Metropolis, IL – Some 100,000 people visited Metropolis, Illinois' Fort Massac State Park this weekend. The 1800's American fort replica portrays pioneer life with its barracks, homes, and stockade. This weekend's highlight was a battle reenactment among the fort's French marines, British infantry, and American Indian tribes. According to the Paducah Sun, the figures are an estimate based on Saturday's attendance.
Henderson, KY – Kenergy Corp. has created a plan to distribute information to the public in an emergency. The nonprofit energy cooperative created the plan after suffering severe communications difficulties after January's devastating ice storm. Kenergy covers a 14-county area. The plan calls for information to be distributed to customers and the media by phone and through the Internet during major power outages.
Frankfort, KY – The year-long legal battle over Kentucky's attempts to seize the domain names of Internet gambling sites resumes this week in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.
-Verbatim- The state says Internet gambling sites illegally rob Kentucky of millions of dollars in much needed revenue and wants to seize the domain names of 141 gambling sites.