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    Two people were seriously injured and a Clinton County man arrested on Saturday evening, after a multiple vehicle accident that occurred on Bypass 90 at the Wal-Mart intersection.

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    County employees will continue to be covered by United Healthcare for the next and their coverage will not change, following a decision made by Wayne County Fiscal Court on Wednesday, June 5.

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Kaleb Anderson and his son, Jude played in a sand box.

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Cody Neal takes his daughter, Annabeth, around to the many booths set 

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    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to make the general public and business community aware of new changes to the state's food code which will improve safety and health standards for food storage, preparation and serving.

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    Wayne County's unemployment rate dropped more than one percent from March to April, according to the latest figures released by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Wayne County High School senior Brennan Chriswell high fives his mother, Chasidy Chriswell, a teacher at Walker Early Learning Center. Seniors donned their caps and gowns and walked through the elementary schools on campus as part of a graduation celebration.

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The Wayne County Public Library is gearing up for one of their most popular programs of the year—Summer Reading. During a meeting held on May 15, the library board learned more about this year's program, which keeps kids involved in fun reading activities while school is not in session.

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Kids can enjoy a great day of fishing at the 14th Annual Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs event that will be held Saturday, June 1 at Cave Lake Event Park on the Nick Cooley Farm, located off KY 90.

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Construction of the new hardwood gym floor at the ASPIRE Center will begin in about mid-August, according to a timeline discussed by members of the Parks and Recreation Committee. The group met on Tuesday, May 21 and reviewed bids for installation of the hardwood flooring.

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Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear were the winners statewide in the primary races for Kentucky's top job on Tuesday, May 21. But in Wayne County, the vote totals looked a little different.

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    The child abuse case against a local daycare worker will proceed to the Wayne County Grand Jury, following a preliminary hearing held in Wayne District Court on Monday, May 13.

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    There is a lot of work going on at the Wayne County School campus, as three construction projects continue. The school board met on Tuesday, May 14 and took action to keep all three of the projects moving along as scheduled.

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The budget for the 2019-2020 for the City of Monticello is similar to the one that they are currently operating under.

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Wayne County Fiscal Court heard the first reading of a budget ordinance for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, during a meeting held on Thursday, May 9. The budget includes cost of living pay increases for all county employees, and it also makes adjustments in pay in other positions.

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Voter interest has been light so far for the May 21 primary election, and officials believe that will translate into a very low turnout at the polls. Wayne County Clerk Heather Piercy stated that she expects only 18 to 20 percent of local voters to cast ballots on Tuesday, May 21.

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Students at Immanuel Christian Academy learned about farm life during Farm and Field Day held on Friday, May 10. The event was sponsored by the Extension Office and the Conservation Office.

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    Monticello City Council should have the draft of a nuisance ordinance in their hands by the next regular meeting which is set for Monday, May 13.

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    Even though he is only three-years-old Carter Morrow knows how important it is to help others. The Wayne County boy decided to "give back" to other children in Wayne County recently, when he donated more than 20 of his stuffed animals to Wayne County EMS.

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This year's National Day of Prayer Service was held Thursday, May 2 on the steps of the Wayne County Courthouse

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    The 2019 JROTC Cardinal Battalion Awards Program was held April 25 honoring the cadets' service this school year. 1SG George Snyder presented C/LTC Adrian Martin with the CW4(R.) William Inman Cadet of the Year Award.

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    It's a message that brought Stephanie Horne into Rocky Adkins' campaign for governor and it is a message that she is sharing with residents across Kentucky, as she visits rural areas as part of the campaign. The message is that Adkins, who is a democratic candidate for governor, cares ab…

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    When the country was gripped by the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, Bill Rutherford was 18 and had just graduated from high school. With the military draft in place, he knew he had three options: wait to be drafted into the Army, enlist into the military or run off to Canada as a "draft dodger."

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    The City of Monticello has been awarded a $712,000 grant to construct a sewer expansion project to American Woodmark, according to an announcement made by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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Cobb Hatchery Manager Scott Ballinger handed kindergarten student Lea 

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MONTICELLO- William "Red" Broughton, 92, formerly of Frankfort, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. He was born in Henry County, Kentucky to the late Johnnie and Mamie Downey Broughton on March 30, 1927. Mr. Broughton retired from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Department after 3…