Frankfort – In about three weeks, the Kentucky Historical Society will close three historic sites in Frankfort. As Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports, staff and budget cuts have caused curators to fall behind.
Bowling Green, KY – How did Thanksgiving Day become a National Holiday? And did the Pilgrims consume a few alcoholic beverages at the first Thanksgiving Day feast? Manuscripts Curator Jonathon Jeffrey of the Kentucky Libaray and Museum has studied the lives of the Pilgrims and provides some perspective..... He talks with Dan Modlin
Frankfort – Kentucky's Alcoholic Beverage Control is encouraging retailers to stop selling certain energy drinks out of safety concerns raised by the FDA. The voluntary request relates to caffeinated alcoholic drinks, according to Peter Ervin, legal counsel for the ABC in Kentucky.
""The caffeine in conjunction with the high alcohol content has a tendency to mask the affects of the alcohol so one can become intoxicated without appreciating that or without appreciating the extent of their intoxication."
Bowling Green – Police are still looking for leads in a fatal hit and run over the weekend in Warren County. The accident happened just after 5:30pm Saturday and killed two pedestrians crossing Veterans Memorial Boulevard. Major Tommy Smith with the Warren County Sheriff's Department says a large black truck drove away from the scene. Three-year-old Jordan Staten and his 37-year-old stepfather Mark Medaris were killed. The accident was first reported by a woman who called 911 after discovering the bodies in the road.