Government

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Facebook

State Auditor Mike Harmon’s office says it is referring its findings of a review into the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources over to the Kentucky State Police and Kentucky Branch Ethics Commission. 

Kentucky Constables: Untrained And Unaccountable

Jun 8, 2016

EAST BERNSTADT, Ky.—Night had fallen on March 4 when Laurel County Constable Bobby Joe Smith rolled into the parking lot at the A & B Quick Stop.

Smith had received a tip that Brandon Stanley was among the handful of customers mingling inside the convenience store, on a corner of Ky 3094 across from a barrel-making company and a Disciples of God church.

City of Paducah / Paducah

The Paducah Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday establishing the City of Paducah 911 Communications Department effective July 1. 

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Two gay rights activists have filed a lawsuit challenging a new Tennessee law that lets therapists decline to see patients based on religious values and personal principles. 

KYTC Public Information Officer Keith Todd

Kentucky’s transportation cabinet has announced that it will pause new road projects over the next fiscal year starting July 1.

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he expects crime will spike “at some point” because the state budget impasse is leading to cutbacks of a juvenile offender program.  

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Governor Matt Bevin joined Lynn Ashton, Executive Director of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, in launching a new portal for requesting Kentucky Colonels.

Murray State University

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has assembled the state’s first Hunger Task Force to allow farmers, businesses, charitable organizations and government agencies to coordinate efforts against food insecurity.

Dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University Dr. Tony Brannon is on the task force and attended the inaugural meeting Thursday in Shelbyville.  

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane along a section of I-24 in Trigg and Christian Counties next week.  

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A west Kentucky man was killed on the tracks of an oncoming passenger train early Friday morning.

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