The Kentucky State Fair encourages competitors of all ages and interests to submit entries and compete for cash prizes and the more than 5,000 blue ribbons to be awarded in August.
Kentucky students who will be high school seniors this fall are invited to enter a video logging contest sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
LOUISVILLE -- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin cleared his first hurdle toward a second term despite a strong Republican primary challenge Tuesday, setting up a showdown with his arch-nemesis -- Democrat Andy Beshear -- that will settle the feud they've fought in courtrooms over education and pensio…
LOUISVILLE -- Daniel Cameron, a political newcomer and former aide to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican primary for Kentucky attorney general.
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are announcing a unique fundraiser to support their ministries that will spread a little kindness to those who may be struggling, need words of encouragement or just to let someone know they are appreciated.
As part of Older Americans Month, Feeding Kentucky has announced the release of "Hunger Among Adults Age 50-59 in 2017 and The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2017," two studies about food insecurity among older adults in the United States published by Feeding America®. The reports shed…
Seventy-four recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and one other state reported to the Kentucky State Police Training Academy in Frankfort today to begin 25 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join "The Thin Gray Line." Their ranks are an encouraging …
Following a warning from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a scam alert to warn Kentuckians against returning "one ring" phone calls that he said can result in costly billing charges.
There has been a moratorium on executions in Kentucky for years, but that could change under rules the Department of Corrections has proposed that, if approved, would let the state resume carrying out the death penalty.
Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton cut the ribbon Friday, July 21, to ceremoniously open the Radcliff Veterans Center (RVC), a new state veterans nursing home south of Louisville.
Gov. Matt Bevin signed a budget reduction order this week, meeting the Constitutional mandate that the Commonwealth of Kentucky end the fiscal year with a balanced budget. General Fund revenue receipts fell short of budgeted amounts by $138.5 million, requiring Friday’s action.
Reshoring is a buzzword in economic development, and a new site selection study by location consultant The Boyd Company makes a strong case that Kentucky in general — and the Bowling Green area in particular — are poised to take advantage of this trend.
The 2017 Regular Session of Kentucky’s General Assembly came to an end shortly before midnight on March 30 when the House adjourned until Jan. 2, 2018 or upon the call of the Governor.
In the last two days of the 2017 Regular Session before the period where the governor decides whether or not to veto or accept legislation that has been sent to him, a number of bills from each chamber were agreed to by the other chamber and sent to Gov. Bevin. Several of these were tied to …
To help guard against the growing threat of tax fraud and identity theft, the Kentucky Department of Revenue has taken additional steps that enhance the safety and security of processing taxpayers’ individual income tax returns, including an Identity Confirmation Quiz.
State Sen. Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, recently announced that higher education in Western Kentucky once again reaped the rewards of Kentucky Lottery proceeds.
Jan. 3, 2017 was an historic day in Kentucky as the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly convened with a Republican majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in 96 years. The rest of the week was historic too as committee meetings were held and bills passed. In fact…
The Office of State Budget Director reported Tuesday that December’s General Fund receipts rose 2.9 percent compared to December of last year, an increase of $28.4 million.
Fewer than 4,500 tobacco growers are left in Kentucky — a state where the crop used to be king. Growing health concerns about tobacco use, as well as the increasing number of foreign growers, have devastated the industry in the state.
Kentucky’s second Republican governor in four decades pledged on Tuesday to resist the federal government while pursuing sweeping policy changes, including spending more public money on private schools and less on health insurance.
In his final executive action before leaving office, Gov. Steve Beshear Monday granted 197 pardons and six commutations to individuals sentenced for a range of offenses.
Gov. Steve Beshear signed an executive order Tuesday (June 16) creating a 23-member group to address the state’s financially strapped Teachers’ Retirement System, or KTRS.