Local/Regional News

Corvette Fans Rev Up Attendance To Museum

Jan 23, 2017
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A Kentucky museum devoted to Corvettes had its second-highest attendance numbers in 2016.

Cornhole World Championship Tossed to Kentucky

Jan 23, 2017
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Cornhole, a game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is holding its world championships in Kentucky this summer.

The American Cornhole Organization will hold the title event in Owensboro from July 26 to 30.

The world championships were held in Knoxville, Tennessee, the past two years and in Charleston, West Virginia, in 2014.

The scene in Lexington was similar to that of cities across the country Saturday. Thousands came out to mirror the 'Women's March' that was taking place in Washington.  

Kentuckians can use their drivers' licenses to enter certain federal buildings until at least June 6 after the U.S. government granted the state more time to comply with a federal law.

College students in Kentucky and West Virginia who train for the rapidly growing drone industry are getting some financial backing from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

KSP Sergeant's Name Released In Fatal Shooting

Jan 20, 2017

Authorities have released the name of a western Kentucky police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.

Operation UNITE Wins Grant To Combat Drug Abuse In KY

Jan 20, 2017

The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $100,000 grant for Operation UNITE to continue fighting drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky.

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Kentuckians are traveling to the nation’s capital Friday, both to observe the inauguration of Donald Trump and to demonstrate against the incoming Republican commander-in-chief.

Thousand Of Kentuckians Sign Up For Health Care

Jan 19, 2017

More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of January 14.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she met with Chinese Embassy officials this week in hopes of helping cultivate a stronger economic and cultural relationship between the state and the world's most populous country.