Heidi Couch

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Government
2:34 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Hopkinsville Agencies Awarded Contracts

Western Kentucky health agencies will receive almost $35 million in awarded contracts. The state legislative Government Contract Review Committee approved the contracts yesterday; a majority of the money will go to Hopkinsville based health and family service agencies. 

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Environment
3:08 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Corn and Soybean Crop Conditions are Very Poor

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Extreme heat and little rains have all but doused any hopes for a successful corn crop in our region. Kentucky’s corn and soybean crops rank lowest for field conditions, according to The National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Preservation & Restoration
9:00 am
Sun July 8, 2012

Local Farmer Preserves Sorghum History

At Brad Lowe’s farm, the livestock enjoy free range living together in an open field. Under an old oak tree, chickens peck for food while pigs root around and goats graze. An audience of dairy cows listens intently, while Lowe explains his love of sorghum.

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Environment
2:15 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Cooling Stations Coming to a County Near You

Ten counties in our area have opened cooling stations, giving the public with a place to avoid high temperatures and reduce health risks caused by excessive heat. 

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Environment
12:58 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Clarksville's Mandatory Water Restriction

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Clarksville water customers are under a mandatory water restriction notice. Clarksville Gas and Water last week suggested customers reduce water usage, now the restriction is mandatory.  

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Government
2:28 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Christian Co. Approves Spending for School Nurses

In an attempt to save Christian County’s school nurse program in Christian County, Board of Education members last night approved an additional $165 thousand dollars in spending for the 2012-13 school year. 

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Government
2:25 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville Implements Drought Restrictions

Clarksville Gas and Water will implement stage one drought measures and issue a voluntary water restriction as it responds to high irrigation and recreational demands. 

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Government
2:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville opens cooling stations

The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures. 

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Environment
2:36 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Dole Foods Recalls Bagged Salads

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm309608.htm

Dole Foods is recalling bagged salads sold to Kroger and Wal-Mart stores in six states, including Kentucky and Tennessee.  

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Business
3:12 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Trigg County Hospital Expansion Project

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Trigg County Hospital will expand its facility with a $7 million dollar loan from the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. 

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