Local/Regional News

Democrats Quick To Blast Newest GOP Contender

Apr 7, 2015
Democratic National Committee

Democrats were quick to counter the euphoria by some of a Rand Paul presidential bid.  Former Kentucky State Senator Georgia Davis Powers took part in a DNC teleconference earlier today.


And then there were two. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul became the second high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 presidential race Tuesday.

Lonnie Harp - Prichard Committee

The Executive Director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is stepping down from his post.  Former Fayette County Schools’ Superintendent Stu Silberman says he’s been diagnosed with a rare kidney disease that will eventually require a transplant.

Beshear Vetoes Portion Of State Spending Bill

Apr 6, 2015
Office of Kentucky Governor

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has vetoed portions of a state spending bill that he says will prevent budget cuts to a variety of state programs.


The Lexington Fire Department is one of only two departments in the state testing out a new piece of EMS equipment designed to control severe bleeding in seconds.

Poised to make his 2016 presidential run official Tuesday in Louisville, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul rolled out the carpet early this week with a video dubbed “A Different Kind of Republican.”

Brown Fills Vacant Council Seat

Apr 6, 2015

The newest member of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council has been sworn in.

Beshear Declares State Of Emergency Due To Flooding

Apr 5, 2015

Gov. Steve Beshear has declared a statewide emergency in response to heavy rains and flash flooding in many counties across Kentucky.

Associated Press

UK Men’s Basketball fans know their team’s shot at the national championship game hangs in the balance Saturday, but for Gov. Steve Beshear a win will also mean another gift basket from a fellow governor.

KBC Bleeding Blue During Tourney Time

Apr 3, 2015

The Kentucky Blood Center needs you to roll up your sleeves and if you do, they’ll show their appreciation with some Wildcat swag.