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USDA, Norton Announce Grant Money for Breckinridge Health


(09/29/14)- Officials with the U-S Agriculture Department presented Norton Healthcare and Breckinridge Health with grant money for the purchase of "telemedicine" equipment to connect Breckinridge Memorial with specialists at Norton facilities in Louisville. Norton is receiving over 294-thousand dollars to install the equipment at the local hospital along with facilities in Columbia....
 

Highway Officials Urge Caution on Yard Sale, Political Signs


(09/29/14)- The combination of the upcoming U-S 60 Yard Sale this weekend and political candidate signs are prompting state highway officials to issue a caution about both in context of highway safety. Signs for either are not permitted in state-maintained right-of-way and crews have the authority to take them down. Also, attaching signs or the like on highway signs, mile markers or right-of-way...
 

Tigers Win Over Caverna On Homecoming Night


(09/27/14)- The Breckinridge County High School Fighting Tiger football team won on Homecoming Night Friday (09/26) over Caverna, 41-22. The Tigers trailed the Colonels, 22-21 going into the fourth quarter, but rallied with two touchdowns by quarterback Grayson Sosh and a third by running back Dalton Weatherford. Sosh, Weatherford and Matthew Miller all ran for over 100 yards as the Tigers...
 

Breckinridge County Board of Education Called Meeting


(09/24/14)- The Breckinridge County Board of Education voted 4-0 Wednesday (09/25) night during a called meeting to send request for proposals for the design of new facilities for Irvington Elementary School. Superintendent Janet Meeks said the district will send out requests to architects that are the State Department’s list to gage interest and the board will review the proposals at

Irvington City Council Called Meeting


(09/24/14)- The Irvington City Council gave final approval to property tax rates for the coming year during a called meeting on Wednesday (09/24) night. The panel adopted the rates of 35.8 cents per hundred dollars assessed value on real property and 65.1 cents per hundred on personal property, which is aimed at generating a four-percent increase in revenue from last year’s rates. The...
 

Leak Affects Gas Service in Cloverport


(09/24/14)- Cloverport officials say the gas leak that occurred Tuesday (09/23) night has been fixed and crews are going door-to-door to turn the service back on. A main leak occurred while crews were working at the tile plant, prompting the city to shut off gas service in areas east of Clover Creek into Wednesday morning while the repairs were made. 

Aleris To Invest In Lewisport Mill


(09/24/14)- State officials announced Wednesday (09/24) that Aleris Corporation will invest 350-million dollars into it's rolling mill facility at Lewisport in Hancock County. The project will equip the company with capabilities to serve the North American automotive industry as it shifts to broader aluminum use to make lighter vehicles.  Construction will begin this fall, with a goal of...
 

Cloverport Board of Education


(09-19-14) Superintendent Charles Proffitt presented the 2015 working budget to the Cloverport Board of Education during their monthly meeting on Thursday (09/19) night. Under the proposal, expenditures and revenue total three-point-seven million dollars. Salaries comprised 65-percent of the budget. Proffitt said he and financial officer Steven Clark have to constantly hold the line on the...
 
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