Funeral services have been announced for former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford. On Sunday, a memorial service will be held at 3pm in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. Senator Ford's body will lie in state from 11am until 3pm, and again from 4 until 6. Visitation is from 2 to 7pm Monday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory in Owensboro, and again from 10 to 11am Tuesday.
Police in Beaver Dam are looking for suspects in a series of vehicle break-ins. Chief Mike Allen told media partner 14News that they've heard about 15 to 20 cars beig broken into, with mainly small items taken like cigarettes and change. In some instances, however, weapons and phones have been stolen.
One of the two teens at the center of a multi-state crime spree is talking. 18-year-old Dalton Hayes told Panama City Beach TV station WJHG that he was mislead by his 13-year-old girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips after she admitted him she had lied about her age. Hayes says he felt he had to run after he said Phillips told him she had a miscarriage.
Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Senator Wendell Ford has passed away at the age of 90. It was confirmed Thursday morning with a statement from KY Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Last July, the Messenger-Inquirer reported that Ford was battling lung cancer. Ford was born in Daviess County, and served as governor of the state in the early 70's, before entering a long career as U.S. Senator.
A movement supporting a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution underway in Kentucky. Common Cause of Kentucky is backing the 28th Amendment that would overturn the Citizens United decision that allows some campaign contributions to remain secret.