Joey Pendleton en Sen. Joey Pendleton Concedes Defeat to GOP Challenger <p>A longtime western Kentucky senator has conceded his loss in the race for the 3rd District seat. Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton told the Kentucky New Era that he congratulates Republican Whitney Westerfield, a Hopkinsville attorney, on his win and wishes him "the best of luck" during his service in the legislature. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:18:57 +0000 Associated Press 22699 at Two Candidates in Our Listening Area Ask for Recounts Following Close Losses <p>A longtime member of the Kentucky Senate and a political newcomer running for the state House aren't conceding after Tuesday's election results showed them trailing their opponents by slim margins. Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville said Wednesday he will request a recanvass of votes. He trailed Republican challenger Whitney Westerfield by 297 votes out of 36,617 cast. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:29:28 +0000 Associated Press 22012 at Pendleton Suspends Campaign After Death <p>Democratic State Sen. Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville has suspended his campaign after the death of his opponent's father. Pendleton said in a written statement that he is putting politics on hold out of respect for the family. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:40:46 +0000 Associated Press 19029 at