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Randy Applegate, 56, license to be in possession, pretrial conference on Aug. 31. David A. Boyd, 42, fourth-degree assault domestic violence no visible injury, show cause hearing on Aug. 24. William Michael Henderson Jr., 38, pretrial hearing on Sept. 7. Kelly Marie Litzinger, 33, operating motor vehicle under influence of...
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Latest report shows unemployment fell in all but one Kentucky county from June 2021 to June 2022

Unemployment rates fell in 119 counties between June 2021 and June 2022 and remained the same in Robertson County, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS). Oldham County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.1%. It was followed by Cumberland County, 3.2%; Scott, Spencer, and Woodford counties, 3.3% each; Boone and Shelby counties, 3.4% each; and Anderson, Fayette, Henry, and Washington counties, 3.5% each.
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Local officials urge vaccines as COVID numbers increase

Local health officials said they are seeing an increase in positive cases of COVID-19 throughout the area and are asking the public for assistance. “Although it’s too early to sound an alarm, I feel the public needs to made aware of the increase in the number of positive cases that have been reported to us,” Buffalo Trace District Health Department Director Victor McKay said.
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How a Ky. teacher deals with rising costs for school supplies amid inflation issues

The impact of rising inflation is wide ranging and has not glossed over K-12 teachers, several of whom are tasked with funding their own classroom supplies and materials. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the consumer price index, which is a broad measure of the cost of goods in the United States, jumped 9.1% in the past year. That’s reported to be the highest annual increase in 40 years.
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Robertson County District Court

Jacob Adkins, 27, resident hunting/trapping without license/permit two counts, illegal take of deer/wild turkey two counts, pretrial conference on July 27. Johnny L. McLaughlin, 34, violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O., first-degree possession of controlled substances first offense, not guilty plea, pretrial conference on July 27. Johnny L. McLaughlin, 34, violation of...
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Holbrook receives vote of confidence from Robertson board.

MOUNT OLIVET — Superintendent Sanford Holbrook continues to earn high marks following his seventh year as head of Robertson County Schools, officials said. Holbrook was rated exemplary in six categories and accomplished in one category during a recent board evaulation. The Robertson County Board of Education approved its summative...
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Robertson County District Court

Jeffrey Allen Barker, 53, receiving stolen property under $10,000, complicity receiving stolen property under $10,000, tampering with physical evidence, complicity tampering with physical evidence, pretrial conference on Aug. 8. Jazz M. Daniels, 36, probation violation, pretrial hearing on Aug. 8. David Allen Johnson, 46, receiving stolen property under $10,000, failure...
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COVID numbers continue upward trend

Whether it is the warmer weather enticing people to gather in large groups or the latest strain of the virus, COVID-19 numbers remain on the rise locally, health officials said. The rise in positive COVID-19 cases continued from May though June 9, 2022, in Mason County, Victor McKay, director of...
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Robertson County District Court

Emery D. Hunt, 60, operating on suspended license, operating under influence of alcohol first offense, pretrial conference on June 22. William Lee, 59, operating on suspended/revoked license, unauthorized use of motor vehicle first offense, pretrial conference on July 13. Chasity Smith, 34, public intoxication on controlled substances, controlled substance prescription...
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Buffalo Trace Health Department to host substance abuse video viewing

Serving Mason and Robertson counties, Buffalo Trace District Health Department’s motto is to Prevent, Promote and Protect. A new partnership with the Russell Theatre, the Regional Prevention Center of Comprehend, Inc. and New Hope Community Services to show Chris Herren’s, “The First Day,” focuses on the first “P.”
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Catch it if you can

Students at Robertson County School toss spinning rings to each other as part of their performance in Circus Minimus recently at Robertson Cou