Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

Pressure is mounting on state lawmakers to overcome a stalemate in budget negotiations.

Distilleries Could Serve Cocktails Under New Bill

Mar 29, 2016

Bourbon tourists could start sipping cocktails as part of the experience of visiting a Kentucky distillery under a bill passed by the state House.

Burns Start Today At Land Between The Lakes

Mar 29, 2016
U.S Forestry Service

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area says the U.S. Forest Service expects to conduct two prescribed burns at the park beginning Tuesday.

Former Kentucky Governor Joins Baptist Health

Mar 29, 2016
Leadership Louisville

Former Kentucky Governor Martha Layne Collins has been named the new executive-in-residence at Baptist Health Paducah and Baptist Health Foundation Paducah.

State Budget Talks Continue Today

Mar 29, 2016

Kentucky lawmakers still have not reached an agreement on a two-year state spending plan.

Josh James / WUKY

Tuesday, the University of Kentucky is launching a campus-wide survey to gauge the climate on campus. The questionnaire is part of a wider effort to respond to student and faculty concerns about diversity and inclusion.

LRC Public Information

While a House and Senate panel works toward a compromise budget, many other measures are taking a back seat for now.


This week President Obama is scheduled to attend a major drug abuse conference organized by a Kentucky non-profit.


A missing Kentucky native has been identified as a victim killed in the terrorist attack at the Brussels international airport, according to a statement from her employer.  Stephanie Shults and her husband Justin Shults, had not been seen since Tuesday.

Former Personnel Secretary Accused Of Taking Kickbacks

Mar 26, 2016

A former Kentucky Personnel Cabinet secretary has been accused of taking more than $200,000 in kickbacks during his time in office.