Carlisle County

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Construction is underway on a nearly $40 million, 75,000 square-foot hemp processing facility in Carlisle County. California-based company Kings Royal Biotech and Chinese partners Hemp Investment Group (HMI Group) joined local officials in a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday afternoon. 

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A California-based company is breaking ground next week on a $30 million hemp CBD extraction factory in far west Kentucky. 

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Carlisle County has partnered with a marketing research consulting firm to study ways to boost economic development and tourism. 


  The inaugural ‘WAVE River Counties Ag Day’ next week is looking to bring statewide attention to Kentucky’s four westernmost counties.

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A former Carlisle County teacher has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student. 

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U.S. Congressman James Comer concluded a series of town halls in Carlisle County on Wednesday. Speaking to a group of about 60 people, Comer outlined his position on foreign affairs, tax reform, healthcare and Medicaid. 

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The Kentucky State Police have arrested a former Carlisle County Middle and High School teacher for having a relationship with a 17-year-old student. 

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  A former Carlisle County substitute teacher who was accused of having sex with two male students has been sentenced to three years in prison.


Governor Matt Bevin appointed magistrates Friday for vacancies in two counties in far western Kentucky due to deaths. 

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