Daviess County Newswire

Daviess County Newswire

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  1. Pay off library fines with foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The Daviess County Public Library is hosting "Food for Fines" next week. This new program will help you feed the hungry in Owensboro while paying off your library fees.

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  2. Gold Star Mothers gathering in effort to turn 'sorrow into service'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Stars and Stripes

    ... half of the state's membership that has more than tripled since it was established about three years ago by Daviess County resident Cathy Mullins and Henderson native Sarah Taylor. American Gold Star Mothers is a national nonprofit organization that ...

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  3. Falls man giving back to vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... Tipton worked as a machinist since he was a teenager and spent 20 years working for Kimberly-Clarke, in Daviess County. Living in Utica, outside of Owensboro, Tipton has had a place on the lake for the past 10 years and recently retired to live at ...

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  4. Daviess Co. Man Training To Be Next American Ninja WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    In Daviess County, an Owensboro man has spent countless hours training to be the next American Ninja Warrior. His overall message? You can't judge a book by its cover.

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  5. Detectives: Felony Lane Gang causing crimes in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Captain Bill Thompson with the Daviess County Sheriff's Office says both the sheriff's office and Owensboro Police Department are working cases involving the Felony Lane Gang. Last month, a woman was inside a daycare on Burlew Boulevard in Owensboro dropping off her kids. 5 comments

  6. Owensboro Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse ChargesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 18 | Kentucky State Police

    On Friday, April 15, 2016, Kentucky State Police Detective Aaron Pryor charged 31 year old Daniel E. Riley of Owensboro, KY with one count of Sexual Abuse, 1st degree, which is a class D felony. The investigation was initiated by the Kentucky State Police in December after receiving allegations of sexual abuse involving two inmates from the Daviess County Detention Center.

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  7. Public Service commission to sewer owner: Keep it running until RWRA can take overRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission has found a temporary operator for a sewer system on Highway 54 in Daviess County. A private owner of two sewer systems that serve the Cedar Hills and Friendly Village subdivisions wants to retire and give up operating the system.

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  8. Generous teacher checks fuel pension woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... years - presumably their three highest annual salaries - for a total of $189,600 and an average of $63,200. Daviess County teachers who teach 33 years and retire in their mid-fifties with those three highest years of salary will, according to the ...

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  9. Teachers and their pensions: Doing the mathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... years - presumably their three highest annual salaries - for a total of $189,600 and an average of $63,200. Daviess County teachers who teach 33 years and retire in their mid-fifties with those three highest years of salary will, according to the ...

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  10. Owensboro's tourism industry thriving againRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 3 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... numbers go, the harder it is to get these big percentage increases," Rick Hobgood, chairman of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, said last week. "But we could very well see double-digit growth again this year." However, it ... 1 comment

  11. Residents cleaning up after Daviess County stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Janet Aud and her husband Burl were eating lunch Thursday afternoon when a gust of wind tossed their shed and scattered its contents across their yard. The Aud family says the rain was coming down so hard they could actually see the wind.

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  12. Friday After 5 starts May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    In about a month and a half, a large stage will be set up on the Pier behind the Convention Center. The rock band Maradeen from Nashville will be headlining the stage when Friday After 5 kicks off on May 20. This year is the 20th anniversary of Friday After 5 and organizers say visitors can expect a boat parade, new sponsors, and a partnership with the Daviess County Library.

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  13. 14 First Alert: Cooler temps & sunshine ahead for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Thunderstorms rolled through the Tri-State on Thursday with some damage reported around Utica and Whitesville in southern Daviess County. Now that the storms have passed, the temperatures will take the headlines for the next few days.

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  14. Damage reported from storms in western KentuckyRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... were reported, and school board chairwoman Tonia Saettel said buses were held until the storm passed. In Daviess County, the Messenger-Inquirer reported trees and utility poles were down and a demolished mobile home was reported after storms came ...

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  15. EMA: Mobile home demolished in UticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The Daviess County EMA is reporting a mobile home has been demolished in Utica, as a result of Thursday's storms. Follow us online at 14NEWS.com and on Twitter .

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  16. Road to honor fallen soldierRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Military officials said he was stabbed in the neck by an Afghan teen while guarding Afghan and American officials attending the swearing-in ceremony of Afghan Local Police in Shinwar district in Nangarhar province near the border with Pakistan. Daviess County will honor Cable's memory at 10 a.m. April 9 with a ceremony naming Kentucky 142, from Kentucky 54 to U.S. 231, in his honor.

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  17. Filmmakers team up, create horror anthologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    P.J. Starks gathers his film crew at the Daviess County Public Library before getting to work filming the horror anthology A Volumes of Blood.A A Horror movies aren't everyone's cup of thrills, but to a growing group of western Kentucky filmmakers, horror begets happiness.

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  18. Police identify Kentucky man last seen with missing N.J. teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | NJ.com

    ... shown in the photo at right. Jyrkinen, 18, was arrested in early January in Owensboro, Ky. and lodged in the Daviess County jail in Owensboro for a failure to appear in court warrant, records show. Earlier Tuesday, police said Jyrkinen was last seen ...

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  19. Owensboro airport could receive funding in governor's proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    If aviation funding is put in the state's budget this year, the Owensboro Daviess County Regional Airport will receive more than $55,000 that will be used to build a new and larger fire station. "We're on the runway in two minutes and we'll do whatever we need to do whether it will be a fire protection, a medical, everyone on the fire department is a paramedic or an EMT," said Dawane Smeathers, Daviess County Fire Chief.

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  20. Sunrise ShoutOut: Randall Howard at Meadow LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Our Sunrise ShoutOut on Monday, February 17, 2016, goes to Randall Howard at Meadow Lands Elementary School in Daviess County, Kentucky.

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