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Crews Cut Back Search for Steve Fossett

Updated: 09/18/2007 - It's been two weeks since the millionaire adventurer vanished while flying his plane. The search has covered an area of northern Nevada and eastern California.

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Funeral Planned for Vine Grove Soldier

Updated: 09/18/2007 - The funeral for a Kentucky Army National Guard soldier killed in Iraq will be Saturday, Sept. 22, in Radcliff. Nineteen-year-old Private First Class Sammie Phillips of Vine Grove was killed Sept. 10 while on a traffic control mission.

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Water Conservation Measures Taken in Franklin

Posted: 09/18/2007 - Franklin residents are having to conserve water, much like other parts of South-Central Kentucky. The Franklin city commissioner adopted mandatory water conservation measures for residents and select businesses.

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Dole Recalls Bagged Lettuce

Updated: 09/18/2007 - Dole is recalling its "Hearts Delight Salad Mix." It was sold here in the U.S. and Canada, with a "Best If Used By" date of Sept. 19, 2007.

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Nunn Backs Beshear

Updated: 09/17/2007 - A former Republican state representative from Barren County announces he will support Democrat Steve Beshear in the Kentucky governor's race.

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SpiralFrog to Offer Free Music Downloads

Posted: 09/17/2007 - SpiralFrog.com, an ad-supported Web site that allows visitors to download music and videos free of charge, was scheduled to launch Sept. 17 in the U.S. and Canada after months of "beta" testing.

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Adventures in Kentucky: Backyard Football

Posted: 09/17/2007 - Last time on Adventures in Kentucky, Brandon Lokits took a trip down the scenic Green River. Brandon picks up the pace a bit on this Sept. 17 edition and brings you an activity that can include almost everyone.

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Tompkinsville Lifts Water Alert

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The city of Tompkinsville is no longer under a water alert. In a meeting on Sept. 17, the city commission voted to lower their status to a water advisory.

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Poll Shows Most Kentuckians Want Casino Gambling Vote

Updated: 09/17/2007 - A new poll says more than 80-percent of Kentuckians want the chance to vote for casino gambling in the state. Governor Fletcher strongly opposes the vote, saying he won't stand for gambling in Kentucky.

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Public Universities Set Record for Awarding Degrees

Posted: 09/17/2007 - State officials say 43,902 degrees and credentials were issued during the 2006-2007 school year. The Kentucky Community and Technical College System accounted for more than half of what was awarded.

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WKU Steps Up Fundraising Efforts

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Western Kentucky University has its eyes on the future. The university hopes a new $200-million campaign will make WKU a leading American university with international reach by the year 2012.

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U.S. Constitution Turns 220

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Schools across the area are focusing on the anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. The Sept. 17 assembly at Lost River Elementary featured community leaders from the area reading different parts of the document.

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Website Releases Simpson Standoff Audiotape

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The saga continues for the former football hall of famer O.J. Simpson and his alleged involvement in a robbery in Las Vegas. An apparent audiotape of O.J. Simpson's standoff with men he accused of stealing his sports memorabilia has surfaced.

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Clinton to Unveil Plan for Universal Health Care

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Hillary Clinton is taking another shot at universal health care. This is her first attempt at it since the one that fell through during her husband's administration.

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President Makes Attorney General Choice

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The president has selected Michael Mukasey, a man who in the past has presided over high-profile national security cases. Bush is urging the Senate to quickly confirm Mukasey, who would become Bush's third attorney general.

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BG Technical College Helps Students "Face the Future"

Posted: 09/16/2007 - It looks just like an ordinary photo booth, but what it's capable of doing goes far beyond taking a picture. It's a state of the art piece of equipment that snaps a picture and allows the curious to morph their image to see themselves as one of six different races.

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Hometown Hero: Pet Rescuers

Posted: 09/16/2007 - The cause of the fire at Chandler Park Apartments in Bowling Green is still under investigation. Though everyone got out of the building safely before first responders arrived, there were a few pets that needed rescuing.

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Scottsville Resident Wins St. Jude Dream Home

Updated: 05/29/2009 - On Sept. 16, WBKO held its annual St. Jude Telethon to raise money for the hospital, which helps children with infectitious diseases. The big prize for the drawing was the "Dream Home," which is located in Olde Stone.

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Hazardous Material Accident on I-65

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The lanes of I-65 South have been reopened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous material.

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GM and United Auto Workers Continue Negotiations

Updated: 09/16/2007 - It was another day of negotiating for General Motors and the United Auto Workers. Some union officials say GM wants the union to take over responsibility for retiree health care costs using a company-funded trust.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Have Plans for Increasing Jobs

Posted: 09/16/2007 - Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates both say they have plans for increasing jobs in Kentucky, especially in impoverished areas. Republican Governor Ernie Fletcher says under his tenure, Kentucky's economy has made solid progress.

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Louisville Starts "Possibility City" Campaign

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Kentucky's largest city is rolling out a promotional campaign aimed at drawing more people to their area. It is targeting young professionals and businesses.

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