Murray, KY – The Murray Police Department is advising residents about a recent phone scam in the area. A local business received a phone call from someone who claimed to be a deputy sheriff. The caller said an employee had been arrested in Murray, and told the business to wire 800 dollars through Western Union to Orlando, FL for the employee's bail. Officers urge any residents who receive similar calls to refrain from wiring money and contact the police immediately.
Metropolis, IL – The Superman statue in Metropolis, Illinois won't stand alone much longer. The Metropolis Chamber of Commerce says it has plans to erect a bronze statue of Noel Neill, known for portraying Lois Lane in The Adventures of Superman television series. The statue will be just down the street from Superman on the corner of Eighth and Market Streets. Neill is expected to attend the groundbreaking ceremony, which takes place this Thursday evening at 5:30pm.
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Historical Foundation is shovel ready' but $24 million short on plans to build the 101st Airborne Museum. The $47 million, 33-acre project at Fort Campbell is expected to house interactive displays, an IMAX theater, and travelling Smithsonian exhibits.
Murray, KY – Mayfield Pediatric Clinic physician Dr. Abid Hussain knows asthma. His own son developed the illness when the family lived in low-quality housing in New York. In his practice Hussain often sees patients with asthma or related problems. He remembers one instance in which a child was suffering from mold-caused asthma.
Frankfort, KY – Senate President David Williams says there are ways to help the horse industry without putting video slots at the horse tracks, and has offered an alternate proposal. But Governor Beshear is refusing to let the alternative be heard.
"Unlike my proposal, President Williams' proposal would not create alternate sources of revenue."