12/16/14 -The level of Rough River Lake is expected to be drawn down an additional foot below winter pool, according to the US Army Corps Of Engineers. The drop in water level will allow for an inspection of the water control tower and to make repairs at North Fork Boat Ramp. The winter pool is expected to be at 469 feet by Wednesday and will be at the lower level for about seven days.
Irvington Police are continuing their investigation into a bomb threat that happened at a convienance store. According to Irvington Police Chief John McNally, the Circle K store received a call from a blocked telephone number around 11:45 pm Sunday night, in which the caller stated that there was a bomb at the business. Units from the Irvington Police Department, Breckinridge County Sheriff's
12/15/2014—The Cloverport City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance closing a portion of Front Street at their regular meeting Monday evening. The closure of Front Street, between Virden St. and Hudson St., was also approved by four property owners who reside in the area. Ownership of the closed area will revert to the property owners.
12/17: U.S.-Cuba move to thaw diplomatic relations; Sony cancels release of " The Interview"
Nearly 54 years after President Eisenhower severed dimplomatic ties with the communist dictatorship, President Obama said it's time to restore ties with Cuba. Major Garrett reports on the dramatic and controversial push for change in America's relationship with Cuba. ; Sony Pictures decided to cancel the Christmas release of its upcoming comedy "The Interview". The nation's largest theater chains said they would not show the movie because of terror threats made by computer hackers who breached Sony.
Murder charges filed in deadly meningitis outbreak
Fourteen people were charged, two of them with murder, in the biggest case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine. More than 750 people in 20 states were sickened in 2012. Many with a rare form of fungal meningitis that left 64 dead. Jim Axelrod reports.
What Russia thinks of America's shift on Cuba
Russia's close economic ties with Cuba are being called into question after America's decision to ease its relationship with the island nation. Charlie D'Agata reports on how Russia reacted to the news.
Pope Francis played role in changing Cuba-U.S. policy
Pope Francis played a key role in helping to broker the release of American Alan Gross. The Pope sent letters to both President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro last summer. As the archbishop of Miami put it, Pope Francis did what popes are supposed to do, build bridges and promote peace. Allen Pizzey reports.
Scott Pelley in Havana describes Cubans' reaction to new policy
CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley reports from Havana, Cuba on the reaction he's seen on the island to the news about U.S. moves to "normalize" relations with Cuba. "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer gives his take on the next steps in America's relationship with Cuba.
Sony cancels release of " The Interview"
Sony Pictures decided to cancel the Christmas release of its upcoming comedy "The Interview". The nation's largest theater chains said they would not show the movie because of terror threats made by computer hackers who breached Sony. Bob Orr reports.
Congress concerned with Obama's move on Cuba
The President's move infuriated some on Capitol Hill and overjoyed others. Only Congress has the power to lift the longstanding travel ban on American citizens going to Cuba. This is not an issue that breaks down neatly on partylines. Nancy Cordes reports.
Miami's Cubans react to new U.S. policy with Cuba
Reaction was swift and strong on the streets of Little Havana in Miami in response to President Obama's change in policy toward Cuba. Vicente Arenas reports on the impact the move is having for Miami's Cuban population.
U.S.-Cuba move to thaw diplomatic relations
Nearly 54 years after President Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the communist dictatorship, President Obama said it's time to restore ties with Cuba. Major Garrett reports on the dramatic and controversial push for change in America's relationship with Cuba.