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History will come to life this weekend in Trigg County, Kentucky as historian and author, Geoff Baggett, transforms into an American Revolution militiaman for a free "hands-on history" presentation. Baggett visits Sounds Good to discuss the upcoming event. 

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Kathryn Coon Harper was one of the founding Board Members who conceptualized the Janice Mason Art Museum twenty years ago. In honor of the museum's anniversary, Harper's 50-year career is highlighted in a retrospective exhibit, As It Was -- As It Is. Kathryn Coon Harper visits Sounds Good to discuss the exhibit and her full circle from founding member to featured artist. 

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Hemp company Vertical celebrated the opening of their new facility in Trigg County on Friday. The $5 million investment in the 90,000 square foot facility on 14 acres will also bring more than 100 jobs, according to company officials.

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A state economic development program designed to attract industry has added an industrial site in west Kentucky.

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  Five western Kentucky communities are at the center of Kentucky Main Street’s Fall Conference this week.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with world-renowned hot glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell about his exhibit “Light Lunacy” currently on display at the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz.

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A Kentucky man will spend life behind bars for orchestrating the killings of his parents, sister and an acquaintance. Ryan Champion was sentenced Friday. 

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A Cadiz man is charged with multiple counts of sex crimes involving minors. 43-year-old Billy Addison was arrested yesterday (Thursday). 

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Overdue infrastructure maintenance and several years of stagnant revenue have several water providers in western Kentucky raising their rates. Murray, Cadiz, and Caldwell County water systems are all in the process of raising their rates.

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  Kentucky State Police troopers are not using body cameras yet, but some western Kentucky law enforcement agencies have already embraced the technology.