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Rhett Miller and members of the Northside Baptist Church were instrumental in establishing the new disc golf course park in Princeton. Next to the school bus depot is a 9-hole course, which sits on church property. The recreational sport continues to grow in the Midwest and South. Miller sai…

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A fundraising benefit for Dustin Fox’s family is being hosted Sunday at the Buzzard Rock Marina Resort from 4 to 8 p.m.

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The Princeton Water and Wastewater Commission (PWWC) met on Thursday to discuss system expansion updates, financial statements, hear superintendent report and other business.

Fredonia Valley Bank president Tom Jones (left) and Crystal Wesmoland stand next to a stock of recently donated notebooks that the bank gave to the Crittenden County school district during a supply drive. The drive strives to guarantee every student with all needed supplies for the 2021-22 s…

George Coon Public Library ended its annual Summer Reading Program with a petting zoo and free snow cones for participants. James Allen Boone provided the animals and Brock Thomas donated supplies for the snow cones. Ashley Jones, with the library, said 825 hours of reading were logged durin…

Caldwell County’s 4-H Livestock Judging Team participated in the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Richmond at the Madison County Fairgrounds on June 15, with 157 Kentucky 4-H’ers from across the state participating. The awards ceremony was held at the fairground following the contest.

On July 29, at 2:29 a.m., Deputy Jeremy Kolba served and arrested Joshua Armbruster, 38, of Fredonia, on a Livingston County Circuit Court Warrant. Armbruster was served on failure to appear for trafficking in a controlled substance. He was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

On July 27, at 5:34 p.m., officers responded to a domestic complaint at a residence near the 400 block of North Franklin Street. Officers made contact with Karli N. Ritter, 29, of Princeton, and investigation revealed that a physical altercation had occurred. While officers were investigatin…

Talons 07 Fastpitch travel softball team competed in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, from July 19-25 in the SEAA World Series in the 14U open age division comprised of 35 team from 11 states including Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Florida, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and Louisiana.

July 24, at 7:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on 139 South at Kevil Curve. Investigation revealed that a gold 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo driven by Brittany A. Griggs, 25, of Chester, Illinois, was traveling north on 139 South when she left the right side of the roadwa…

There was much groaning in Frankfort when the Kentucky Supreme Court in 2018 struck down sound pension reform legislation passed during that year’s General Assembly.

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Conservation officers and biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources received reports Saturday afternoon of bear sightings in Princeton.

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On Wednesday, the day before Gov. Andy Beshear said, “Kentucky’s economy is on fire,” he addressed the new 1,054 COVID-19 cases — the highest since March 11.

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During a recap of the July 19 Caldwell County Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jeremy Roach reiterated that reopening guidance for the upcoming school year hinges on mandates and recommendations.

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Princeton’s business directory expanded Thursday with the grand opening of Burkes Outlet.

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July 21, at 1:09 a.m., Deputy Evan Head, while on patrol, observed a vehicle speeding in Fredonia. He conducted a traffic stop and found out the driver, Vontrae Lewis, 27, of Hopkinsville, had two warrants out of Christian County. Head charged Lewis with speeding over 26 mph over the limit, …

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The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 5, from noon to 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in the family life center.

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July 19, at 1:01 p.m., officers arrested Michael B. Merrill, 31, of Princeton, on a Hardin County arrest warrant charging him with theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000.

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Unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between June 2020 and June 2021, fell in 55, and stayed the same in six counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

Deed transactions for transfer of property have been recorded in Caldwell County Clerk Toni Watson’s office.

The George Coon Public Library’s summer reading program treated the children to an event with first responders Thursday, July 22. The program is open to children through fifth grade. Next Thursday, July 29, at 10 a.m., a petting zoo will be available for the children. The zoo will be the las…

From April 24, 2013 Best Dressed Frontier Girls (circa July 29, 1965) This division of the Frontier Days contests at the courthouse last Sunday drew 26 entries, the largest of any single event. These six were the finalists. Pictured from left are Linda Southard, first prize; Ava Hawks, runne…

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The Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee met last Thursday to elect a senate committee co-chair, hear presentations from the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board, and the Children’s Advocacy Center’s of Kentucky.

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The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery authorities say took place at Fredonia Food and More, 101 Cassidy Ave. at around 10 p.m. on July 14.

July 15, at 12:55 p.m., officers and Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force conducted a traffic stop near the 600 block of East Market Street for a driver that was known to have an active warrant. Officers made contact with Dylan S. McKinney, 29, of Dickson, Tenn. While executing the warrant, office…

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Two ladies that have done a lot for the community, and yet not always recognized, Ruth Gray and Linda Crenshaw, have been chosen to be this year’s Black Patch Parade co-grand marshals.

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Fredonia American Legion Post 103 celebrated their 100th Anniversary on Saturday, July 17th, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Fredonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church Activities Building on Cassidy Avenue in Fredonia.

The JJ Weeks Band performed Saturday, July 17, during the 2021 Summer Slam hosted by H.R. Ministries.

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Northern parts of Caldwell County received at least 8 to 9 inches of rainfall on last Saturday and Sunday, costing the county more than $44,000 in road flood damage, officials said.

Bo Harris shared his first published book and hosted a reading for the George Coon Library Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program. “Have You Ever Seen an Ostrich” is described by Harris as a family book. Illustrations were produced by Ruth Dumitru. The book was published in 2019. Harris said…

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The Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture met last Thursday to hear presentations from AppHarvest, discuss motor fuels, and acknowledge the Tobacco Research and Development Center Quarterly Report.

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Fredonia Valley Bank president Tom Jones (left) and Crystal Wesmoland stand next to a stock of recently donated notebooks that the bank gave to the Crittenden County school district during a supply drive. The drive strives to guarantee every student with all needed supplies for the 2021-22 s…

George Coon Public Library ended its annual Summer Reading Program with a petting zoo and free snow cones for participants. James Allen Boone provided the animals and Brock Thomas donated supplies for the snow cones. Ashley Jones, with the library, said 825 hours of reading were logged durin…

Caldwell County’s 4-H Livestock Judging Team participated in the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Richmond at the Madison County Fairgrounds on June 15, with 157 Kentucky 4-H’ers from across the state participating. The awards ceremony was held at the fairground following the contest.

On July 29, at 2:29 a.m., Deputy Jeremy Kolba served and arrested Joshua Armbruster, 38, of Fredonia, on a Livingston County Circuit Court Warrant. Armbruster was served on failure to appear for trafficking in a controlled substance. He was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

On July 27, at 5:34 p.m., officers responded to a domestic complaint at a residence near the 400 block of North Franklin Street. Officers made contact with Karli N. Ritter, 29, of Princeton, and investigation revealed that a physical altercation had occurred. While officers were investigatin…

Talons 07 Fastpitch travel softball team competed in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, from July 19-25 in the SEAA World Series in the 14U open age division comprised of 35 team from 11 states including Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Florida, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and Louisiana.

July 24, at 7:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on 139 South at Kevil Curve. Investigation revealed that a gold 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo driven by Brittany A. Griggs, 25, of Chester, Illinois, was traveling north on 139 South when she left the right side of the roadwa…

There was much groaning in Frankfort when the Kentucky Supreme Court in 2018 struck down sound pension reform legislation passed during that year’s General Assembly.

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Conservation officers and biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources received reports Saturday afternoon of bear sightings in Princeton.

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On Wednesday, the day before Gov. Andy Beshear said, “Kentucky’s economy is on fire,” he addressed the new 1,054 COVID-19 cases — the highest since March 11.

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During a recap of the July 19 Caldwell County Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jeremy Roach reiterated that reopening guidance for the upcoming school year hinges on mandates and recommendations.

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Princeton’s business directory expanded Thursday with the grand opening of Burkes Outlet.

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July 21, at 1:09 a.m., Deputy Evan Head, while on patrol, observed a vehicle speeding in Fredonia. He conducted a traffic stop and found out the driver, Vontrae Lewis, 27, of Hopkinsville, had two warrants out of Christian County. Head charged Lewis with speeding over 26 mph over the limit, …

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The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Thursday, Aug. 5, from noon to 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in the family life center.

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July 19, at 1:01 p.m., officers arrested Michael B. Merrill, 31, of Princeton, on a Hardin County arrest warrant charging him with theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000.

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Unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between June 2020 and June 2021, fell in 55, and stayed the same in six counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

Deed transactions for transfer of property have been recorded in Caldwell County Clerk Toni Watson’s office.

The George Coon Public Library’s summer reading program treated the children to an event with first responders Thursday, July 22. The program is open to children through fifth grade. Next Thursday, July 29, at 10 a.m., a petting zoo will be available for the children. The zoo will be the las…

From April 24, 2013 Best Dressed Frontier Girls (circa July 29, 1965) This division of the Frontier Days contests at the courthouse last Sunday drew 26 entries, the largest of any single event. These six were the finalists. Pictured from left are Linda Southard, first prize; Ava Hawks, runne…

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The Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee met last Thursday to elect a senate committee co-chair, hear presentations from the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board, and the Children’s Advocacy Center’s of Kentucky.

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The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery authorities say took place at Fredonia Food and More, 101 Cassidy Ave. at around 10 p.m. on July 14.

July 15, at 12:55 p.m., officers and Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force conducted a traffic stop near the 600 block of East Market Street for a driver that was known to have an active warrant. Officers made contact with Dylan S. McKinney, 29, of Dickson, Tenn. While executing the warrant, office…

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Two ladies that have done a lot for the community, and yet not always recognized, Ruth Gray and Linda Crenshaw, have been chosen to be this year’s Black Patch Parade co-grand marshals.

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Fredonia American Legion Post 103 celebrated their 100th Anniversary on Saturday, July 17th, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Fredonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church Activities Building on Cassidy Avenue in Fredonia.

The JJ Weeks Band performed Saturday, July 17, during the 2021 Summer Slam hosted by H.R. Ministries.

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Northern parts of Caldwell County received at least 8 to 9 inches of rainfall on last Saturday and Sunday, costing the county more than $44,000 in road flood damage, officials said.

Bo Harris shared his first published book and hosted a reading for the George Coon Library Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program. “Have You Ever Seen an Ostrich” is described by Harris as a family book. Illustrations were produced by Ruth Dumitru. The book was published in 2019. Harris said…

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The Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture met last Thursday to hear presentations from AppHarvest, discuss motor fuels, and acknowledge the Tobacco Research and Development Center Quarterly Report.

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West White Sulphur Road opened for traffic Thursday evening. It’s one of eight Caldwell County roads that were severely damaged by flooding caused by 8-9 inches of rain last Sunday.

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Princeton Police Officer Nathan Herron was awarded a Medal of Valor for direct intervention in saving a woman’s life last month at the West Side Condo Apartments.

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The Times Leader will reinstate the calendar of events in the paper. The calendar of events was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic when clubs, organizations etc. were not meeting or not having meetings open to the public. Announcements, church activities, club and organization meetings…

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Deputy Josh Travis conducted a traffic stop on July 9 while he was on patrol. Travis observed a vehicle traveling on Marion Road that he had knowledge of the driver having a suspended driver’s license. Upon confirming the driver had not had her license reinstated, Kandis Ford, 26, of Princet…

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July 9, at 9:25 a.m., officers served a fugitive warrant out of Tennessee at the jail to Billy D. Waynick, 44, of Princeton, charging him with failure to appear on felony charges.

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PRINCETON — For Heath Carlton, flying started early — 17 — and navigating the sky empowers him today.

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Atmos Energy is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a 9.4% rate increase, which would raise revenue by $16.4 million a year.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 Highway personnel began milling and paving projects in downtown Princeton on Monday evening. The asphalt resurfacing project extends to U.S. 62. Work will be done overnight — 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Lane closures and restricted parking will be enforced. Pr…