December 5, 2013 10:13 PM
Winter weather worry was on the mind of traveler Olga Sokolav as she made a stop in Scott County on her way to Akron, Ohio.
With Thursday's rain expected to turn to sleet, snow or ice, Sokolav decided to start her trip a day earlier to avoid being on... more »
December 5, 2013 8:51 PM
Kentucky Emergency Management say the effects of this storm are statewide, with western and southwestern Kentucky expected to see one of the worst ice storms in a decade, and snow, rain and sleet forecasted in many other areas.
But they say the hardest part of being ready is not... more »
December 5, 2013 7:25 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who inspired others to "reach for what appeared to be impossible," as the boxing great joined in mourning the death of the South African anti-apartheid leader on Thursday.
The icons who shared a boxing... more »
December 3, 2013 6:50 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The Kentucky Public Service Commission is urging caregivers to prepare the elderly in western Kentucky for the upcoming area code changes. Mandatory 10-digit dialing in the current 270 area code goes into effect on Feb. 1. The new 364 code will exist in the same geographic area... more »
December 3, 2013 6:29 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky's first archery and crossbow season for black bears has ended, and the state says hunters met their quota of 10 bears during the nine-day season. Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources bear program coordinator Steven Dobey says in addition to the quota being met, bears were... more »
December 2, 2013 7:13 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - The beating death 56 years ago of popular local singer William Arliss "Curly" Shelton has puzzled Kentucky investigators since it happened and is one of the oldest for which state troopers are still actively asking for help from the public.
Shelton was a regular on the... more »
December 2, 2013 7:08 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The former head of a small northern Kentucky school district has entered a guilty plea to embezzling more than $193,000 over an eight-year period.
William G. Rye waived his right to a grand jury appearance and entered the plea in federal court on Monday.
The... more »
December 2, 2013 6:45 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Authorities trying to solve a distillery heist that netted cases of prized Kentucky bourbon have monitored websites and interviewed more than 100 people since the pricey whiskey was taken weeks ago. Now a cash reward is getting mixed in.
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton on Monday... more »
December 2, 2013 6:29 PM
(AP) - Mark Stoops said his Kentucky team is making progress despite another 2-10 finish.
Defining exactly where he saw progress was difficult for the Wildcats' rookie coach following Saturday night's season-ending loss to Tennessee that left Kentucky 0-8 in the Southeastern Conference for the second straight season. Stoops... more »
December 2, 2013 5:43 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Former Senate President David Williams has filed candidacy papers to seek election to the judicial seat Gov. Steve Beshear appointed him to last year. Williams, a Republican, filed the papers last week. Beshear, a Democratic, appointed Williams circuit judge in the 40th District of southern Kentucky in... more »
November 26, 2013 4:12 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Some of the 280,000 Kentuckians whose insurance policies don't comply with the Affordable Care Act will be able to keep their plans, at least for another year.
Kentucky Insurance Commissioner Sharon Clark told lawmakers Tuesday that three major insurance companies - Humana, United Healthcare and Assurant... more »
November 25, 2013 7:26 PM
Designs for the $110 million renovation of Commonwealth Stadium were revealed Monday afternoon at a news conference at the Nutter Field House.
Media and several hundred fans were in attendance to see artist renderings of the remade facility, which will have a new look both inside and outside. The... more »
November 25, 2013 5:49 PM
As you can imagine, people flying out of Blue Grass Airport are keeping an eye on the forecast hoping to avoid travel delays.
While it's cold out, the snow and ice haven't hit in Lexington just yet, but they have hit states to our west, making some who are... more »
November 25, 2013 4:33 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee doesn't expect to have trouble finding motivation for Saturday's season finale at Kentucky finale even though a bowl bid isn't at stake.
The chance to build momentum by earning its first true road win in three years is all the incentive the Volunteers need.... more »
November 21, 2013 6:33 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear has announced more than $1.1 million to develop and maintain 20 trail projects throughout Kentucky. Beshear said opening trails is key to expanding adventure tourism, allowing communities to attract tourists while also providing outdoor activities for local residents. The money can be used to... more »
November 20, 2013 6:36 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Education advocates will meet Thursday to discuss funding for Kentucky schools at a summit sponsored by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and the Kentucky Education Action Team. The meeting, set for 10 a.m. EST Thursday at Embassy Suites in Lexington, will include presentations from numerous education... more »
November 19, 2013 6:38 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The National Republican Senatorial Committee took disciplinary action Tuesday against a junior staffer who tweeted an "extremely offensive" photo-shopped image of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes.
The image shows Grimes' face superimposed on the body of "Obama Girl," a model who made racy videos about her crush... more »
November 19, 2013 6:13 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The attorney general's office has concluded that the tiny city of Spring Mill in Jefferson County violated the state Open Meetings Act by holding special meetings in the mayor's home. Assistant Attorney General James M. Herrick wrote in an opinion released Monday that Spring Mill officials also... more »
November 18, 2013 9:28 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Emergency managers in western Kentucky are taking stock of damage from a belt of tornado-laden storms that passed through the area. Kentucky Emergency Management officials said the storms that came through Sunday damaged some homes, blew down trees and left about 3,000 homes without power, but didn't... more »
November 13, 2013 8:55 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - No. 2 Michigan State's victory over top-ranked Kentucky is the second most-viewed nonconference college basketball game on ESPN, behind another1-2 matchup.
The Spartans' 78-74 victory Tuesday night in the Champions Classic was watched by more than 4 million people. No. 2 Tennessee's win over No. 1... more »
November 9, 2013 5:29 PM
Kentucky Football Postgame Quotes Kentucky vs. No. 9 Missouri Commonwealth Stadium - Lexington, Ky. Nov. 9, 2013
#48, Andrew Wilson, LB
On what was going through his mind when he forced the fumble... "I was just thinking ‘oh crap, oh crap.' Coach preaches run to... more »
November 8, 2013 7:07 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A stretch of road in northern Kentucky has been named for former Miss America Heather French Henry. Gov. Steve Beshear joined other officials on Thursday to dedicate the U.S. 68 Maysville Southern Loop in honor of Henry, a Maysville native. The new four-mile loop formally opened in... more »
November 8, 2013 7:02 AM
(AP) - Kentucky education officials say the vendor that administers online high school end-of-course tests hasn't corrected issues, meaning students will have to use paper and pencil or take the tests at times that won't crash the system. In May, some 1,600 students had to take the end-of-course assessment again... more »
November 7, 2013 9:17 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers redrew state House and Senate boundaries this summer, but there are questions about who they represent. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports top lawmakers discussed Wednesday what to tell constituents wondering who represents their districts. The new boundaries created a problem for legislative staff when constituents ask... more »
November 6, 2013 6:13 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - There is a battle brewing for women's basketball supremacy in the Bluegrass State.
The Louisville and Kentucky women's teams are ranked in the top 10 and have national championship aspirations after making deep runs in last year's NCAA tournament.
The fifth-ranked Cardinals will start the... more »
November 5, 2013 6:37 AM
(AP) - A new University of Kentucky team is looking for students who know how to ride a horse and handle a rope. The UK Rodeo Team practices at Kismet Farm in Paris and is open to all students, with or without prior rodeo experience. The team plans to become... more »
November 5, 2013 6:25 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to consider the validity of a ruling striking down Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for Nov. 19 in Cincinnati... more »
November 1, 2013 9:07 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky State Police started rounding up nearly 500 drug suspects Friday in what the state's lead police agency called the largest one-day crackdown in its history, aided by tips from Kentuckians reviled by a drug scourge that has caused more statewide deaths than car wrecks.
The... more »
October 28, 2013 5:30 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky and six other states will participate in a pilot program to train teachers. The seven states - which also include Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Washington - will work over two years with educators, training programs, colleges and universities, and school districts to improve teacher... more »
October 25, 2013 9:53 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear says complaints about Kentucky's Medicaid managed-care system have dropped and claims are being processed more quickly. The Courier-Journal reports that Beshear on Thursday attributed the improvements to a plan he announced six months ago. The plan came amid complaints that managed-care companies were delaying... more »
October 25, 2013 7:06 AM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration on Thursday designated two West Virginia coal mines and one in Kentucky as pattern violators, meaning they've repeatedly broken federal health and safety regulations over the past year. One is Pocahontas Coal Co.'s Affinity Mine in Raleigh County, where... more »
October 24, 2013 5:57 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Eighth-graders in Kentucky are doing better than their peers around the globe when it comes to math and science. A study being released Thursday compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional subnational education systems. Researchers took eighth-grade... more »
October 22, 2013 11:59 PM
After geting Jalen Whitlow back in practice on Sunday, UK Head Football Coach, Mark Stoops, wanted to see how he looked before naming a starter for Thursday's game.
On Tuesday, Coach decided it would be Max Smith, who's been getting the majority of the reps in practice anyway. But,... more »
October 22, 2013 7:19 PM
LEXINGTON (AP) - Facing an unranked opponent for a change doesn't necessarily mean that Kentucky has it easier.
But after four straight losses to ranked opponents, including a 48-7 drubbing by No. 1 Alabama 10 days ago, the Wildcats might find Mississippi State a more manageable opponent.
Kentucky... more »
October 22, 2013 6:19 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky has received nearly $3 million in homeland security grants that will be distributed to agencies across the state. The $2.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be divided among 119 projects. Gov. Steve Beshear's office said Monday the money will be... more »
October 17, 2013 6:42 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A budget deal that ended a partial government shutdown included an authorization for $2.9 billion in funding for a troubled lock and dam project on the Ohio River, a crucial shipping route for goods out of the nation's heartland.
The funding is for the Olmsted Locks... more »
October 16, 2013 7:03 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A company planning to build a natural gas pipeline in Kentucky says it has secured land-use deals in parts of nine counties along the pipeline's proposed path. Officials with the Bluegrass Pipeline say they have reached easement agreements with private landowners in nine of the 13 counties... more »
October 16, 2013 6:39 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday to discuss the impact of the federal government shutdown on Kentucky families. The U.S. government halted most non-essential government services 16 days ago, forcing unplanned furloughs for thousands of federal workers across the country and leading to... more »
October 15, 2013 7:14 PM
Below are some quotes from the players during the 2013 Kentucky Men's Basketball Media Day on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Joe Craft Center in Lexington.
#00 Marcus Lee, Fr., F
On John Calipari calling him a young Dennis Rodman ... "I pride myself on defense and getting... more »
October 15, 2013 6:47 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - State Auditor Adam Edelen has found a lack of accountability and transparency to be common themes in 14 school districts that have been the focus of special reviews by his staffers in the past year. Edelen told the Interim Joint Committee on Education on Monday that in... more »
October 11, 2013 7:29 PM
Economists see Kentucky heading for $10B milestone
FRANKFORT (AP) - A panel of state economists is predicting that modest growth over the next two years will push Kentucky's annual General Fund revenue above $10 billion for the first time in 2016.
The economists, serving on the Consensus Forecasting... more »
October 9, 2013 10:57 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A Canadian hemp processor looking to expand operations south of the border sees Kentucky as fertile territory for production and processing, but its top executive said Wednesday that questions about the crop's legality have to be resolved first.
Hemp Oil Canada Inc. President and CEO Shaun... more »
October 9, 2013 6:15 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky has received a $2.2 million federal grant to help pay for an electronic system for delivering election ballots to soldiers deployed overseas. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced the grant Tuesday. The money is coming from the U.S. Department of Defense. Grimes said the money... more »
October 8, 2013 4:30 PM
LEXINGTON - University of Kentucky true freshman wide receiver Ryan Timmons, who has been a key playmaker for the Kentucky offense this season ranking fourth in rushing yards and second in receiving yards, has been named to the College Football Performance Awards 2013 National Freshman Performer of the Year Watch... more »
October 8, 2013 6:47 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky students are being recruited to spread the message about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. State Attorney General Jack Conway on Monday joined in announcing the start of a public service announcement contest for middle and high school students. The competition is part of an effort... more »
October 7, 2013 5:54 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - People interested in running for property valuation administrator in Kentucky counties next year can take the required examination to qualify next month in Lawrenceburg. The exam will be given at 9 a.m. EST Nov. 8 at Eagle Lake Convention Center, 1000 Eagle Lake Drive. The test... more »
October 3, 2013 9:59 AM
Tip-off time for the Kentucky-Providence men's basketball game on Dec. 1 has been changed to 8:30 p.m.
The game will air live on Fox Sports 1 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
In addition, the UK men's basketball program has released the remainder of its televised non-conference... more »
October 1, 2013 6:46 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The fall wildfire hazard season has started in Kentucky. The season runs from Oct. 1 through Dec. 15. During that time, outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland. State Forestry Division Director Leah MacSwords says that... more »
October 1, 2013 5:22 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Enrollment is set to begin for Kentucky's uninsured residents to sign up for health coverage as part of the federal health care law commonly known as "Obamacare." The first phase of implementation opens Tuesday with the start of enrollment. People can sign up for policies offered through... more »
September 24, 2013 9:35 PM
2016 seems like a long ways away -- but not for college basketball coaches. The class of 2016 is being evaluated just as much as the 2015 players. And you don't have to go far (from Lexington) to find a potential future Wildcat.
Taylor County's Quentin Goodin is attracting... more »
September 24, 2013 6:36 AM
WINCHESTER (AP) - Visitors to several recreation areas won't have to pay fees this weekend as Daniel Boone National Forest marks National Public Lands Day. Overnight campers in the back country of Red River Gorge, at Barren Fork Horse Camp in McCreary County and at Bee Rock Campground along the... more »
September 24, 2013 5:58 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A legislative committee will hear testimony Wednesday on a proposal to allow local governments to let citizens decide on implementing a temporary sales tax to fund specific projects. The idea being heard by the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government at 10 a.m. EDT is to allow... more »
September 12, 2013 3:21 PM
No. 7 Louisville (2-0) at Kentucky (1-1), Noon (ESPN)
Line: Louisville by 13½.
Series record: Kentucky, 14-11.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Louisville seeks its third straight win over in-state rival Kentucky and its second consecutive 3-0 start. Kentucky begins a four-game stretch against ranked teams over the... more »
September 4, 2013 7:06 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A grassroots program aimed at reducing highway injuries and fatalities in one eastern Kentucky county has won a national safety award. The "Drive Down" program kicked off in April 2012 in Pike County, which consistently ranked among the state's top three counties for property damage, serious injuries... more »
September 3, 2013 4:09 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is getting fundraising help from a big name in the entertainment industry, Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation.
Katzenberg, former chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, is promoting a series of fundraising receptions for Grimes in Los Angeles on Sept.... more »
September 3, 2013 6:21 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A consulting firm has been selected to assess online cyber risks to Kentucky's electric cooperatives. The Kentucky Public Service Commission has been awarded a grant to study vulnerabilities at smaller electric utilities. The study will include between three and six cooperatives. It will assess the cyber risks... more »
September 2, 2013 1:07 PM
LEXINGTON (AP) - Kentucky coach Mark Stoops knew getting the Wildcats on track would take a lot of work. Saturday's 35-26 loss to Western Kentucky reinforced that notion and raised more questions for the first-year coach. He addressed an important issue on Monday, naming sophomore Maxwell Smith to replace Jalen... more »
September 2, 2013 12:20 PM
One of the owners of a popular dessert shop in northern Kentucky reportedly fell to his death Sunday while on vacation.
The Kentucky Post reported 37-year-old Kenneth Kocan was at a hotel in Sorrento, Italy with friends. He fell 13-feet after sitting on the railing of a staircase, perhaps... more »
August 30, 2013 4:28 PM
An Ohio woman is upset with a Kentucky funeral home after she opened up her son's funeral urn to find his ashes placed inside a Walmart bag.
Nancy Bronner broke down in tears as she told a Cincinnati TV station about finding her sons ashes in a shopping bag.... more »
August 30, 2013 12:04 PM
Kentucky and Western Kentucky want to do more than just get off to good starts with a win Saturday night.
The Wildcats and Hilltoppers also aim to jump-start their new coaches' tenures when the teams meet in Nashville, Tenn.
Kentucky begins anew with coach Mark Stoops, who's trying... more »
August 30, 2013 8:04 AM
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - Some car owners in western Kentucky have received notices about past-due taxes even though the tabs have been paid. Daviess County Clerk David "Oz" Osbourne told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer the notices were originating with the Kentucky Department of Revenue in Frankfort, but that no one in... more »
August 29, 2013 5:34 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Kentucky will receive nearly a half-million dollars to help pay advanced placement test fees for low-income students. The U.S. Education Department says the funds are part of $28.8 million being given to 42 states for the effort. The grants are based on the expected number of students... more »
August 27, 2013 6:32 PM
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Motorists will pay electronic tolls to use three Ohio River bridges connecting southern Indiana with the Louisville, Ky., area under a plan developers presented Tuesday.
Instead of using toll plazas where workers collect cash from motorists, the bridges will use tolling gantries that rely on... more »
August 27, 2013 6:12 PM
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - West Valley City has chosen a veteran law enforcement official from Kentucky as its new police chief.
The 49-year-old Lee Russo was introduced at a Tuesday afternoon news conference.
Utah's second-largest city has been without a permanent chief since Thayle "Buzz" Nielsen... more »
August 27, 2013 7:03 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Tea party activists will gather in Lexington on Tuesday to push to "defund" federal health care reforms. Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin and For America Chairman L. Brent Bozell III will lead the first of a series of rallies in Lexington at 12:30 p.m. EDT.... more »
August 26, 2013 7:00 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear plans to announce details of a $41 million Race to the Top grant that has been awarded to educational cooperatives representing 22 school districts in central Kentucky. Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and others were scheduled to make the announcement... more »
August 23, 2013 6:58 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky has a new economic development representative in Japan. The new point person for Kentucky in Japan is Hiraku Tamura, a Tokyo native who has nearly four decades of experience in international business. He last served as president of a Japanese logistics service company. Gov. Steve Beshear... more »
August 23, 2013 5:54 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 72 of the state's counties between July 2012 and last month. They say the jobless rates rose in 42 counties and stayed the same in six other counties. The figures were released Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Employment and... more »
August 21, 2013 5:07 PM
A man was arrested after police say he met a woman for dinner and then drugged her.
Officials say Robert Edwards of Breckinridge county met at least two women at an online website and then drugged them.
He was arrested Friday in Indiana.
Edwards is charged with... more »
August 21, 2013 8:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has drawn fire over the last few months in his repeated attempts to recruit businesses away from other states. But Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear lashed out directly at Scott this week, sending a letter that called the Republican's efforts "crude" and in... more »
August 21, 2013 8:14 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A legislative redistricting bill is expected to get a vote on the House floor Wednesday. House Speaker Greg Stumbo predicted that it will pass overwhelmingly and be sent to the Senate to be acted on by Friday. The House State Government Committee approved the measure 25-4 on... more »
August 21, 2013 6:39 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky residents can drop off unwanted tires free of charge during a succession of amnesty events across the state starting Thursday and continuing through October. The state Division of Waste Management is sponsoring the events and says waste tires are recycled for products such as tire-derived fuel... more »
August 21, 2013 6:28 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - This year's Kentucky high school graduates fell short when measured against national results for ACT college readiness benchmarks but the state is making improvements. In English, reading, mathematics and science combined, 18 percent of Kentucky's Class of 2013 achieved college readiness, compared with 26 percent nationally. The... more »
August 20, 2013 6:22 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The Kentucky House will try to keep legislative redistricting on a fast track on the second day of a special legislative session. The House State Government Committee is scheduled to take up a redistricting bill Tuesday. House and Senate leaders are hoping to wrap up redistricting work... more »
August 19, 2013 7:03 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky's Fish and Wildlife Commission is asking for fee increases for some licenses and permits, but rates for basic hunting and fishing licenses for Kentucky adults wouldn't be affected. The recommendations must be approved by two legislative committees before becoming law. Among changes the commission is proposing... more »
August 19, 2013 6:32 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Lawmakers are scheduled to convene Monday for a special legislative session to redraw boundaries around House and Senate districts. Expected to last a week, the session is set to begin at noon EDT. With federal judges watching over their shoulders, lawmakers have put together redistricting proposals that... more »
August 15, 2013 6:02 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Several of the state's top economists are scheduled to meet in Frankfort on Thursday afternoon to make projections about how Kentucky's business climate will fare in the year ahead. Those projections from the economists serving on the Consensus Forecasting Group will be used to predict state government... more »
August 8, 2013 6:45 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - State officials are celebrating in the Capitol with an event to recognize 120 Kentucky school districts that have voted to raise the dropout age to 18. Gov. Steve Beshear, first lady Jane Beshear, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and Lawrence County High School senior Harley Ratliff are holding... more »
August 6, 2013 6:03 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Nearly three dozen Kentucky counties will receive refunds totaling $381,400 from coal mining permit and acreage fees. The 35 counties will get refunds ranging from $25 to more than $67,000, with 10 counties receiving more than $15,000. The state's Department for Natural Resources collects mining permit and... more »
August 5, 2013 6:57 PM
A Kentucky man is badly injured after a skydiving accident in Mississippi that killed his instructor.
The Lamar County Sheriff in Mississippi says 26-year-old David Meek from Paintsville, Kentucky is in critical condition.
The sheriff says Meek went skydiving with an experienced instructor, who died from this accident.... more »
August 2, 2013 8:49 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Local telephone calls in western Kentucky will soon require dialing 10 digits, but customers will have a six-month period to get used to the change, starting Saturday. The Public Service Commission says phone customers can use either seven or 10 digits when making calls in area code... more »
August 1, 2013 12:32 PM
Damien Harris is committed to being a Michigan Wolverine.
"It's a dream come true," Harris said regarding his decision to play football at Michigan. "I loved Michigan as a kid. It was always my favorite team, but I never thought I'd get the opportunity to play there."
The... more »
July 26, 2013 8:24 PM
ERLANGER (AP) - Toyota says it will add 200 jobs at a manufacturing plant in Indiana as it looks to boost production of its Highlander mid-size SUVs starting next year.
The automaker said Friday that it will invest $30 million into its Princeton, Ind., plant with the goal of... more »
July 26, 2013 6:07 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear has unveiled a new name for the state's 75 unemployment offices. They've now officially been dubbed Kentucky Career Centers. Beshear said the new name reflects a new focus on services for both job seekers and job providers. The re-branding of the unemployment office to... more »