Owensboro Health has named its next President and CEO.

Greg Strahan has been promoted after serving in the roles on an interim basis since mid-April. He previously helped oversee construction of the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as the system’s chief operating officer.

McCracken County Sheriff’s Department

A Paducah man was arrested and charged Wednesday with the sexual abuse of a minor. McCracken County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint last month that 48-year-old David Averitt had sexually abused a child under the age of 12. 

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The investigation continues into a weekend report of “shots fired” in downtown Richmond that led to the arrest of five people. 

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The fourth and final defendant in a Hopkinsville sexual assault case involving a minor has accepted a plea agreement. 

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On Sounds Good​, Tracy Ross introduces us to the new executive director of Heartland CARES, Sean Oslin.

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Three defendants charged in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy at a house party in Hopkinsville two years ago have struck deals to testify against their alleged accomplice.

Kentucky Workforce Investment Board

Caldwell County is now a certified ‘Kentucky Work Ready Community.’ Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner said Friday that Caldwell, Adair and Bourbon Counties now hold the designation.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has settled a federal lawsuit sparked by a student's t-shirt in support of gay rights. 

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Aug 18, 2016

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A judge says the trial in the case of a western Tennessee woman who was kidnapped and killed will likely be moved from the rural county where she lived.