BTN News Ticker:
AROUND KENTUCKY … KSP and Lexington Police are searching a former campground in Mercer County on Friday, looking for the remains of a young woman missing since 1977, WLEX reports. The station reports police got a credible tip this week that the remains of Melanie Flynn might be found in an underground tank at a site known as Murphy's Landing. —KY Press News Service. * * * Gov. Matt Bevin strongly dismissed a House Democratic plan to provide financial relief on skyrocketing pension costs for regional universities and quasi-govermental agencies, saying it makes too many assumptions and “frankly is immoral.” The Republican governor also said he would call a special legislative session by the end of this month to address the problem but did not offer a specific date when it should begin. House Republican leaders have suggested it start July 19. —Lexington Herald-Leader. * * * The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will use a "unified method" of fishing to remove Asian carp from western Kentucky's waterways. The method involves the use of sonic technology to corral the invasive species into a single area, where they can then be removed in large numbers, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said in a news release Thursday. The method has proven successful in other countries, and the U.S. Geological Survey has used it effectively in Missouri and Illinois, he said. —Paducah Sun

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