(09-19-14) Superintendent Charles Proffitt presented the 2015 working budget to the Cloverport Board of Education during their monthly meeting on Thursday (09/19) night. Under the proposal, expenditures and revenue total three-point-seven million dollars. Salaries comprised 65-percent of the budget. Proffitt said he and financial officer Steven Clark have to constantly hold the line on the...
(09/18/14)- The Irvington City Council held first reading of the proposed property tax rates during a called meeting Wednesday (09/18) night. The panel voted to set rates (35.8 cents per hundred dollars value on real property, 65.1 cents on personal) aimed at producing a four-percent increase in revenue from last year. The council held a public hearing on the new rates earlier in the day. Second reading is scheduled for a called meeting next Wednesday evening...
(09/18/14)- Breckinridge Circuit Court Division Two with Judge Robert Miller presiding met on Wednesday (09/17).
Rodney P. Richards pled not guilty to five counts of burglary- third degree, criminal mischief- first, second and third degrees, several counts of theft by unlawful taking- various amounts, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and persistent felony offender.
(09/17/14)- There's been some changes in the November race for Irvington Mayor: incumbent Inez Board told WXBC on Wednesday (09/17) she was entering the race as a write-in candidate after not filing by the August deadline. The Breckinridge County Clerk's office confirmed Board's candidacy as well as the withdrawal of Howard Basham from the race. Basham, Harold Parente,and Yvonne...
9/16/2014—The Cloverport City Council heard a progress report on the Safe Routes to Schools Grant at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Mayor Susan Hendricks said she will be meeting with Brian Meade and Charlie Allen, representatives of the Kentucky Transportation Department this Friday. Hendricks said she hopes to begin prioritizing areas where new sidewalks will be
9/16/14--- According to Chief Troy Roberts with the Lewisport Fire Department, a fire forced the evacuation of employees from a plant this (Tuesday) morning.
The fire occurred about 11:00 AM at Dal-Tile off Highway 657, in the crushing side of the plant. Chief Roberts said the fire was contained in a hopper and conveyer belt, and was brought under control by about 11:30. For safety, the
NFL's Goodell pledges to "get it right"
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence at a news conference in New York.
Black bear lumbers through Wisconsin neighborhood
Dozens of residents of Green Bay, Wisconsin gathered to watch police and wildlife officials corral a black bear. Officials were eventually able to sedate the bear, much to the delight of onlookers. WFRV-TV's Jenn Sullivan reports.