Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock has been elected as the Vice-President of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
The organization represents all state transportation agencies with Hancock saying he was honored to be elected to the position for the coming year.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, which is known as AASHTO for short, is a non-profit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in all states and also represents five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water.
The mission of the organization is to advocate for transportation-related policies and provide technical support to states in their efforts to efficiently and safely move people.
Secretary Hancock will be a part of a 12-person executive committee to lead the organization and will work closely with the association’s newly elected president – Michael Lewis, director of transportation in Rhode Island.
The Elkton Planning Commission is holding a public meeting to obtain feedback from residents of the city concerning infrastructure and community development issues.
Officials say the public meeting is a part of a process to update the city’s comprehensive plan.
The meeting is scheduled to take place Tuesday, November 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Courthouse located on the square.
Residents are encouraged to attend the hour-long meeting and review draft maps that have different infrastructure projects and issues that could affect community development.
The public will have the opportunity to fill out a survey to rank the projects and will be able to ask questions relevant to the different proposed projects.
Officials with the Hopkinsville-Christian County Salvation Army are looking for individuals to help spread the holiday cheer this year by volunteering their time as bell-ringers.
Salvation Army Captain Mark Czanderna says money raised during the annual bell-ringing fundraiser is desperately needed to help the organization provide hot meals and services to individuals in need.
Clarksville Police say a teen is fighting for his life after he was shot early this morning on Vista Lane.
Public Information Officer Jim Knoll explains more details of the incident.
Crime Stoppers Coordinator Officer Paul Ray provides more details...