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  • Notes: Calipari Pre-Kansas Press Conference

    November 17, 2014 6:52 PM

    Here are some quotes from Coach Calipari's Pre-Kansas Press Conference - Nov. 17, 2014 On Kansas ... "They are running their stuff. They are doing a terrific job of doing what they do. I mean, they play a style and they play it well. They are playing hard and... more »
  • As Coal Jobs Vanish, Miners Search For New Careers

    November 10, 2014 5:44 AM

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - When 61-year-old Glen Turley lost his job as a coal company truck driver, he did what many people his age shudder to consider: He went back to school to find a new career. Turley took advantage of free classes offered to laid off miners and... more »
  • Deer Killed In Ohio No Longer Allowed In Kentucky

    November 7, 2014 3:52 PM

    Hunters will no longer be able to bring the whole carcass of a deer killed in Ohio into Kentucky. Researchers recently confirmed that a deer in Ohio tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. CWD is a contagious and fatal neurological disease that affects deer and elk. Kentucky, which does... more »
  • Electronic Death Filing Going Statewide

    November 6, 2014 5:52 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Coroners, funeral homes and officials who handle death certificates will be required soon to file information electronically as Kentucky departs from a paper-based system. The new system, the Kentucky Electronic Death Registration System, will go into effect on Jan. 1. The state is phasing out a paper-based... more »
  • Preliminary Exit Polling Results In Kentucky

    November 4, 2014 9:08 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican Mitch McConnell has defeated Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat, in the closely watched race for U.S. Senate in Kentucky. McConnell could be in line to become the Senate's majority leader if Republicans flip enough seats. Here are some highlights of voters' views... more »
  • NCAA Denies Georgia's Appeal Of Gurley Suspension, Will Miss UK Game

    October 31, 2014 12:05 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida. In a statement released Thursday night, the NCAA's student-athlete reinstatement committee denied Georgia's appeal of Gurley's... more »
  • 11 Men Sentenced In International Child Porn Ring

    October 30, 2014 3:03 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Eleven men from across the country have been sentenced to between 15 and 19 years in prison for their roles in what prosecutors say was an international online network for child pornography. The men come from Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Oregon and... more »
  • Churchill Downs Plans Construction Of All-Inclusive Winner's Circle Suites

    October 29, 2014 11:10 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014) - Churchill Downs Racetrack plans to enhance the experience for owners that start horses in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the Longines Kentucky Oaks through a $4.2 million capital improvement project that includes the construction of 20 private, open-air, all-inclusive Winner's... more »
  • No. 1 MSU - UK Postgame Notes

    October 25, 2014 8:25 PM

    KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES No. 1 Mississippi State at Kentucky Commonwealth Stadium -- Lexington, Ky. Oct. 25, 2014 FINAL SCORE: No. 1 Mississippi State 45, Kentucky 31 Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky is 5-3, 2-3 in the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State is... more »
  • Prosecutors Seek To Drop Man's Charges In International Drug Case

    October 23, 2014 9:10 AM

    LONDON (AP) - A Kentucky man can't return to the United States from Bosnia because he's listed as a defendant in a federal drug case. Federal prosecutors are trying to help him get back to Bowling Green. Assistant U.S. Attorney Samuel Dotson has asked a federal judge to dismiss Igor... more »
  • Broadband Project Key To Eastern Kentucky Economy

    October 22, 2014 6:38 PM

    SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - In this small southeast Kentucky town, some 440 workers at Blackboard Student Services use high-speed Internet access to handle more than 2,000 phone calls every day from students worried about their college applications and financial aid. About 10 miles away, another 465 employees at SourceHOV... more »
  • Kentucky Agency Providing Ebola Preparedness

    October 17, 2014 7:13 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - No cases of Ebola have been reported in Kentucky, but the state Department for Public Health says it's working on several fronts to make sure hospitals, local health departments and other health providers are ready should any cases occur. Public Health Commissioner Dr. Stephanie Mayfield says there... more »
  • Survey Shows Jump In Retail Food Prices In Kentucky

    October 16, 2014 6:25 AM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - A new survey of Kentucky food prices says the rising cost of beef and pork products led to an overall 3.9 percent jump in retail food prices during the third quarter of the year. The Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation's survey was conducted last month. It listed the... more »
  • Kentucky Given Grant To Watch Assistance Program

    October 15, 2014 7:01 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky is receiving federal grant funds to help prevent misuse of a program to provide nutrition assistance. Seven states are sharing $5 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants, with Kentucky receiving more than $1.1 million. The funds are to be used to help prevent trafficking in... more »
  • Enrollment Starts For 2015 Roadside Farm Markets

    October 10, 2014 6:07 AM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - Roadside farm markets are still open for business in Kentucky, but organizers are already looking ahead to next year. Kentucky Farm Bureau says enrollment is now open for the 2015 Certified Roadside Farm Market program. The initiative started in 1996 as a way to help farmers market... more »
  • Kentucky Program Collects Used Hearing Aids

    October 9, 2014 6:21 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - A new state program is collecting used hearing aids to refurbish and distribute to Kentuckians who have hearing impairments and need assistance. The Statewide Hearing Aid Assistance and Reuse Program is accepting hearing aids of any age or condition. The Kentucky Assistive Technology Service Network says donated... more »
  • SW Va. Man Sentenced In Kentucky Cockfighting Case

    October 9, 2014 6:03 AM

    ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - A Wise County man is joining his father in prison for participating in a major cockfighting enterprise. A federal judge in Abingdon sentenced Jonathan Robinson to one year and one day in prison Wednesday. Robinson's father, Wesley Robinson, was sentenced last month to six months in... more »
  • GOP's Comer Raises $534,000 In Kentucky Governor Race

    October 8, 2014 7:30 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Republican James Comer got his campaign for governor off to a fast start, raising $534,000 in 22 days after announcing his candidacy September 13 in Tompkinsville. Comer touted his numbers, coupled with the recent endorsements of U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield and former U.S. Rep. Anne Northup, as... more »
  • Huckabee To Campaign For Kentucky State House Candidates

    October 8, 2014 7:17 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will campaign for Kentucky's GOP state House candidates 10 days before the Nov. 4 general election. Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and current Fox News Channel host, will speak at the Turn Kentucky Red Rally on Oct. 25 at Bowman... more »
  • Kentucky Specialty Crop Projects Draw Grant

    October 8, 2014 7:11 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Specialty crop projects in Kentucky will get a boost from a U.S. Agriculture Department block grant for about $300,000. The grant is for the state Agriculture Department to work with the University of Kentucky and other groups to build specialty crop markets. The agencies say the projects... more »
  • Photo Gallery: Storms Pound Central Kentucky

    October 8, 2014 5:40 AM

    Rounds of storms pounded central and eastern Kentucky Tuesday with high winds, heavy rain, hail and reports of tornadoes. The storms left behind damage in several communities. There were no reports of injuries.
  • Duke Energy: Payments Mistakenly Reported Late

    October 7, 2014 3:31 PM

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - Duke Energy is notifying customers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio that it's taking steps to correct some of their monthly payments mistakenly being reported as late. Duke said Tuesday the reports went to the National Consumer Telecom & Utilities Exchange, which maintains utility customer payment and... more »
  • 101st Airborne Soldiers Heading To Liberia

    October 6, 2014 10:36 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The commander of the Army's 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, says a handful of his soldiers are already in Liberia, and more head there next week to build treatment centers and begin training medical personnel. Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky says his soldiers went... more »
  • 30 Years Later, Simple Flip Reveals Man's Identity

    October 3, 2014 3:04 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police in Kentucky say a sharp-eyed analyst turned up a 30-year-old mistake that kept the identity of a pedestrian killed by a semitruck a mystery for decades. The man died walking on Interstate 65 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in 1984. Police had fingerprints, but no matches... more »
  • Kentucky School Districts Show Improvement In Third Year Of Unbridled Learning Assessments

    October 3, 2014 5:47 AM

    Student performance, college/career-readiness and the number of students graduating from high school all show improvement, according to data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education Friday. "The numbers show, without a doubt, that we are making progress," Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday said. "The gains we are seeing are... more »
  • Two Patients Quarantined In Kentucky With Ebola-Like Symptoms Cleared, Released Play Video

    October 2, 2014 11:58 AM

    Two patients in Kentucky with Ebola-like symptoms were quarantined for examination. They have since been released, according to officials with University Hospital. After the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the US, doctors say they don't want to take any risks even though the two patients in Kentucky... more »
  • Sentencing On Deer-Smuggling Scheduled

    September 30, 2014 8:58 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Three Pearl River, Louisiana, men and their family-run company will be sentenced Oct. 30 in U.S. District Court in Gulfport on federal deer-smuggling charges. The Sun Herald reports sentencing had been scheduled for this week for 67-year-old Ronald Reine; his son, 44-year-old Brian Reine; and grandson,... more »
  • Kentucky Gets $1.17 Million In Drug Settlement

    September 25, 2014 6:29 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky will get $1.17 million from a pharmaceutical company to settle allegations the company improperly labeled its medication, which led a public health insurance program to improperly pay for the medicines. Shire Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $56.5 million to settle a civil lawsuit, according to a news... more »
  • Defending OVC Champion EKU Announces 2014-15 Schedule

    September 24, 2014 6:52 PM

    RICHMOND, Ky. - Eastern Kentucky University's men's basketball team, the defending Ohio Valley Conference Tournament champions, will play nine games this upcoming season against teams that advanced to national postseason tournaments in 2014. Head coach Jeff Neubauer released his team's complete 2014-15 schedule today. At least four regular season... more »
  • Kentucky Public Colleges, Universities Offer Virtual Fair

    September 24, 2014 7:26 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky's public colleges and universities are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and others who are close to completing their college degrees. The Project Graduate College Fair is set for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT on Sept. 30. State officials... more »
  • Wildcats Focused On Improved Commodores

    September 23, 2014 10:29 PM

    The Kentucky football coaching staff made it clear after UK's three-overtime loss to Florida that the program would not accept moral victories. With a bye week to regroup and refocus, the Wildcats hit the Tim Couch Practice Fields on Tuesday with good energy and excitement as they prepares for... more »
  • UK Soccers Irving Named National Player of the Week

    September 23, 2014 6:35 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky men's soccer goalie Callum Irving has been named Disney Soccer/ National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Player of the Week on Tuesday after he stretched his streak without being scored upon to 414 minutes. The UK captain also repeated as Conference USA Defensive... more »
  • Godby Named To AllState AFCA Good Works Team

    September 23, 2014 6:08 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky football center Max Godby has been named to the 2014 Allstate Good Works Team selected by the Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association. He is one of only 11 Football Bowl Subdivision players named to the team in honor of their community service.... more »
  • Gov. Beshear Asking For Disaster Declaration For Eastern Kentucky Flooding

    September 23, 2014 10:40 AM

    Governor Steve Beshear has asked President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration and provide emergency assistance to eastern Kentucky communities recovering from recent flooding. Strong storms from August 19-23 caused heavy rain and flash flooding, washing out roads and forcing people from their homes throughout the eastern part... more »
  • Fake Schoolbook Invoices Reported In 27 States Including Kentucky

    September 23, 2014 6:46 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky officials are warning school districts to watch for a scam affecting schools around the country. The attorney general's office, the Education Department and the Better Business Bureau said in a news release that at least one Kentucky school and other schools nationwide have received invoices from... more »
  • Redskin DeAngelo Hall's Injury Could Mean Opportunity For Chase Minnifield

    September 23, 2014 12:19 AM

    ASHBURN - The Washington Redskins reshuffled their secondary on Monday, placing cornerback DeAngelo Hall and safety Duke Ihenacho on season-ending injured reserve, and adding practice squad member Chase Minnifield to the active roster. Hall ruptured his Achilles tendon during Sunday's game. The Virginia Tech alumnus was hopping around Redskins Park... more »
  • Kentucky Death Row Inmate To Have Appeal Heard

    September 20, 2014 11:34 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Oct. 1 will hear the case of a Kentucky death row inmate convicted of killing two people in Louisville. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will take up the appeal of 53-year-old Roger Lamar Wheeler. Wheeler has been... more »
  • Former Kentucky Republican Leader Dies

    September 19, 2014 6:17 AM

    (AP) - Former Kentucky gubernatorial press secretary and congressional aide Larry Van Hoose has died in Florida. He was 76. Van Hoose, who was also executive director of the Kentucky Republican Party, died Tuesday in Cape Coral. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported he had lived there about a year. Fuller Metz... more »
  • Man Reported Missing In Ky. Found Dead In Tenn.

    September 17, 2014 3:49 PM

    MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - A man reported missing from western Kentucky has been found dead in northern Tennessee. The sheriff's office in Henry County, Tenn., told WPSD-TV that a homicide investigation has been opened into the death of 80-year-old Bobby J. Dozier. The sheriff's office in Calloway County... more »
  • Numbers Stay Positive on Day 8 of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    September 16, 2014 10:47 PM

    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 16, 2014) - Total sales, along with the average and median prices, all improved by double digits on Day 8 of the 71st Keeneland September Yearling Sale to mark the third consecutive session with increases in all three categories. On Tuesday, the second of two days... more »
  • UK Georgetown Basketball Game Changed

    September 15, 2014 4:43 PM

    The Kentucky-Georgetown College men's basketball exhibition game, initially slated for Nov. 7, will now be played Sunday, Nov. 9 in Rupp Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised live on the SEC Network. In addition to the new date for the UK-Georgetown contest,... more »
  • Contract Awarded To Widen More Of I-65

    September 5, 2014 6:27 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky is taking another step toward widening Interstate 65 from the Ohio River to the Tennessee border. The state's Transportation Cabinet has awarded a nearly $138.5 million contract to rebuild 17 miles of I-65 in Hart, LaRue and Hardin counties. The project will widen the interstate to... more »
  • Kentucky Chief Justice Delivering Address

    September 3, 2014 6:52 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. presents the State of the Judiciary address this week in Frankfort. Minton will deliver the address to the General Assembly's interim joint judiciary committee Friday morning at the Administrative Office of the Courts. The event is open to the public... more »
  • USA Cruises In First World Cup Game

    August 30, 2014 6:27 PM

    The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup. Silencing the Finns in the second quarter on the scoreboard and in the stands, where their rabid fans filled an entire side of the... more »
  • Outstanding Prosecutors Honored In Lexington

    August 28, 2014 6:11 AM

    (AP) - Kentucky's top prosecutors have been honored during a statewide conference in Lexington. The recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Commonwealth's and County Attorney Awards were announced as part of the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference last week. Letcher County Commonwealth's Attorney Edison Banks and Warren County Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Cohron received... more »
  • Legends Hold On For 4-3 Win Over West Virginia

    August 28, 2014 12:19 AM

    (WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK, Lexington, Ky.) The Lexington Legends held on for a 4-3 win over the West Virginia Power Wednesday night. The Legends took a 3-0 lead in the second inning. Elier Hernandez and Kenny Diekroeger started the inning with singles, and they moved up to second and third... more »
  • Crash Shuts Down I-75 In Tenn. Near Kentucky Border

    August 27, 2014 6:03 PM

    A person has died and three others were hurt after a crash in Jacksboro, Tenn., (Campbell County) just south of the Kentucky border. NBC affiliate WBIR reports two trucks collided just after 3 p.m. just south of exit 134, the Caryville/Jacksboro/LaFollette exit. According to officials, one truck was carrying batteries... more »
  • U of L Basketball Releases 2014-'15 Schedule

    August 27, 2014 3:45 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Appearances in six special early season events, the Cardinals' inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, at least 20 games on national television and 21 home games in the KFC Yum! Center highlight the 2014-15 University of Louisville men's basketball schedule. Nearly half of the Cardinals'... more »
  • 2 California Preps Added To Derby, Oaks Qualifiers

    August 27, 2014 3:34 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014) - The $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade I) has been added to the list of races that comprise the 2014-15 "Road to the Kentucky Derby." The series of 35 select races - 19 "Prep Season" races and 16 "Championship Series" races - will determine... more »
  • Toyota Expansion In Michigan Relocating 250 Kentucky Jobs

    August 26, 2014 3:10 PM

    YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. says it's expanding its technical center in Michigan and moving 250 jobs from Kentucky. The automaker's expansion in Washtenaw County's York Township near Ann Arbor comes as a result of a $4 million state grant approved Tuesday by the Michigan Strategic... more »
  • Thousands Of Kentucky Records Go To New Building

    August 26, 2014 5:53 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - State officials have moved thousands of boxes of state records into a new facility in Frankfort. The move to the new State Records Center involved about 190,000 cardboard boxes to a new leased building. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives says the move began in late... more »
  • Davis, Cousins Make Team USA

    August 23, 2014 2:24 PM

    USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced Friday night the 12 players who will represent the United States at the 2014 FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Basketball World Cup that is being held Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain. The player announcement followed the USA's112-86 exhibition victory over Puerto Rico... more »
  • Kentucky Senate Race Heats Up

    August 23, 2014 7:24 AM

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's bitter U.S. Senate race turned more combative Friday, with both state parties filing dueling complaints against Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. The first salvo came from the state Republican Party, which submitted a complaint to the Federal Election Commission alleging... more »
  • Kentucky, Tennessee Receive Training Funds For Miners

    August 22, 2014 6:06 AM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - Kentucky and Tennessee are receiving funds from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration's health and safety training grants. The agency announced Thursday it is allocating $8.3 million for 46 states and the Navajo Nation in fiscal year 2014. The grants cover training and... more »
  • Kendall Yount Bringing Gold Back To The Bluegrass

    August 21, 2014 10:54 PM

    Frankfort native, Kendall Yount, is bringing a gold medal back to Kentucky after winning the Taekwondo competition in the Youth Olympic Games. The 16 year old beat a competitor from Uzbekistan 4-2 in the finals and jumped for joy, hugging her coach after the match. Yount started taking Taekwondo... more »
  • Kentucky's Yount at Youth Olympic Games

    August 18, 2014 7:58 PM

    Kendall Yount has departed for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, as the lone athlete to represent USA Taekwondo at the prestigious international event. More than 3,700 competitors between the ages of 15 and 18 will vie for medals in 28 sports at the Aug. 17-23 Youth Olympic... more »
  • UK-Dominican Republic Post-Game Notes and Comments

    August 15, 2014 9:19 PM

    Kentucky Basketball Postgame Notes Kentucky 83, Dominican Republic National Team 71 August 15, 2014 Sir Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium Team Records, Notes Kentucky improves to 4-0 on its 2014 exhibition tour in the Bahamas. Including a trip to Canada for an exhibition series in 2010, the Wildcats are now... more »
  • Corn, Soybean Production Drop Forecast In Kentucky

    August 14, 2014 7:08 AM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - A double-digit drop in corn and soybean production by Kentucky farmers is being predicted in a new report. Corn production in the state is forecast at 200 million bushels, down 18 percent from the prior year. Soybean production for Kentucky is forecast at 67.6 million bushels, a... more »
  • Appellate Panel Upholds Dismissal In Bridge Case

    August 12, 2014 11:15 AM

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The dismissal of a lawsuit over the $2.3 billion Ohio River bridges under construction at Louisville has been upheld. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in rejecting claims that Kentucky and Indiana violated the National Environmental Protection Act... more »
  • State Revenue Up 2.2 Percent In July

    August 12, 2014 7:26 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - State officials say Kentucky's 2015 budget is off to a good start. The state collected more than $705 million in taxes and fees in July. That's 2.2 percent more than the state collected in July 2013. Kentucky finished the 2014 fiscal year with a $90 million shortfall.... more »
  • UK Football Fan Day

    August 9, 2014 8:36 PM

    An estimated 4,000 people showed up for UK Fan Day on Saturday, Aug. 9. That number includes the fans that showed up for the autograph session that begin at 9 a.m. and the practice that followed at 10:45 a.m. "I was shocked, because I thought in the morning... more »
  • 96th PGA Championship Notebook ~ Friday, Aug. 8

    August 9, 2014 12:25 AM

    FIRST TEE TIME AT 8:30 A.M: The first twosome tees off in the third round Saturday at 8:30 a.m. on No. 1. The final twosome of the day, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, start their rounds at 3:00 p.m. McILROY HALFWAY HOME TO SECOND PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: Even on... more »
  • Grant To Promote Dental Health In Eastern Kentucky

    August 8, 2014 6:19 AM

    MOREHEAD (AP) - Morehead State University has been awarded a $500,000 grant to promote dental health in the region. U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers' office says the grant comes from the Appalachian Regional Commission. The money will be used to continue the Appalachian Rural Dental Education Partnership Program with the... more »
  • 96th PGA Championship Notebook ~ Thursday, Aug. 7

    August 7, 2014 8:43 PM

    CHAPPELL, PALMER, WESTWOOD SET PERSONAL BESTS, SHARE FIRST-ROUND LEAD: Kevin Chappell, making just his sixth major championship start, Ryan Palmer, who has never finished among the top 15 in this major championship, and Lee Westwood of England, who began his 67th major championship today at Valhalla Golf Club, each fired... more »
  • Westwood, McIlroy Ride Momentum At PGA

    August 7, 2014 8:36 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger Woods. Except that Woods kept going the wrong direction. Westwood followed... more »
  • Grants Announced During Health Series

    August 7, 2014 7:12 AM

    MOREHEAD. (AP) - A series of meetings to address health care issues in southern and eastern Kentucky have come with announcements of grants to fund several programs. On Wednesday, Morehead State was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to continue a dental education partnership program with the... more »
  • Counties Getting Refunds From Mining Permit Fees

    August 7, 2014 5:08 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Thirty-four coal counties in Kentucky are in line to receive refunds totaling nearly $400,000 from mining permit and acreage fees. Gov. Steve Beshear's administration said Wednesday that the amount being refunded to fiscal courts is up slightly from last year. The state Department for Natural Resources collects... more »
  • 96th PGA Championship Notebook ~ Wednesday, Aug. 6

    August 6, 2014 10:57 PM

    ALL 156 HAVE REGISTERED: Including four-time PGA Champion Tiger Woods, all 156 players in the field have registered for the 2014 PGA Championship. The others who notified the PGA of America that they would be registering after the 5 p.m. (EDT) Tuesday deadline, were 1997 PGA Champion Davis... more »
  • Perry Ready For-Final?-PGA Championship

    August 6, 2014 1:09 AM

    Kenny Perry has seen the good, the bad and the ugly at Valhalla Golf Club. And, he hinted that he might be seeing it in competition for the final time. Perry played 18 holes on Tuesday and then spent more than an hour signing autographs for fans behind the... more »
  • 96th PGA Championship Notebook ~ Tuesday, Aug. 5

    August 5, 2014 10:52 PM

    LOUIE'S THE LONGEST: All day long, they stepped to the 10th tee, only one shot away from prodigious glory. In the end, and it was 340 yards later when his ball stopped in the fairway, Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa emerged as the winner of the PGA Championship Long Drive... more »
  • Challenges To Gay Marriage Bans: Where They Stand

    August 5, 2014 12:45 PM

    State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since last summer, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages. The remaining state bans all face legal challenges to overturn them, and a federal Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will hear arguments Wednesday... more »
  • 96th PGA Championship Notebook ~ Monday, Aug. 4

    August 4, 2014 11:09 PM

    RORY NO. 1 AGAIN: Victories in consecutive appearances -- the Open Championship and the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational -- have propelled Roy McIlory back to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. McIlroy, the 2012 PGA Champion, held the top spot in the Ranking for 39 weeks (not consecutively)... more »
  • Indiana Woman Who Ran Away With Daughter Found In Clark County Play Video

    August 4, 2014 6:21 PM

    Federal investigators say an Indiana woman took her 9-year-old daughter on the run after a judge awarded custody to the girl's father. A year later, the woman and daughter were found hiding in a bunker underneath a Clark County trailer. 35-year-old Aprille Hutsinpiller had been on the run since... more »
  • Stoops Fired Up for Fall Camp

    August 2, 2014 1:38 PM

    Mark Stoops knew this offseason was an important one. Through his debut season at Kentucky, he coached a group that was almost always competitive, but clearly had a long road ahead to become the team he was brought to Lexington to build. "That first year, there's so much... more »
  • Lost River Cave Now Offers Kayaking Tours

    August 2, 2014 11:31 AM

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Boat tours of Lost River Cave have been offered for years, but now people can explore the underground river in a different way with the new Kayaking in the Cave Tour. Lost River Cave received a grant from the General Motors Foundation to buy nine kayaks,... more »
  • Former Cat Pitcher Traded To The Cardinals

    July 31, 2014 9:50 PM

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline was Thursday at 4 PM and one of the trades involved a former UK player. Pitcher Corey Littrell was sent from the Red Sox to the St. Louis Cardinals along with John Lackey. Littrell was in the minor league's in high class... more »
  • Justice Mines Have 266 Violations In 5 States

    July 31, 2014 10:53 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A West Virginia coal billionaire has more than 250 pending violations at mining operations in Kentucky and four other states. The Courier-Journal cited data from the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement in reporting that almost half of the citations against mines owned by... more »
  • Kentucky House Speaker Says Local Option Sales Tax Is Focus

    July 31, 2014 5:57 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - House Democrats' top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Wednesday. Stumbo had previously said that House Bill 1 - the spot reserve for the House majority's top priority - would... more »
  • State Social Worker Accused Of Trading In-Home Visit For Drugs Play Video

    July 30, 2014 5:22 AM

    Lexington police arrested a state social worker accused of trading drugs for an in-home visit with a child. Police say Chad Albert Buckley made a deal to obtain four Oxycontin pills valued at $100 in exchange for the home visit. According to the police report, Buckley paid $30 cash,... more »