Welcoming Home the Soldiers

Welcoming Home the Soldiers Soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division are beginning to return home from Afghanistan after nine-month deployments.Fort Campbell will welcome home about 500 soldiers with Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, and Task Force Lifeliners, 101st Sustainment Brigade. The return ceremonies will be on Thursday and Feb. 28. …

Funny Money Is Circulating

Funny Money Is Circulating West Liberty Police are warning people of fake money.Police said fake one hundred dollar bills are circulating around the town. The fake bills say “copy” near the seal of the Federal Reserve.They also read “Rozetta Prop Money” and the size of the fake bills are smaller than actual bills.Police are…

Laurel County Bridge Unsafe

Laurel County Bridge Unsafe A Laurel County bridge has failed in the middle and is now structurally unsafe. Laurel County Emergency Management posted that the bridge at Burt Reams Road and Salley’s Branch Road is closed. The post says the bridge is unsafe to cross and told people to not move the barriers. …

“Trump” Name Can’t Be Used

“Trump” Name Can’t Be Used Monday, a Franklin Circuit judge decided a Republican candidate cannot use the nickname ‘Trump’ on the ballot.The secretary of state’s office said Carl Nett was trying to gain a political advantage with the name. Nett disagreed, saying that it is how some people know him.The court ruled Nett’s constitutional…

Whitley County Watching The Water

Whitley County Watching The Water Whitley County Emergency Management Crews say they have already had to close a few backroads and are watching for others that may need to be closed as well, including George Hays Road.But some areas are particularly known to cause issues and they are having to work on continually as…

Flag Drop-off In Martin County Courthouse

Flag Drop-off In Martin County Courthouse On President’s Day employees with the Martin County Courthouse celebrated in a special way. A new United States flag drop-off box is set up inside. The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 141 from Belfry attended the unveiling. 20+ year Veteran and Chapter Commander Raymond Brown says retiring a flag…

Perry County State Of Emergency

Perry County State Of Emergency Perry County Judge-Executive Scott Alexander has declared a local state of emergency for the county. He says this is in response to all of the mudslides, rockslides, breaks in the roadway, and other problems the county has seen recently. Damages are already more than $100,000 across the county. He…

Flags Lowered For a KY Soldier

Flags Lowered For a KY Soldier Flags will be lowered to half-staff today in honor of a Kentucky soldier who lost his life in Syria.Gov. Bevin ordered that U.S. and Kentucky flags be lowered to honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida.Farmer was killed in combat on…