(Frankfort, KY) -- A new law is expanding the rights of nurse practitioners in Kentucky. The change allows them to prescribe common drugs without a doctor's permission, and provide patients with better access to high-quality healthcare. Critics have fought proposals claiming doctors must remain in the picture due to a higher level of training.
(Owensboro, KY) -- Efforts to increase an interest in aviation are taking off in Owensboro. Owensboro Community and Technical College is proposing a degree agreement to include a flight academy at the airport. Plans have not been finalized, but ground work is in progress for the airborne enterprise.
(Fort Campbell, KY) -- The legacy of black paratroopers is being celebrated at Fort Campbell. The 555th Parachute Infantry was born in 1943, due to support of then-First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The tribute takes place on September 4th at 10 a.m. and the public is invited. For more information, call 270-798-3025.
(Lexington, KY) -- Students in Central and Southeastern Kentucky are getting a special treat from McDonald's. A free breakfast will be available from a new menu. Students must be with an adult and eat the meal at the restaurant. The promotion begins tomorrow.
(Lexington, KY) -- Mitchell Willoughby is not going to get a new trial in Kentucky. U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he found no errors in the death row inmate's original trial to overturn the conviction. Willoughby was sentenced for his role in killing three people in Lexington in 1983.