Paducah, KY – Don't call Werner Herzog's first feature film in three years a sequel. The only thing "Bad Lieutenant: Port of New Orleans" has in common with Harvey Keitel's 1992 film of the same name is just that, the name. In this 2009 film, Nicholas Cage plays a hero cop who falls into drugs, corruption, and madness. Larry Thomas and Todd Hatton talk about this "Bad Lieutenant" playing this week at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to sell state-owned planes, vehicles and other property to generate money for Kentucky's shrinking budget. Beshear says Wednesday that he and key members of his administration also will take 10 percent salary reductions this year, just as they did in 2009.
Paris, TN – Henry County High School's band director has died. Cordez Bacon died in a hospital in Madisonville, Kentucky. Principal Lennies McFerren says grief counseling is being provided to his band students through counselors and Band Booster parents. Bacon had been absent from school for several days with an unspecified illness. McFerren says Bacon was a fine band director who was very popular with his students.