Todd County

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The Todd County Health Department Director said the county should consider a needle exchange program in order to combat opioid-related illness and death in the area.

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Todd County is receiving more than $4 million from the federal government as part of a national investment in rural water infrastructure improvements. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Tuesday $1.2 billion toward projects in 46 states.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has made an appointment to fill an open seat for a county judge-executive.

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Law enforcement agencies in Kentucky say their resources are being strained by a rash of threats against schools following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

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A west Kentucky teenager faces terroristic threatening and drug charges after allegedly joking on social media that he would bomb Todd County Central High School and shoot a student. 

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An aluminum rolling and recycling company is planning to build a $300 million manufacturing facility in Todd County.

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A Kentucky prosecutor has been indicted on organized-crime and other charges that could send her to prison for up to 30 years.

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Update: The Logan County Justice Center is expected to reopen this afternoon following a suspected bomb threat. 

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A feasibility study is underway for a Western Kentucky Ag Expo Center. The center would be a joint effort representing Christian, Todd and Trigg counties. Members of the public discussed opportunities for children and farm families in a recent forum, which included the fiscal courts of the involved counties.

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The Delta Regional Authority is investing more than $100,000 dollars in the Todd County Career Path Institute. The western Kentucky facility trains adults, college and high school students in welding, industrial maintenance and electrical networking. The money will go towards equipment for hands-on training.