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…

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…

Bankrupt Eastern KY Hospital Purchased

Bankrupt Eastern KY Hospital Purchased A bankrupt Eastern Kentucky hospital has been purchased by a regional bank, whose owners plan to keep it operating as a health care center.First State Bank of the Southeast, which operates branches across Kentucky and Tennessee, closed on its purchase of Pineville Community Healthcare in Bell County last week…

Rand Paul Attacker Back In Court

Rand Paul Attacker Back In Court A federal appeals court on Monday vacated what it called a “well-below-guidelines” prison sentence for the man who tackled U.S. Sen. Rand Paul outside his Kentucky home, ordering a resentencing for the attack that broke the lawmaker’s ribs.The three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Historic Event

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Historic Event Fort Boonesborough State Park is hosting its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend later this month.Events at the Madison County park will include a battle re-enactment on the afternoons of Sept. 28 and 29 and a night battle at dusk on the 28th, a Saturday.The event commemorates the 1778…