A New Orleans-based company plans to build a 223,000-square-foot distribution center on U.S. 60 East near Glenmore Distillery. According to the Messenger-Inquirer, Sazerac Co. will break ground later this month on a $45 million center later this month.
A special session of the Kentucky General Assembly might be needed after all. Governor Steve Beshear is deciding whether lawmakers need to look at a bill regarding penalties for heroin use. A bill that would set stiffer penalties for heroin dealers didn't make it to the House floor because other bills took priority and the session ended at midnight Tuesday night.
A Muhlenberg County man was arrested Wednesday on several charges, after an attempted traffic stop. According to media partner 14News, the Sheriff's Office received a call about an unwanted person at a residence in Drakesboro. Deputies arrived to see the suspect, Zackery Stephens, fleeing in a red Pontiac.
The Daviess County Public Schools district is celebrating National Public School Volunteer Week (April 21-25) with a variety of activities to demonstrate appreciation for the important services provided by parents and members of the community. During the 2012-2013 school year, which is the most recent year for which figures are available, volunteers recorded 59,737 hours of service in DCPS
Frequent freezing and thawing cycles experienced during the winter months results in cracks in streets that allows water to seep under the road surface. Street expansion associated with freezing followed by street contraction associated with thawing causes potholes.