BCHS Names New Softball Coach


(05/22/15)- Breckinridge County High School has named Courtney McHolan Burnett as the new Lady Tiger softball coach, succeeding Drew Stankiewicz  who resigned earlier in the week. Burnett is a 2008 graduate of BCHS and 2012 graduate of the University of Louisville. A six-year member of the Lady Tiger squad who still ranks near top of all-time school pitching categories, Burnett has also...
 

Irvington City Council-Special Called Meeting


5/22/2015—The Irvington City Council authorized Mayor Yvonne Kennedy to hire a Police Chief at a Special Called Meeting Thursday evening.  Dale Riggs, who was hired as Irvington Police Chief on May 14, turned in his resignation effective May 18.  The Council authorized Kennedy to talk to the other two candidates for the position.  They are Billy Richardson and Brandon

Two Vehicle Accident


5/22/15--A 2 vehicle accident sent a 15-year-old to the hospital with injuries to her leg Thursday (5/22) morning.
According to Chief Deputy Bruce Anthony, with the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at 10:05 Thursday (5/22) morning when 21-year-old Taylor Daniels of Custer attempted to turn her 2006 GMC Pick-up from the Westbound Lane of Highway 86, into the

Cloverport Board of Education


5/21/2015—The Cloverport Board of Education approved the 2015/16 tentative budget at their regular meeting Thursday evening.  The general fund budget is $3,078,138.
 
In other business, Superintendent Charles Proffit updated the Board on the status of the Cloverport Head Start program.  Proffitt said he was notified that the Breckinridge County Board of Education was

Scam Alert


5/21/15---According to Chief Deputy Bruce Anthony, with the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Department, area residents are being targeted by scammers claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House.
The caller informs the prospective victim that they have won a million dollars & a new car.  They then tell them that the prize will be delivered to their door after they send a

Breckinridge Circuit Court-Division 1


5/20/2015—Division 1 of Breckinridge Circuit Court with Judge Bruce Butler met Wednesday.
 
In two separate cases, Christopher A. Ditto, 30, pleaded not guilty to one count of 1st degree trafficking in a controlled substance(meth), 1st offense.; and being a 1st degree persistent felony offender.  A pre-trial conference in both cases was set for July 8.
 
Michael J.

Breckinridge Circuit Court-Division 2


5/20/2015—Division 2 of Breckinridge Circuit Court with Judge Robert A. Miller met Wednesday.
 
Julia A. Brown, 31, pleaded not guilty to 2nd degree manslaughter, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, and having no operators license.  A pre-trial conference was set for June 17.
 
Cheyenne C. Bray, 23, pleaded not guilty to 2nd trafficking in a

Local Primary Results


(05/20/15)- Here are the results from Tuesday’s (05/19) primary vote in Breckinridge County...
 

 

Local Law Enforcement Searches For Suspect In Hit And Run Near McDaniels


05/19/2015 According to witnesses and Breckinridge County Sheriff's Deputy Zach Critchelow, a white luxury car, possibly a Cadillac, driven by a white male approx 300 lbs with long hair and a long beard was involved in a hit and run accident near The Birds Nest Rental Cabins and Henning Construction on HWY 259 South on Monday night. The suspect in the white car was attempting to pass an SUV

Cloverport City Council


5/18/2015—The Cloverport City Council hired Wagner Basket as Chief of the Cloverport Police Department at their regular meeting Monday evening.  Basket has twenty-eight years of experience in law enforcement.  He most recently worked for four years with the Hawesville Police Department.  Basket replaces Jeff Hendricks, who resigned as Chief of Police earlier this

Primary Election Day


(05/18/15)- Tuesday (05/19) is primary election day in Kentucky as voters will decide on nominees for Governor and other state constitutional offices. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes was projecting voter turnout in the range of 10 percent.

The polls open in Breckinridge County at 6 Tuesday morning and will remain open until 6 in the evening. County Clerk Jill Irwin reminds voters of....

 
Saturday Sessions: OK Go performs "I Won't Let You Down"
OK Go started when front man Damian Kulash teamed up with childhood best friend, bassist, Tim Nordwind. Few years later, both were making music and videos in their parent's living room. The band officially took shape after college. Here they perform, "I Won't Let You Down".
Saturday Sessions: OK Go performs "Writings on the Wall"
OK Go, the popular alternative rock band took the internet by storm with their clever groundbreaking videos. Jeff Glor sat down with the band to discuss their formula for coming up with their music videos, that are innovative, elaborate and unlike anything else.
Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois brings Southern-inspired barbeque to The Dish
Jean-Paul Bourgeois grew up surrounded by the vibrant southern cuisine of Louisiana, and learned at a young age that food brings people together. It’s a lesson that has stayed with him throughout the years, from his time studying the culinary arts in France, to working in restaurants. He’s brought that love of food and family to his position as Executive Chef of Blue Smoke Enterprises, and joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his newly opened culinary program, Porchlight.
New film explores Paul Newman's other passions
Paul Newman may best be known as an iconic actor and raising millions for charity, but that wasn’t his real passion. Co-director of a new documentary about Newman’s life Nate Adams joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his life in the fast lane.
Abandoned railroad lines become recreational paths
Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to Rails-to-Trails conservancy, these abandoned rails have been repurposed and transformed into open trails for some of the best hiking and biking in the country. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning” to show some of the country’s most unique rail-trail destinations.
Photos of the week
The most compelling photos from the week's news, May 16-22, 2015
Verdict reached in Cleveland police shooting deaths
Officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in deaths of two unarmed people in 137-shot barrage of gunfire
Throwing a curve in a classic coaster
Memorial Day Weekend is the un-official start of roller coaster season, so theme parks across the country are unveiling their best ride yet. That includes Six Flags Magic Mountain outside Los Angeles with the “Twisted Colossus.” Carter Evans took the stomach-churning ride.
Actor Robert De Niro gives NYU grads a reality check
During a commencement address at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the Raging Bull actor offers brutal advice while congratulating the class of 2015. Vinita Nair reports.
Americans still not using sunscreen
A new CDC survey reveals that most Americans still do not use sunscreen. And, a Swiss study shows that memories can effect food choices. Dr. Holy Phillips and Dr. Howard Sobel join “CBS This Morning” to discuss.
Dream flights: veterans treated to rides in vintage war planes
This Memorial Day Weekend a group of heroes will take to the skies in a vintage bi-plane from 1940 in Grand Isle, Nebraska. The dream flights pay tribute to military veterans from Vietnam, Korea and World War 2. Jericka Duncan reports.
State Department releases Hillary Clinton's controversial emails
Almost 300 emails shed new light on the confusion in the attack on the U.S. Diplomatic sites in Benghazi, Libya three years ago. The State Department releases Hillary Clinton's controversial emails from her time as Secretary of State. Nancy Cordes reports.
Concerns after ISIS takes over Palmyra
Thousands have fled the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria since the extremist group pushed Syria Army forces out of the city, and now the irreplaceable historic treasure of Palmyra may be lost. Clarissa Ward reports.
Investigation continues in D.C. family murder case
Investigators do not have a motive yet, but they do say more than one person may have been involved. After his capture, Daron Wint made a brief court appearance. Officials say he held the family captive for at least 18 hours. Julianna Goldman reports on the latest from our Washington Bureau.
Rain, hail and flooding hits several states
Severe storms are expected throughout Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas, making a dire situation even worse. Some parts of Texas and Oklahoma could get more than half a foot of rain by next week. Vicente Arenas reports.