Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 28

Four Injured In Accident Involving School Bus In Madison County

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said four people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision involving a pickup truck and a Madison County School Bus. Investigators said the collision happened Friday around 3:24 p.m. in the 2400 block of Paint Lick Road near Cartersville Road in southern Madison County. Investigators said a pickup …

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Sep 28

New Pulaski County Coroner Sworn In

Pulaski County has a new coroner. Charles "Chuck" E. Godbey was sworn into office Thursday. The change comes after the former coroner Richard New stepped down from office Wednesday. New plead guilty to theft charges and admitted he stole $60,000 from Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Godbey will serve the remainder of New’s term which ends …

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Sep 28

Nissan Offers Leaf Discounts To Spur Sales

DETROIT (AP) – Nissan is offering cheap leases and big discounts on the Leaf because of slow sales of the all-electric car. Nissan Motor Co. sold only 4,228 Leafs this year through August, almost a third fewer than a year ago. It also has a big inventory of the cars nationwide. At the end of …

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Sep 28

Gas Costs Drive Up Consumer Spending

SPENDING UP: Americans boosted spending 0.5 percent in August even though their income barely grew, the Commerce Department said Friday. Much of the increase went to pay higher gas prices, which rose nearly 50 cents per gallon in July and August. WEAK INCOME: Income ticked up 0.1 percent. After accounting for inflation and taxes, income …

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Sep 28

Horse Dies From West Nile Virus In Madison County

A horse from Waco in Madison County was euthanized Thursday due to the West Nile virus, according to officials. So far this year, a dozen horses in Kentucky have been diagnosed with the West Nile virus, according to the state veterinarian’s office. To date, six of the horses have survived and six have had to …

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Sep 28

Health Inspector: Dead Deer Found In Whitley County Restaurant

It’s not what you want to see if you’re dining out. Someone moving a dead deer through the front door. But the Health Department says it happened at the Red Flower Chinese Restaurant in Whitley County. The Williamsburg business won’t be open for a few days because of that incident. The Health Department says the …

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Sep 28

Teen Charged As Dive Team Searches For Gun In Lexington Pond

A dive team from the Lexington Fire Department spent part of Friday searching a retention pond looking for a gun. No gun was found. Lexington Police said it all began on Thursday in the Centre Parkway area. Investigators said Datwan Davis, 18, was trespassing at a nearby gas station. Police said Davis took off running …

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Sep 28

U.K. Awarded Grant To Support Children With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced the award of $9 million for 38 grants to institutions of higher education to train educators to improve the services and results for children with disabilities. The University of Kentucky in Lexington will receive $242,468 for personal preparation programs dedicated to infants, toddlers, children and  youth with …

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Sep 28

KY Based Comair To Ground Planes Permanently Saturday

More than 1100 Kentuckians will be out of a job when Comair grounds its planes Saturday. Parent company Delta announced it would stop using the jets back in July. It said the change would come as Delta consolidates its operations. Comair is headquartered at the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone County. It’s name …

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Sep 28

Scammers prey on families of prison inmates

A cruel new scam is preying on families with relatives behind bars. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

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