Bridge Dedications In Kentucky

Bridge Dedications In Kentucky A series of bridge dedications are taking place in Magoffin County.It is all about honoring local heroes who gave their lives to our country.One Royalton bridge is now dedicated to brothers who never made it home.The bridge is now called “GM3C William Byron Whitt and PFC Forest Whitt Memorial Road.”…

Catholic Priest Resigns Amid Allegations

Catholic Priest Resigns Amid Allegations A Catholic priest in Kentucky has resigned as pastor of a church following allegations of inappropriate contact made by two men. Bishop John Stowe accepted the resignation of the Rev. Alan Carter as pastor of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Danville this week. Catholic Diocese of Lexington communications…

Floyd Co. Prison Reopening Under State Lease

Floyd Co. Prison Reopening Under State Lease Kentucky officials announced plans Friday to lease a private prison in Floyd County that will house hundreds of inmates. The 650-bed facility in Wheelwright will be run by the state, providing needed space for medium-security inmates. The venture will help alleviate the backlog of inmates placed in…

Former Mammoth Cave National Park Employee Sentenced

Former Mammoth Cave National Park Employee Sentenced A former longtime employee at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for skimming money from the park’s recreational fees.A statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Louisville says former employee Leslie Lewis took nearly $170,000 of funds collected…

Corbin Firefighters Fighting Breast Cancer

Corbin Firefighters Fighting Breast Cancer Corbin firefighters are wearing pink helmets this month to raise awareness for breast cancer.They sell sponsorships to local businesses for the helmets.The fire department is also selling t-shirts for $10.They have done this the past few years. In previous years, the proceeds have gone to the Tri-County Cancer Coalition,…

Identifying A Soldier From Pearl Harbor

Identifying A Soldier From Pearl Harbor The remains of a sailor killed at Pearl Harbor have been identified as those of a Kentucky soldier. I’s being reported 20-year-old Seaman Second Class Hubert Hall was aboard the USS Oklahoma with 428 crewmen on Dec. 7, 1941, when it was struck by Japanese torpedoes and capsized.…

Beware Of The Danger Of Space Heaters

Beware Of The Danger Of Space Heaters Turning on the heat may not sound dangerous, but it could put your house in flames.Corbin Fire Department Captain Eric Philpot says they see a lot of fires start because of space heaters. Flammable objects must be at least three feet away from the heater.”We’ll find them…

KY School Administrators Plead Not Guilty

KY School Administrators Plead Not Guilty Two Kentucky school administrators pleaded not guilty to charges they improperly handled sexual abuse allegations against a teacher.The State Journal reports Franklin County Superintendent Mark Kopp and Bondurant Middle School Principal Whitney Allison entered pleas Tuesday. Kopp is charged with trying to bribe a public servant. Allison is…

It’s Deer Driving Season

It’s Deer Driving Season Watch out for deer when you are out driving this fall.White-tailed deer’s peak mating season and hunting season is in October and November making them more likely to suddenly run onto the roads. The chance of a collision between a deer and a car increases greatly in the fall months.Officials…