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The University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton is holding a training workshop Wednesday to educate farmers on better ways to monitor and protect their crops during production season.

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Princeton police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by a single shot.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has reorganized the state’s agency for public defenders—attorneys who represent those charged with crimes who can’t afford legal representation.

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Princeton’s first bourbon and moonshine distillery is set to open at noon today.

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Update: In a statement to member station WFPL Friday, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell  says the senator would not support the nomination.

A western Kentucky native is nominated for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. White House officials say President Obama chose Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisabeth Tabor Hughes for her "long and impressive record of service."

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Princeton’s ConAgra plant will soon have a new owner. The company announced this week it is selling its private label operations to TreeHouse Foods for $2.7 billion.

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It wouldn’t be hard to think you’ve stepped into a storybook when you first visit Eddy Grove Vineyard. With rolling hills, grape vines, patio tables with big umbrellas, and a Tuscan-inspired tasting room – it’s a great tucked-away find off State Route 293 near Princeton, Kentucky, an easy trek from I-24.

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  A petition is circulating that urges Caldwell County judge-executive Ellen Dunning to move the fiscal court’s monthly meeting from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Jeff Simms, a Princeton banker, started the Change.org petition and says Caldwell County residents who might not be able to attend the morning meetings deserve more access to their local government.

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The Princeton Art Guild volunteer organizers and local financial sponsors offer a two-day music festival on the Butler School lawn between Main and Washington Streets in downtown Princeton starting at 6 p.m. Friday and continuing through Saturday night. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with the festival's namesake Eddie Pennington, the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Western Kentucky University, who is recognized among his peers as one of the greatest living thumb style guitarists. In venues throughout the United States and Europe, he has kept alive the sound popularized by Kentucky native Merle Travis in the 1940s.

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Caldwell County’s former animal shelter is embattled in a federal lawsuit seeking damages for what she claims is a wrongful termination. 

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