Kentucky News

Phone Scam In Bourbon County

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Paris, KY) -- Bourbon County Sheriff Mark Matthews is warning residents of a phone scam. Callers claim to be with the Juvenile Department and say a family member needs money to get out of jail. Other callers claim to be deputies with a subpoena for a debt. Matthews said deputies never call but show up…

Probe Of Convenience Store Gambling

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- An investigation is underway to close convenience store casinos in Lexington. A store clerk said the games are only played for fun. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said no laws are broken if there's no payout, and busting gambling operations is very expensive.

Derby Day Betting Canceled At Convention Center

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Betting on the Kentucky Derby for 2014 is not available at the Owensboro Convention Center. Manager Dean Dennis said yesterday all pari-mutual simulcast betting on May 3rd is canceled. No reason is given for the change affecting the fifth annual "Juleps & Jockeys" fundraiser.

Senate President Seeks Special Session

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- The 2014 General Assembly is over in Frankfort and both chambers are silent. Senate President Robert Stivers is asking the governor for a special session to increase penalties for heroin dealers. The governor's office said yesterday it's too early to know if such an extension is needed at a cost of 60-thousand…

New Distribution Center Coming To Owensboro

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Sazerac Company is building a new distribution center in Owensboro. The 45-million-dollar facility will be used to meet the demand for Kentucky bourbon. Public Relations Manager Amy Preske said yesterday the company will soon be adding more names to the payroll.

  • Pet Patrol

    Found Chihuahua

    Posted on April 15, 2014
    Location: Patriot, Indiana

    Found male Chihuahua on North Road in Patriot. Call to…