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Halloween at the Museum
Halloween at the Museum

Halloween brings out the zombie in members of the Hickman County Museum Board as they offer free tours of the Museum on All Hallows Eve!

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PSC Allows Closure of Lovelaceville Water Company

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2014) - The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has given permission for Lovelaceville Water Company to cease operations and to close and abandon its system.

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Grimes bringing Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton back. Campaign enters homestretch.
Grimes bringing Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton back. Campaign enters homestretch.

Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign announced today that Senator Elizabeth Warren will campaign with her in Louisville on Tuesday evening.

On Saturday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be with Grimes in Northern Kentucky and Lexington.

The last push by the Democratic candidate before Tuesday November 4th is on.

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Senator McConnell's talking point on the War on Coal puts Kentucky on the Wrong Side of History
Senator McConnell's talking point on the War on Coal puts Kentucky on the Wrong Side of History

For the past year, Senator McConnell of Kentucky has waged a 50 million dollar media war against Democrat candidate Allison Lundergan Grimes. McConnell has been trying to make the death of coal, on his watch, a personal vendetta of President Obama wanting to kill coal jobs in Kentucky.

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Nunley to present program at Jackson Purchase Historical Society Nov. 1
Nunley to present program at Jackson Purchase Historical Society Nov. 1

Artist, world traveler, and documentarian of local history Robert Nunley will show his photographs and talk about his travels and experiences at the quarterly meeting of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society, Saturday, November 1, in Martin, Tennessee. The meeting begins at 10:30 AM in the meeting room at the Weldon Public Library, 100 Main Street. Nunley's presentation begins at approximately 11 AM. Jackson Purchase Historical Society meetings are open to the public, and there is no admission charge.

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Woodford Reserve releases new bourbon
Woodford Reserve releases new bourbon

A new offering will come on the market in early November from Woodford Reserve along the Bourbon Trail in central Kentucky,

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Bill Clinton returns to Paducah to stump for Grimes
Bill Clinton returns to Paducah to stump for Grimes

Former President Bill Clinton told over 1700 activist Democrats that he "loves Kentucky."

From the enthusiastic reception he received at a "get out the vote" appearance at McCracken County High School, the feeling is mutual.

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JUDGE RULES CLOSING CUBA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WITHIN BOARD'S DISCRETION

(Frankfort, KY) - Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled today that the Graves County Board of Education had the discretion to decide to close Cuba Elementary School. A lawsuit was brought by Josh Cherry, Richard Jackson, William Bell and Larry Dale Shelby, all Graves County citizens to stop the closure. Plaintiffs argued that the closure did not follow state law. The Court disagreed.

Cuba Elementary School now sits empty.

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Graves boys' basketball team to play its Dec. 15 game at Wingo School gym to honor great team from 30 years ago

The Graves County High School boys' basketball team will celebrate a special part of its county history when it hosts the Hickman County Falcons on Monday, Dec. 15, at the Wingo Elementary School gym.

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Self described
Self described "old race horse" Bill Clinton to be in Western Kentucky

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON TO JOIN
ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES IN OWENSBORO AND PADUCAH

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

For schedule, follow the jump.

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Clinton charms crowd of 5K at Louisville rally
Clinton charms crowd of 5K at Louisville rally

Former First Lady, former Senator, former Secretary of State and soon to be candidate for President of the United States, Hillary Clinton came to Louisville on Wednesday night and was greeted by a screaming crowd of fans at the Commonwealth Convention Center.

For more photos than words, follow the jump.

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10 Reasons Why Senator McConnell is Wrong on the War on Coal

Publisher's Note: Jacob Barker, energy and environment reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, wrote a long article on why coal is having a bad year. It's an important story for Kentuckians going to the polls in November. Unfortunately, we could not locate the online story to link to - a summary of the story follows with Barker's contact information.

Reason No. 3 why coal is having a bad year: "Though environmental rules are making new coal plants prohibitively expensive and leading to the closure of some older plants, it's really market conditions -- oversupply and the advent of cheap natural gas -- that are hitting coal miners hardest, said Ken Colburn, a senior associate at the Regulatory Assistance Project who specializes in air regulations.

"I don't think this is an easy cakewalk necessarily, but nothing the (Environmental Protection Agency) does will lead to the kind of impact on coal as a fuel that the market is having,"

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Amazon.com moves to establish Brick & Mortar Retail Store
Amazon.com moves to establish Brick & Mortar Retail Store

...The founder of Amazon.com, Jeff Bozos, always had the dream of becoming the "Wal-Mart of the Internet" from early in the company's start up history. Experts believe that he achieved this goal in 2014.

Now, Bezos wants to go "brick & mortar" with a mega retail store in New York City, in time for Christmas market.

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War, What Is It Good For?

...Now in the autumn of 2014, war once again is good business. As if by plan, after America spent some 13 years and over a trillion dollars fighting bad guys in the Middle East, we now are brought back into a new arena of conflict, which we created on the way out of the last war..

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133,000  Kentuckians tuned in last night
133,000 Kentuckians tuned in last night

KET spokesperson Todd Piccirilli just announced that last night's Kentucky Tonight program w/ Sen. McConnell and Sec. Grimes rated a 5.9 out of an 8 share in the Louisville market. That makes it the highest rated show on PBS nationally last night.

KET estimates are that 133,000 Kentuckians tuned in to watch the two candidates discuss issues with host Bill Goodman.

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Minimum wage not just for entry level youths

New Report: More than One in Five Louisville Workers Would Benefit

from Proposed Minimum Wage Increase

Workers to Benefit Are Overwhelmingly Adults,

Most Are Women and Full-Time Workers

Editor's Note: During his KET Kentucky Tonight appearance on 10/13/14, Sen. McConnell insisted that minimum wage is for entry level youths. According to the linked report, that is not an accurate statement.

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Dr. Jack Rose using social media in run for Murray mayor
Dr. Jack Rose using social media in run for Murray mayor

Retired MSU dean and Calloway County Schools administrator Dr. Jack Rose is running for elected office for the first time ever.

His "Walk Across Murray" campaign is being posted on Facebook - neighborhood by neighborhood. The veteran educator is seamlessly blending new social media with an old fashioned press the flesh door to door strategy.

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A Mighty Damned Fine Preacher - Julian Carroll comes home
A Mighty Damned Fine Preacher - Julian Carroll comes home

(October 11, 2014) - Former Kentucky governor and current Kentucky state Senator Julian Carroll returned home on Saturday and couldn't stop grinnin'..

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McConnell didn't do so good.

Not a good night for the senior senator from Kentucky

He thinks that Kentucky's adoption of the Affordable Care Act - called Kynect is "just a website."

Poor kids will benefit from trickle down economy (but not a raise in the minimum wage).

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Labor Rally Draws Thousands to Paducah
Labor Rally Draws Thousands to Paducah

Will the unions rally support for Dems in November with right to work on the table?

(October 11, 2014) - A rainy Saturday in Paducah became the center of Kentucky's organized labor movement for a few hours.

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Hickman County Schools   A Great Time to be a Falcon!!
Hickman County Schools A Great Time to be a Falcon!!

Hickman County Schools has increased its overall score and is now a Proficient School District and continues to show progress across all grade levels.

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Graves County School District, most individual schools, distinguish themselves on 2014 Unbridled Learning

Six Graves County elementary schools earned the status of Distinguished, the highest designation available, indicating success beyond the Kentucky Department of Education's goals for the 2014 Unbridled Learning Assessment..

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Paducah Public Schools show growth in test scores.
Paducah Public Schools show growth in test scores.

Paducah Public Schools KPREP Data Shows Growth

in Achievement and Gap Scores

Updated data moves PTHS to" Proficient" Category

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Celebration Marks New Chapter in College History
Celebration Marks New Chapter in College History

PADUCAH, KY (October 2, 2014) - Seven years after community leaders approached Dr. Barbara Veazey with the idea of opening an art school in Lowertown Paducah, the Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) has become an integral part of Paducah's creative economy.

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Dollar General Raises Hershey's Bar Market Price 75%
Dollar General Raises Hershey's Bar Market Price 75%
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