Wayne County Outlook

Posted March 20, 2019 at 2:03 pm

An ordinance that will allow golf carts to operate on city streets has been approved by the Monticello City Council. The council heard second reading of the ordinance, which establishes regulations regarding the operation of golf carts in the city, during its meeting held a week ago Monday.

The ordinance was introduced during a meeting in February, since there had been interest from some retirees who wanted to be able to travel to their neighbor’s home or go to nearby restaurants on golf carts, without having to move their vehicle.

The ordinance, which was approved by unanimous vote, will allow golf carts that are permitted and compliant with all applicable state laws to share city streets with other motorists. The city will charge a $25 permit fee for golf carts

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    The Pickett County Press …

    It has been a sad situation within our community after an elderly lady died from injuries she sustained after a dog attack.

    The incident occurred Tuesday, February 26 at around 5 p.m.

    A 911 call was made for a “dog bite” at 161 Evans Lane in Pall Mall. Sheriff Dana Dowdy reported that Bessie “Jill” Peterson, 88, was the victim. She was airlifted from the scene to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville where she passed away shortly after arriving.

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    The Herald News …

    “We have exhausted every lead and if anyone knows anything, no one is talking about it,” said Kentucky State Police Officer Nick Hale, Post 15 in Columbia, of Amber Shirley of Edmonton. “She is very ghostly.”

    The 15-year-old teen went missing for the second time late on the evening of January 18.

    Although authorities do not have any new leads on her whereabouts, they suspect she is a runaway; Hale says the majority of the missing juvenile cases handled by

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    Wayne County Outlook …

    Two people were arrested after a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine and cash were found in their motel room.

    According to information released by the Monticello City Police Department and the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force, the arrests were made on Monday, February 25 while officers were investigating a theft.

    Nakeisha Hatke, of Monticello, and Jeremy Lynch were arrested, after the room they were in at the Monticello Motel was searched.

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    The Pickett County Press

    The Byrdstown Medical Center has welcomed two new providers, Benjamin Thomas Aaron, FNP-C and Jeffery Chase Young, PA-C.

    Aaron is a graduate of Pickett County High School and graduated last December from Tennessee Tech as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. He and his wife, Logan, reside in Albany.

    Young is a Pickett County High School graduate and graduated last December from South College in Knoxville as a Certified Physician’s Assistant. He and his wife, Brianna, reside in Smith County, Tennessee.

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    The Times Journal

    Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced that a 30-year-old Russell Springs man has been arrested and charged with allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

    Michael John Davidson traveled from Russell County to Frankfort on Friday, February 22 attempting to meet a minor for sex as part of the AG’s cyber unit’s undercover operation.

    During the cyber investigation, Davidson sent sexual images of himself over the internet and discussed meeting the “minor” to preform sex acts.

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    The Livingston Enterprise …

    An Allons man who has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a Hendersonville man that allegedly occurred the day after Christmas in 2017, has an upcoming court date this year.

    Bobbie V. Summers, who was 58 at the time of the indictment and arrest, is being held without bond pending a hearing in the Davidson County Criminal Court scheduled for April 22 at 9 a.m.

    The Homicide Unit of the Nashville Metropolitan Police

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    Cumberland County News …

    Authorities are asking for your help in the disappearance of a local man.

    According to Burkesville Police Chief Lawrence Nettles, Jordan Moore, 29, was reported missing by his mother on February 19.

    Moore was last seen on February 17.

    Anyone who has any information is asked to contact the Burkesville Police Department at 270-864-4141.

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    Local cable customers will see an increase in their monthly bills, following action taken by the Telecommunications Board during its meeting held Wednesday, February 20.

    The increase will be effective April 1 and will include a $1 surcharge increase, a $1 increase on basic service and a $2.73 increased for the expanded package.

    For many of their customers that will mean a $2 per month increase plus taxes, according to CTS

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    The Livingston Enterprise

    The Livingston Chocolate Company, a local bottling plant with a history of producing a variety of beverages for about 54 years, was recently put up for sale and holds a sale price of $3.7 million.

    Former General Manager Kevin Garrett said the low-acid processing plant has seen about 50 different brands of chocolate drinks like Yoo-hoo to HeyDay, pass down the line–getting several contracts with different beverage companies over the years.

    Around the beginning of December 2018, the company was

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