Frankfort, KY – The former Superintendent of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park has been officially fired. Brian Roy, who once ran as a Democrat for Congress, was suspended by the Fletcher Administration in February. The Republican Administration charges that Roy misused state funds and employees.
Campbellsville, KY – A Congressional Round Table discussion is drawing attention to the job creation efforts in Campbellsville, Kentucky. The central Kentucky city suffered the loss of more than two thousand jobs in the late 1990s, when Fruit of the Loom closed a production facility there.
Louisville, KY – John Kerry's Campaign for President is planning an overnight stay in Kentucky. The Senator from Massachusetts will hold a rally at Louisville International Airport this evening, and will visit a Kentucky business tomorrow morning.
The Democrat from Massachusetts is then expected to attend a fund-raiser at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Tuesday afternoon. Kerry's visit comes one week before the Kentucky primary.
Frankfort, KY – A number of Kentucky's neediest three and four year old children will not receive dental screenings or access to other social services next year. Education officials in Frankfort say that's because funding for the state's pre-school program is not keeping pace with enrollment.
Frankfort, KY – The Chief Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals is planning to retire next month. Judge Tom Emberton of Edmonton, Kentucky is likely to be succeeded by Judge Sara Walter Combs of Stanton.
Combs says she has no apparent opposition for the the Chief Judgeship, which involves more administrative responsibility and carries a term which lasts four years. The Court's fourteen judges work within seven districts across Kentucky.