A day after EKU President Michael Benson announced his resignation, Eastern Kentucky University found its interim president.

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It has been a milestone year for the workers and scientists at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant having begun operations in June destroying 13 tons, or 2.49%, of mustard agent as of Wednesday.

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Kentucky State Police is on scene at a fire that broke out early this (Wednesday) morning in Science Hill.

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Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson announced his resignation as the school's president Wednesday morning.

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The USDA announced last week that Somerset Community College (SCC) was one of the recipients of its Rural Development Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant, receiving $128,321 in federal funding.

Public higher education and more opportunities to access higher education for more people have been two of my passions for a very long time. That means while I work very hard at being the best president I can be, at the same time it is not hard work. I love doing what I do.

In the days following Pulaski County Deputy Judge-Executive Dan Price's DUI arrest on Monday night, questions have arisen about the business meeting he told authorities he'd been to.

To start off the State of Education Address, Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis, Jr. regaled everyone with stories of his past in the world of education.

Field of Dreams, Gold Rush, Snake Oil and Wild, Wild West, are all the terms currently being used to describe the out of control cannabis situation going on in our country and hemp production in our state.

The growing hemp industry in Kentucky is opening doors for numerous kinds of innovations. One such innovation is coming from a team at the University of Kentucky, which is using the plant to help fix Kentucky's bridges.

CATLETTSBURG The former Boyd County Child Support Office manager accused of stealing $113,000 from the office’s payroll account, by forging an attorney’s signature, stood for arraignment in Boyd County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

In Madison County, homelessness is an ongoing issue that hurts not only adults, but children of all ages. Many may be unaware of the extent of homelessness in this area of the resources available to help families in need. The first source of assistance and guidance for families facing homelessness is likely the Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC) for individual schools in the area.

More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the annual survey released this month by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Thanksgiving, sometimes called "Turkey Day," is family time in Pulaski County. However, first responders stand ready to protect as always, eating and visiting with family members in whatever spare time they can find. Holiday spirit also penetrates hospital rooms and jail cells in Somerset and Pulaski County.

For Casey Burdette, homelessness is not just an obscure societal problem, but something he has experienced personally. For about two years after his mother's passing, Burdette lived alone and mainly on the streets. Today, he is thankful for people in the Richmond community who have come alongside him to help him get more stable housing.

Nothing says Thanksgiving quite like The Macy's Day Parade. And while Madison County will be well represented thanks to the Madison Central marching band, the students won't be the only ones with a Madison County connection.

Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck issued a warning via Facebook on Saturday about bogus bills being circulated in the community.

Kentucky launched a new program last week offering incentives for farmers for selling their property to beginning farmers, described as an effort to further sustain the agriculture industry.

More than 55 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. It's predicted to be the second highest Thanksgiving travel since AAA began tracking the holiday in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005.

GLASGOW – Governor-elect Andy Beshear has chosen a Glasgow native to become general counsel of the Office of the Governor.

November is National Novel Writing Month and features an internet writing project, aimed at producing a manuscript before month’s end. If you haven’t been keeping warm at your desk by feverishly turning out pages, then it’s probably too late to start the project now. There’s still time, though, to snuggle into an easy chair and read a novel or two during these last few days of November.

Impeachment, abortion, Colin Kaepernick and Jeffrey Epstein — these topics and people are the most important issues facing our nation, right?

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK — Mary Christman is part of an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team that has been working since early October to get the cave at the former Wondering Woods attraction ready for tours.

Judge David Tapp's journey to the federal bench is continuing to progress with his official resignation from Division I of the 28th Judicial Circuit.

Berea resident Gary L. Metcalf, who is connected to a federal Pulaski drug case, has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to distribute meth, while his co-defendant - Eubank resident Billie Jean Lunceford - is scheduled for a rearraignment on December 2.

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