Kentucky News

Report: State Officials To Make Employees Shovel Snow

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A state office is under fire for asking its own employees to shovel snow. In an email sent to employees this week, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet said volunteers are needed because the department that typically handles snow removal is short-staffed. The memo said a rotating schedule would be created if enough people…

Fort Campbell Losing Aviation Brigade

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell is going out of business. The announcement made yesterday brought fearful rumors to reality. The brigade's 24-hundred soldiers will be reassigned. Loss of the troops will result in a drastic economic impact on the community.

Phony Money In Three Counties

Posted On November 21, 2014

(London, KY) -- Laurel County Sheriff's deputies in London say fake money is being passed around in three counties. State Police troopers are collecting counterfeit 50-dollar bills. Lawmen are looking for two men and two women believed to be using funny money in Laurel, Knox, and Whitley counties.

Lower Gas Prices May Impact Road Projects

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Drivers in Kentucky are cheering lower prices at the pump. It may be too soon to celebrate since the drop in price could cost the state nearly 130-million dollars in taxes. The loss would delay or cancel road projects.

Racing Resumes At Churchill Downs

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Horses are ready to gallop around the track at Churchill Downs. Officials said racing will resume today. They were cancelled for the past two days, the first back-to-back shutdown in 140 years.