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 southern Kentucky sheriff has destroyed 27 electronic gambling machines confiscated earlier this during two raids. Laurel County Sheriff John Root told The Times-Tribune that deputies crushed the machines with a bulldozer Friday at the county's Lily Landfill.
A program in Kentucky that provides financial assistance to low income homes in the winter may be a target for scam artists. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, runs through mid-December.
A ceremony will be held in Louisville Tuesday, to honor U.S. President Zachary Taylor,who grew up in the city and served as the nation’s 12th President. Its part of a national program to recognize former U.S. Presidents with wreaths placed at their grave sites on the anniversaries of their birth.