A southern Kentucky sheriff facing federal civil rights violations charges says he won't seek re-election when his term ends in December 2013. Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton told The Daily Times that he may open a barbecue restaurant or look for a job with the Cincinnati Reds and spend time with his grandchildren.
A lawsuit has been filed in the school bus crash last month that killed two preschoolers in northern Kentucky. Independence lawyer Eric Deters filed the lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of the families of two children injured in the Oct. 29 crash.
A former eastern Kentucky school superintendent was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for leading a vote-buying conspiracy during the 2010 primary elections. U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell also levied a $250,000 fine on 66-year-old Arch Turner during his sentencing in federal court in Lexington.