Looking For Church Burglars

Looking For Church Burglars The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is hoping that surveillance video will identify two suspects in a church burglary.The two men were involved in a burglary at Whitehall Baptist Church on September 13. The sheriff posted two videos to his social media in hopes that someone will recognize the men and…

Looking For An Explosives Thief

Looking For An Explosives Thief Federal and state officials are investigating the theft of explosives from a construction site in Kentucky and have offered a reward.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Louisville said the theft occurred between Friday afternoon and Monday morning near Wheelrim Road in Morgan County. Kentucky State Police…

KY Has First Urban Trail Town

KY Has First Urban Trail Town Officials say a city in central Kentucky is set to become the state’s first urban trail town.The News-Enterprise reports the title will go to Elizabethtown for its Greenbelt Trails system and officials plan to recognize the accomplishment on Oct. 1 with a ceremony.Elizabethtown Trail Town Advisory Board member…

Reviewing The Death Penalty

Reviewing The Death Penalty Kentucky’s Supreme Court delved into a case Thursday revolving around whether the death penalty should apply to defendants who committed their crimes between the ages of 18 and 21.The case reached the high court after a lower court judge ruled that applying the death penalty to such defendants amounts to…

Boosting Kentucky’s Tourism

Boosting Kentucky’s Tourism Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has released a plan aimed at making Kentucky a bigger tourism destination as a way to build economic growth.Beshear’s plan, released Thursday, calls for a new marketing campaign focused on attracting tourists from nearby states. He says marketing efforts should emphasize Kentucky’s scenic attractions.Beshear is challenging…

Burn Ban In Effect In Much Of Kentucky

Burn Ban In Effect In Much Of Kentucky The recent dry spell is causing concerns for local county officials. Some parts of the state are in a moderate drought, and some counties are already dealing with forest fires. A reminder Estill, Floyd, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Perry, Pike, Powell,…

Elizabethtown Set To Be State’s Urban Trail Town

Elizabethtown Set To Be State’s Urban Trail Town Officials say a city in central Kentucky is set to become the state’s first urban trail town.The News-Enterprise reports the title will go to Elizabethtown for its Greenbelt Trails system and officials plan to recognize the accomplishment on Oct. 1 with a ceremony.Elizabethtown Trail Town Advisory…

Plan To Increase Kentucky’s Tourism

Plan To Increase Kentucky’s Tourism Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear on Thursday released a plan aimed at making Kentucky a bigger tourism destination as a way to build economic growth.Beshear’s plan calls for a new marketing campaign focused on attracting tourists from nearby states. Those marketing efforts, he said, should emphasize Kentucky’s scenic attractions…

Kentucky Halts Real ID Distribution

Kentucky Halts Real ID Distribution Kentucky is backing away from its plan to have circuit court clerk’s offices distribute new driver’s licenses that eventually will be needed for domestic air travel.The state started a pilot program in Franklin and Woodford counties to distribute Real ID licenses in circuit court clerk’s offices. The Transportation Cabinet…