West Kentucky High Iron
9:43 am
Sun March 3, 2013

Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train

Credit The Cadiz Record

The Great Depression, along with floods and a severe drought in the 1930s, left many Kentucky families with the difficult decision to keep their hungry children or send them away to a place where they could be taken care of and fed. For at least one orphanage in Jefferson County, that meant overcrowding, and eventually the children’s home began sending orphans across the state on westbound trains.

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Roads & Highways
4:03 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Good Samaritan Dies from Road Accident Injuries


A western Kentucky man whose vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer after he stopped to help another motorist has died of injuries he suffered in the collision.

Kentucky State Police say 47-year-old Scotty Gray of Cadiz died late Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., where he was taken following the crash on Monday.

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11:10 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Glenn Beck's Blue Jeans: Made in Kentucky (Sources say Cadiz)

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 6:48 pm

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck is putting the brand in firebrand.

In addition to his radio show, books (fiction and nonfiction), TV enterprise, children's camps, stage shows and political movement, Beck is now taking

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News Archive
8:52 am
Fri June 8, 2012

US 68/80 Crash

Kentucky State Police have closed US 68/80 west of Cadiz due to a traffic accident. An SUV collided with a semi truck at the intersection of US 68/80 and Blue Springs Road. 

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9:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Governor Beshear Announces Jobs in Cadiz

Cadiz 's Transcraft  is investing $3M to add 80 new jobs, build a new 12,000 sq ft painting facility and purchase new equipment. Governor Beshear stopped in Cadiz for the announcement yesterday.  He says to encourage the investment, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority initially approved Transcraft Corp. for tax incentives up to $2 million dollars through the Kentucky Business Investment program.