Delta Airlines is shutting down its 35 year old carrier known as Comair, effective at the end of September. Delta says it is switching to larger jets and has sent termination notices to employees, including some 700 who live in Kentucky.
The Sandusky scandal at Penn State is prompting many universities to double check their policies to make sure that wrongdoing in an athletic program is handled appropriately. WKU President Gary Ransdell told the University's Board of Regents today that University attorney Deborah Wilkins is checking on current procedures at WKU.
Federal agents served a search warrant Thursday on the office of a South Central Kentucky sheriff awaiting trial on charges of civil rights violations. Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton and Public Information Officer Trevor Phillips told the Glasgow Daily Times that federal agents went to Phillip's home as well as the sheriff's office, but neither could comment further on the visits.
Southern Indiana authorities say a helicopter crashed while crop dusting a field, injuring the pilot. Jefferson County emergency management director Dave Bell tells WHAS-TV and WAVE-TV the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. Friday near State Road 3 and Highway 256 about 35 miles north of Louisville, Ky.
The Green River Firefighters Association signed a three-year contract to host the Association's Officer School beginning in February 2015. The deal runs through 2017. The school is expected to bring nearly 1,200 attendees over a four day period to Owensboro with an anticipated $400,000 economic impact.