Court of the maintenance and upkeep of the building. See the full story ...
Fancy Farm 2017 - Roster of Speakers a bit thin
Fancy Farm Picnic - this year it is all about the barbecue.
Mark Wilson, co-chair of the political speaking for Fancy Farm Picnic 2017, sent out a speaker's list as of July 10th.
In this year without an election, the dais will be pretty empty.
Headliners of past years have either declined to come or haven't confirmed. Governor Matt Bevin and Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton are no shows. Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul haven't confirmed. With Senate Leader McConnell cancelling the first two weeks of the August Senate break to work on health care, it looks like they will be staying in DC. See the full story ...
Breakfasts, Dinners presage political speaking
Congressman John Yarmuth scheduled to be in Paducah 8/3/17
The Grand Old Party and the Democrats will gather again in the Purchase for a series of chomp ins around the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.
Thursday August 3, 2017
Congressman John Yarmuth will be the headliner at the McCracken County Democratic Dinner on Thursday, August 3rd. The dinner begins at 6:00 in Walker Hall, 229 Madison Street, in Paducah. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. See the full story ...
|Vanderbilt Chemicals Plans $13.7 Million Expansion in Murray|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 18, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC will invest $13.7 million to increase the output of its Calloway County facility, which produces additive compounds for numerous industries. See the full story ...
Governor's Office Press Release
|Graves County back to school schedule|
Graves County Schools registration dates, back to school nights schedule follows the jump. See the full story ...
Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools
|Graves County School District announces amendment to its policy for serving meals to students for 2017-18 school year|
The Graves County School District amended its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2017-2018 school year.
All students will be served lunch/breakfast at no charge at these schools: Graves County Middle and High schools, Gateway Academy High School, and the elementary schools of Central, Fancy Farm, Farmington, Lowes, Sedalia, Symsonia, and Wingo. See the full story ...
|Kentucky one of 20 states to see sharp rise in Alzheimer's disease|
SEVERITY OF FUTURE DEMENTIA BURDEN REVEALED IN 20 STATES INCLUDING KENTUCKY
Additional resources, training, and education are needed
LONDON, July 19, 2017 -- According to new data reported at the 2017 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London, multiple regions of the United States have been revealed as neurology "deserts" due to a projected chronic shortage of neurologists, and a rapid rise in Alzheimer's disease and other dementia cases. T See the full story ...
Kristen Becht, email@example.com
|BAPTIST HEALTH PADUCAH August 2017 events|
Baptist Health Paducah offers a wide range of programs to the public during August.
Follow the jump to see the list. See the full story ...
Angie Timmons, BHP
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Editor's Note: Updated - Ivan Potter retired from the Clinton City Council as of January 1, 2017.
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