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Water board offers rate hike rationale

Caldwell County Water District directors elaborated Thursday on their pursuit of a 33.9 percent increase in the utility’s rates.

Saturday 02/13/2016
Project advances: Architect chosen for Bright Life building project
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

Plans for the construction of a fourth group home at Bright Life Farms in northern Caldwell County are moving forward.

Valentine royalty...
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am
County offering CodeRED help
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

With snow on the ground and spring around the corner, local emergency officials are reminding city and county residents to stay informed when severe weather breaks, using the county’s CodeRED notification system.

Snow day arrangements...
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am
Prison visit for Bevin...
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am
Foul play not suspected Death of Crittenden inmate probed
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Wisconsin man at an area jail this week.

Kuttawa council OKs budget amendment
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

An ordinance amending the 2015-16 budget for the City of Kuttawa was presented for second reading to the Kuttawa City Council Monday.

Local bank complaint leads to DUI arrest Tuesday
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

A Princeton woman was charged with driving under the influence after visiting a local bank Tuesday morning.

Eddyville water, sewer increase passed after special council session Monday
Posted: February 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

Eddyville City Council members voted 4-0 this week to approve second reading of an ordinance increasing the city’s water and sewer rates.

Friday 02/12/2016
The Administration and Congress Should Work Together to Address the Zika Virus
Posted: February 12, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Like many Kentuckians, I’m concerned about the Zika virus and the growing number of reports of people infected. In a recent meeting with President Obama at the White House, I raised the spread of this virus and what it could mean for Kentucky and the country as we head into warmer weather this spring and summer.

Thursday 02/11/2016
Gov. Bevin signs historic pro-life legislation during right to life rally
Posted: February 11, 2016 - 3:38 pm

Today, in front of a record crowd at the annual Kentucky Right to Life Rally, Governor Matt Bevin ceremonially signed Senate Bill 4, an historic pro-life bill to ensure informed consent prior to abortions.

Wednesday 02/10/2016
Grand jury returns 45 indictments
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:47 am

Forty-five felony indictments were returned by a Caldwell County grand jury in session in January and February.

Magistrates OK schedule change
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:48 am

Members of the Caldwell County Fiscal Court granted approval Tuesday to an ordinance amending the county’s administrative code to change the court’s regular meeting date.

More contraband found by jail staff
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:52 am

Another inmate attempt to smuggle contraband into the Caldwell County Jail has led to charges, Princeton police reported this week.

Prepared: Regional Ebola plan in development
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:53 am

Healthcare preparedness planners from the nine-county Pennyrile region met in Princeton recently to iron out details of a regional plan for handling cases of the Ebola virus or other infectious diseases.

Teddy bear toss set at CCHS Friday
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 10:03 am

The Caldwell County FFA will be conducting a community service event during the Tigers’ Friday night basketball game.

Longer wait noted for state tax refunds
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 10:08 am

Because of enhanced security features and fraud analysis tools, the Kentucky Department of Revenue is estimating that refunds may take a bit longer to process this year —up to 21 days for electronic filers if their return is error free.

Recovered: Pickup stolen from county located in Hopkinsville
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:49 am

A Hopkinsville man has been arrested in connection with a truck theft reported by two local residents last week, according to Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department reports.

Tuesday 02/09/2016
Contracts awarded for I-69 interchange upgrades in western Kentucky
Posted: February 09, 2016 - 11:06 am

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has awarded two contracts for major interchange upgrades on the Interstate 69 Corridor in Marshall and Graves counties.

Monday 02/08/2016
Eddyville City Council to hold special called meeting
Posted: February 08, 2016 - 9:52 am

The Eddyville City Council has scheduled a special called meeting for 6 p.m. today, Feb. 8, to consider second reading and adoption of a water/sewer rate increase ordinance, as well as two other items.

Saturday 02/06/2016
Crackdown: X-rays aid in jail drug battle
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 1:07 pm

A new strategy hoped to reduce problems with drugs and other contraband being brought into the Caldwell County Jail is already paying off.

Violinist to offer concert Feb. 19
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Vision West Kentucky, a newly formed group of young professionals in the community, is planning a concert by violinist Linda Rosenthal on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church sanctuary.

Next-generation leaders Council hears Vision West Kentucky goals
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Members of a new organization of young local professionals shared some of their community aims this week with the Princeton City Council.

Dental visit at CCPS...
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am
High school officials note Valentine policy
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Caldwell County High School has announced its Valentine’s Day delivery policy.

Trigg Chapter SAR honors local veterans
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Local veterans were honored by the Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter Sons of the American Revolution during a gathering at Central Presbyterian Church recently.

Senate honors Scout
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

State Sen. Dorsey Ridley passed legislation Tuesday recognizing the achievements of Marion Eagle Scout Carsen Easley.

Purcell Tire joins local Chamber
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Purcell Tire and Service Center is the newest member of the Princeton-Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce.

Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins at WKCTC
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Legendary singer-songwriter and Grammy Award-winner Patty Griffin will appear with Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Clemens Fine Arts Center Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

State police urge Super Bowl safety
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

As one of America’s most anticipated and celebrated sporting events, the Super Bowl brings together families, friends and fans each year to enjoy the excitement of the big game. In many instances, fans will gather to watch the game at sports bars, restaurants or Super Bowl-themed parties. With this in mind, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) encourages fans to enjoy the game, but to make smart choices where alcohol is involved.

Screenings, snacks offered... Healthy Heart Day planned at CCES
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Caldwell County Elementary School is getting heart healthy in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Lyon Extension sets grain crop meeting
Posted: February 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

Farmers and landowners are invited to attend a meeting on “Grain Crop Profitability and Leasing” Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lyon County Extension Office.

Wednesday 02/03/2016
County water rate increase requested
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 12:00 am

Customers of the Cald­well County Water District will be faced with higher bills later this year, if a rate increase being pursued by officials with the utility is put into effect.

Homecoming court announced...
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 12:00 am
Final: ConAgra, TreeHouse ink sale agreement
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 12:00 am

A business deal involving the sale of Princeton’s largest manufacturer has been completed.

Revolution in the air... Library hosts Washington talk
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 12:00 am

George Washington will come to life on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. for a special program hosted by the George Coon Public Library.

Cost-share farm funds available
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 12:00 am

Local farmers and livestock producers can apply now for cost-share funding through the 2016 County Agriculture Investments Program (CAIP), a program of the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund.

Eddyville water, sewer increases forecast
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 10:32 am

Water and sewer rates for residents and other customers in the City of Eddyville will soon be going up, in a move required for the city to proceed with a $1.4 million sewer system rehabilitation project.

Vision 2050 Leadership Profile
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 10:39 am

Name: Alyson Van Hooser

Bevin appoints Thomas as deputy Transportation head
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 10:31 am

Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced the appointment of Greg Thomas as deputy secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Thomas has worked for LG&E and KU Energy LLC for more than 25 years.

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