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Local Persian Gulf War Veterans may qualify for additional VA Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs is mailing out letters to veterans within our area, informing them of a recent legislative change and that they may be eligible for additional benefits. Wayne County DAV Commander Jeff Morgan of Chapter 105 (who also serves as District Commander) received correspondence from the Evidence Intake Center and encourages all…

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February 1st, 2023

Paul Branscum and Sylvia Branscum, husband and wife, Grantors to Patricia Slaven and Raven Slaven, her husband, Grantees. Containing 2.1 acres more or less located in McCreary County. $4,500. Cathy Musgrove, and her husband, Mike Musgrove, Grantors to Cody Everett Musgrove, Grantee. Containing 35.42 acres more or less located on KY 592. With love and…

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February 1st, 2023

DECEMBER 15TH, 2022 HONORABLE JUDGE CATHY E. PREWITT PRESIDING   Stephens, Tabitha Marie – (1)  improper registration plate (2) no/expired registration plates (3) no/expired kentucky registration receipt (4) failure to register transfer of motor vehicle (5) failure to produce insurance card (6) failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st  (7) operating vehicle with expired…

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Same number of fatals in KYTC District 8 two years in a row

Road fatalities were less in 2022 in Kentucky than the year before, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8 Office, which includes Wayne County saw almost the same number of fatal accidents as in 2021. KYTC District 8 includes Wayne, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle and Russell County and according to its…

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Weather Life

How many remember when we slept in unheated bedrooms? Burrowing under the covers was a necessity. Colonial ancestors used bedpans filled with hot coals to warm the bed before getting in. A while back when we had a severe drop in the temperature I heard an old-timer say, “come dark it would be a three…

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Last night, I was watching a PBS documentary on Vaudeville

Last night, I was watching a PBS documentary on Vaudeville, when John Lahr, the son of the Cowardly Lion, said that we have lost our frivolity. Given the state of our world – and the subject being vaudeville, where his father, Bert, got his start – I think it’s a fair assessment. This was a…

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What you should know to manage cholesterol

After receiving multiple compliments about the last article discussing dietary approaches to promote weight loss, I felt it would be appropriate to discuss other dietary approaches targeting health promotion and disease prevention.  One approach is the dietary approach to stop hypertension known as the (DASH) diet.  The American Heart Association once contributed up to 80%…

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Andy Vanover stood before the mirror

Andy Vanover stood before the mirror and stared at his reflection. He was not a handsome man. Even he could see that. Yet, the man with the paint brushes had called him perfect for the job. Andy had to admit.  It was the easiest job he had ever had, sitting around doing nothing while the…

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