Murray, KY – The Kentucky Division of forestry has issued a burn ban for all thirteen counties in Western Kentucky, as well as the Land Between the Lakes. This comes a few weeks after several counties issued independent no-burn ordinances for their areas. Officials are asking people to think twice about burning leaves, trash, or brush because of current dry conditions.
Murray, KY – Groups opposed to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's attempt at imposing a state law against gambling on international Web sites are gathering today before a court hearing on the matter. The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet is trying to block access to online casinos in the state, citing a state law that bans "illegal gambling devices." Last month, the state moved to seize 141 domain names and freeze online gambling transactions.