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Regional

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin through May 31.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Kentucky mom celebrates 30 years of life thanks to organ donation

    Staff Report
    Kathy Anderson’s heart was severely damaged by medicine she was prescribed while pregnant with twin girls. The damage wasn’t evident until after her daughters were born. Within a couple weeks, she was given only a slim chance of survival. Her doctors knew her only option was a heart transplant. This was in March of 1987.

  • Small businesses are the backbone of rural communities

    By Rhea Landholm
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Small scale entrepreneurship is a proven strategy to revitalize rural communities. Owning one’s own business can create genuine opportunity across rural America with the support of a modest public investment.

  • Spay/neuter Clinic planned Sunday, May 7 in LaGrange

    The Oldham County Humane Society will hosting a Spay and Neuter Clinic on Sunday May 7th in Lagrange. This clinic is for CATS only. Cost is $10.00 for males and $20.00 for females. This includes all shots. You must call the Humane Society at 502-222-7337 to set up an appointment and if you have any questions. This is for all of Trimble County and there are no limits to how many you may take.

  • Quarles: Perdue confirmation good for Ky.

    FRANKFORT — The confirmation of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as U.S. agriculture secretary will strengthen Kentucky’s position on federal farm policy, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said today.

  • April flowers bring May’s monarchs

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - With highway construction season kicking off in April, orange barrels and freshly laid blacktop have become a common site throughout the state, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is also paving the way this spring for one of nature’s black and orange phenomenon: the monarch butterfly. In addition to continuing the Cabinet’s traditional planting of wildflowers along state roadsides, KYTC agronomists will be establishing monarch butterfly habitats – called waystations – for the diminishing species.

  • Give blood and help save lives this spring

    Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.

  • Stabbing incident in Madison

    Staff Report
    The Madison City Police Department arrested a 31-year-old Madison man in connection with a stabbing incident, which resulted in injuries to three individuals, according to a news release from MPD Chief Dan Thurston.

  • Ag department taking applications for 2017 Farm to Fork program

    FRANKFORT — Community organizations are invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners now through the fall of 2017.
    The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products. The program will also promote local agritourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.

  • The hunt for great food gets easier with Buy Local

    FRANKFORT — Kentucky Proud has unveiled Buy Local, a new program intended to encourage restaurants and other food service businesses to purchase locally produced food products, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.