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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

"The Kentucky National Science Foundation's (NSF) EPSCoR, or Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, has awarded the University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville and six other institutions across the state a five-year, $24 million grant to support the fundamental science needed to advance next generation manufacturing technologies, flexible electronics and robotics. The grant will also support the development of a greater STEM-literate workforce," according to a news release.

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