Environment

West Kentucky Farming
8:00 am
Sun June 10, 2012

Farmers in West Kentucky Feel the Pinch of Long Drought

Drought Monitor picture of the Midwest areas affected by the recent drought.
Drought Monitor

On his Calloway County farm, Mark Paschall is getting ready for a long, dry summer. During 58 years on a farm, Paschall has seen many droughts. This one, he says, is a bad one.

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FLW Fishing Report
9:56 am
Thu June 7, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Big Bass Tournament This Weekend

Scott Ellison

Hi, this is Scott Ellison with the weekly FLW Fishing Report. Well, this is the weekend when the Big Bass Tournament comes to town. The Walmart FLW will make a stop at Kentucky Lake, and the best bass fishermen in the land will go at it for the $100,000 first place prize. 

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Coal
6:59 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Coal on the Decline

A common misconception about coal in America is that it accounts for most of the nation’s electricity generation. Coal’s importance to the nation’s energy mix is indisputable, but that influence is on the decline, and is dropping fast. 

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Coal
8:57 am
Wed June 6, 2012

EPA Coal Hearings Begin

The Environmental Protection Agency is in Kentucky this week taking testimony on the federal government’s objection to 36 coal mining permits in Eastern Kentucky. 

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Severe Weather
8:30 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Southeast Missouri Tornado Kills Three

wikipedia.org

Three southeast Missouri men were killed Monday when severe storms spawned a tornado that destroyed their residence.  

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Environment
4:09 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Christian County Interviewing Possible Superintendent Candidates

Christian County School officials are interviewing superintendent candidates. The district has confirmed the schedule of a prospective candidate visiting schools today. 

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Coal Power
3:18 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

McConnell Rallies for Coal to be Bigger Part of US Energy Portfolio

As the Environmental Protection Agency begins its public forums on coal mining permits in Kentucky, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell is rallying for coal to be a bigger part of the nation's energy portfolio.

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Weather
7:41 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Feast or Famine for Rainfall in Kentucky

wikipedia.org

Last year was Kentucky’s wettest on record going back to 1895, bringing widespread flooding to some areas last spring. 

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Recycling
2:16 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Madisonville Will Start Curbside Recycling Program in the Fall

Madisonville residents are the first in the Pennyrile region to have free curbside recycling provided by the city.  

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Land Between the Lakes
2:05 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Orphaned Eaglet Rescued in LBL

An orphaned eaglet found in Land Between the Lakes is in Louisville for rehabilitation. 

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