Local/Regional News

Bevin Scales Back Mid-Year Education Cuts

Apr 20, 2016
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has restored some state funding to public colleges and universities.

Josh James / WUKY

The University of Kentucky provost will reorganize administrative units in an effort to help students.

Lexmark International

The President and CEO of Lexington-based Lexmark says the sale of the company to a consortium of Chinese investors will not affect the core mission of the printer and software solutions firm and will have a minimal impact on the 2,300 workers currently employed at the home facility.  Paul Rooke spoke to WUKY earlier this morning.

Ex-Kentucky Personnel Secretary Pleads Guilty To Kickbacks

Apr 19, 2016
LRC Public Information

A former high-ranking state official whose criminal charges were an embarrassment for Kentucky's former governor and current attorney general has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge.


Gov. Matt Bevin is ordering his finance secretary and a private law firm to launch an investigation into his predecessor’s administration, alleging it allowed an atmosphere of greed and corruption to flourish.

Associated Press

Despite his status as a leading Republican figure, Kentucky’s senior senator has stayed on the sidelines during his party’s volatile primary season, but the GOP heavyweight offered a hint of his thoughts on the race over the weekend.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington's Living Arts & Science Center celebrated its grand re-opening Monday.

For 12-years a quaint church in Central Kentucky has brought some of the biggest names in show-business to Richmond. This weekend they’ll host their final show with a comedic legend .

Josh James / WUKY

The state budget arrived on the governor's desk just under the wire late Friday night as lawmakers pushed through priority legislation before the midnight deadline.

Budget Coasts Through Both Chambers, Heads To Governor

Apr 15, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a two-year operating budget on the last day of the legislative session.