Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

Forrest Berkshire in Bardstown's Kentucky Standard: "He was similar in many ways to most other Nelson County residents who go to work each day to pursue the American Dream of raising a family and making a better life for their children. But there was one difference. Cortez entered the United States without authorization 20 years ago, when he was 15 years old. Late last month, U.S. Immigration enforcement deported him, leaving him at a Mexico City airport with no identification or money and only a bag of cookies, some chips and a water bottle."

Economywise, things are getting worse in eastern Kentucky, per the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Bad jobs news from Lexington.

Paducah's Paxtons have purchased Russellville's twice-weekly News-Democrat & Leader.

Gov. Bevin's posse has discovered a big black book of donors left behind by Gov. Beshear in Frankfort.

You can recycle in Elkton now--next door to the Dairy Queen.

Princeton City Council throws its support behind a new home for the Caldwell County Farmers Market.

Rest in peace, Mrs. Saltsman, itinerant southcentral-Kentucky drycleaners inspector (and welcome to the HP, Summer Shade).

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