ballard county

Todd Cooper Appointed Ballard Co. Judge-Executive

Jul 19, 2017
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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appointed Tuesday the former Ballard County Deputy Judge-Executive and Sheriff to the recently vacant Judge-Executive position.

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Ballard County has joined 36 other counties in becoming a certified Kentucky Work Ready Community.

ERICA PETERSON, WFPL

An Asian carp processing facility in Ballard County is planning to double its export numbers and create new jobs in the region.

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A former government official in far-western Kentucky has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, while the county’s Judge-Executive awaits trial.  

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A federal grand jury has indicted the top elected official in Ballard County in western Kentucky, along with the county's former treasurer. 

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Public lands for hunting in Kentucky have increased by more than 4,600 acres. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday they have opened six new properties, including two in western Kentucky. 

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Unemployment has fallen over the last year in around 68 percent of Kentucky’s 120 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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The West Kentucky Regional Riverport Authority held their first formal meeting in Bardwell Friday.  

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Votes are in, and the name for the River County Economic Development Project has been chosen. WAVE, or the Western Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy, will serve as the acronym for a four county collaborative effort to restore job loss and increase development in Fulton, Hickman, Carlisle and Ballard Counties.

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A multi-county effort in far western Kentucky seeking to tap into an economic boost from the newly expanded Panama Canal is seeking public input on a name. 

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