Washington, D.C. – The U-S Senate has approved a transportation bill that could result in more than 535 million dollars in federal highway funds for Kentucky. The Fiscal Year 2004 Transportation Spending Bill passed by a vote of 91 to 3.
Fort Campbell, KY – Officials at Fort Campbell say a funderal service will be held Friday, October 24th for Lieutenant Colonel Kim Orlando. He and two other military police officers were killed last week in Karbala, Iraq.
The service is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at Memorial Chapel at Fort Campbell. The funeral is open to the public, but the internment service at Nashville National Cemetary is open only to friends and family.
Kuttawa, KY – One westbound lane of Interstate 24 in Western Kentucky remains closed as a precaution, after Sunday's chemical fire in a truck. The fire occurred on Sunday afternoon near Kuttawa.
A Kentucky State Trooper and four Kuttawa firefighters were treated for exposure to the chemical dibutyl-amino- ethanol, which is used in the manufacture of pesticides. Two other people near the accident site were sent to local hospitals for treatment.