7:11 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Marshall Co Marijuana Arrest

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A Benton man is in custody following a state police Marijuana Strike Force operation in Marshall County earlier this week.  Troopers observed 49-year-old Ronald Ledbetter attempting to remove marijuana plants from a rural plot and recovered 49 plants with a street value of 49 thousand dollars.  Ledbetter was arrested and charged with marijuana cultivation and possession, along with tampering with physical evidence.  Ledbetter is being held in the Marshall County Jail.   KSP Post 1 spokesman Trooper Jay Thomas reports an investigation is ongoing.

7:44 am
Tue July 10, 2012

KSP Step Up Anti-Marijuana Efforts

Kentucky State Police troopers will step up their annual marijuana eradication efforts this week, searching from helicopters and on the ground for hidden crops.

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Afternoon Update
3:36 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/5/12

"It's not like we're kids and we're getting high and going out and partying. You take it, you're by yourself usually, you just do it because you want to be in a better place. You don't want to sit and stew in the pain."

Today on NPR: Medical Marijuana Use Sprouting In Israel

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Kentucky’s bourbon production has increased 115% over the past 13 years.

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Morning Cram
8:42 am
Wed June 27, 2012

the morning cram [ we need two big pizzas...a whole lotta water...and Funyons edition]

NPR reports a new law in Chicago may mean you won't go to jail for "just a little" pot.

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