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Lyon County Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges
Friday, March 07, 2014 6:30 PM
A man was arrested Friday in Lyon County on drug and other charges, after police say a search of his vehicle revealed drugs and drug paraphernalia. According to Kentucky State Police, a trooper stopped Daniel Hoyt Friday afternoon for texting while driving. During a search of Hoyt's vehicle, police say they found crystal meth, five pounds of powdered Ketamine (an animal tranquilizer), ...
Stolen Flashing Found, Search Continues for Thief
Friday, March 07, 2014 4:30 PM
The Calloway County Sheriff's Office is looking for whoever stole several hundred dollars' worth of metal flashing from a construction site. The victim called deputies Thursday, saying someone entered the site on Jones Sparkman Road and took several rolls of flashing earlier this week. Thursday night, a resident at Shady Oaks Trailer Park on KY 121 By-pass noticed the flashing at the end of ...
Calloway Parole Violator Faces Drug Charges
Friday, March 07, 2014 2:22 PM
A Calloway County man was arrested Thursday on a parole violation warrant, and now faces drug possession charges, too. The Calloway County Sheriff's Office got a tip that 34-year-old Travis Etherton of New Concord would be in Murray about 6:30 pm, so they waited and watched for the vehicle described in the tip. About 7:00 pm, the vehicle was spotted on Highway 80 East by a deputy and a state ...
Hillary Clinton To Visit Louisville in April
Friday, March 07, 2014 2:00 AM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Louisville next month, when she will be a keynote speaker at the United Methodist Women's Assembly. United Methodist Women chief executive Harriett Jane Olson said in a statement that Clinton's work is in line with that of the organization. She says its members are eager to hear about Clinton's work with women throughout the ...
KY Sues Crew of Ship that Collapsed Bridge
Friday, March 07, 2014 1:49 AM
Kentucky transportation officials are suing the crew of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of the Eggner's Ferry Bridge at Kentucky Lake. The state Transportation Cabinet says in a lawsuit moved to federal court this week that it spent at least $7 million to repair the bridge after the cargo vessel Delta Mariner struck it in January of 2012. The cabinet's lawsuit says the ship's ...
Boil Water Order Issued for Kevil Water Customers
Thursday, March 06, 2014 4:02 PM
Kevil Water has issued a boil water order for all its customers until further notice, while a repair is made. All customers should heat water to a rolling boil for 3-5 minutes before using it for cooking or drinking. Customers with infants, elderly, or immuno-compromised household members should get advice from a health care provider before drinking water. ...
KY Man Pleads Guilty to Shipping Guns Overseas
Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:20 PM
A Bowling Green man has pleaded guilty to shipping weapons inside hollowed-out video game systems to foreign countries. U.S. Magistrate Judge Brent Brennenstuhl set sentencing for 34-year-old Adam Bunger of Bowling Green for May 29. Bunger reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors and admitted to illegally exporting firearms, illegally shipping and transporting firearms in foreign ...
LBL Delays Reopening Due to Icy Roads
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 6:21 PM
Ice-covered roads continue to cause a delay in plans to reopen offices and facilities at Land Between The Lakes. Area Supervisor Tina Tilley says facilities are not open as of Thursday, and may not open to the public at all this week. Tilley says employees are trying to clear areas that remain ice-covered, including roads leading into the facilities and parking areas. Turkey ...
Road Crews Get Creative As Salt Supply Dwindles
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 5:15 PM
Many people in the area are counting down the days to spring, hoping that the snow and ice currently on the ground will be all we see for quite some time. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are probably hoping that, too, since they are running low on salt supplies. On Wednesday, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock said, “Our snow plow operators are ...
Icy Roads May Keep LBL Facilities Closed All Week
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:01 PM
Offices and facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area planned to re-open to the public on Thursday, but after assessing road conditions, Area Supervisor Tina Tilley said they may not open at all this week. “Woodlands Trace has not been treated at all, and roads leading into the facilities, as well as the parking areas, remain ice covered. Our staff is ...
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