(04/17/15)- An IRS-based scam is apparently returning in the area: The Breckinridge County Sheriff's Office says they've received calls from residents saying they've been approached by callers claiming the person will be arrested for not paying back taxes. THIS IS A SCAM. Do not give any information to the person calling, hang up and contact authorities.
4/16/2015—The Cloverport Board of Education went into executive session for approximately 45 minutes to discuss the evaluation of Superintendent Charles Proffitt at their regular meeting Thursday evening. When they returned to open session, Chairman Lisa Hawley reported no that no action was taken.
In other business, the Board approved lunch and breakfast prices for the
Almanac: The outboard motor
April 19, 1877, was the birthday of Ole Evinrude, inventor of the first reliable engine motor for recreational boating
Atheists: In godlessness we trust
In the U.S., where religious tolerance is a core tenet of our democracy, professing non-belief is often met with discrimination and scorn; now atheists are banding together to win hearts and minds
Why social media enjoys ESPN reporter’s gaffe
After a video surfaced of Britt McHenry insulting a towing company worker, ESPN quickly suspended the reporter. But as Jericka Duncan reports, the Internet backlash against McHenry is far from over.
California high school shines at academic decathlon
Students from California’s Granada Hills Charter High School continued an academic dynasty, which started in 2011. Carter Evans shows what these dedicated students do in order to become national champions.
Hot-button issue: Common Core standardized tests
More than 250,000 students across the country have opted out of taking the standardized tests which measure proficiency in math and language arts. Julianna Goldman reports how the Common Core debate is playing out on the campaign trail.
Idaho parrots yell "help" from inside burning house
Firefighters in the Boise, Idaho area give oxygen to two parrots after they were rescued from a burning home in Middleton, Idaho. Firefighters say the parrots were calling "help" and "fire," which initially made them think human beings were trapped in the house. But it was just two parrots, who are expected to survive.
Michael Anthony on his new kitchen at "Untitled"
The award winning chef sits down with Grub Street senior editor Sierra Tishgart to discuss his soon to be launched restaurant “Untitled,” in the new Whitney Museum of American Art in downtown Manhattan.
Historic replica ship sets sail for U.S.
The "Hermione" is a full scale replica of the 18th century warship that carried the Marquis de Lafayette back to General George Washington and the American Revolution in 1780.
National Park Service aims to diversify visitors
The National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year, and has launched a campaign to attract a wider audience to experience parks, monuments, seashores and wilderness areas