Letter from Sen. McConnell: (RE:) WRDA of 2016 (S. 2848) This legislation supports several projects in Kentucky

    Dear Ms. Krider; Thank you for contacting me regarding America’s waterway infrastructure. I appreciate your taking the time to make me aware of your concerns, and I welcome the opportunity to respond.  I have long been a tireless advocate for more than 15,000 inland waterways jobs in Kentucky and have used my position …

Sheriff consulting FBI, Homeland Security on NKY creepy clowns case

Attendance cut in half after threat T.J. Parker, WCPO Staff 1:31 AM, Sep 27, 2016   WARSAW, Ky. -- The Gallatin County Sheriff is consulting the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on its recent "creepy clown" threat, which frightened students and parents enough to cut attendance in half Tuesday. Gallatin County Schools stepped up …

Democratic Leader Announces Retirement from Kentucky House

By Lisa Autry & Kentucky News Network • Jan 25, 2016 A top Democrat in the Kentucky House says he will not seek re-election. Johnny Bell of Glasgow plans to retire from the General Assembly after eight years. The House Majority Whip says the political atmosphere in federal and state legislatures has changed, and it’s …

MCNP needs public input for document

As anniversary dates approach, officials hope to ensure park's continued vitality By ROBYN L. MINOR The Daily News [email protected]/783-3249 | 0 comments   With thousands of visitors each year and millions of dollars in economic impact, Mammoth Cave National Park plays a big role in the economic vitality of the region. Park administrators want to …

Ky. county, corrections dispute jail inspection

    Published: December 24, 2012 The Associated Press GLASGOW, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Corrections is standing by the conclusion of one if its employees after a county magistrate accused the person of writing a false inspection report about the Barren County Jail. Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Lamb told the Glasgow Daily Times ( …

Four Ky. communities named among 100 best places for young people

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 12, 2012) — Four Kentucky communities have been named among the 100 best places for young people in the U.S. by America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth. Barren County, Louisville, Mt. Sterling/Montgomery County and Lexington were among the honorees. The …

IN FEDERAL COURT WEDNESDAY; MORE COUNTS ADDED TO INDICTMENT AGAINST BARREN COUNTY SHERIFF AND DEPUTIES

An indictment was filed today in the Western District of Federal Court  that supersedes the earlier indictment against Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton.  Essentially,  more charges have been added to Sheriff Chris Eaton's indictment that he and other deputies aided and abetted each other in assaulting Billy Ray Stinnett on February 24, 2010. WCLU obtained …