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Owensboro residents discuss meth at community forum; police say they’re losing battle with drug

The methamphetamine problem is so bad in Owensboro that the city commissioner hosted a community forum to discuss it, Katie Pickens reports for the Owensboro Times. “This issue affects almost everyone in this community,” Commissioner Larry Conder told a crowd of more than 100 at the Sept. 10 forum. Methamphetamine is also called meth, crystal, chalk and ice, among other things. It is an extremely...

Congressman Andy Barr bringing representatives in bid to designate Camp Nelson a national monument

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr will be bringing officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior to central Kentucky this weekend in his ongoing effort to have Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park designated a national monument. National Park Service Deputy Director Dan Smith will join Barr and local leaders on Saturday at the southern Jessamine County site for a...