Newton denies wrongdoing in baby body move

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By Dave Taylor The story of a divorced couple fighting over the exhumation of their long-dead infant’s body made headlines starting late last week, when sensationalized and vague TV news stories left the public clamoring for details of a possible grave robbery or a clandestine plan to sneak off with an infant’s corpse against the…

Schamore proposes gov’t land leases for internet infrastructure

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By Dave Taylor As the Kentucky General Assembly begins its 2019 regular session, Democrat Representative Dean Schamore has proposed resolutions that could pave the way for improved access for companies operating in rural areas to install communications equipment. In resolutions proposed for both the state and federal government, Schamore asks that government agencies consider leasing…

Riverview Fred and his failed attempt

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By Dave Taylor It was a good idea. He just had to go to the Riverview, walk in, and get food. He’d seen it a hundred times: people walking in hungry and leaving full. It looked so easy. His friends and family warned him that it was a fool’s errand, but Fred the Chicken was…

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Newton denies wrongdoing in baby body move

By Dave Taylor The story of a divorced couple fighting over the exhumation of their long-dead infant’s body made headlines starting late last week, when sensationalized and vague TV news stories left the public clamoring for details of a possible grave robbery or a clandestine plan to sneak off with an infant’s corpse against the…

Schamore proposes gov’t land leases for internet infrastructure

By Dave Taylor As the Kentucky General Assembly begins its 2019 regular session, Democrat Representative Dean Schamore has proposed resolutions that could pave the way for improved access for companies operating in rural areas to install communications equipment. In resolutions proposed for both the state and federal government, Schamore asks that government agencies consider leasing…

Riverview Fred and his failed attempt

By Dave Taylor It was a good idea. He just had to go to the Riverview, walk in, and get food. He’d seen it a hundred times: people walking in hungry and leaving full. It looked so easy. His friends and family warned him that it was a fool’s errand, but Fred the Chicken was…

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Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens

Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Heartford House under  the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 28, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Mary Lee Stevens Fuchs  and William H. Fuchs. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death  by her…

Neil Jackson Adcox

Neil Jackson Adcox ascended to heaven on Saturday, March 24, 2018.  He was born to James Homer Adcox and Anna Rhea Jolly in Harned, Breckinridge County, Kentucky on February 4, 1930.  He was a graduate of Bell School/College in Kentucky and was a navy veteran. Neil grew up raising tobacco and cane (sorghum) in Kentucky. …

Helen M. Nugent

Helen M. Nugent, age 93 of Paducah, Kentucky and and formerly of Hawesville, Kentucky passed away at 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at her daughters’s home.  She was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church and life-long homemaker.  Survivors include one daughter, Helen Moss and husband Bill of Paducah, Kentucky; one son, Richard…