Kentucky Lawmaker Resigns

Kentucky Lawmaker Resigns A Kentucky lawmaker known for his opposition to abortion and his advocacy for military issues resigned his House seat Tuesday, citing his belief in term limits.State Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, submitted his resignation in a letter to Gov. Matt Bevin. The governor and Moore share socially conservative views, and Moore wielded…

New Victim Advocacy Program

New Victim Advocacy Program Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new Victim Advocacy Program will provide needed support for crime victims.A statement from the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says details of the statewide initiative are being announced Thursday at the Kentucky State Police post in Elizabethtown.Officials say 16 advocates are being hired…

Persistent Priest Catches Thief

Persistent Priest Catches Thief A priest chased after a man accused of stealing a woman’s purse at a gathering at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church in Owensboro.Police say 56-year-old Jeffrey Woods slipped into the parish hall and stole a parishioner’s purse.Father Jean Rene Kalombo says he saw it happen and decided to chase…

Grandparents Program Underway In Pike County

Grandparents Program Underway In Pike County For many students in Pike County, their grandparents also serve as their legal guardians. Whether that is due to the opioid epidemic or other reasons, Pike County Schools District recognized the theme and wanted to help.Last school year, the Grandparents as Parents program kicked off in the schools…

Pharmacist Operating In KY Found Guilty

Pharmacist Operating In KY Found Guilty A pharmacist operating Buffalo Drug Inc. in Buffalo, W. Va. was found guilty on Tuesday of conspiring to dispense and distribute oxycodone and oxymorphone.Officials say Jackson Noel dispensed the pills from the pharmacy to out-of-state customers including people from Kentucky. Noel sold the pills on a cash-only basis.According…