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Man Assaulted After Wreck


(04/21/15) - A single vehicle accident resulted in a Guston man being taken to the hospital after he was ran off of the road. According to Breckinridge County Sheriff Deputy Zach Critchelow, the accident happened around 2:40 A.M. Tuesday near the intersection of US 60 and Butler Hobbs Road.  Tom Bruce was traveling east on Butler Hobbs Road when a white pickup truck ran his car of the road as

Cloverport City Council


4/20/2015—The Cloverport City Council heard a presentation from Nathan Grimes, a design engineer with Renaissance Design Build of Louisville, KY, at their regular meeting Monday evening.  Grimes has been hired by Carolyn Barr, who also attended the meeting. He presented renovation plans for three buildings on Main Street, currently owned by Barr, as well as the Steamboat House. 

Precinct Location Changes For May Primary


(04/19/15)- The decision to use primary election day on May 19th as a make-up school day is forcing local election officials to make changes in some precinct locations for that day.

According to Breckinridge County Clerk Jill Irwin, the following changes will have to take place...

Harned Precinct, which normally is at the Breckinridge County Middle School, will be moved to the Board of...

 

Roads Closed To Flooding


(04/17/15)- The Breckinridge County Road Department reminds motorists to use caution on the following county roads that are closed due to flooding:

Tar Springs Road
Atwood Lane
Dunn Duncan Lane
Both Ends of Old Ammons-Stephensport Lane 
M Early Lane
Shot Pouch Creek Lane

Never Attempt to Cross a Flooded Roadway.


 

Tax Scam Resurfaces


(04/17/15)- An IRS-based scam is apparently returning in the area: The Breckinridge County Sheriff's Office says they've received calls from residents saying they've been approached by callers claiming the person will be arrested for not paying back taxes. THIS IS A SCAM. Do not give any information to the person calling, hang up and contact authorities. 

 

Cloverport Board of Education


4/16/2015—The Cloverport Board of Education went into executive session for approximately 45 minutes to discuss the evaluation of Superintendent Charles Proffitt at their regular meeting Thursday evening.  When they returned to open session, Chairman Lisa Hawley reported no that no action was taken. 
 
In other business, the Board approved lunch and breakfast prices for the
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