Today's News

  • 4-9-14 Reunions

    Jessietown School
    There will be a reunion for anyone who attended the Jessietown School from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church on Highway 289. Bring a drink and snack. No alcohol allowed. For more information call 270-692-6901.

    Maryland to Kentucky and Beyond, Inc.

  • 4-9-14 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, April 14: Beef steak patty, boiled potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, brown gravy, whole wheat roll.
    Tuesday, April 15; Turkey w/gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel food cake w/strawberry topping, dry roasted peanuts, whole wheat bread.
    Wednesday, April 16: Beef chili w/beans, carrot/raisin salad, half peanut butter and jelly sandwich on wheat bread, orange.
    Thursday, April 17: Baked pork ham, baked sweet potatoes, green beans, pineapple slices, whole wheat roll.
    Friday, April 18: Closed for Good Friday.

  • Ag Credit turns 80 years old

    Central Kentucky Ag Credit turned 80-years-old on Feb. 5. The association was founded Feb. 5, 1934, during an organizational meeting at the Lafayette Hotel in Lexington.

    Humble beginning

  • State police K9 officers file suit seeking overtime for taking care of their dogs

    By Jim Warren
    Lexington Herald Leader

    Nine officers in the Kentucky State Police K9 unit allege in court that the state police violates the federal Fair Labor Standards Act by refusing to let them claim overtime for maintaining their dogs.
    Originally filed in Franklin Circuit Court, the lawsuit was transferred this week to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
    Plaintiffs in the case are Stephen Burke, a state K9 officer from Bowling Green, and eight other officers from across Kentucky.

  • Members of churches visit during Christians at the Capitol Day
  • KSP warns of possible scam

    The Crittenden Press

    The Kentucky State Police is advising the public of a possible scam.
    Over the weekend, KSP Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by a concerned citizen in reference to a possible scam. The person advised that they received a call from Louisiana. A male caller stated that they were going to send the potential victim money from a pharmaceutical company because of faulty mesh from a surgery many years ago.

  • Bevin seeks to close on McConnell as May 20 primary looms

    By Sam Youngman
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    And down the stretch they come.
    There are only six weeks until the May 20 primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican challenger Matt Bevin.
    For Team Mitch, the next few weeks are about executing the final stage of a plan that began as long ago as May 2010, when Rand Paul defeated Trey Grayson in the GOP Senate primary.

  • Mid-continent University acting to shore up its finances

    By Kathleen Fox
    The Paducah Sun

    As officials at Mid-Continent University work on submitting the correct paperwork to release federal funding, acting president Ken Winters has announced several money-saving steps.
    Winters met privately with faculty and staff members April 1. He told the group about several actions the school has taken, including temporarily laying off about 40 staff members, selling property and vehicles, and freezing new admissions. Winters was given broad authority to act on behalf of the Mid-Continent Board of Trustees.

  • Police, Fort Knox officials searching for missing soldier

    By Gina Clear
    The News-Enterprise

    Radcliff police are investigating the disappearance of a U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Knox who resides in Radcliff.
    Spc. Sean Monahan, 25, was last seen around 8 p.m. Saturday. He was wearing a blue and green flannel shirt, blue jeans and boots, according to police. He has blonde hair, blue eyes, is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds.
    He is believed to be driving a 2011 Dodge 1500 Ram truck with Kentucky license plate 723LPZ, the release said.

  • Widow of slain Bardstown officer talks to police chaplain group

    By Franklin Clark
    The Cadiz Record

    Communications between law enforcement departments and families, and between law enforcement officers and their spouses, are of the utmost importance.
    That was one of the takeaway lessons from a meeting of the International Conference of Police Chaplains, held in Cadiz. Amy Ellis, the widow of slain Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis, Tania Pineiroa, wife to a Nelson County Sheriff’s deputy, and Bardstown Police Captain Tom Roby spoke to the group of police officers, family members and chaplains.