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Posted November 27, 2015 [ Corbin/Whitley News Journal ]
Sheriff: Shoplifting suspect who fought with deputies was reaching for knife
     The black Friday discounts at Corbin Walmart weren’t enough for a Clover Port man, whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding with $55 worth of unpaid merchandise and a knife Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies were called to the store about 6 p.m. after Walmart loss prevention reported seeing 33-year-old Darrell Wilson concealing merchandise and attempting to leave the store.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Appalachian News-Express ]
ARC approves more than $1 million in grants for wastewater projects in Pike County
     With just weeks left in his term as governor, Steve Beshear’s office has announced the awarding of Appalachian Regional Commission grants that will move two long-term Pike County projects ahead. The first is a $500,000 grant to go toward the completion of the Belfry-Pond Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant. The second is a $525,000 grant to go toward the construction of a 385,000 gallon per day batch sewer treatment plant in Elkhorn City. Elkhorn City Mayor Mike Taylor said the phone call he received from the governor’s office to notify him of the awards was one of the best he has gotten as mayor.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Paducah Sun ]
Woman jailed for allegedly striking family
     A Paducah woman was arrested Wednesday night after she allegedly assaulted her mother and son. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, deputies were called to a residence in the 4300 block of Husband Road for a domestic disturbance.

    Posted November 27, 2015 [ Institute for Rural Journalism blog ]
Jobs will outnumber grads in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources or environment
     From 2015 to 2020 there will be 57,900 average annual openings for graduates with bachelor’s or higher degrees in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or the environment, says a report by Purdue University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But not enough graduates are expected to be experts in those fields, says the report.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Bowling Green Daily News ]
Man to serve nearly 11 years in case out of Barren County
     A man who pleaded guilty in a methamphetamine-dealing conspiracy based in Barren County has been ordered to serve 10 years and 10 months in federal prison. A judgment filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green details the punishment for William Richard Miles, 45, of Campbellsville, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possessing 50 or more grams of meth with the intent to distribute, aiding and abetting in the possession of 50 or more grams of meth with the intent to distribute and two counts of aiding and abetting in the distribution of methamphetamine.

    Posted November 27, 2015 [ Frankfort State Journal ]
While Frankfort honors new governor, Bevin will honor veterans and first responders
     As Frankfort and the rest of the state welcomes governor-elect Matt Bevin and his family to the capital city during the inaugural parade, Bevin and his administration will also welcome and honor Vietnam and Korean War veterans. Construction crews have almost finished building the platforms and risers for Inauguration Day and crews put up a banner on the corner of Capital Avenue and Second Street welcoming governor-elect Bevin and his family to Frankfort.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Frankfort State Journal ]
Leave the big box stores behind for Small Business Saturday
     While hundreds of deal seekers flooded Frankfort’s big-box retailers this morning for a chance to get the best deals of the holiday shopping season, many small-business owners are bracing for what they hope will be a profitable Small Business Saturday.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Kentucky Enquirer ]
Two convicted in Covington murder
     Two men were convicted of murder in a Covington shooting they said targeted the wrong man. Erik Tucker and Reginald Ealy were convicted of murder and three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to the August 2014 fatal shooting of Randolph Hughes. Hughes was walking with three friends on East 13th Street in Covington when he was killed in a drive-by shooting on Aug. 25, 2014.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ The Advocate Messenger ]
Area school districts scramble as number of substitutes drops
     More and more school districts across the region are finding it difficult to find substitutes, sometimes forcing principals and other administrators back into the classroom. “There are days we have to be creative with our staffing,” said Keith Look, superintendent of Danville Independent Schools.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ The Advocate Messenger ]
Pope's dogs headed for surgery, then Kansas
     The dogs formerly owned by Chris Pope face some life-changing events in the coming days.
With in the next two weeks, the 10 Presa Canarios and one husky will be spayed and neutered at a Danville veterinary clinic. After they recover, the Presas will be crated up and hauled off to Topeka, Kansas, where a dog rescue agency will assume their care. The Husky is going to a man in Cincinnati.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Messenger Inquirer ]
'Rocket docket' speeds legal process
     A line item in the heroin bill passed by lawmakers this year enhanced the ability of courts to move cases, particularly drug cases, through the legal process at a much faster pace. The program, called "rocket docket," launched in Daviess County in August. As of mid-November, 50 cases had been resolved through "rocket docket" agreements, mainly with drug offenders being sent to substance abuse treatment faster than is possible through normal court proceedings.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Messenger Inquirer ]
Animal shelter campaigns decreases euthanizations
     In 1989, the Daviess County Animal Shelter would've been considered a high-kill shelter. Out of the 6,952 animals taken in that year, 5,996 — 2,949 dogs and 3,047 cats — were euthanized. But in the 26 years that have followed, the number of euthanasias has drastically dropped, especially for the shelter's canine population.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Courier-Journal ]
10 ways to green up the holidays
     There's nothing like the holiday season to expand one's carbon footprint. Excessive shopping, travel and huge meat meals all contribute to more climate pollution, which the experts say is already putting some of our weather on steroids, causing ocean levels to rise and making sea water more acidic.

    Posted November 27, 2015 [ Courier-Journal ]
Bevin appoints two staff members
     Gov.-elect Matt Bevin on Wednesday announced two appointments to positions in the new Governor's Office: Andrew V. McNeill as a senior advisor, and Adam M. Meier as deputy chief of staff for policy. "Andrew McNeill has decades of experience in the public and private sector. He will be a key advisor..." Bevin said in a news release. "Adam Meier has been an invaluable resource in shaping our policy agenda and will add a steady hand to the process in the Governor's Office."

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Courier-Journal ]
Matriarchs from grieving families want peace
     Two Louisville mothers of slain sons from feuding factions united on Thanksgiving to promote peace, sobbing in each other's arms. "It just needs to stop," said Darlene McNealy. "We need to come together." Anti-violence crusader Christopher 2X hosted the meeting Thanksgiving morning at his Muhammad Ali Boulevard office, a block from the 19th Street intersection where Joseph "Lil' Joe" McNealy Jr., 21, died from five gunshot blasts Nov. 28, 2009.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Lexington Herald Leader ]
Death Row inmate continues court fight for hip-replacement surgery
     A Death Row inmate has renewed his request for a federal court order requiring the state to arrange hip-replacement surgery for him. A federal judge has twice turned away the request from Robert Foley, but his attorneys argue there is new evidence that makes his case more compelling.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Lexington Herald Leader ]
Bryan Station Middle School tries all-girl classrooms and daily exercise to raise student achievement
     At Lexington’s Bryan Station Middle School, said principal Lester Diaz, “we don’t see test scores, we see kids.” Nonetheless, Diaz told Fayette County school board members Monday that he is taking some different approaches to raising student achievement, including creating some all-female classrooms, having students take daily gym and wellness courses, and Saturday tutoring.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ Eagle Post ]
Four charged in death of Fort Campbell soldier
     Four people have been charged with crimes ranging from murder to evidence tampering in the shooting death of a Fort Campbell soldier, who police said was ambushed outside his home on Aug. 9. The four people who’ve been arrested in the death of 21-year-old Liperial “Savon” Easterling are Joshua Aretz, 21, Clarksville; Emmanuel Wallace, 22, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Clinton Hunter III, 19, Clarksville; and Detarius Curry, 23, Clarksville.

    Posted November 27, 2015 [ Institute for Rural Journalism blog ]
Sanders most popular U.S. senator this year, polls find
     Bernie Sanders, a Vermont socialist who was elected U.S. senator as an independent and is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, had the highest home-state approval rating of any senator this year, according to polls by Morning Consult. The survey, which included 76,569 respondents in all 50 states from May to November, found that Sanders has an 83 percent approval rating, Reid Wilson reports for Morning Consult. The most popular Republican among constituents is Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who received a 78 percent approval rating. Overall, 69 of 100 senators "have approval ratings of 50 percent or higher," Wilson notes.

Posted November 27, 2015 [ News Enterprise ]
Hardin students march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
     “We’ve been running non-stop since 1 a.m. I think we’re going on adrenaline now,” said Sara Bollinger, mother of two North Hardin marching band members, as she talked late Thursday afternoon via cell phone from New York City about the band’s long day preparing and marching in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “I’m not used to having a 1 a.m. wakeup call,” Bollinger said. “I have five kids and I’ve never been up at 1 for something like this.”


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