GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) - The Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is canceling all camping and other programs scheduled for this weekend because of winter storm predictions. The Turkey Bay off-highway vehicle area and trails closed yesterday, and all areas will be closed by 5 o'clock CST this afternoon. All visitors will be asked to leave, including campers in backcountry areas.
CYNTHIANA, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a former central Kentucky youth minister has been indicted on sex-related charges involving two girls in his youth group. Police say 25-year-old Brent Smith was indicted Tuesday in Harrison County. A trooper says Smith no longer lives in Cynthiana and hasn't been arrested.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State fish and wildlife officials have scheduled a meeting in eastern Kentucky to discuss the deer population in the Redbird Wildlife Management Area. The session set for 6 o'clock EST tonight will allow residents to comment on the issue.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was one of two political leaders who received the Crime Fighter Award from the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Democratic U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz of Florida also received the honor yesterday.
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