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Repossession Case Leads to Meth Arrest

A Muhlenberg County man is behind bars after police say they found a meth lab behind a house. Sheriff's office deputies told media partner 14News that they were helping conduct a reposession on KY 176 when they found a suspected methamphetamine lab out back. After investigating, officers arrested 32-year-old Joshua Martin. Martin was charged wth trafficking a controlled substance.

KSP Investigating Woman's Death

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman Saturday at the twin bridges between Henderson and Evansvilke. Just before 9am, Henderson County 911 Center started receiving calls from motorists reporting an elderly lady climbing over the railing of the northbound twin bridges in Henderson. Troopers arrived and located the body of an 85 year-old female in a grassy area below.

KY 416 Closing Wednesday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 416 in Henderson County on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. KY 416 will be closed at the 15 mile marker to allow a cross drain to be replaced.  This is along KY 416 between Jones Brothers Road and KY 1078. The roadway at this site is expected to close at approximately 8:00 a.m., CDT, on Wednesday.

Centre College Looking To Host Another Debate

Centre College has become synonymous with high-profile political debates including Lieberman-Cheney in 2000 and Biden-Ryan in 2012. Now the liberal arts college in Danville has extended invitations to Jack Conway, the Democratic nominee for governor, and his Republican opponent, Matt Bevin.

Vigil Held For Moped Accident Victim

Friends and family of an Owensboro teen held a prayer service for him Thursday night at Legion Park. On Wednesday, Matthew Payne was riding his moped east on 7th Street when he lost control, hitting the curb. He was thrown off the moped, suffering a severe head injury. Relatives say Matthew was not wearing a helmet. Payne was transported to a Louisville hospital for treatment.

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