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Busy Day Ahead At Post Offices

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Lines will be long today at Kentucky post offices with just ten days until Christmas. U.S. Postal Service officials say this will be their busiest day of the year, with more than 600-million cards, letters and packages coming in nationwide. Post offices in Louisville and southern Indiana were open for a few hours…

No Foul Play Suspected In Body Found Near Murray State

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Murray, KY) -- No foul play is suspected in the death of a woman found in a wooded area near Murray State University. Police say the body of 23-year-old Megan Cooper was discovered Saturday. Officers were asked to do a welfare check on her on Friday and when her house was found empty, a missing…

Harrison County Student Killed En Route To ACT Exam

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Harrison County, KY) -- Harrison County High School is mourning the loss of a student killed while on his way to the ACT exam. Investigators say 17-year-old Colton Lane Burus flipped his truck over an embankment Saturday morning near Sadieville. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Burus was a two-time state athlete…

Pet Food Maker To Manufacture In Gallatin County

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Gallatin County, KY) -- A pet food maker is investing two-million-dollars in Gallatin County and creating more than 20 jobs. Governor Steve Beshear says FreshChoice will use a former food processing plant in Warsaw to manufacture fresh and raw dog and cat food, as well as smokehouse bones, chews and treats. The company plans to…

Flu Activity In Kentucky Now Widespread

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- If you haven't had a flu shot yet, the state Department of Public Health is encouraging you to get one. They say influenza activity in Kentucky is now widespread and affecting at least half the regions in the state. Flu shots are recommended for anyone six-months or older, especially those at high…