Fort Campbell, KY – More than 175 soldiers returned to Fort Campbell Army Base early Thursday morning after serving in Iraq for the past year. Members of the 2nd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment arrived at the post just after 4:00 a.m. This was the second tour of duty for many of the soldiers, who said they were excited to be back on American soil. The soldiers will remain at Fort Campbell for the next few months, at which point they'll be moved to Fort Riley, Kansas.
Elizabethtown, KY – Hardin County fiscal court has taken the first step toward trying to display the Ten Commandments on county owned property. Magistrate Roy easter proposed a motion Tuesday that was unanimously approved by the court. It directs the county attorney to research and draft a resolution to authorize a display of the Ten Commandments. The display would be alongside other historical documents on designated county-owned property and buildings.
Frankfort, KY – The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports the popularity of all-terrain vehicles continues to grow in Kentucky and so does the number of ATV fatalities. Reports show crashes killed 106 people in Kentucky from 2002 - 2004 and that's more that's more ATV deaths than any other state in the country. Incomplete statistics on some states, however, might mean some states have higher totals than reported and the Kentucky listing could fall from the top.
Radcliff, KY – Radcliff's largest employer has recently doubled its office space and is going to hire additional employees. Nielsen Media Research is looking for about 140 more employees. Manager Terry Campbell says the Radcliff call center currently employs about 400 people who conduct television research interviews with sample households across the country. Nielsen is the leading provider of television audience measurement and advertising information services.