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The Pennyrile District Health Department reported Tuesday that it has a limited supply of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that will be used for health care workers and those 70 or older on oxygen.

The sixth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day program will be affected by COVID-19 concerns, but the changes may allow more people to view it.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is prepared to respond to any threats in its capital city, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday in announcing that state national guardsmen will assist with security.

* - District 7 game; tba – to be announced; canc – canceled; ppd – postponed; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time are not available

The artwork of Hannah Marshall is being showcased in the Charles Alvin Lisanby Gallery at the Princeton Art Guild and Gallery through Feb. 15. The display began on Dec. 15.

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 rate in the community, the Caldwell County Historical Society (CCHS) meeting set for Feb. 4, has been canceled. Members are hopeful that with vaccines being administered in the local area, they will be able to return to meeting in person soon. The society is…

Shane Bogle, Caldwell County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resource Education, has announced the Caldwell County Extension Board will meet Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caldwell County Extension Office, located at 1025 U.S. Hwy. 62 W., in Princeton.

Madisonville Community College released the Fall 2020 semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester and were enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at the 100-level or higher.

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A surge in new COVID-19 cases reported in Caldwell County in the first week of the year has led the county’s incidence rate to soar over the last few days.

The Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopened Monday for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.

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The Caldwell Medical Center has developed a plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the public as they become available.

A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at their school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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Mike Clayton retired Dec. 31 after 38 years as district conservationist for Caldwell and Lyon counties with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear delivered an unusual Budget and State of the Commonwealth address Thursday evening. While it took place before a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate as is normal, he delivered it virtually, instead of in person.

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Virginia Oldham (right) gets her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday morning at the Caldwell County Health Department with the help of registered nurse BSN Kelsee Comp. Vaccines for those 70 and older will be available throughout the Pennyrile district through Jan. 14 as par…

Princeton native Wendy Woodall, a U.S. Army nurse, was promoted to the rank of colonel on Nov. 6. She is the daughter of Command Sgt. Maj. Walton Woodall (ret.) and Pam Woodall of Princeton.

Farmers Bank recently gave back to the community by making a donation to Bright Life Farms. Bright Life Farms is located in Caldwell County and is a nonprofit group

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The Pennyrile District Health Department received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday to be used on regional health care workers and health care responders.

LEXINGTON — A Kentucky judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking refunds for University of Kentucky students who had to vacate campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic could continue, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

LOUISVILLE — At least one Kentucky police officer connected to the fatal shooting of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor, is fighting a police move to terminate his employment.

The University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will host its annual Winter Wheat Meeting virtually over two days this month on the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s Democratic governor has made a pointed plea for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, saying the larger direct payments would pump an extra $5 billion into the state’s virus-damaged economy.

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A ticket sold in Princeton for Saturday night’s Powerball drawing matched all five white ball winning numbers but not the Power Ball, winning the game’s second prize, in this case totaling $2 million.

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How ironic it was that a number used to indicate perfect vision could also name a year that was so out of focus, so chaotic and, frankly, wonky.

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* - District 7 game; tba – to be announced; canc – canceled; ppd – postponed; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time are not available

The artwork of Hannah Marshall is being showcased in the Charles Alvin Lisanby Gallery at the Princeton Art Guild and Gallery through Feb. 15. The display began on Dec. 15.

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 rate in the community, the Caldwell County Historical Society (CCHS) meeting set for Feb. 4, has been canceled. Members are hopeful that with vaccines being administered in the local area, they will be able to return to meeting in person soon. The society is…

Shane Bogle, Caldwell County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resource Education, has announced the Caldwell County Extension Board will meet Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caldwell County Extension Office, located at 1025 U.S. Hwy. 62 W., in Princeton.

Madisonville Community College released the Fall 2020 semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester and were enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at the 100-level or higher.

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A surge in new COVID-19 cases reported in Caldwell County in the first week of the year has led the county’s incidence rate to soar over the last few days.

The Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopened Monday for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.

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The Caldwell Medical Center has developed a plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the public as they become available.

A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at their school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Updated

Mike Clayton retired Dec. 31 after 38 years as district conservationist for Caldwell and Lyon counties with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear delivered an unusual Budget and State of the Commonwealth address Thursday evening. While it took place before a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate as is normal, he delivered it virtually, instead of in person.

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Virginia Oldham (right) gets her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday morning at the Caldwell County Health Department with the help of registered nurse BSN Kelsee Comp. Vaccines for those 70 and older will be available throughout the Pennyrile district through Jan. 14 as par…

Princeton native Wendy Woodall, a U.S. Army nurse, was promoted to the rank of colonel on Nov. 6. She is the daughter of Command Sgt. Maj. Walton Woodall (ret.) and Pam Woodall of Princeton.

Farmers Bank recently gave back to the community by making a donation to Bright Life Farms. Bright Life Farms is located in Caldwell County and is a nonprofit group

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The Pennyrile District Health Department received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday to be used on regional health care workers and health care responders.

LEXINGTON — A Kentucky judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking refunds for University of Kentucky students who had to vacate campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic could continue, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

LOUISVILLE — At least one Kentucky police officer connected to the fatal shooting of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor, is fighting a police move to terminate his employment.

The University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will host its annual Winter Wheat Meeting virtually over two days this month on the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

  • Updated

FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s Democratic governor has made a pointed plea for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, saying the larger direct payments would pump an extra $5 billion into the state’s virus-damaged economy.

  • Updated

A ticket sold in Princeton for Saturday night’s Powerball drawing matched all five white ball winning numbers but not the Power Ball, winning the game’s second prize, in this case totaling $2 million.

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How ironic it was that a number used to indicate perfect vision could also name a year that was so out of focus, so chaotic and, frankly, wonky.

NEW YORK — Despite premiering simultaneously by streaming service, “Wonder Woman 1984” managed the best box office debut of the pandemic, opening with $16.7 million over the Christmas weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

FRANKFORT — Kentucky hopes to begin the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations targeting emergency responders, educators and people 70 and older at the start of February, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.

LOUISVILLE — Kentucky’s Auditor of Public Accounts, Mike Harmon said the state’s Office of Unemployment Insurance is unable to accurately determine the amount of claims still outstanding while a large backlog of claims remain unresolved.

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ROME — Pope Francis has formally stripped the Vatican secretariat of state of its financial assets and real estate holdings following its bungled management of hundreds of millions of euros in donations and investments that are now the subject of a corruption investigation.

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats' push to immediately bring President Donald Trump's demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would “begin a process” to address the issue.