A crash on northbound I-65 at mile marker 19 has interrupted the flow of interstate traffic this afternoon in the Warren County and Simpson County areas in Kentucky. Northbound traffic on the interstate is being detoured to U-S 31W at mile marker 6 in Simpson County.
Governor Steve Beshear was in Owensboro Wednesday for the dedication of the Kentucky Army National Guard Readiness Center. The facility is located adjacent to the Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport, which gives the Guard quick accessibility around the state and serves as a distribution point if supplies need to be flown in during a disaster or emergency.
The man who has led the Kentucky State Penitentiary for the past two and a half years is leaving his post at the end of the week. This will be the second time Philip W. Parker has retired from the position.
State tourism officials in Kentucky are urging people who are fascinated by the Hatfield-McCoy feud to come to the bluegrass state to visit the sites of the legendary conflict. Interest in the story has been sparked by a new History Channel mini-series.
The Kentucky News Network is reporting two people died and six others were hurt in a crash on the Natcher Parkway in Ohio County. Kentucky State Trooper Corey King says an SUV driven by Lian Awi ran off the road Monday morning and overturned. Two people were ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
A judge in Tennessee ruled Tuesday that the public wasn't properly notified about a meeting where local officials approved the plan for a proposed mosque, meaning construction of the disputed project will be stopped.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southeastern Whitley County in Kentucky until 4:30pm eastern. The warning comes as severe weather has made its way across parts of our listening area today, hitting much of the WDCL listening area in and around the Pulaski County region.
Starting June 1st, Kentucky motorists who don't carry insurance risk losing their car registration. Registered owners of personal vehicles shown to have been without insurance more than 60 days will receive notices in the mail.
A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony will be held tomorrow afternoon for the Port Oliver Recreation Area on Barren River Lake. Local tourism officials say the area is needed to help serve the two million visitors who come to the region each year.
Located off highway 252, Port Oliver is on the Allen County side of the Barren River Dam. The ribbon cutting and dedication mark the completion of the project, which includes a state of the art amphitheatre. Barren River Lake Park Manager Carlos Lopez says the new recreation area will help to draw more visitors to the area.