Local/Regional News

Tri-State Freethinkers

An atheist group seeking to post billboards criticizing the Ark Encounter park under construction in Williamsburg, Kentucky is having trouble finding any takers.

Grimes Urging Voters To Head To The Polls

May 11, 2016

Kentucky’s secretary of state is urging voters to have their voices heard at the polls next Tuesday.

Bevin Makes Appointments To State Fair Board

May 11, 2016
Associated Press

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced a number of appointments to the Kentucky State Fair Board.  The board oversees operations for the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, located at the state fairgrounds, and the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville.

Associated Press

Leading Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton chose Lexington’s Family Care Center off Red Mile Road to highlight her childcare agenda Tuesday.

Lexington Catholic High School, which has been hit with claims of racial and sexual discrimination in recent months, will be the scene of an NAACP rally today.

Josh James / WUKY

Millions in pharmaceutical settlement money will help Kentucky State Police prevent another enormous backlog of untested rape kits, but testing has yet to begin on the more than 3,000 unprocessed DNA samples.

Zika Threat Gets Attention Of State Health Officials

May 9, 2016
Centers For Disease Control

State officials say six people, including at least one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Kentucky.

Associated Press

Differences over Kentucky’s health insurance exchange kicked off the war of words between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, and now the feud is moving to a new front.

Clintons Continue To Campaign In Kentucky

May 9, 2016
Associated Press

Democratic president candidate Hillary Clinton will make a campaign stop in Louisville this week.

Ex-UK Basketball Star Farmer Files For Bankruptcy

May 9, 2016

Former state agriculture commissioner and University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer, who went to prison for violating state ethics and campaign finance laws, has filed for bankruptcy.