Friday Night Lights

June 30th, 2010 · 7:01 pm  →  Posts

The 39th Annual Thunderfest will take place at the amphitheater located at the National Corvette Museum on Friday, July 2nd. Music, tethered balloon rides, children’s activities, and a large fireworks extravaganza highlight the Thunderfest Independence Day Celebration.  The gates open at 3:00 pm and activities begin at 5 pm.  Children’s attractions, music, food vendors, and [...]

Cribs Recalled Due to Danger

June 24th, 2010 · 2:44 pm  →  Posts

More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.
Most of the cribs were drop-sides, which have a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift children from them more easily. That movable side, however, can malfunction or [...]

Kentucky State Sports Car Named

June 23rd, 2010 · 8:03 pm  →  Posts

Gov. Steve Beshear signed House Bill 104 into law in front of hundreds of employees at the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant declaring the Corvette Kentucky’s state sports car.
Since proposing the bill about four years ago, state Rep. Jody Richards has encountered some obstacles. The bill initially failed in the Senate before it was [...]

Keep Your Dogs Cool This Summer

June 22nd, 2010 · 2:52 pm  →  Posts

Hot weather is here, and that means both dogs and their owners can enjoy more outdoor activities. But even on moderately warm days, dogs can succumb to heat stroke, said Dr. Susan Nelson, assistant professor of clinical sciences at K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
“The temperature has a lot to do with heat stress and heat-related [...]

Campbell Soup Recalls Spaghetti O’s

June 18th, 2010 · 4:27 pm  →  Posts

The Agriculture Department announced late yesterday that Campbell Soup is recalling 15 million pounds of Spaghetti O’s with meatballs after a cooker malfunctioned at one of the company’s plants in Texas and left the meat undercooked. Campbell spokesman Anthony Sanzio said the company is recalling certain lots of the product manufactured since December 2008 “out [...]

More Medications Added to Recent Recall

June 17th, 2010 · 2:47 pm  →  Posts

McNeil Consumer Healthcare announced that Benadryl and Tylenol has added five lots of the popular over-the-counter drugs to its growing list of recalled products. These medications were inadvertently omitted from the initial recall action. The latest drugs recalled include Benadryl Allergy Ultratab Tablets (100 count) and Extra Strength Tylenol Rapid Release Gels (50 count).
The Johnson [...]

Mislabeled Ice Cream Could be Dangerous

June 16th, 2010 · 3:57 pm  →  Posts

The Kroger Co. is recalling select containers of Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream sold in 17 states because it may contain tree nuts not listed on the label. Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.
People who are allergic to tree nuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction [...]

Recent Flooding Can Leave Mold Behind

June 15th, 2010 · 7:21 pm  →  Posts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is warning Kentucky homeowners that mold may still grow in the walls of homes flooded in the heavy May rains. U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman Michael Skeels told the Richmond Register that mold can grow inside of walls not immediately dried out and ventilated after becoming wet.
The FEMA alert [...]

Interstate Crash Closes Highway

June 10th, 2010 · 2:58 pm  →  Posts

Interstate 65 was shut down this morning after two semi-tractor trucks collided on in northern Hardin County. Both the north and southbound lanes between mile marker 100 and 102 have been closed. This is located just south of the Joe Prather Highway interchange with Kentucky Highway 313. While officials are still investigating the cause of [...]

People Seeking More Help With Bankruptcies

June 9th, 2010 · 5:27 pm  →  Posts

USA Today reports a new growth in the need for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy laws were changed in 2005 because filings skyrocketed and credit card companies and banks wanted to weed out deadbeat borrowers. The law made it harder for individuals to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which erases most debts. Bankruptcy is supposed to provide a fresh start [...]