BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 645 pm, KY

Posted at 6:45 PM, Jun 17, 2019

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) John Raby 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 News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. _ Heavy rains led to the death of a man in Kentucky and the rescues of four other people Monday in two separate incidents, officials said.

In Brief:

PHARMACORD-JEFFERSONVILLE, from Jeffersonville, Ind.: Indiana officials say Kentucky-based health care solutions provider PharmaCord will build an operations and call center in southern Indiana, creating up to 850 new jobs by the end of 2023.

BOURBON WAREHOUSE COLLAPSE, from Owensboro, Ky.: Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm.

ELECTRIC CARS-CHARGING STATIONS, from Frankfort, Ky.: The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ruled that electric car charging stations are not utilities and do not need to be subject to regulation.

SLAYING CONVICTION UPHELD, from Adairville, Ky.: The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law.


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