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Remaining Guardsmen Return From Africa

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The remaining members of the Kentucky Air National Guard deployed to Africa to help battle the spread of Ebola are back home. The final 17 were reunited with their families on Saturday at the Air National Guard base in Louisville. More than 60 airmen were sent to Senegal in October to help…

Officers Shoot Man Who Tried To Run Them Over

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A man shot by two Lexington police officers after he tried to run them over was reportedly caught in a drug deal. Officials say the officers were doing foot patrols on the Legacy Trail early yesterday morning when they saw two vehicles parked near Berea Christian Church. One of the vehicles drove…

Lexington’s Quest Community Church Laying Off 15

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Quest Community Church in Lexington is laying off half of its staff members because of "unprecedented financial challenges." The 15 people affected were notified last week and will receive a severance package, insurance counseling and job search assistance. A church spokesman says donations haven't met projected trends and the church hasn't been…

Another Big Drop In Gas Prices

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Undated) -- Kentucky drivers are enjoying another week of lower gas prices. LouisvilleGasPrices.com reports the average price of self-serve regular is down six-cents this week to two-dollars-85-cents a gallon. Service stations in Elizabethtown have the cheapest gas prices at two-dollars-47-cents a gallon.

Priest’s Sex Abuse Trial Scheduled

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Brandenburg, KY) -- The priest accused of sexually abusing a boy in the 1970s will go on trial next year. A Meade County judge set Father Joseph Hemmerle's trial for September, one-year after he was indicted on sexual abuse and sodomy charges. Hemmerle was a teacher and coach at Trinity High School in Louisville after…