Officials from outside of Kentucky are encouraging state lawmakers not to repeat their missteps in the fight against meth.
At a joint meeting of the House and Senate Judiciary committees, officials from Oklahoma and Mississippi testified about how they've restricted the purchase of pseudoephedrine (PSE)—a common decongestant in cold medicines and an integral ingredient in meth.
Bowling Green, KY – U-S News and World Report this week listed Western Kentucky University among the top ten schools in the nation for on-line student services and technology. The rankings are very competitive, and some universities point to the publication's ratings when trying to boost enrollment figures. Dan Modlin talks with Beth Laves, the Associate Vice-Psresident for Extended Learning and Outreach......
Weather update: The National Weather Service says our listening area is under a Winter Weather Advisory from noon central time until Friday at 8am. One to two inches of snow is expected by late tonight. Temperatures will get into the mid 40s this afternoon, but will then drop into the 20s, where they'll stay throughout the evening and overnight hours. There's a 20% chance of continued snow showers Friday morning, with highs around 30.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's new Agriculture Commissioner, James Comer, says a special audit of his agency is needed to restore public confidence. Comer and Auditor Adam Edelen held a news conference in Frankfort today, announcing plans for such an audit. Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer was accused of mis-using funds during last year's election, but Farmer denied those allegations. The findings of the new audit will be released to the public when it is completed.
Bowling Green, Ky – One lane is now open along Interstate 65 at Mile Point 98 (Northbound). With wet road surfaces, approaching motorists are advised to use extreme caution. Total cleanup, allowing all three lanes to reopen, is expected to take 4 to 5 hours. The Kentucky Department of Highways District 4 Office in Elizabethtown will continue to provide updates.
One lane is open following an accident along northbound Interstate 65 at Mile Marker 98. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are on-scene and expect full cleanup to take 6-7 hours. Congested northbound traffic is expected south of the accident site.