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Hawesville passes salary ordinance at 6 am special meeting

By Dave Taylor In an early morning special called meeting Friday, the Hawesville City Council held the second readings of three ordinances, including one raising the compensation of the next mayor. At 6 a.m. Friday, the council met, with only Danny Doyle absent, to hold the second readings, due to the fact that the compensation…

Glenn seeking District 8 Senate seat held by Joe Bowen

By Dave Taylor Bob Glenn is running for state senate, for the seat currently held by retiring Republican Joe Bowen, and he says that his experience in education and as a city commissioner helping oversee the massive growth of Owensboro make him well suited for the job.  Glenn, a Democrat, is a three-term city commissioner…

Second teacher ‘sick out’ gets mixed reaction

By Dave Taylor Hancock County schools were closed again Friday after a second “sick out” in a month, as teachers from across the state called in sick to rally in Frankfort for more education spending, just weeks after holding a similar protest over changes in retirements for future teachers. The protests were a byproduct of…

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