Court in Kentucky approves needle exchange program

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - A court has approved a needle exchange program in a Kentucky county, moving the proposal closer to becoming a reality.The Daily News of Bowling Green reports the Barren County Fiscal Court narrowly approved the needle exchange Tuesday.The needle exchange program would allow drug users to trade dirty needles for clean ones, …

Fresh crop: Wilson among Kentucky’s new hemp farmers

Chad Wilson of Cave City stands next a row of industrial hemp he is growing on his farm called the Sacred Seed Farm. He is growing hemp for the cannabidiol or CDB, which is extracted from the plant and can be used to treat certain illnesses. Gina Kinslow / Glasgow Daily Times BY GINA KINSLOW …

Kentucky judge refuses to hear adoption cases involving gay parents

As ‘a matter of conscience,’ a Kentucky judge refuses to hear adoption cases involving gay parents By Samantha Schmidt May 1 at 4:22 AM Two years after a Kentucky county clerk stirred national attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a family court judge in the same state announced he will no …

"Saving Sable" – Help this child realize that there are good people in this World who DO care…

Hello my name is Sable. I am 3 1/2 year oid chocolate Labrador retriever. I was hit by a car and I need surgery done. without the surgery I won't live. it's a $1000 for the surgery. please everyone keep her in your prayers donations can be sent to Lakeside Animal  Health 6641 Scottsville Road …

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 …

After a toxin from blue-green algae shut down Toledo’s water system, regulators in Kentucky and Indiana take a look at their states’ drinking water utilities.

Kentucky steps up response to toxic algae risks James Bruggers, [email protected]  2:04 p.m. EDT August 15, 2014 When toxic algae left 500,000 people in the Toledo, Ohio, area without drinking water for two days this month, one of Kentucky's top environmental regulators took notice. "I was sitting there on a Friday evening, hearing various things …

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 …

Furry intruder caught on camera (HERE’S THE BEARS!)

  OHIO COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A furry intruder was caught on camera in Western Kentucky. A family went outside and found a black bear raiding their deer-feeder. Wildlife officials suspect the young bear was either forced out of its territory in eastern Kentucky or Tennessee by another black bear and is wandering around trying …