US Senator Mitch McConnell met this morning with law enforcement and community leaders in Bowling Green to discuss concerns about an upcoming terror trial that could be held in Kentucky. Two Iraqi nationals were arrested in Bowling Green late last month on charges that they tried to supply cash and weapons to Al qqeda in Iraq. Senator McConnell says the defendants should have been treated as enemy combatants and sent to Guantanamo Bay.
Just outside the Syrian village of Khirbet Al-Jouz, a 27-year-old Syrian named Ali splashes water on his face in a muddy creek.
He jokingly cries out, "Syria hurra! ["Free Syria!"]"
In a valley framed on one side by Syrian mountains and on the other by the Turkish border, tents and blankets are strewn across the hillside. Displaced Syrians continue to make their way over rough mountain roads and trails to the northwestern corner of the country. Free Syria, for these uprooted farm families, is a long valley studded with evergreens and strewn with boulders.
WEKU welcomes the newest member of it's family, Emma Grace Duvall, who was born Friday, June 17th. Emma Grace is the first child of WEKU General Manager, Roger Duvall and his wife, Susan Mathews-Duvall.
Thousands of people are in Wilmore for a weekend of worship, teaching, and music of many styles, all in God’s name. It’s the 42nd annual Ichthus Christian music festival. At an early morning worship service on the hillside near the Deep End stage, was 17 year old Chelsea Hallomen who made the trip from Louisville.
This Sunday is Father's Day, but you knew that already. What's that? You totally forgot? Don't worry; you're in a boat with nearly everyone else, and its time for the annual scramble-to-find-a-gift-that-looks-like-you-didn't-buy-it-yesterday! Fortunately, most fathers love to read, and if you buy him a book that is timely enough to make him feel in the cultural know, you could even win some kid points. So here are our suggestions for five last-minute book buys for dad. Don't forget the personal inscription filled with love and thoughful childhood memories.
Today, a 13-year-old federal court case against Osama bin Laden has officially been closed. More than a month after bin Laden was shot in the head and buried at sea, U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan granted a request from prosecutors to drop the terrorism charges against bin Laden.
In May, Hubert and Louise Sparks were surprised to find a rare albino robin under a big tree in their front yard. Imagine their surprise when, on Thursday, they found another one in the same place a month later. Meanwhile, a full-grown robin was flitting about from fence post to fence post, making excited noises. The Sparkses found the first albino robin, which was completely white and had pink eyes, at their home at 1816 Ecton Road, on May 11.