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4:12 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Mayfield Man Receives 60 Year Army Service Pin

A Mayfield man living in a Graves County retirement center has been honored as the oldest Kentucky member of the Disabled American Veterans. John Baldree (102 in March) has received a 60-year service pin this weekend. 

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Military
7:45 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Mayfield Vet is Oldest in Kentucky

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A Mayfield man living in a Graves County retirement center has been honored as the oldest Kentucky member of the Disabled American Veterans.  

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Crime
7:37 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Synthetic Marijuana Sales Drop

Law enforcement in Owensboro and Daviess County report a drop in attempts by stores to sell synthetic marijuana since the passage of a state law banning the product.  

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Crime
7:32 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Walker Trial Set for July

marshallcounty.ky.gov

The trial of Jerry Wayne Walker, who faces multiple charges in connection to a fatal 1998 Murray State University dorm fire, is set to begin July 9th. 

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Society
11:36 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Conversation with Mignon Pittman, New Director of the Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library, Facebook

Internet service problems have plagued our region for just over a week now, and as inconvenient as it is for most of us, imagine heading up one of our area’s libraries just as the Commonwealth’s new e-book lending program, Kentucky Unbound rolls out.  

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Community Inclusion
10:04 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Sensory Friendly Movies: Opening the Theater to Children with Disabilities

wikipedia.org

Going to the movies is one those experiences that everyone should be able to enjoy. You’ve got your popcorn, candy, and an icy Coke. The lights dim, and for the next two hours, you’re in another world. But for some with disabilities, like autism or epilepsy, going to the movies can be almost impossible. Movie theaters all over the country, though, are taking steps to change that. Even here in Murray, the Cheri Theaters have started playing movies that are sensory friendly for children. 

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Society
3:35 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Paducah Physician Indicted

paducahky.gov

A McCracken County grand jury returned an 11-count indictment this afternoon against Dr. Troy Nelson of Paducah. 

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Society
1:42 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

New Seatbelt Law for 15-Passenger Vans

Governor Steve Beshear has signed legislation requiring vehicles carrying 15 passengers or less to be equipped with seat belts and passengers must wear them. 

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Military
9:20 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Former Soldier Wants Wife to Face Adultery Charge

cia.gov

A former U.S. Army Special Forces officer living in Dubai says he won't come back to the U-S despite a court order to return his 1-year-old daughter.  

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Society
3:45 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend

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Preliminary statistics from Kentucky State Police indicate this was a very deadly holiday weekend on the Commonwealth’s roadways.  14 people lost their lives Friday through Memorial Day.

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