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Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Issues Official Order to Facilitate Distribution and Delivery of Livestock Feed and Poultry

Severe winter weather has caused supply chain delays FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2023) – Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray has signed an official order to temporarily suspend certain restrictions on motor carriers that will be engaged in transporting livestock feed and live poultry. “Severe winter weather across the nation has caused transportation delays that have contributed to …

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Tornado-relief payments come under scrutiny in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some people unaffected by tornadoes that ravaged Kentucky in late 2021 were mistakenly sent payments from a relief fund funneling private donations into the region, the state treasurer’s office said Wednesday. State Treasurer Allison Ball’s office said it canceled payment on 192 checks valued at $192,000 from the Team Western Kentucky …

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Group makes first funding award to combat opioid epidemic

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky commission assigned to distribute money from a massive settlement with opioid companies has made its first funding award to help combat the state’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Tuesday. The Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission has awarded $10.5 million in funding to a pilot program, Cameron announced. …

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Kentucky to begin processing state tax returns on Feb. 6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue started accepting electronically filed 2022 individual income tax returns last week, mirroring the IRS tax filing timeline, the state said. The processing of Kentucky returns is scheduled to begin on Feb. 6, 2023, it said. Electronic individual income tax returns typically take four to six weeks …

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Webster County Drug Bust Leads to Arrest of 2

Two people are behind bars on drug charges in Webster County, Kentucky after authorities say the search of a home revealed drugs. The Webster County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Monday around 7 p.m., when deputies executed a search warrant at an apartment in the Hillcrest Apartments complex on US 41 N in Sebree. …

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National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning

The National Weather Service has issued this Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri. A winter storm warning is in effect this afternoon and tonight for the Ozark Foothills of southeast Missouri. A winter weather advisory is in effect this afternoon and tonight for areas of …

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Scam Calls on the Rise in the Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson District

HENDERSON, Ky. (January 30, 2023) – Kentucky State Police in Henderson has documented a complaint of a scammer stating he is with a law enforcement agency. The scammer goes through a series of routine sounding questions all in an effort to gain personal information (credit, bankcard information, etc.). At some point in the conversation, he …

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UPDATE: missing Morganfield man Found Dead

UPDATE: Officials say that a Morganfield man who had been reported missing was found dead this weekend. Union County Emergency Management Agency said Saturday via social media that the family of 76-year-old James “Jim” Nicholson of Morganfield had been found deceased along with his car. The family thanked everyone who helped with the search. — …

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Asteroid coming exceedingly close to Earth, but will miss

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest such encounters ever recorded. NASA insists it will be a near miss with no chance of the asteroid hitting Earth. NASA said Wednesday that this newly discovered asteroid will zoom 2,200 …

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Central City man dies in wreck in Henderson; Two Morganfield men injured

The Henderson County Coroner’s Office pronounced a Central City man dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Kentucky 425 on Tuesday. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said a passenger car reportedly traveled across the center line and into the path of a semi-truck near the 5800 block of Kentucky 425 at …

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Kentucky high school students encouraged to apply for 2023-2024 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

(FRANKFORT, KY) – Applications are now available for positions on the 2023-2024 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (CSAC), a group that provides input to Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass. The group meets monthly with Glass and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout …

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Ky. gov touts program to strengthen drug epidemic fight

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky communities can apply for certification through a program that evaluates the services being offered to residents seeking help for drug or alcohol addiction, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The governor announced the creation of the Recovery Ready Communities program last year. Since then, the Office of Drug Control Policy, the Advisory …

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Vendor double charges more than 7,000 Kentucky tax accounts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A vendor collecting taxes for the state of Kentucky accidentally collected twice from more than 7,000 accounts on Wednesday. Kentucky Department of Revenue spokesperson Jill Midkiff called the problem a “technical glitch.” The department has instructed private vendor Kentucky Interactive to identify the source of the glitch so it does not …

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Fugitive wanted On Rape Charge Arrested In Union County

UNION CO., Ky. (WFIE) – A man was arrested in Union County after officials say he attempted to avoid prosecution for a rape charge issued in New York. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Miguel Tzoc “groomed” a teenage girl and arranged for the girl to be taken from her home in Guatemala. …

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