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  Some western Kentucky businesses are reporting Saturday their stores are unable to accept credit cards and debit cards for sales and can only accept cash, in connection to the AT&T service outages following the explosion in Nashville

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A new drug rehabilitation center that’s moving into a former hospital building in Fulton plans to start accepting patients in early December after facing opening delays due to the pandemic, and due to delays in receiving licensing from the state.


Some bar and restaurant managers in western Kentucky worry their businesses and employees could financially struggle following new restrictions announced Wednesday by Gov. Andy Beshear to limit the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Kathy spotted the long line of voters as she pulled into the Christian City Welcome Center about 3:30 p.m., ready to cast her ballot in the June 9 primary election.

Hundreds of people were waiting in the heat and rain outside the lush, tree-lined complex in Union City, an Atlanta suburb with 22,400 residents, nearly 88% of them Black. She briefly considered not casting a ballot at all, but decided to stay.

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Economic development and agriculture are the focus areas for a collaborative effort that aims to restore jobs in Kentucky’s four westernmost counties.

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Twin City Ambulance Service Board in Fulton County is hosting public meetings this week to discuss operational efforts, revenue streams and how citizens can contribute to ambulance services.


  The Twin City Ambulance Service Board in Fulton County recently met to establish future operations when Tennova Healthcare ends it’s EMS contract in December.


  The inaugural ‘WAVE River Counties Ag Day’ next week is looking to bring statewide attention to Kentucky’s four westernmost counties.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky State Police have released the name of a Fulton police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.

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An automotive company in far western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 jobs in a $26 million investment.