Crittenden Press http://weku.fm en Work Continues on Eggners Ferry Bridge http://weku.fm/post/work-continues-eggners-ferry-bridge <p><a href="http://crittendenpress.blogspot.com/">Kentucky Transportation Cabinet technicians</a> have placed laser markers on the U.S. 68/Ky. 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge that will allow the Kentucky Transportation Research Center to detect movement down to a fraction of an inch. The focus of the ongoing study is the stability of three piers that may have been damaged when the cargo ship Delta Mariner struck the bridge, knocking a 322-foot span into Kentucky Lake on the night of Jan 26. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:15:02 +0000 Crittenden Press 21055 at http://weku.fm Work Continues on Eggners Ferry Bridge Collapsed Bridge Open for Viewing http://weku.fm/post/collapsed-bridge-open-viewing <p><a href="http://crittendenpress.blogspot.com/">On Saturday from 9 a.m. to </a>1 p.m., CST Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will provide the public and media with a one-time opportunity to view the partial collapse of the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge across Kentucky Lake/Tennessee River. U.S. 68/Ky. 80 west from Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway to the bridge will be temporarily opened to traffic. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 19:26:02 +0000 Crittenden Press 20711 at http://weku.fm Collapsed Bridge Open for Viewing First Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test this Month http://weku.fm/post/first-nationwide-emergency-alert-system-test-month <p><a href="http://crittendenpress.blogspot.com/2011/10/first-ever-nationwide-eas-alert-planned.html">A nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System</a> will be conducted at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov. 9. This will be the first time that a national Emergency Alert test will be conducted. TV and radio stations as well as cable TV systems will broadcast a test warning message for two to three minutes. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission are coordinating this test with broadcasters throughout the United States. Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:32:33 +0000 Crittenden Press 15490 at http://weku.fm Disaster Relief Tools Stolen in Livingston http://weku.fm/post/disaster-relief-tools-stolen-livingston <p><a href="http://crittendenpress.blogspot.com/">The Livingston County Sheriff&#39;s Department</a> is investigating the theft of several thousand dollars worth of tools and equipment belonging to the Ohio River Baptist Association&#39;s Disaster Relief Team. The tools were stolen from the association&#39;s property on Main Street in Salem. The majority of the tools and equipment were donated to the association, which is instrumental in assisting communities with storm cleanup and rebuilding during times of disaster such as ice storms and recent flooding. Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:48:32 +0000 Crittenden Press 12427 at http://weku.fm Police Seize Synthetic Pot in Marion http://weku.fm/post/police-seize-synthetic-pot-marion <p>Police executed a search warrant at 1 p.m. CDT Monday at a Marion tobacco shop on Sturgis Road after an informant purchased 7H, an alleged synthetic marijuana. Despite its labeling, police throughout Kentucky are finding people who have smoked the product, which some police have likened to LSD.</p><p> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 14:03:05 +0000 Crittenden Press 12335 at http://weku.fm Police Seize Synthetic Pot in Marion Kentucky Voters to Choose Gambling Options http://weku.fm/post/kentucky-voters-choose-gambling-options <p><a href="http://crittendenpress.blogspot.com/2011/09/bill-would-let-counties-decide-gambling.html">Kentucky voters could be choosing in November 2012</a> whether to allow expanded gambling. If Mike Nemes, a Louisville Republican, has his way, all counties in the commonwealth would be doing just that in 14 months. He has filed two bills for the 2012 session that, if approved, would allow the vote on expanded gambling. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:12:14 +0000 Crittenden Press 12131 at http://weku.fm