Princeton, KY – The Caldwell County Farmers Market opens to the public this morning at its new site on South Jefferson Street in Princeton. The Times Leader reports the market's launch will be chock full of food, music and more starting at 8:30 am. This year the market has expanded hours. Fresh produce will be offered six days a week, Monday through Saturday. There will also be Market Days' Monday, Wednesday and Friday with guaranteed hours from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Bowling Green, KY – As General Motors Prepares to File Bankruptcy, dealers find themselves on a public relations crusade, preaching the message that GM is not going out of business. Lisa Autry reports.
Benton, KY – School administrators got suspicious after 86 of Marshall County's 47-hundred students accrued more than 2-thousand absences last year. Director of Pupil Personnel Ledonia Williamson investigated the absences and found that many students had abused their medical excuses, collecting them from multiple doctors.
Murray, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear appointed Former MSU President Dr. Constantine (Deno) Curris and Mayfield victim's rights advocate Sharon Green. Curris lives in Lexington and is also the former president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Green and Curris will both serve 6 year terms, they are filling the vacant positions left by Peggy Hays of Hopkinsville and Beverly Ford of Benton.
Frankfort, KY – A new telephone survey indicates a need to make Kentuckians more aware of the effects of runoff pollution on waterways. For instance, only 16-to-26-percent of those surveyed believe pet waste, fertilizers, pesticides and leaky septic tanks pose pollution threats. Transportation Cabinet environmental engineer John Drake believes public education programs can help.