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STATE POLICE WRAP UP SUMMER ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN

Operation B.L.U.E. Lights, a summer enforcement campaign for Kentucky State Police, netted 41 fugitives, more than 2,000 suspected drunk drivers and more than 1,400 drug arrests, KSP announced in a press release.

The program began June 1 and finished after Labor Day. Troopers oversaw more than 1,600 safety checkpoints during the campaign, the release says.

“No matter where you traveled during the summer, the high visibility patrols and traffic safety checkpoints reminded motorists to exercise caution when operating motor vehicles,” KSP Operations Maj. Mike Crawford said in a statement. “The bottom line is preventing traffic crashes and saving lives.”

DIRECTOR OF AOC SELECTED FOR TOLL FELLOWSHIP

Laurie Dudgeon, director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, has been selected for the Toll Fellowship Program sponsored by The Council of State Governments Friday through Wednesday in Lexington.

This year’s seminar will bring together 48 leaders across the nation and focus on trend analysis, policy development, media and constituent relations, and institutional changes, according to an AOC press release.

The fellowship program is designed to develop the next generation of leaders in all three branches of government.

Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr., an alumnus of the program, nominated Dudgeon, who has been director of AOC since 2009, for the fellowship.

“Laurie is a bright, capable and dynamic leader who is committed to improving state government,” Minton said in a statement. “She’s innovative and progressive in her management approach. She has helped steer the AOC through difficult economic times and taken positive steps toward improving court technology.”

OWEN COUNTY CLASS OF '92 REUNION IS SATURDAY

OWENTON – The Owen County High School Class of 1992 will be holding its 20-year reunion on Saturday at General Butler State Park beginning at 5 p.m.

For more information, search “Owen County High School CLASS OF ‘92 Reunion in 2012” on Facebook.

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