A stretch of the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County will honor a slain Bardstown Police Officer. Governor Beshear signed the legislation for the 'Officer Jason Ellis Memorial Highway' Wednesday in Frankfort.
A second person died Friday night following a collision on the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County. State Police said one person died at the scene, while another was pronounced dead after being airlifted to UK Hospital.
State Police said a westbound lane of the Bluegrass Parkway near mile marker 51 in Anderson County would be closed most of Friday night after an accident that left one person dead and three seriously injured.
The Bardstown Police Department will announce its new K-9 officers and dogs on Tuesday. The move follows the recent retirement of Officer Jason Ellis' K-9 partner after Ellis was gunned down in the line of duty.