GLASGOW – Annual commemorations of the Civil Rights Movement centered around recognizing its most iconic leader's birthday, which was actually Tuesday, continue this year in Glasgow.

GLASGOW – Attorneys on both sides of a homicide case argued in Barren Circuit Court on Thursday about whether certain types of testimony and other evidence would be permissible at the trial scheduled for next month.

Senate Bill 11 has been introduced in this new session in attempts to discourage tenants at rental properties from damaging properties after they have been evicted by criminally charging them.

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.

Since pregnancy cannot be made retroactive, Daisy-Mae decided to play it safe and bought a contraceptive pill that was advertised as being "virtually 100% protection." Needless to say, shortly thereafter, 100% protected Daisy-Mae became pregnant. And, when she found it difficult to believe, the company that manufactured the pill had to believe it when Daisy-Mae sued the company for her having become heir-conditioned.

Several veterans with Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass (BPBG) presented the EKU Office of Military and Veterans Affairs and student veterans with a $4,000 check to help the group furnish the new veterans center and lounge in the Powell Building.

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In 2018, the General Assembly and Kentucky voters demonstrated their strong support for crime victims when they overwhelmingly adopted the Marsy's Law constitutional amendment. Their intent was as clear as their message: "you deserve better, we support you, and your voice matters". Victims were able to breathe a sigh of relief knowing they would finally be afforded the same level of constitutional protections as the accused and convicted.

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EDMONTON – Metcalfe County Fiscal Court held off Tuesday on joining several other county governments that have approved various versions of actions supporting their residents' right to own firearms, though several members of the public spoke passionately in favor.

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GLASGOW — One of the largest employers in Barren County will be closing its doors, possibly as soon as July.

After his resignation as President of Eastern Kentucky University, President Emeritus Michael Benson has found himself in, what he calls "the heart of campus," Eastern's library. Benson is staying on campus in order to help to with the transition to a new president as well as continuing to write his book focusing on Daniel Coit Gilman.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new Republican attorney general submitted the paperwork Thursday to put President Donald Trump's name on the ballot in Kentucky — a state the president easily carried in 2016 and where he looms as an overwhelming favorite in this year's election.

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has settled a lawsuit with a Kentucky teen who claimed media organizations falsely labeled him as a racist following a well-publicized encounter with a Native American last year at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill aimed at requiring Kentuckians to present photo identification in order to vote won a quick endorsement Wednesday from the state's chief election official.

LUCAS — In the winter, it's not uncommon to hear the call of sandhill cranes as they fly over southcentral Kentucky when migrating south to Florida, Georgia and Mississippi, making a winter stop to rest on the mud flats of Barren River Lake.

At our core, Eastern Kentucky University is a teaching university. That is what our faculty does. We take great pride in the impact that teaching and learning make on our students' futures.

A second Republican candidate has filed for the 85th Kentucky House District seat to be vacated by Tommy Turner. Turner announced recently he will step down after serving 24 years as representative of the district that includes parts of Pulaski and Laurel counties.

The old calendar may not hang on our wall anymore, but its last several days of December remain posted in our hearts. We’ll remember that period as one of peace and goodwill. Some of that goodwill was expressed through the giving and receiving of gifts.

In late December, President Donald Trump signed into law that the legal minimum age to buy tobacco products would raise from 18 to 21. The act was included in a spending bill that the President signed.

Bill's relationship with his wife Alice could be told in three words -- matrimony, acrimony and alimony. After many years of wedded bliss, Alice suddenly decided to change her religion from that of Bill's religion. And, while it is said that faith can move mountains, Alice's new adopted faith only caused Bill to move out of his marital home. Angry at his wife's having changed her religion, he packed his bags and left Alice high and dry.

Seventy years ago, Lyman T. Johnson became the first African-American student enrolled at the University of Kentucky. He bravely opened doors that were closed to too many, for too long.

For the second year in a row, the Eastern Kentucky University Dance Team will partner with the Beautiful Lives Project and Madison County Special Olympics to give those with disabilities a chance to be a part of the halftime dance routine this weekend at the EKU basketball game on Saturday.

Anyone who has lived in Madison County for even a brief amount of time surely knows Berea as quite the hub of arts and music. "Berea is the old-time music capital of the world," states Donna Lamb. You've likely heard of Lewis Lamb and Donna Lamb, the father and daughter who have been performing and teaching bluegrass music for decades in Kentucky and around the world. Swing through town on a Thursday evening and you're guaranteed the opportunity to hear -- or play -- some old-time tunes.

With the Christmas holiday all wrapped up and people looking towards the New Year, the Battle of Richmond Association is collecting neck ties to create their 2020 necktie quilt.

President of Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) Aaron Thompson helped to spearhead the council’s 2020-2022 budget recommendation for Kentucky’s colleges and universities.

Over the past year, President of Kentucky's Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) Aaron Thompson traveled to different areas of the commonwealth on his listening tour to hear what families, students and employers alike had to say about the issues that higher education was facing.

Harold would have been better off had he gotten his wings from God instead of the Civil Air Patrol. During a routine Civil Air Patrol flight, his plane's engine began to sputter and he had no choice but to make a forced landing over water. And, while he made a perfect three point landing, he would have been happier if he could have been able to switch his pilot's wings for a pair of water wings since, after treading water for three hours, he finally succumbed to Poseidon, God of the Sea. He drowned.

Richmond Battlefield and The Salvation Army teamed up for Project Warm Feet where they collected 2,761 pairs of socks this holiday season.

Issa Nelle Goodwin Fultz was born on Dec. 26, 1919, in Barbourville, Ky., in Knott County. She came from a family of nine children, which consisted of three boys and six girls. Nelle was the baby girl and has outlived all of her siblings.

In his December 6 executive order granting a full pardon to Brett Dustin Whittaker, former Governor Matt Bevin wrote that the 36-year-old Somerset man's nine years in prison had transformed his life "spiritually, emotionally and psychologically."

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