western kentucky http://wfpl.org en 9 Dead in Western Kentucky House Fire http://wfpl.org/post/9-dead-western-kentucky-house-fire <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>GREENVILLE, Ky. — A hospital spokeswoman says an adult and a child were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., after a fatal fire that officials believe may have killed as many as nine people in western Kentucky.</p><p>Hospital spokeswoman Dagney Stuart says she couldn't release any other information early Thursday about the pair.</p><p>Greenville Assistant Fire Chief Roger Chandler says 11 people lived at the home in Muhlenberg County.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:39:48 +0000 Associated Press 8415 at http://wfpl.org 9 Dead in Western Kentucky House Fire NTSB Issues Findings in Eggners Ferry Bridge Crash http://wfpl.org/post/ntsb-issues-findings-eggners-ferry-bridge-crash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The National Transportation Safety Board says the January 2012 </span>allision<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> between the cargo ship the Delta Mariner and the </span>Eggners<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> Ferry Bridge resulted from poor bridge span lighting and crew inattention Tue, 14 May 2013 21:40:04 +0000 Chad Lampe 5392 at http://wfpl.org NTSB Issues Findings in Eggners Ferry Bridge Crash Western Kentucky to Get 364 Area Code, Ten-Digit Local Dialing http://wfpl.org/post/western-kentucky-get-364-area-code-ten-digit-local-dialing <p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a new area code for western Kentucky.</p> <p>The new area code, 364, will be added to the current 270 footprint.</p> <p>PSC Spokesman Andrew Melnykovich say with the overlay, people who currently use 270 won’t have to change numbers, but there will be a different dialing pattern.</p> <p>"In order to distinguish between the two area codes within the same area, ten-digit dialing with become mandatory for all local calls. That’s similar to what you see in most big cities in the United States today," he said.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:29:17 +0000 Rick Howlett 3008 at http://wfpl.org Western Kentucky to Get 364 Area Code, Ten-Digit Local Dialing In Owensboro, Coal Vs. Girl Scouts? http://wfpl.org/post/owensboro-coal-vs-girl-scouts <p>The New York Times <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/us/coal-mine-plan-shakes-up-kentucky-girl-scout-camp.html" target="_blank">has a story up today</a> about a contentious mine in Owensboro, Kentucky.</p><p>The Daviess County Fiscal Court voted earlier this month to allow a surface mine proposed by Western Kentucky Minerals. The mine would abut a Girl Scout camp: <a href="http://www.gskentuckiana.org/camp-properties/camp-pennyroayl.aspx" target="_blank">Camp Pennyroyal.</a> Now, the decision is being appealed. But in the meantime, it&#39;s pitting residents against each other.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:39:45 +0000 Erica Peterson 1320 at http://wfpl.org In Owensboro, Coal Vs. Girl Scouts?