Beshear releases plan aimed at boosting Kentucky tourism
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has released a plan aimed at making Kentucky a bigger tourism destination as a way to build economic growth.
Reward offered for info about Kentucky explosives theft
WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) — Federal and state officials are investigating the theft of explosives from a construction site in Kentucky and have offered a reward.
Kentucky city set to become state’s 1st urban trail town
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a city in central Kentucky is set to become the state's first urban trail town.
The News-Enterprise reports the title will go to Elizabethtown for its...
Kentucky college evacuates dorm over mold
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A college in Kentucky has evacuated one of its dorms over mold issues.
News outlets report about 70 Spalding University students were moved out of the dorm this month...
Kentucky scraps plan for distributing Real ID licenses
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has backed off plans to have circuit court clerk's offices distribute new driver's licenses that comply with a federal travel law stemming from the Sept. 11...
Kentucky editorial roundup
Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials:
The Daily Independent on lowering Kentucky worker compensation costs:
Court document says computer seized from Grimes’ office
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes say Kentucky State Police seized a computer from her office this week in an investigation of how she and her aides...
Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. dies
David A. Jones Sr., who borrowed $1,000 to launch a nursing home company that grew into the $37 billion health insurance and health care giant Humana Inc., died Wednesday at age 88.
Kentucky school sued, accused of mistreating autistic child
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The parents of a Kentucky middle school student with autism are suing school district officials, accusing employees of dragging their son down a hallway, kicking him and...
Kentucky man dies while rock climbing at Red River Gorge
STANTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man has died while rock climbing at Red River Gorge.
The Wolfe County coroner's office told news outlets that 59-year-old Martin Vogel of Zoe...
Kentucky judge lets PTA appeal fundraising records release
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has delayed his order for Kentucky PTA to release its financial records while the private nonprofit appeals.
Kentucky zoo seeking suggestions for elephant calf name
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Zoo welcomed an African elephant calf at the Kentucky facility six weeks ago, but he still needs a name.
New superintendent named at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The National Park Service has named a new superintendent at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in central Kentucky.
Lawsuit seeks to remove Kentucky AG candidate from ballot
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit is alleging the Republican nominee for Kentucky attorney general has not been a practicing attorney long enough to serve.
Apple awards $250 million to supplier of glass for iPhones
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday deepened its ties with a Kentucky manufacturing plant by awarding $250 million to support Corning Inc.'s continued work to develop glass for iPhones and...
Bevin plays up immigration, abortion in new ads
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reinserting immigration into his reelection campaign, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has embraced an issue Donald Trump rode to the presidency while acknowledging that...
Kentucky police: Cheer coach sent sexual video to students
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they've arrested a high school cheerleading coach accused of sending a sexual video to students.
Paducah Police have charged 43-year-old David E....
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Dry weather leads some Kentucky counties to ban burning
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Dry weather has led some Kentucky counties to declare bans on open burning.
WYMT-TV reports parts of the state are in a moderate drought and some counties are already...
22 counties need volunteers to review foster care cases
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Officials say 22 Kentucky counties need volunteers to review cases of children in foster care.
Volunteers review the cases of children placed in care because of...
Sheriff: Kentucky man grabs driver’s steering wheel, hurts 5
BLOOMFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky couple got into a fight while driving on state Route 48 and the husband grabbed the steering wheel from the wife, causing a crash that injured all...
Pizza company increases gift to historically black college
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Papa John's pizza has increased the funds it is giving to a historically black college.
News outlets report the Louisville, Kentucky-based company's offer of $20,000...
Letter: 150,000-plus voters placed on ‘inactive list’
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than 150,000 registered Kentucky voters were improperly placed on an "inactive list" that could jeopardize their right to vote in November, the state Democratic Party...
Kentucky Football Prep Polls
Mississippi State’s Stevens ‘day to day’ with shoulder issue
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State starting quarterback Tommy Stevens' status for its Southeastern Conference opener Saturday with Kentucky remains uncertain after a shoulder injury...
Kentucky man jailed in threat to Planned Parenthood in Ohio
INDEPENDENCE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of threatening to blow up a Planned Parenthood facility in Cincinnati was ordered held on $100,000 bond Monday after police found a "homemade...
Beshear wins endorsement from Fraternal Order of Police
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has won an endorsement from the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police.
- ACCESSWIRESolar Alliance to Build Solar System for Kentucky Poultry Producer and Targets 6 Additional ProjectsSeptember 9, 2019
- NewswireChicken Cock Whiskey Launches Anchor Expression: Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeySeptember 4, 2019
- Business WireVAULT Studios Launches BARDSTOWN PodcastAugust 28, 2019
- Business WireInnovative Program Launches in Kentucky to Deliver In-Home Addiction TreatmentJuly 30, 2019
- Business WirePaducah Bank Renews Fintech Partnership With CSIJuly 29, 2019
University of Kentucky reports record first-year enrollment
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky is reporting a record number of first-year students enrolled for the fall semester.
University President Eli Capilouto says the school's...
Woman charged with manslaughter in toddler’s death
DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Police say a northern Kentucky woman has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 1-year-old boy.
News outlets report the Dayton Police Department says in a...
No. 9 Florida rallies past Kentucky 29-21 in SEC opener
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Initially stunned by seeing Feleipe Franks lying in pain on the turf, Florida players soon swarmed the cart carrying him to uplift him — and then each other.
Florida QB Feleipe Franks leaves game with right leg injury
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks has been carted off the field with a right leg injury late in the third quarter of the No. 9 Gators' Southeastern Conference game against...
Atwell catches 3 TDs, Louisville tops Western Kentucky 38-21
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No starting quarterback, no problem for the Louisville Cardinals in their 38-21 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday in a neutral-site nonconference game at Nissan...
Morehead State rallies to beat NAIA Kentucky Christian 73-34
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Mark Pappas threw for two touchdowns as Morehead State rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Kentucky Christian of the NAIA 73-34 on Saturday.
Indiana State tops Eastern Kentucky 19-7 for first win
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Chris Childers and Peterson Kerlegrand ran for touchdowns, Jerry Nunez kicked two field goals to tie a school record and Indiana State made a goal-line stand to get its...
Louisville QB Pass will not play against Western Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville quarterback Jawon Pass will miss Saturday's game against Western Kentucky because of a lower-extremity injury.
Large fire erupts at Loftis Mansion
SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a well-known landmark near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia has been damaged in a fire.
Police: 2 dead in Whitley County fire
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say two people are dead after firefighters extinguished a fire at a home in Whitley County.
Bevin-Beshear competition extends to fundraising
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The bitter competition between Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear spread to the size of their campaign bank accounts...
Chief Justice: Drug courts failing to keep up with needs
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's drug court program has failed to keep up with surging demand for its treatment services in a state grappling with addiction woes, the state's chief justice said...
Western Kentucky hosts Louisville in Nashville for home game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will do anything for the chance to play their neighboring Power Five teams, even if it means going across state lines.
No. 9 Florida, Kentucky look for strong start in SEC opener
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — After Kentucky ended one of the most frustrating streaks in college football against No. 9 Florida last year, the Wildcats hope to turn that jubilation into back-to-back wins...
Kentucky water district receives $2M to replace aging meters
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says an eastern water district has been approved for a $2 million grant to replace its aging water meters.
Lawsuit: Defunct Univ. Kentucky frat’s culture led to death
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Relatives of a 4-year-old boy are suing a now defunct University of Kentucky fraternity and its national organization, saying they were responsible for the boy's...
New Kentucky State Police commander named in Richmond
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Police Richmond post has a new commander, Capt. Jeremy Hamm, who took charge of the post this month.
Kentucky State Police adding victim advocates this fall
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new statewide victim advocacy program will launch this fall.
A statement from the governor's office says the Victim...
Illinois eyes 3-0 start, faces tough Eastern Michigan team
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lovie Smith understands the challenge his team will face this weekend.
Illinois is coming off wins against Akron and UConn to open the season, but will host Eastern...
Sawyer Smith ready for first start as Kentucky’s starting QB
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Sawyer Smith is no stranger to replacing an injured teammate in an emergency, having done it last fall at Troy.
Jury convicts candidate’s father of breaking federal law
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The father of Kentucky's secretary of state was convicted Thursday of orchestrating a scheme to funnel illegal contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate...