Local/Regional News

Sony’s embattled film “The Interview” will be shown in about 200 theaters nationwide in the coming weeks, and Lexington’s Kentucky Theater could be one of them – that’s depending on negotiations currently underway between the theater and the studio.

A group of University of Kentucky students are taking part in a program that takes the old adage "waste not, want not" to heart.

While Tuesday’s economic report showed positive signs that the country’s sluggish recovery may be speeding up, a recent report released by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy suggests the picture isn’t quite as rosy in the Commonwealth.

Ky. PSC OK's Ky. American For New $15M Filtration Plant

Dec 24, 2014

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has authorized Kentucky-American Water Co. to replace a 90-year-old filtration facility in Lexington with a new one.

In an effort to make holiday travel a little smoother for Kentuckians, the state Transportation Cabinet is suspending construction on most major roadways in the state.


The numbers are in for the Lexington Parking Authority’s inaugural Food for Fines program. 

Kentucky Awards Contract To Improve Internet, Cell Service

Dec 23, 2014

An Australian-based investment firm will manage an ambitious Kentucky project to lay 3,000 miles of fiber optic cables to improve Internet access and cellphone service throughout the state.

Ky. Couple Indicted In Copper Wire Thefts Along Highways

Dec 23, 2014

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a Clark County couple has been indicted in a rash of thefts that stripped copper wire from highway lighting systems.

Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer  says he won't sponsor another bill seeking to change the Kentucky's ballot law barring candidates from appearing for more than one office in the same election.

National Park Service

Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Bell County is having its winter photo weekend Jan. 23-25.  The event features a digital photography competition with divisions for both amateur and accomplished photographers.