Bowling Green, KY – A man who has spent much of his career exploring and writing about caves has written a historical novel about the life of mammoth cave guide Stephen Bishop. It's a unique book, written from the perspective of bishop's wife. Like her husband, Charlotte Bishop was a slave. Kentucky Public Radio's Dan Modlin has this report.
Pembroke, KY – Before prohibition, close to 200 small distilleries dotted the Kentucky landscape. These days, there are only 200 nationally. In Kentucky, big businesses control the spirit production market with signature names like Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, and Buffalo Trace. In Christian County, a new distillery is reviving old liquor making traditions. Angela Hatton has this story.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has announced it has collected over $100,000 from tickets issued by the new red light cameras from July to September. The city nets roughly half of that, with the other going to the company that installed and operates the automated system. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports the revenue will be used to buy new cameras and equipment for patrol cars, as well as help fund a proposed new walking park in the city.