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1,447 new COVID cases in KY, 43 deaths

On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 1,447 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Kentucky over the previous 24 hours. The new cases increase the state’s COVID-19 victim count to 401,750 (about one case per 11 Kentucky residents).

Paducah doctor killed in Graves Co. plane crash

The person killed in a western Kentucky plane crash has been identified. Graves County Sheriff Jon Hayden said 60-year-old Dr. Henry Bebenco, of Paducah, perished in the plane crash Monday afternoon just before 5:00. Babenco’s single-engine Vans