Cumberland County Nov. 6 General Election results

There are 5,467 registered voters in Cumberland County. Fifty-five percent of them (2,996) turned out to vote. Here are the results of those with an opponent: County Judge Executive John A. Phelps, Jr. – 1,710 Jessie Grider, Jr. – 1,202 County Clerk Bryan Morgan – 1,458 Kim King – 1,486 Jailer Thomas Jay Brown –…

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KY 90 in Cumberland County temporarily reduced to one lane

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet KY 90 in Cumberland County temporarily reduced to one lane The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) temporarily reduced KY 90 to one lane in Cumberland County on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and will also reduce to one lane on Monday, Oct. 15 as crews perform routine maintenance operations to the Cumberland River…

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Bridge structurally sound

Pavement repairs made to KY 90 bridge in Cumberland County Bridge structurally sound SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2018) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) crews patched an opening in the pavement on the KY 90 bridge over the Cumberland River in Burkesville Wednesday. KYTC bridge engineers inspected the overpass and determined there was no effect to…

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Shawn Christy Manhunt Continues

U. S. Marshals seek PA man who threatened president and other elected officials The U.S. Marshals, FBI, and U.S. Secret Service are asking for the public’s help in locating a Pennsylvania man wanted for threatening the president and other elected officials. Shawn Richard Christy, 27, also has multiple state arrest warrants in Pennsylvania for burglary,…

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Annual turkey counts go high tech

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2018) — For those interested in helping researchers estimate the size of Kentucky’s turkey flock, now there’s an app for that. Zak Danks, ruffed grouse and wild turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said the department has added a smart phone app and a web-based survey to…

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Special Programs Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 31, 2018) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources invites people of all ages to celebrate hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort on Saturday, Aug. 11. “This is a great way for beginners of any age to receive a fun, hands-on introduction to…

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Public briefing of Asian Carp issue July 27 in Eddyville

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 24, 2018) — A public field briefing about the impact of Asian carp will be held July 27 in Eddyville, Ky. U.S. Rep. James Comer of Kentucky will host the event. The field briefing will discuss the impact of Asian carp on Kentucky waterways, including expert testimony from Ron Brooks, director of Fisheries…

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