The Kentucky Association of Counties is joining the fight with the National Association of Counties to push Congress to continue payments in lieu of taxes for federal lands.The federal government pays in lieu of tax funds to the counties instead of paying local property taxes for the land. KACo Executive Director and CEO Denny Nunnelley said in recent years […]
The weather is still wreaking havoc for Americans still traveling today in planes, trains and automobiles, but for the most part, the situation has improved dramatically as people crisscross the country making their way to Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends.AAA estimates that 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to attend Thanksgi […]
Many Americans will be sitting down Thursday to a wonderfully meaty, broad-breasted white turkey that grew to maturity in a remarkably short period: just 136 days, on average.We have decades of intense selective breeding to thank for the dramatic evolution of the average American turkey — from a scrawny 13.2 pounds in 1929, to a robust weight of nearly 30 po […]
Never mind that it's not even Thanksgiving yet, Kate Bateman has Christmas music playing inside her Radcliff, Kentucky home. When you visit, you'll find she's obsessed with Christmas."Bad enough that I put up five trees. I have Santas in a showcase that stay out all year long. I have a six-foot tall Santa in the foyer and he's out […]
The Paducah City Commission will license restaurants, hotels, and motels to sell alcoholic drinks. City Clerk Tammy Sanderson says the commission’s amendment falls more in line with state law and opens alcohol sales to a wider range of businesses.
A former Paducah Middle School assistant principal has turned himself in following perjury charges regarding his termination last year.The Paducah Police Department says Jerry Wayne Walker allegedly gave false testimony to a Paducah Public Schools tribunal during an appeal to keep his job. He also faces charges of tampering with physical evidence and tamperi […]
Louisville community activists have organized a peaceful protest for this evening following a grand jury's decision to not indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American 18-year-old.More than 300 people have replied that