Three men from eastern Kentucky are putting together a documentary about a town's recovery from a devastating spring tornado. WYMT-TV reports that Paul Lyons, Nathan Lewis and Timothy Boatright usually spend their time making videos of weddings and about tourism, but decided to work together on a documentary after the tornado destroyed part of their hometown of West Liberty.
A pair of Iraqi nationals who pleaded guilty to conspiring to send weapons, cash and explosives to Al-Qaida in Iraq will be sentended together in December. U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell has delayed the sentencing of 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan from October 2nd to December 5th in federal court in Bowling Green.
The U.S. Forest Service has dropped a proposal for commercial logging in a section of the Daniel Boone National Forest over concerns about the potential impact on a pristine spring and trees hundreds of years old.
Commissioner Jonathan Gassett has spent more than $71,000 to attend meetings across the country during a time of financial belt-tightening across state government. That's far more than even the governor's chief industrial recruiter whose job requires extensive travel.
Organizers of the annual bluegrass festival in Owensboro are considering a change in next year's dates. The International Bluegrass Music Museum's ROMP: Bluegrass Roots and Branches Festival is usually held in Owensboro the last weekend in June but organizers are polling fans to see if they would favor moving it up to the last weekend in May.