LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:

GLASGOW – Video footage from last year appears to show that a sheriff’s deputy was shot as a then-Glasgow Police Department officer was striking a suspect with his handgun.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky legislative panel gave initial approval Wednesday to a proposed constitutional amendment to put limits on a governor's power to grant pardons or commute sentences.

GLASGOW – Bo Matthews, superintendent of Barren County Schools, was recognized Tuesday night during a special-called Barren County Board of Education meeting by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators for being one of the organization’s finalists for Kentucky Superintendent of the Year for 2020.

GLASGOW — The South Central Kentucky Cultural Center and Barren County Historical Society hosted “The African American Influence at Mammoth Cave” on Saturday in celebration of Black History Month and 400 years of African-American history.

Somerset attorney A.C. Donahue's appointment to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees could be in jeopardy, according to State Senate President Robert Stivers.

GLASGOW – A proposed bill is making its way through a chain of committees in the 2020 General Assembly that most ground ambulance service providers in Kentucky are expecting to boost their reimbursements for service from Medicaid.

If it ever was true that there's no such thing as bad publicity, social media has upped the ante more than anyone could have imagined.

For high schoolers, many deadlines for applying to colleges are quickly approaching.

Coming as a surprise to absolutely no one who has had the pleasure of working with Glasgow’s own Ronnie Ellis, the former statehouse and Daily Times reporter is among the members of the 40th class of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

CAVE CITY — The Barren County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on Saturday night at the Cave City Convention Center was U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell's first public appearance since President Donald J. Trump's impeachment trial.

The defendants in a federal suit accusing staff of the Pulaski County Detention Center of causing or failing to prevent injury to an inmate in their custody have filed a motion for summary judgement, seeking to have a judge dismiss the case against them.

Ken Simmons, recently hired CEO of South Kentucky RECC, was officially introduced to the community Tuesday during the February membership meeting of Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are looking for ways to help lower the mortality rate amongst cattle for health related deaths, and they believe the answer could be with use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known as drones.

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and against local law enforcement, stating that federal law overrules state law when it comes to railroad commerce. As such, the state laws used to fine rail companies that block roadways for more than five minutes are unenforceable.

MOREHEAD AppHarvest announced today it has closed an $11 million corporate funding round, as it expands operations to support indoor farms across Central Appalachia. The company’s first project — a 2.76-million-square-foot facility in Morehead — is under construction and will begin operations later this year.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A key Kentucky lawmaker previewed an effort to make changes to a criminal justice system he said is “out of kilter," reflecting a growing resolve among some Republicans and Democrats to grapple with surging inmate populations.

During the day, James Noble works for the Blue Grass Army Depot within the morale, welfare, and recreation program. But at night, he works a very different job, he is the host for Big Time Trivia.

When an electric company began laying pipes below a city street, the first thing its comfort minded foreman did was to arrange for a comfort station to be erected above a city sewer. While a make-shift men's room hardly looked like the Taj Mahal, it was just what Stanley was hoping to find as he was hurrying down the street one afternoon.

Situated along one of the street corners in Berea's artisan village district is Weaver's Bottom Craft Studio. The store, which is owned and operated by Mary Colmer, sells a variety of self-made artisan pieces ranging from weaved cloth to corn husk dolls.

GLASGOW – A former teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student was in court Monday for a pretrial conference.

Like many of you who heard the horrific news Sunday afternoon, I felt sick to my stomach once I saw that Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other souls perished in a tragic helicopter crash.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Calling Kentucky's pretrial release system “badly broken," a state agency has asked the state Supreme Court to set “clear constitutional rules" to fix the process used to collect bail money from the accused.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Department of Agriculture will continue operating its hemp program as a research pilot program for another year before transitioning to a commercial program, the agency said.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill to legalize sports betting in Kentucky picked up bipartisan momentum Wednesday when a House committee voted unanimously to advance the measure that one estimate says would bring in about $22.5 million a year in new taxes.

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Obituaries

Heather Sulfridge Hensley, 47, of Corbin passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the University of Louisville Hospital. She fought a hard battle but is now with the Lord. Heather was described by her family as a sweet, non-judgmental person who was always helping the underdog and one who…

Clema Mae Davis, age 94, of Davis Hollow Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday, February 21, 2020, at her home. She was born on November 5, 1925 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to the late Britt and Tippy Lou (Walker) Canada. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded i…