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Firehouse Destroyed In Early Morning Blaze

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Mount Eden, KY) -- A Central Kentucky firehouse is destroyed by a massive blaze. WLKY-TV reports flames broke out early this morning at the Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department along the Spencer-Shelby County line. Several neighboring departments responded to help fight the fire. Besides the loss of the building, one tanker truck and one fire…

Child Injured In Knox County Crash

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Barbourville, KY) -- A 22-month-old girl is being treated for critical injuries at Kentucky Children's Hospital. She was hit by a Ford Mustang yesterday on Maggie Cane Road in Barbourville. The child fell underneath the car and was hit by a back wheel.

Reduced Hours At Kings Mountain Post Office

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Kings Mountain, KY) -- The U.S. Postal Service is hoping to reduce costs by reducing the hours at Kings Mountain post office. Manager Tom Adkins said the facility will be open from 8 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. each day. The change becomes effective on September 30th.

HIV Gel Developed By Owensboro Program

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- A grant is being awarded to the Owensboro Cancer Research Program. Scientists will use tobacco plants to develop a gel to prevent the transmission of HIV. The announcement was made yesterday at the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Researchers hope to provide a low-cost method to block the disease.

Colon Cancer Screenings For Uninsured

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Bowling Green, KY) -- The Barren River District Health Department is offering free colon cancer screenings to uninsured people in Bowling Green. The five-year survival rate is more than 90 percent, when detected early. Patients will receive a take-home test to be mailed in. For more information, call 270-842-0950.