Local/Regional News

Land Near Rock Creek Preserved By State Fund

Mar 28, 2017
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The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund has purchased 90 acres of land in McCreary County for preservation.

Associated Press

As the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team heads into the NCAA Sweet 16, the Lexington Police Department is implementing parking restrictions near the UK campus.

Former WUKY/WBKY General Manager Don Wheeler Dies

Mar 24, 2017
WUKY

Former WUKY General Manager Don Wheeler has passed away after a brief illness.  He was 87.  Wheeler was general manager of WUKY from 1964 to 1989 when it was known as WBKY.

Josh James / WUKY

A 1934 University of Kentucky mural that was covered following a campus controversy over its depiction of African-Americans working in the fields is set to be re-unveiled Thursday.

Bevin Signs Law Allowing Optional Drivers' Licenses

Mar 22, 2017
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.

Bevin Signs Charter School Bill Into Law

Mar 22, 2017
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law to allow charter schools in Kentucky.

Chase College of Law | NKU

According to a news release from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Senate voted 98-0 to confirm U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Tuesday.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Visitors to Old Friends thoroughbred retirement farm can now spend the night. The farm outside Georgetown, Kentucky, says it's offering a vacation cottage for visitors.

Judge Kathy Stein Suspended

Mar 21, 2017

Fayette County family court Judge Kathy Stein has been suspended for a second time by a state panel.

Eastern Kentucky Judge Named to Federal Appeals Court

Mar 21, 2017
Ed Reinke (Associated Press)

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is nominating U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to serve on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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