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Big Celebration For Belle’s Centennial Birthday

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Thousands of cheering people are saluting the Belle of Louisville. The Churchill Downs Riverboat Race was held yesterday. Visitors came from across the United States and other countries. They lined the wharf and Waterfront Park as the Belle of Louisville slipped past the Belle of Cincinnati to win during festivities for her…

Salvation Army Accepting Christmas Applications

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- The Salvation Army in Owensboro is taking Christmas applications. Anyone interested in signing up should go to 215 South Ewing Road from 1 to 3 p.m. today through October 31st. For information on documents to submit call 270-685-5577.

Lexington’s Childhood Education Program

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington. KY) -- A childhood education program is being presented in four elementary schools in Lexington. Half of children in the state are not ready for kindergarten and the Board of Education wants that to change. Funding for the project comes from Toyota via a five-year investment of a million dollars.

Georgetown Child Kidnapped After Drug Deal

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A Georgetown boy is safe after being kidnapped while his father was involved in a drug deal. Police in Lexington said the five-year-old boy's father was under the influence so much he had no idea where his son was during cocaine sale on Saturday. The boy is now with his mother, and…

Former Lexington Mayor Critical After Fishing Accident

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington's former mayor is in critical condition following a fishing accident that left him with a life-threatening bacterial infection. Family members say H. Foster Pettit was on a fanboat in the Louisiana Delta last Thursday when it capsized in shallow water. An infection developed in a cut Pettit got on his leg…