Local/Regional News

Yarmuth Files To Run For Another Term

Jan 3, 2018

The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation has made it official that he's running for re-election.

QB Drew Barker Leaving UK

Jan 3, 2018

UK Quarterback Drew Barker has decided to leave the University of Kentucky and play his fifth and final season of eligibility elsewhere.

Lawmakers Must Attend Anti-Harassment Training

Jan 3, 2018
kentucky.com

Kentucky lawmakers must attend training to prevent sexual harassment, one day after the House speaker temporarily ceded power while investigators probe a secret sexual harassment settlement signed by four Republicans.

Josh James / WUKY

The introduction of new House rules for the 2018 legislative session evolved into a debate over who should control the gavel in the chamber.

House Speaker Hoover Rethinking Resignation Decision

Jan 2, 2018
Associated Press

Kentucky's House speaker, who said he would resign his leadership position after acknowledging he settled a sexual harassment claim with a female legislative staffer, now says he's reconsidering that decision.

Warming Centers Open Across The State

Jan 2, 2018

With wind chills below 0, warming centers are opening their doors.

2018 Legislative Session Starts Today

Jan 2, 2018
kentucky.com

Kentucky lawmakers are scheduled to return to the state Capitol for the 2018 legislative session.

Kentucky Author Sue Grafton Dies

Dec 29, 2017
AP File Photo

Kentucky native Sue Grafton, author of the best-selling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77.  Grafton was surrounded by family, including husband Steven Humphrey, when she died Thursday after a two-year battle with cancer, her daughter, Jamie Clark, posted on the author's website.

Sessions Offered On Changes To Work Ready Program

Dec 29, 2017

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet plans to host two sessions in January to educate local officials and community leaders on revised criteria for the Kentucky Work Ready Communities program.

Agency Wants Utility Tax Savings To Benefit Consumers

Dec 29, 2017

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ordered the state's for-profit utilities to pay attention to their savings under the new federal tax law.The commission wants those utilities to track their savings under the new lower rate that takes effect on Monday. The intent is to pass those savings on to ratepayers of electric, gas and water.

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