BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:54 pm, KY

Posted at 1:55 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 13:55:19-04

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at) Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama _ The Southern Baptist Convention, largest Protestant denomination in the US, concludes a national meeting with new plans to confront an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis.

In Brief:

_METH BUST PLAYHOUSE, from Corbin: Kentucky police found marijuana, guns and about 3 pounds of methamphetamines hidden inside a children’s playhouse.

_BAIL POLICIES, from Louisville: A new report says Kentucky counties have “wildly inconsistent” bail practices.

_DEPUTY SHOT-SUSPECT KILLED, from Louisville: A Kentucky deputy shot and paralyzed by police during an arrest says he was more concerned about getting shot by the inexperienced officers than the “actual bad guys.”

_FOSTER YOUTH PORTAL, from Frankfort: The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has set up a new website for transition age youth in the foster care system.

_ARMY EDUCATION ASSISTANCE, Fort Campbell: An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout Kentucky.


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