Ky. Trans. Secretary Resigns

Kentucky – Kentucky Transportation Secretary Joe Prather has resigned effective September 30. The nearly 70-year-old Prather says he's stepping down to return to private life in Hardin County. Before heading up the Cabinet under Governor Steve Beshear, Prather served several terms in the General Assembly and was finance secretary under former Governor Brereton Jones. Governor Beshear has appointed State Highway Engineer Mike Hancock as acting secretary for the Transportation Cabinet.