Farmers growing burley tobacco in Kentucky and Tennessee are receiving some of the best crop prices they've seen since 2004. That's the last year the crop was sold under production and price controls established by the federal government.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has reopened all lanes of a highway in Louisville at the site where a train derailed. A statement from the agency says all lanes of Dixie Highway were reopened early Tuesday after work that required having lanes closed was completed.
The Kentucky Arts Council is encouraging groups to apply for a new round of grants aimed at arts programming for those who are 65 and older. The maximum amount of a grant is $10,000, and it requires matching funds.
The chief of interpretation at Mammoth Cave National Park has decided to hang up his Smokey Bear hat and retire. Mike Adams, who has been with the National Park Service since 1973, said the completion of the new Mammoth Cave visitor center prompted him to make the decision.
A task force in Tennessee is trying to encourage independent grocers to locate more outlets in low-income areas. The Tennessee Grocery Access Task Force is a coalition of more than 50 private and public sector groups who want to see a financial incentive program developed to encourage independent grocers to locate in so-called "food deserts."