Kevin Wheatly, Frankfort State Journal http://weku.fm en $410K Missing at KY Agriculture Department http://weku.fm/post/410k-missing-ky-agriculture-department <p><a href="http://www.state-journal.com/news/locked_article" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">More than $410,000 in state property</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> issued to the Department of Agriculture remains unaccounted for or missing about two months after auditors launched a sweeping review of the agency.&nbsp;Inventory records provided to The State Journal show more than $72,000 in state property has been either found, returned to the department or located in the state surplus system. Most of the 45 items are computers, printers and other electronic equipment.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:48:37 +0000 Kevin Wheatly, Frankfort State Journal 22497 at http://weku.fm Marine Named Honorary Trooper http://weku.fm/post/marine-named-honorary-trooper <p><a href="http://www.state-journal.com/news/article/5118029">Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the first living Marine </a>to receive the Medal of Honor in nearly 40 years, has gotten used to the attention brought by his military honors. Instead of setting up interviews with different media outlets after he was named an honorary Kentucky State Police trooper at KSP headquarters Monday, the 23-year-old veteran asked to field reporters&rsquo; questions en masse from a podium. He is credited with saving the lives of 13 U.S. soldiers and 23 Afghan soldiers under heavy insurgent fire in northeastern Afghanistan&rsquo;s Ganjgal valley in 2009.</p><p> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:21:15 +0000 Kevin Wheatly, Frankfort State Journal 15427 at http://weku.fm Marine Named Honorary Trooper Pipeline Pill Dealer Sentenced http://weku.fm/post/pipeline-pill-dealer-sentenced <p><a href="http://www.state-journal.com/news/article/5060133 "><strong>A Bellepoint man who told sheriff&rsquo;s</strong></a> deputies he made $2,000 a week selling out-of-state prescription painkillers has been sentenced to eight years in prison. John Shramm, 38, sold 30mg Percocet pills to a confidential witness Feb. 24 and March 6, court records show. He was immediately taken into custody. Tue, 05 Jul 2011 09:17:21 +0000 Kevin Wheatly, Frankfort State Journal 7874 at http://weku.fm