A union representing Kentucky corrections officers plans to meet to discuss a push for higher pay.
The Lake Barkley #60 Fraternal Order of Police is set to meet today at Lee Jones Park in Eddyville.
Union President Larry Bland told WPSD the state needs to find a way to pay more to its underpaid and overworked corrections officers.
The man who has led the Kentucky State Penitentiary for the past two and a half years is leaving his post at the end of the week. This will be the second time Philip W. Parker has retired from the position.