The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports a tractor trailer crash on Interstate 65 at the William H. Natcher Parkway interchange/Exit 20 has closed two ramps off the Natcher Parkway. This crash has not closed either direction of I-65.
The Associated Press is reporting that both of the nuclear power plants operated by TVA in Tennessee had unplanned reactor outages last month. The outage at each plant lasted two days, according to a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The federal judiciary says it will close six courthouses in the South because of inadequate funding from Congress and the prospect of more drastic cuts. The Judicial Conference announced Tuesday the courthouses to close are in Pikeville, Ky.; Gadsen, Ala.; Meridian, Miss.; Wilkesboro, N.C.; Beaufort, S.C.; and Amarillo, Texas.
A Kentucky National Guard firefighting team is returning to Greenville on Tuesday, on the 11th anniversary of 9/11 and a year to the day since the soldiers' departure. The unit will be welcomed home Tuesday afternoon at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center.
As the nation pauses to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, Fort Knox will host a Patriot Day ceremony. The event will include a 9/11 video presentation and music by the Fort Knox Army Band.
An overturned tractor trailer in Robertston County, Tennessee is blocking northbound traffic on Interstate 65. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is estimating the blockage will be cleared by 3 p.m. An overturned tractor trailer in Robertston County is blocking the northbound left lanes on Interstate 65. Southbound traffic is affected with rubbernecking delays. The crash was reported at 7:20 a.m. and should be cleared by 3 p.m.
Murray State University has changed its policy for guns on campus to require everyone but uniformed personnel to leave weapons inside their cars. The move made last week came in the wake of a Kentucky Supreme Court decision in April saying the University of Kentucky improperly fired student from an on-campus job for having a gun in his car.
Authorities are investigating whether a long standing grudge led to the shooting death of an 82 year old retired Monroe County lawman. Eighty-one-year old Charles Hammer is accused of gunning down Herbert Proffitt last month in his Tompkinsville driveway. The killing rattled the tight-knit town where the victim's only son is the mayor.