12/20/14 - A malfunction on a transmission line caused surges and power outages for Meade County RECC customers Friday evening. Powers surges were reported across large swath of the utility's service area and a large outage impacted areas from Cloverport to Brandenburg. RECC officials say that the problem was on a Big Rivers transmission line which provides power to the local co-op.
12/20/14 - A Custer man is dead after a single vehicle accident in Meade County. According to the Meade County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 3:30 pm EST Thursday in the 2200 block of Saint Martin’s Road. A white older model Dodge pickup driven by 20 year-old Aaron Stewart was traveling east and went off of the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
12/18/2014—The Cloverport Board of Education approved design development drawings for the proposed building project at a Special Called Meeting Thursday evening. They also approved sending preliminary paperwork on the project to the Kentucky State Department of Education. The paperwork outlines energy efficiency, HVAC, and lighting. The estimated cost of the project is
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.
NBA players pay to replace intern's stolen car
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing their softer side for the holidays. The team spread some cheer for "personnel intern" Brendon Henderson by replacing his stolen car. Veteran guard Vince Carter handed over the keys, saying, "It's the holiday season of giving, and that's what we wanted to do." Vinita Nair reports.
Taking American-style Chinese food to China
The U.S. is home to more than 40,000 Chinese restaurants, but what's in your local take-out order bears little resemblance to the many types of cuisine in China. Now, two Americans are taking American-style Chinese east to China. Seth Doane reports.
How Jim Davis turned "Garfield" into a comic empire
For more than 36 years, "Garfield" creator Jim Davis has been bringing his lasagna-loving, Monday-hating cat to the funny pages and beyond. Davis sits down with "CBS This Morning" contributor Jamie Wax to talk about his cartoon feline.
How companies are keeping handwriting alive in digital age
Deep inside Microsoft's brand new device laboratory outside Seattle, hundreds of designers are spending millions of dollars to perfect something we've all been using since grade school -- the pen. Meanwhile, startups like MailLift are building an entire company on the power of handwriting. John Blackstone reports on the companies that are betting big on rewriting the future.
Gas price plunge threatens American oil towns
Record U.S. oil production is driving global supply up and prices down to less than $60 a barrel, but many in the industry fear this boom could ultimately end in a bust. That has oil-dependent communities like Seminole, Oklahoma, fearing tough times ahead. Vicente Arenas reports.
Sony hack payback: U.S. weighs its response to damaging cyberattack
North Korea is threatening strikes against the White House, Pentagon and mainland United States. The communist country claims President Obama is recklessly spreading rumors that it is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures. They also backed out of a U.N. security council meeting about the nation's human rights abuses. Major Garrett reports.