"To support a stronger economic recovery and to help ensure that inflation, over time, is at levels consistent with the dual mandate, the Committee decided today to extend the average maturity of its holdings of securities."
This Saturday Lexington will take part, for the first time, in a global rally called Moving Planet. The day of action is meant to spotlight issues surrounding climate change. Moving Planet is an outgrowth of 350.org, an environmental campaign launched by author Bill McKibben. The international rally brings together more than 165 countries and a host of grassroots organizations. This year, Lexington will join those groups, thanks to architect and organizer Clive Pohl.
The investigation into a traffic fatality last week in Park City involving a Kentucky State Police trooper could take a few months to complete, state police spokesman Lt. David Jude said Tuesday. Trooper Jonathan Biven, public affairs officer for the state police post in Bowling Green, was driving south Thursday afternoon on U.S. 31-W north of Park City in a caravan with other troopers when his cruiser crossed the center line and struck a car driven by Nurcan Ceylan, 33, of Riverside, N.J. She died from her injuries.
By Katie Perkowski, Winchester Sun and Fred Petke, Winchester Sun
Winchester Fire Department Major Greg Beam, left, talks with Clark County Deputy Sheriff Johnny Graves and Allen Taylor, right, at a road block on Irvine Road a few miles from a natural gas pipeline rupture. Beam, who lives in Camargo, said the windows in
Credit James Mann / Winchester Sun
A 26-inch gas line owned by Tennessee Gas Pipeline ruptured early Wednesday morning in Clark County on Irvine Road near Trapp, about five miles from the company’s compressor station. There was no fire from the rupture, no reports of injuries, no reports of damage and no customer impact, according to a pipeline company spokesman. Gary Epperson, Clark County Emergency Management director, said the rupture was heard in at least Montgomery, Powell and Clark counties.