Six things to know – 10/5/16

Here are six things to know for today.

Hurricane Matthew is making its way to Cuba. The category three storm has killed at least 11 people. The hurricane is expected to impact Florida, Georgia, along with North and South Carolina.

Family and friends will remember the life of Mark Williams today. Kentucky State Police say Williams was shot and killed Saturday in a field off of KY 94 in Hickman. Visitation for Williams will start at 4:00 p.m. at the West Hickman Baptist Church.

National Transportation Safety Board investigators have recovered the second black box from a deadly train crash in New Jersey. The crash killed one woman and injured more than 100 others.

When you head into the classroom today, take a moment to thank your teacher. It is World Teacher’s Day. The day is meant to celebrate the impact teachers have on students and their community.

A traffic shift and detour will happen Thursday night on Interstate 24 at exit 25. Starting at 10:00 p.m. the westbound lanes will be closed between exit 27 and 25. Signs and police officers will be there to help you get around the area.

Firefighters who have lost their lives while on the job will be honored today. The Kentucky Firefighters Association and other agencies will host their 16th annual memorial service. It is happening at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Frankfort.

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