(Bowling Green, KY) -- Commissioners in Bowling Green are not going to raise property taxes. The fee of 26-cents per 100-dollars of assessed property value will remain the same this year. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Meisel said the tax has not been increased in more than a decade.
(Frankfort, KY) -- CVS stores in Kentucky are no longer selling tobacco products. All stores nationwide emptied their shelves yesterday in an effort to focus on the company's partnership with more than 40-health systems. Analyst Skip Snow said healthcare is going retail. There are more than 35 CVS drugstores in Kentucky.
(Frankfort, KY) -- The state Republican Party is unveiling their political platform called "Handshake with Kentucky." A spokesman says if the GOP gains control of the State House this fall, they'll make economic growth and job creation their priorities, including the approval of "right-to-work" legislation. Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo responded by claiming the work…
(Madisonville, KY) -- Madisonville has a new fire chief. Greg Brasher was sworn in Tuesday morning at the city council chambers, replacing Steve Stolz, who retired. Brasher is a 20-year veteran of the fire department.
(Adair County, KY) -- A drowning in Adair County has claimed the life of an 18-year-old. Officials say David Hernandez-Garcia was fishing with friends Tuesday at a pond in Columbia and fell out of his kayak. He was taken to a local hospital, but transferred to University of Kentucky, where he was pronounced dead.