Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Watkins Speaks In Favor of Increased Raises for Employees

Magistrate Tommy Watkins voiced his support for giving full-time county employees a $1-per-hour raise, instead of the three-percent raise in the proposed county budget for 2018-2019, at Thursday’s meeting of Muhlenberg Fiscal Court, saying “Our employees are the county’s...

Constable Candidate Arrested, Charged with Menacing

Steven D. Edwards, a Republican candidate for First District Constable, was arrested June 10 by Officer Wes Miller of Greenville Police Department, charged with menacing, a Class B misdemeanor. According to the citation, Edwards - who resides at 321 North...

Poole’s Couch to 5K

Meth Related Arrests in Beech Creek Area

On Friday June 15, several people were arrested with drug related charges by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office. A search warrant for the residence of Jamie Vincent of 186 Beech Creek Road was issued by Assistant County Attorney Ryan...

Kentucky State Police Arrests Woman for Promoting Contraband

On June 13, 2018 the Kentucky State Police received a call from the Green River Correctional Complex stating they had a woman attempting to bring contraband into the prison. Through further investigation, Kentucky State Trooper Mark Combs discovered Angela Sallee,...

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Highlights Program Success for State Leaders

Legislators, employer partners and Kentucky Labor Cabinet officials attended the bi-annual Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Industry Council meeting recently to get input from industry leaders about training, educating and developing its students to join a skilled labor pool. Additionally CIC...

Davis Delivers Annual Capstone Presentation

Muhlenberg County Schools Superintendent Robby Davis delivered his annual capstone presentation to the Board of Education Monday afternoon in a special called meeting at the Central Office in Powderly. Davis told Board members he has spent the first 11 months...

Schools, First Responders Conduct Emergency Drill

In a continuing effort to improve community collaboration regarding school safety, Muhlenberg County Schools and local first responder organizations conducted an active shooter training session at the East Campus of Muhlenberg County High School. Schools personnel - including teachers, school...

Summer Lunch Program

Beginning June 4, if you know a student in grades K to 12 who is in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, text “FOOD” to 877877. You'll get a message back that asks you to text your zip code...

State Health Officials Advise Residents of Tick Dangers, Offers Tips for Protection

Kentuckians are finally heading outdoors to enjoy the warm weather, but the higher temperatures also mean that it’s tick season again, which lasts through August in Kentucky. “In tick-prone areas, check yourself, children and other family members every two hours,...
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Nell (Nellie Key Epley) Denny

EVANSVILLE, IN – Nell (Nellie Key Epley) Denny died Monday, June 18, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Born in Browder, Kentucky, June 7,1932. She grew up in Central City. She graduated from Central City High School. Preceded by her parents...

Pamela Ann Revlett Fullard

DRAKESBORO -- Pamela Ann Revlett Fullard, 52, died Sunday, June 17, at 6:00 p.m. at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Born May 14, 1966, in Chicago, Ill. She was a member of Union Chapel General Baptist Church and loved spending...

Kathryn Wright

GREENVILLE -- Kathryn Wright, 90, died Saturday, June 16, at 6:20 p.m. at her home. Born July 31, 1927, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and member of Vernal Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She loved her flowers, cats, and...