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Murray State student public demonstrations take on both sides of abortion

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Today, students are counter-demonstrating in response to a series of cardboard cutouts tied to posts on Murray State’s campus. The cutouts, which appeared Monday, depict silhouettes of pregnant women and carry pro-life messages.

Murray State demonstrations, pro-life, pro-choice, wkmsHere, a student has tied herself to a light post. To the right, the pro-life cutout reads “Women under 25 obtain 52% of all abortions.” The student holds a sign reading “My body. My choice.”

Written by Jacque E. Day

April 19, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Posted in Community, News Extras

Montgomery County

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County: Montgomery

No. of Precincts Reporting: 24

UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS

CITY RACES

Mayor:  Clarksville

Kim McMillan: 10271

Cesar Gabriel Barraza: 243

Shirley J. Braxton: 516

Jeff Burkhart: 8042

Keith Fain: 772

Mike Flood: 148

Jon Lockwood: 167

Gabriel Segovia: 1112

Write-in: 56

City Council:  Clarksville

Ward 1

John McCotter Leckrone: 149

Nick Steward: 326

Write-in: 1

Ward 2

Deanna McLaughlin (Uncontested): 936

Write-in: 13

Ward 6

Terrell Clark: 85

Lynn Gray: 115

Marc Harris: 328

Stephanie Huffman: 68

Phillip Tucker: 243

Write-in: 1

Ward 7

Geno Grubbs: 1040

Bill Harrison: 433

Write-in: 9

Ward 10

George Avitua: 289

Dustin Gault: 243

Bill Summers: 2363

Write-in: 11

Ward 11

William Forrester: 804

Kaye Jones: 1273

Rick Reda: 703

Write-in: 4

Written by Jacque E. Day

November 2, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Posted in Elections

Henry County

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County: Henry

No. of Precincts Reporting: 13

UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS

CITY RACES

CITY OF PARIS

Commissioner (Vote for 3)

Samuel D. Tharpe (I): 1422

Terry L. Fuller: 1114

Carlton Gerrell: 1216

John (Rick) Jernigan: 671

Pete Lackey: 1240


CITY OF HENRY

Mayor

Joe R. Qualls (I): 83

Mike Williams: 45

Alderman (vote for two)

Faye A. Lowery: 89

Christina (Chrissy) Pollworth: 40

Cindy Rainey: 77


CITY OF PURYEAR

Alderman

Tellus M. (Mackie) Gallimore: 154

Bryan Hall: 117

Written by Jacque E. Day

November 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Posted in Elections

Trigg County

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County: Trigg

No. of Precincts Reporting: 14

UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS

CITY RACES

CITY OF CADIZ

Mayor

Lyn Bailey (I): 594

James “Bobby” Britt: 235

City Council

Regina Jasper: 494

Jim Lancaster: 449

Susan Bryant: 585

Manuel Brown: 519

Todd King: 686

Cindy Sholar: 445

Bob Noel: 572

Frankie Phillips: 521

COUNTY RACES

ALL PRECINCTS

Judge Executive

Stan Humphries (R) (I): 4,372

Linda Humbert (D): 1,322

County Attorney

Randall Braboy (D): 3,832

H. B. Quinn (D) (I) Write-In: tbd

Sherriff

Ray Burnam II (R): 3,492

Randy K. Clark (D) (I): 2,239

PVA

Glenda Williamson (R): 1,837

Michael Bryan (D) (I): 3,747

MAGISTERIAL DISTRICTS

District 1

Magistrate:

Steven G. Darnall (R): 271

Mike Wright (D): 556

Constable

Mark W. Carr (R): 503

George Zering (D): 253

District 2

Magistrate:

Barry Littlejohn (R): 583

Hugh Dunn (D): 432

District 4

Magistrate:

Michael Hyde (R): 232

Jeff Broadbent (D): 419

Constable

Rick Burgess (R): 290

Ronnie Hutchinson (D): 287

District 5

Magistrate:

Richard Nelson (R): 512

Tom Ledford (D): 421

Constable

No candidates

Uncontested County Races:

Clerk

Wanda Thomas (D) (I): 4,773

District 2

Constable

Joseph White (D)

District 3

Magistrate:

Jon Goodwin (R): 464

Constable

George Colbert Jr. (R): 393

Constable

No candidates

District 6

Magistrate:

Larry Lawrence (D): 698

Constable

Dennis Whitten (D): 592

District 7

Magistrate:

Donnie Tyler (D): 619

Constable:

Jason J. JOHNSON Jr.: tbd (write-in)

Jailer

James E. Hughes (D) (I): 4,575

Coroner

John Mark Vinson (D) (I): 4,726

County Surveyor

Randle G. Cruse (D) (I): 4,328

District Judge, 56th District, Division 1: Non-Partisan Judicial Ballot

James Redd III: 4,592

District Judge, 56th District, Division 2: Non-Partisan Judicial Ballot

Jill Clark: 4,022

Written by Jacque E. Day

October 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Posted in Elections

Christian County

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County: Christian

UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS

No. of Precincts Reporting: 44

CITY RACES

HOPKINSVILLE

Mayor

Dan Kemp (I): 5439

Walter Shamble : 1443

Ward 5

Charlie Henderson (D): 4510

Jason McCraw (I) : 2040

Ward 8

Pam Neely (R): 3492

Marby Schlegel (D): 3645

Ward 10

Robert Criswell (R): 2782

Jimmy Dossett (D): 4021

OAK GROVE

Mayor

Dan ‘Bikeman’ Potter (I): 288

Bea Burt: 150

PEMBROKE

Mayor

Paulette W. Stewart: 150

Hershell ‘Bill’ Watkins: 81

COUNTY RACES

ALL PRECINCTS

Sherriff

Chuck Inman (R): 5917

Lewis Leavell, Jr. (D): 8250

Coroner

Jane McKnight (R): 5392

Dorris Lamb (D): 8695

PVA

John Schmitt (R): 5258

Angie Strader (D) (I): 8844

Written by Jacque E. Day

October 28, 2010 at 12:56 pm

What should Kentucky do about diabetes?

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The number of Kentucky adults diagnosed with diabetes is approaching 450,000, more than a tenth of the commonwealth’s population. And diabetes in Kentucky is increasing much faster than the national average. As a result, Kentucky’s Department for Public Health announced they’re developing a plan to meet the needs of Kentuckians suffering from, or at risk for, diabetes. The DPH and partners have launched a survey to gather input from consumers. The purpose is to learn more about the support people who have diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes, have received or would like to receive from their doctors, employers and communities.

The Department for Public Health urges all Kentucky adults with, or at risk for, diabetes to answer a few questions through this online survey. The deadline is August 12.

ACCESS THE SURVEY HERE.

Jacque Day spoke with Judith Watson, a certified diabetes educator with the Purchase District Health Department and regional coordinator for the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, about the statewide escalation of the disease.

Listen to the interview here.

Written by Jacque E. Day

July 27, 2010 at 10:25 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Graves County Judge Executive Wins Re-Election

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Graves County Judge Executive Tony Smith has won re-election. The longtime incumbent will enter his seventh term, having served the county since 1986. He says, one objective for his office is to come up with new ideas for bringing jobs to Graves County.

“Every other community in the world is trying to do the same thing, so we’ve got to some way come up with something a little bit different. We want to focus on our existing industries, trying to make sure that they stay here, as well as bring in some new.”

Smith won by a landslide, taking more than 70 percent of the vote. The Graves County Clerk reports that just under 40 percent of registered voters turned out to the polls.

Written by Jacque E. Day

May 18, 2010 at 9:56 pm

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