Local/Regional News

Kentucky Falls To Auburn

Feb 15, 2018
Associated Press

No. 10 Auburn remains on the path toward a potential Southeastern Conference title and Kentucky is still mired in a slump. It has more commonly been the other way around.

Pension Bill Won't Include Mandatory 401(k)-Style Plan

Feb 14, 2018
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

The Kentucky Senate's top Republican leader says a forthcoming bill to overhaul one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems will not include a mandatory move to a 401(k)-style plan.

Kentucky Jailer Indicted For Perjury

Feb 14, 2018
Associated Press

A former Kentucky county deputy jailer has been indicted again on charges stemming from inmates' complaints of mistreatment after his former boss was charged with perjury.

Josh James / WUKY

With the Kentucky Supreme Court set to weigh in on the discrimination case against Lexington t-shirt maker Hands On Originals, gay rights advocates are preparing a ruling that could force communities to rethink how fairness ordinances are interpreted.

Charter Schools In Kentucky Could Be Delayed

Feb 13, 2018
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Charter schools might not come to Kentucky this year after all.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky's Republican governor is urging the state's highest court to rule in favor of a company whose owner refused to print T-shirts for a gay rights festival because of his Christian beliefs.

Terry Mobley: Longtime UK Leader, Famed Player For Rupp Passes Away

Feb 12, 2018
UK Public Relations

Terry B. Mobley – whose association with the University of Kentucky as a famed basketball player and groundbreaking leader of its fundraising efforts spanned more than five decades – passed away early Monday morning after a long illness.

Karyn Czar

It’s been returned to the original glory it celebrated when it first opened 119 year ago. The third floor of the Historic Courthouse was filled today. City leaders, planners and visitors stood on a glass floor under the dome as Mayor Jim Gray told us to “look up and view for the first time in 60 years, this remarkable restoration of the courthouse dome.”

Lex-18

Flooding brought on by heavy rains in parts of Kentucky have prompted a state of emergency in at least one southeastern county. An emergency declaration was issued for widespread flooding in Harlan County on Saturday night. No injuries were immediately reported.

wymt

Knox County Coroner Mike Blevins confirmed to news outlets that 33-year-old Stacy Hobbs was found dead behind Swan Pond Baptist Church. A church member found her lying in a drainage ditch that flows in the Cumberland River on Sunday morning.

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