Local News Monday, July 1

Today:   Sunny and 79

30HOPKINS COUNTY 0628 The state senator representing Hopkins County is very much against federal overreach.  Robby Mills says he is 100 percent in agreement with the Senate’s president in pushing back against Washington .  Robert Stivers says the Biden administration’s electric vehicle mandates are unworkable and burdensome.  Mr. Stivers says Kentucky and 25 other states are sending a clear message that we will not allow Washington, D.C., to dictate our future.

20MADISONVILLE 0627 The traffic stop of a motorist going above the speed limit on I-69 last week is facing two drug charges.  The k-9 Drax was called to check out the vehicle being driven by Amanda Davenport.  Cocaine and drug paraphernalia were located.  Davenport was attempting to hid some materials in her clothing.  

23KENTUCKY 0628 The governor is sharing more positive economic news. Here’s  Andy Beshear.

Andy Beshear 0628a…19″…in Kenton.

0719 25PRINCETON 0625 In Princeton, the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is gearing up for the Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day.  The event on Tuesday, July 23rd, at the Research and Education Center farm allows specialists and researchers to make presentations and and allow for interactive opportunities.  Free registration is suggested through social media.

9HOPKINS COUNTY 0628 The Hopkins County Jail has two new deputies.  Successfully completing the Deputy Jailer Academy are Kalista Brotherton and Ely McCord.

From the C-Plant Federal Credit Union Newsroom,   I’m Boyce Tate.



Today:   Sunny and 79

14MADISONVILLE 0629 The Madisonville City Council meets this afternoon at 4:30 at city hall.  It will include a closed session to discuss the future acquisition or sale of real property when publicity would likely affect the value of the property.

23MADISONVILLE 0627 A woman warned not to go digging through a resident’s trash cans is facing a trespassing charge.  Kimberly Eden was arrested last week at a residence at 200 Whittington Drive.  She had been warned less than an hour earlier by the police to stay away from the lot.  The police were contacted by residents who wanted a resident’s welfare checked.  

33MUHLENBERG COUNTY 0628 In Muhlenberg County, 18 new jobs are on the way.  Brewco Marketing Group is expanding.  Brewco specializes in design, fabrication and management of custom experiences for a number of American brands.  Brewco’s focus areas include mobile marketing tours, mobile training classrooms, mobile command centers, mobile office trailers, mobile museums, mobile STEM education labs, and other applications.  Governor Beshear says Brewco has grown to become a national leader in mobile marketing.

0629 36KENTUCKY 0617 Youth diabetes in Kentucky is becoming increasingly prevalent.   Leslie Scott of U-K says school nurses can play a critical role spotting diabetes early-on in kids, and improving overall health.

Leslie Scott 0617b…16″…those risks.

Scott says in Louisville, Camp Hendon is a diabetes summer camp providing a supportive and educational environment.

From the C-Plant Federal Credit Union Newsroom,   I’m Boyce Tate.