Todd County

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A race is shaping up in Logan and Todd counties to succeed long-time Circuit Judge Tyler Gill. A private attorney and local prosecutor have announced plans to compete in a special election this fall.

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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.