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0:45 - Background

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Partial Transcript: I'd like to begin the interview by having you tell me your full name and something about yourself.

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about his family and his career before becoming County Judge Executive.

Keywords: Deputy sheriff; Nicholas County

Subjects: Sheriffs United States. Army

6:28 - County Judge Executive

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Partial Transcript: When you ran for judge, what happened to the judge- did you beat the incumbent judge?

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about becoming County Judge Executive and how his duties are different than his predecessor's duties because of the judicial referendum.

Keywords: County Judge; County Judge Executive; Judicial referendum; Nicholas County

Subjects: County government Democrat Political campaigns

9:40 - Nicholas County

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Partial Transcript: Now, I want you to tell me about your county.

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about the positive parts of Nicholas County and what issues he sees in the future.

Keywords: County Judge Executive; Nicholas County

Subjects: Ambulance service Recreation centers Revenue sharing Roads--Construction

16:48 - Local politics

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Partial Transcript: What kind of relationship do you have with the city of Carlisle?

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about local government agencies at the city, county, and area level.

Keywords: Carlisle, Kentucky; County Judge Executive; Fiscal court; Kentucky Area Development District; Nicholas County

Subjects: County government Road building Zoning

26:43 - Prominent organizations

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Partial Transcript: Who are the largest employers in the county?

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about local employers and the political control they have in the county.

Keywords: Bluegrass Industry; Bluegrass Knitting; County Judge Executive; Farming; Nicholas County; Tobacco

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31:06 - Future

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Partial Transcript: Judge, will you run for re-election?

Segment Synopsis: Smoot talks about his future political plans.

Keywords: County Judge Executive; Nicholas County

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