ASHLAND Summer Motion is currently working with its booking agent to find a replacement for contemporary Christian artist Francesca Battistelli.
CATLETTSBURG The Boyd County Fiscal Court will no longer reimburse County Clerk Debbie Jones’ office for employee retirement costs in the upcoming fiscal year, which totals around $187,000 yearly in back pay.
After procuring a $74,000 loss from Madison County’s curbside recycling pilot pickup program in 2018-19, the fiscal court unanimously approved a motion by Magistrate Larry Combs to terminate the curbside program entirely by August 1, 2019.
Upon returning from an executive session to discuss potential acquisition of property, the Madison County Fiscal Court unanimously approved the purchase for the former Chase Bank building in downtown Richmond at 116 West Main Street with a purchase price not to exceed $750,000.
Editorial note: This is the first in a two-part series. The first report is about removal of voting rights for felons, and the next will be about how that right can be restored.
With the upcoming 2020 census, Michelle Elison, a Kentucky partnership specialist with the U.S Census Bureau, gave city and county officials an update of their census data, and how each can have more people participate.
GLASGOW — Two beaches overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake have been closed due to the presence of E. coli in the water.
The endangered branches of the Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) – including the one located in Pine Knot – will remain open, as announced Wednesday by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
There are two times in a man's life when he shouldn't gamble. When he can't afford it and when he can. In the case of Big Julie, the only thing he couldn't resist was temptation. Consequently, when Nicely Nice slithered up to him in a bar and confidentially told him in a low whisper -- with his hand partially over his mouth so no one could hear -- that a horse race had been fixed, Big Julie slipped him $250 to be on the horse that Nicely had assured him was fixed to win the race. Actually, the only fix Nicely Nice knew about was the financial fix he was in and he vanished completely from sight with Big Julie's 250 smackers.
CINCINNATI -- Pulaski County High School softball sophomore Riley Hull has thrived on pressure-packed situations throughout her high school career, as a hitter at the plate and defending the plate as a catcher.
The property many locals refer to as the “Big Dig” will again come up for auction next month, however this time, ownership will for sure change hands as the auction is absolute.
High school juniors and seniors with visual impairments visited Morehead State University for a week-long program called INSIGHT June 9 to June 15.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents approved the operating budget for 2019-2020, which Barry Poynter, the university's finance treasurer, said is "an expression of priority to the university."
GLASGOW – Tubes, Tunes & BBQ, an event that mixes tubing with live musical entertainment, fireworks and family fun is set to take place on June 29 at Beaver Creek Park off Happy Valley Road.
GLASGOW — Glasgow Police Department Officer Mason Wethington and Lt. Justin Kirkpatrick told a group of students that one of the hardest parts about their job is when they have to respond to the scene of a wreck.
If you read the headlines across the country, you may have the impression that the challenges facing higher education are greater than the opportunities.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Candace Coyle, the new project site manager for Blue Grass Chemical Agent Pilot Plant (BGCAPP), announced that 30 mustard filled munitions had been successfully destroyed since the start of destruction on June 7.
Eastern Kentucky University welcomed more than 200 educators for a week-long summer program that refreshed their skills, introduced new ways of teaching and learned about the new Advanced Placement (AP) resources that are available to them.
Imagine if you went into work today, gathered a group of your coworkers together, and when the boss came up and asked what you were doing, you told him to mind his own business?
With the hopes of opening within the next few weeks, the Sheltowee Falls Splash Pad has hit a major snag as announced during Monday’s City Council meeting.
After more than a year of reaching for accreditation, the Richmond Police Department was officially recognized as an accredited agency at Tuesday's city commission meeting.
ASHLAND Gladys Knight, Lee Ann Womack and Marty Stuart are part of the Paramount Arts Center’s lineup of entertainers in the upcoming season.
CATLETTSBURG More than two years after a series of explosive Facebook posts appeared accusing them of improprieties, Ashland’s economic development director and a city police sergeant testified in court Monday in a defamation suit they filed against a local restaurant owner who made the online accusations.
The Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital (LCRH) was one of six hospitals to receive a one-star rating in the most recent report released by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services.
After four structures that were once home to the Richmond City Schools were razed in January for updates at the Telford YMCA, many African American residents of Madison County had a piece of history erased as well, leaving many upset of the old schools' demolition.
CATLETTSBURG – A man who was inadvertently released from the Boyd County Detention Center in February was sentenced to a decade in prison on a variety of cases including a probation violation, third degree assault, forgery, and escape.
GLASGOW — Fred Jones of Glasgow rested on the fender of a wagon parked beneath a large shade tree along U.S. 68/Ky. 80 on Thursday morning.
LONDON – An East Bernstadt woman who is facing multiple federal charges for allegedly stealing two vehicles in July 2018 before robbing two Laurel County banks at gunpoint was scheduled to have her case presented to a jury at trial next month, though the trial has now been continued as she plans to accept an agreement with prosecutors.
Growing up, young boys are accustomed to hearing phrases such as, "Big boys don't cry" or "Push through the pain," all of which are sayings that prevent men from seeking health care later on, according to Ana Tomsic, the Men's Health Network vice president.
Nearly 70 investors, bankers, business owners and members of the community gathered Tuesday to set their sights on learning about options within Opportunity Zones during a comprehensive seminar at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center.
Nearly 100 people gathered on KY 801 North Tuesday to witness the Independent Stave Company break ground for their Commonwealth Cooperage, expected to create 220 jobs with a $66.5 million investment.
GLASGOW — Though she paused at times to wipe back tears, a beaming smile stretched across Katrina Franklin's face when she described the energy and presence of her late son, Glasgow native Spenser Bradley.
The once and possibly future attorney general Greg Stumbo made a stop in Somerset on Monday to connect with area Democrats and discuss issues, primarily his views on the opioid crisis.
This Week's Circulars
China Bruce Taylor, 96, of Lexington, KY, formerly of Corbin, departed this life on Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Lexington. She was a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Taylor; father, Benjamin Elbert Bruce; mother, Sally Mahan Bruce …
Clay Reeves, 55, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at UK Medical Center in Lexington. Born in Jellico, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Walter Leon Reeves and Ornonia Saylor Reeves. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Martha "Susie" Reeves a…
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