RACELAND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they have arrested a former city clerk after investigating a suspected embezzlement case.
According to a news release on Saturday, troopers were first contacted about the possible $16,000 embezzlement of Raceland city funds in January.
Newly elected Mayor Talmadge McPeek had ordered an audit and discovered a city credit card had been used to purchase tickets to a Jeff Dunham show and other personal items not related to city expenses.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — This year's Norsk Hostfest celebration is getting underway in Minot.
It's the 40th year for the Hostfest, which is billed as the largest Scandinavian heritage festival in North America. Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for food, music and other entertainment.
It starts Wednesday and runs through Saturday. Entertainment includes comedian Jeff Dunham, legendary bands The Doobie Brothers and the Oak Ridge Boys, and Celtic Thunder.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Entertainment acts have been announced for this year's Norsk Hostfest in Minot.
Comedian Jeff Dunham and the legendary rock band The Doobie Brothers are headliners. Also scheduled to perform are singers Amy Grant, Joe Diffie and John Michael Montgomery, and musical groups Celtic Thunder and the Little River Band.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart is literally laughing all the way to the bank. The funnyman tops the Forbes magazine list of the highest-paid comedians with earnings of $87.5 million.
Hart, who had roles in the films "Central Intelligence" and "Secret Life of Pets" as well as his lucrative "What Now?" comedy tour, dethrones longtime earnings leader Jerry Seinfeld, who made $43.5 million.
The magazine compiled the estimated income from June 2015 to June 2016.