Trigg County

Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police are seeking public assistance in the death of a woman found dead in Trigg County. 

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2nd Update: Kentucky State Police has identified the body as 33-year-old Christina Edmonson of Cadiz. According to a release, results of a preliminary examination of the body at the Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville were inconclusive as to the cause of death. A full autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. KSP searched two residences on Oak Grove Church Road for evidence related to the investigation.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work on a new bridge near the border of Caldwell and Trigg Counties is set to begin this week. 

The bridge would carry Kentucky 276 / Blackhawk Road across Long Pond Branch near Wallonia. The road has remained closed after heavy rain washed away the culvert. 

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A feasibility study is underway for a Western Kentucky Ag Expo Center. The center would be a joint effort representing Christian, Todd and Trigg counties. Members of the public discussed opportunities for children and farm families in a recent forum, which included the fiscal courts of the involved counties.

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A western Kentucky clerk has removed a painting of the Ten Commandments from her office, after being told it violated a Supreme Court ruling banning religious establishment displays in government courthouses.

Last month, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to Trigg County clerk Carmen Finley saying that her display breaches separation of church and state.  

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Some counties in our region are declaring states of emergency to deal with damage from Wednesday's storms. 

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Trigg and Webster Counties are among six in the commonwealth to receive grant funding for fixing county roads.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane restriction at the east end of US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton in Trigg County Thursday and Friday (June 9 and 10). 

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Trigg County is one of three more Kentucky communities certified as work ready. 

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner said in a statement the county is now on the official list of Kentucky Work Ready Communities. 

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Trigg County employees will be paying a little more for their health insurance next fiscal year. Insurance plans through Humana are increasing up to $50 a month for employees. 

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