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Snow covers roads, cancels classes in Franklin County

A storm that brought a larger-than-expected snowfall total, covered roads, canceled classes, closed parks and halted garbage and recycling pickup on Tuesday. Tuesday morning snowfall reports submitted to the National Weather Service in and around Franklin County ranged from 2.5 inches to 3.5 inches,

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 17:19:23

Editorial: So much for transparency at the Frankfort Plant Board

Walt Baldwin's about-face on transparency threatens to undermine two years of needed reform at the Frankfort Plant Board and fuel a city commissioner's drive to boot Baldwin and a colleague from the municipal utility's board of directors. Baldwin's inexplicable decision to conceal for seven weeks a

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 06:42:00

Semi slams into Anderson County fire station

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) - Part of a fire station on Anderson County is destroyed after a semi-truck slid off the road and hit it Tuesday morning. It happened at Anderson County Fire Station 2 near Alton Station Road and Highway 151. The fire station says the crash took out a large part of the fire

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 11:45:44

Drivers, road crews watch out for snow in Anderson County

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - In Anderson County, officials are warning drivers to take it slow on the roads in this winter weather. Director of Public Safety Bart Powell says the county had more than 100 accidents reported on January 8th, with many involving multiple vehicles, due to ice. This time a

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-16 05:58:00

Suspect in Scott Co. bus driver's murder to be released from jail

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - A man charged in the nearly eight-year-old murder of a school bus driver is getting out of jail. The Georgetown News-Graphic reports a judge ordered Nicholas Willinger released to home incarceration after a delay in his trial. It was supposed to start January 22 in Scott Co

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-15 18:24:00

Cold case unit for victims of sexual assault created

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Kentucky Attorney General's Office has announced it has created a new unit focused on sexual assault cold cases. Attorney General Andy Beshear announced the newly created unit Tuesday in Frankfort. Beshear says now that a majority of the state's backlogged sexual assault

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 20:28:16

LIVE AT 6: Gov. Bevin to deliver State of the Commonwealth Address

Tuesday in Frankfort, Governor Matt Bevin will deliver the State of the Commonwealth Address. The Governor will present his plan for a state budget, which may include sizable cuts to fix the state's pension problems. Governor Bevin's speech starts in at 6 p.m. We will also have a full report from Fr

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-16 21:46:20

Hoover, other lawmakers waive preliminary hearing in ethics investigation

FRANKFORT, KY (CHNI) - Four Republican lawmakers facing sexual harassment allegations waived a preliminary hearing before the Kentucky Ethics Commission Tuesday setting up a public hearing on the charges sometime before mid-April. Former Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, Jim DeCesare, R

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-16 20:22:37

Prospects hot for big lake cats

Carlyle Lake anglers can expect more big catches of catfish like this one. Results from a population survey show catfish in the four- to eight-pound class were quite common. And, they also observed plenty of smaller three- to four-pound fish. Curt Hicken | For The Telegraph If predictions by Illin


Village Sees Growth In Gaming Income

The Village of Okawville had a $1,118 increase in income from gaming machines in 2017 over the previous year. The village's share of gaming income increased from $42,687 to $43,825. In 2017, a total of $11,555,456 million went into the machines in Okawville, with $10,678,950 paid out to the gamblers

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2018-01-16 22:27:00

Contests for city bicentennial logos

ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS The 2019 Vandalia Bicentennial Board need YOU R HELP!! The City of Vandalia will celebrate its 200th Birthday in 2019 and the planning has begun. But first, we need a logo ... or 2, so we are having a contest!! We are seeking 2 logos, each created by a different age grou

LEADER-UNION - 2018-01-16 17:51:00

Highland flood risks, efforts misrepresented in editorial

While the Jan. 8 Belleville News-Democrat editorial provides some welcome attention to the City of Highland's efforts to assure that the flood risks in the city are properly defined, it contains a number of inaccuracies which are used to blame the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the problem.

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 00:30:00

Flying Spaghetti Monster congregation formed

HOMER, Alaska (AP) - Ever since the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's controversial policy regarding invocations before meetings was updated and finalized in 2016, people across the peninsula have been voicing their support or frustration, some more vigorously than others. One man, McNeil Canyon ar


Marchers remember, reflect on King legacy

The spirit of community and taking care of one another was the message of the morning on Monday, as scores of Tullahomans took to the streets to march through town on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Following Monday's march, Tommy Williams, left, and Sherman Pentecost greet marchers at the C. D. Stamps

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:32:00

Greenfield Board deeds alley to bank to facilitate construction of new building

The Greenfield Board approved a resolution transferring ownership of a city-owned alley to a local bank, during their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 9. Mayor Cindy McAdams says deeding over the alley will clear the way for Greenfield Banking Company to build a new facility. (See compet

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Gleason Board votes to lower speed limit to 30 mph; discusses sidewalk construction on East Union

Northwest Tennessee Development District representative Rob Goad addresses members of the Gleason City Board concerning grant possibilities for constructing a sidewalk along East Union Street. One of the top items on the agenda at Thursday night's Gleason Board meeting was a request by local citizen

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Rutherford sheriff awards five deputies for saving lives

Deputy Chief Egon Grissom said Davis and Massey were inside the Speedway station on New Salem Highway Sept. 30 when a witness notified them a vehicle traveled off the bridge at Interstate 24. They responded to the scene where they found the car struck a pole and the driver's foot was still on the g

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 19:19:28

More snow coming? Highs in the 40s for MLK Day, but flurries could return

Severe weather and snow can prove treacherous for drivers during the winter months. Check out this animation with some do's and don'ts for drivers venturing out in #winterstorm 2015. USA Today After a brief melt, more snow could blanket Middle Tennessee on Monday night into Tuesday morning. Highs


One Book Blitz: To save or to spend

Although schools are closed for Martin Luther King Day, the planning calendar for the One Book Blitz has students reading Chapter 9 of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" today. In "Grandpa Joe Takes a Gamble," the grandfather decides to spend a 10-cent piece. "Are you sure you want to spend your mo

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

The Koreas May Be On Their Way To Sending A Joint Team To The Olympics

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 14 at 3:17PM CST expiring January 16 at 12:00AM CST in effect for: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, McLean, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Union