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Clinton, Biden Attending Ford Funeral

Former President Bill Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden are in Owensboro for the funeral of former U.S. Senator and Governor Wendell Ford. Clinton arrived in the middle of the night, and Biden touched down in Air Force Two around 10am Tuesday. Hundreds of people came to pay their respects to Ford at Glenn Funeral Home on Monday. The funeral was set for 11am at First Baptist Church.

Slick Bridge Causes Accident

A few slick spots caused drivers to use caution Tuesday morning, and caused at least one accident. Central Dispatch reported that all four lanes of U.S. 231 at the Natcher Bridge were closed for a while after a multiple vehicle accident that involved a semi. Witnesses said the truck, and at least three other cars were involved.

Muhlenberg School Board Votes For Tax

Utility bills are about to go up in Muhlenberg County. Because of an upcoming $8 million budget shortfall in the school system, board members voted for the 3 percent tax, which would be put on the ballot for a special election if a 1,300 signature petition against it is delivered within 45 days. If there is no petition, the tax will go into effect in the next 90 days.  Two board members

Exercise Caution

A Single vehicle accident with injuries involving a semi closed U S Highway 231 N at the Natcher Bridge (Ohio River) All 4 lanes closed (North Bound and South Bound), The road closed on the South side of the accident (Kentucky side) at U S Highw

Daviess Co. Man Arrested After Altercation

A Daviess County man was arrested early Monday morning after police received a call about a man with a weapon on KY 81. According to the Sheriff's Department, 25-year-old Joseph Jones called and said he was in a physical altercation inside a residence with 52-year-old Arley Wiggins. Jones told dispatch that during the altercation, a Wiggins produced a weapon.
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