Pardon By Governor Matt Bevin

Pardon By Governor Matt Bevin A pardon by Governor Matt Bevin sets a man free following a conviction from a deadly crash. Justin Wibbles was serving a 20 year sentence, convicted of wanton murder in 2016. The crash happened in 2014.Investigators said Wibbles hit a van head-on, killing the driver.Wibbles was driving more than…

Visit To The Freedom House

Visit To The Freedom House U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and White House Drug Czar Jim Carroll were in Eastern Kentucky Monday afternoon.They visited a center in Manchester, called the Freedom House, which aims to help people fighting addiction and the impacts of the opioid crisis in Kentucky.”But today we are here celebrating.…

God’s Pantry Food Bank Serves Meals

God’s Pantry Food Bank Serves Meals On Monday God’s Pantry Food Bank in London helped feed 500 families by distributing Thanksgiving boxes to low or fixed-income families.”This place here is a blessing,” said Karen Arnold who went for the second year in a row to help feed her family of six. “And my son’s…

Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Increase

Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Increase Thanksgiving is near which means many people are preparing to visit family and friends.A report from AAA said they are anticipating says 49.3 million people to drive to their destination and and 4.4 million to fly. Both of these numbers are up about 3 percent since Thanksgiving week last…

Help For Teens Quitting Smoking

Help For Teens Quitting Smoking Kentucky health officials are offering help for teenagers who want to quit using tobacco products, including smoking and vaping.The service is free and can be reached by calling or texting (855) 891-9989. The program, called “My Life, My Quit,” connects the teen to a “quit coach” who will provide…

KY High School Senior Chosen For Parade

KY High School Senior Chosen For Parade A Kentucky high school senior has been chosen to play tuba with the Great American Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports Trent Woolard had to go through a strenuous audition process that began in March.The 18 year old lives in Owensboro and…

KY Counties Chosen For Election Audit

KY Counties Chosen For Election Audit The Kentucky attorney general’s office says six counties have been chosen for post-general election audits.Assistant Deputy Attorney General Michael Wright says the counties selected at random were Boyle, Gallatin, Henderson, Kenton, Oldham and Powell. Kentucky’s general election was Nov. 5.The attorney general’s office says the counties’ selection doesn’t…

New Wildlife Refuge In KY

New Wildlife Refuge In KY U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials along with political leaders have announced the establishment of a new national wildlife refuge in western Kentucky.The Green River National Wildlife Refuge was established with the acquisition of a 10-acre (4-hectare) parcel donated by the Southern Conservation Corp. The tract in Henderson is the…

Kentucky Wildcats Bowl Eligible

Kentucky Wildcats Bowl Eligible The Kentucky Wildcats handled their business at home, defeating UT-Martin 50-7 to become bowl eligible for the fourth straight season. Lynn Bowden, Jr. led Kentucky at quarterback again, rushing for 129 yards and two scores in the victory. The Cats rushed for a school-record 465 yards.Lynn Bowden Jr. was named…