Local/Regional News

GOP Gubernatorial Primary Results Unaffected By Recanvass

May 28, 2015

The Kentucky Secretary of State's office is reviewing recanvassing reports from all of the state's 120 counties and so far has found no changes in the Republican primary for governor.

Primary Recanvass Underway in Kentucky

May 28, 2015

State election officials have begun reviewing the results of Kentucky's close Republican primary for governor.  County boards of elections in eastern time zones began reviewing totals from electronic voting machines and absentee ballots at 9 a.m. Counties in the central time zone will begin at 10 a.m. EDT.

Since April, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has been writing about Lexington’s Citizen Police Academy.  In this final article, he discusses the graduation of the spring class and their experiences with the program.

Plastics Company Planning Expansion In Kentucky

May 28, 2015

A company that makes plastic compounds for the automotive industry is expanding its plant and adding workers in southwestern Kentucky.

The man accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing Lexington attorney Mark Hinkel during the Horsey Hundred cycling event on Saturday has been in the process of being deported since June 0f 2013.

A Lexington council member tasked with reviewing Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget is questioning the recommended raises for some staff in the mayor’s office.


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held a public hearing Tuesday on his proposed 2016 budget, and received significant criticism from various social nonprofits. 


This week local skeptics will converge on the Lexington Center for the third annual Kentucky Freethought Convention - and their ranks could be growing.

More Kentucky Court Systems Going Paperless

May 26, 2015

The Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts has expanded an electronic case filing system to 11 more counties.

Yum! Brands

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.