Daily Archive: April 11, 2016

Apr 11

Radcliff to discuss urban farming within city limits

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) – The Radcliff City Council is expected to discuss if farm animals should be allowed in residential zones within city limits. The News-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/23xNYh8 ) reports that the issue was brought up after council members were notified that several residents have started raising chickens on properties inside city limits. The practice is …

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Apr 11

Teen arrested in connection to stolen truck, missing juveniles

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Deputies in Madison Co. say two juveniles who were reported missing are now safe with their parents after an arrest early Saturday morning. According to the Sheriff, deputies went to the former Country Hearth Inn & Suites on the Eastern Bypass on Saturday just after 2:30 a.m. after they received a …

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Apr 11

Woman fatally shoots estranged husband

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say a woman has fatally shot her estranged husband after he allegedly threatened her. Pamela Smith called dispatchers in Pike County early Monday to report the shooting. Police said in a statement that the preliminary investigation indicates 37-year-old Terry Briggs went to Smith’s home, made entry into it …

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Apr 11

New Yorker cartoonist Hamilton killed in Kentucky accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – William Hamilton, a longtime cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine known for satirizing the wealthy, has died in a car accident in Kentucky. He was 76. New Yorker spokeswoman Adrea Piazza confirmed Hamilton’s death in a statement Monday. Lexington police Lt. Matthew Greathouse said the car Hamilton was driving went through …

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Apr 11

Bevin hopeful budget talks can be revived

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is encouraging state lawmakers to pass a budget before the legislature adjourns for the year. Bevin spokeswoman Jessica Ditto said the Republican governor still hopes lawmakers can pass a budget without an expensive special session. House and Senate lawmakers ended budget negotiations late Sunday night after declaring …

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Apr 11

Brown-Forman introducing 1st new bourbon brand in 20 years

BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The spirits company behind Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey is taking a deeper plunge into Kentucky bourbon. Brown-Forman Corp. said Monday that Coopers’ Craft will be its first new bourbon brand in 20 years. Company executives say the roll-out for the premium whiskey will come this summer in …

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Apr 11

Spring cleaning set for April 23 at Kingdom Come State Park

CUMBERLAND, Ky. (AP) – Volunteers will be doing some spring cleaning later this month at Kingdom Come State Park in eastern Kentucky. The event was originally planned for this Saturday, but the date has been changed to April 23 at the park near Cumberland. Volunteers will pick up trash, remove brush, plant flowers and do …

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Apr 11

Shooting near University of Kentucky campus leaves 1 dead

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a weekend shooting left one man dead near the University of Kentucky campus. The Fayette County coroner’s office identified the victim as 28-year-old James N. Gordon. The office says in a statement that Gordon died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Lexington police tell media outlets that a …

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Apr 11

Officials: 3 killed in fatal crash on Interstate 64

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Three people have died following a crash on Interstate 64 in Louisville. Local news outlets report that two sisters and an infant boy died as a result of Saturday night’s crash. The Clarksville Police Department said in a news release that Samantha Owens, her sister Lauren Owens and her infant son …

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Apr 11

Public meeting to be held regarding lane changes on KY 354, KY 30

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the proposed addition of turning lanes on KY 354 and KY 30 at the intersection with the Hal Rogers Parkway in Laurel County. The public meeting will be held Thursday, April 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the Wood Creek …

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