FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent lawmakers will compete against each other in primaries for three Kentucky House seats as candidate lineups for federal and state offices were finalized Tuesday — unless newly Republican-drawn redistricting maps are blocked in court.
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Military police fatally shot a man who breached the main gate at Kentucky's Fort Knox and tried to run over officers, officials said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican-led House passed its version of a new two-year state budget Thursday, endorsing increased education spending and a pay raise for state employees.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's newly drawn congressional and state House maps drew a swift court challenge Thursday as GOP lawmakers overrode the Democratic governor's vetoes of the redistricting bills.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is drawing criticism for comments he made shortly before the GOP blocked a federal elections bill, when he said that “African American” voters cast ballots at similar rates to “Americans.”
ASHLAND, Ky. — Former Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper stole thousands of dollars from his department, according to a recently unsealed federal indictment.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor vetoed Republican-crafted maps for congressional and state House districts Wednesday, saying the boundaries reflect “unconstitutional political gerrymandering.”
LONDON, Ky. — Patrick Baker, the man once convicted for his role in the 2014 killing of Donald Mills, pardoned by then-governor Matt Bevin, but later convicted in federal court, was sentenced to 42 years in prison Tuesday evening.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ radical Senate takeover.
ONEIDA, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area can enjoy a free night of camping to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on Monday.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the tornado recovery in Western Kentucky.
Former Democratic Senator Al Franken reacts to Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) comments that he would not vote for anybody that can't have a "working relationship" with former president Trump.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill aimed at allowing Kentucky students to receive excused absences from school for mental health reasons won approval from the House Education Committee on Tuesday.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A man arrested on child rape charges last month in Tennessee could have victims in nine other states, a prosecutor said Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday proposed a massive budget increase for Kentucky education, releasing a plan that calls for the state to fully fund pre-kindergarten programs for every 4-year-old.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A record surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant has renewed concerns that Kentucky's hospitals could become overrun with virus patients, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A blood test may one day be able to predict whether someone who is pregnant will develop a serious blood pressure disorder months before symptoms show up.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s Republican legislative leaders signaled Tuesday that they want to wrap up redistricting work quickly, putting the proposed new maps on a fast track toward passage late this week.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear set a blistering fundraising pace since launching his 2023 reelection bid, raising $1.3 million in the final three months of last year, his campaign said Monday.
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky animal shelter has been doing its part to help with recovery from last month's tornadoes by reuniting pets lost in the storm with their owners.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says some Kentucky households impacted by devastating tornados early this month can be eligible for replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Officials in a western Kentucky community devastated by tornadoes said they are working together to create a committee that will focus on long-term recovery.
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky’s death toll from devastating tornadoes earlier this month rose by one as Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that an infant died last week. The state's revised death toll from the storms is now 77.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Former Winchester Sun publisher Betty Berryman, the first female president of the Kentucky Press Association, died Saturday morning, the newspaper reported.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Although his birthday is still a few days away, 60-year-old Harley Kelso knows what he's getting from his sister.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The western Kentucky toy drive has collected at least 70,000 toys so far for families impacted by last week’s tornadoes, Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear says.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that low-income people should not have to pay fees to have old felony convictions cleared from their backgrounds.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Survivors of a tornado that leveled a Kentucky candle factory, killing eight workers, have filed a lawsuit claiming their employer demonstrated “flagrant indifference” by refusing to allow the employees to go home early.
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (AP) — Tight-knit communities still digging out from the deadly tornadoes that killed dozens of people across eight states in the South and Midwest are turning to another heavy-hearted task: honoring and burying their dead.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — After riding out the violent tornado that devastated their town in a tunnel under their church, the Rev. Wes Fowler and his family emerged to devastation stretching for blocks: Crackling power lines, piles of rubble and calls for help they couldn't pinpoint in the darkness.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Surveying storm damage from the Kentucky sky, President Joe Biden on Wednesday saw neighborhoods pockmarked by piles of debris and homes without roofs and windows, evidence of the latest natural disaster in a year that has brought him to devastated communities across the…
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The little red wagon was strewn upside down on a heap of rubble — a pile of boards and bricks, a mangled blue bicycle, a baby doll.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the tornadoes in Western Kentucky:
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — An employee of the Kentucky candle factory where eight workers were killed by a tornado said Tuesday that a supervisor threatened her with written disciplinary action if she went home early because storms were approaching.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s workplace safety agency will look into the deaths of eight people who were killed at a candle factory during the violent weather that spawned tornadoes in five states, the governor said Tuesday.
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (AP) — In the desperate hours after the massive storm struck, Andy Beshear took time out from his duties as governor of the hardest-hit state early Saturday to do what a lot of his fellow Kentuckians were doing.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alison Lundergan Grimes has denied ethics commission allegations that she improperly used her former position as Kentucky’s secretary of state for personal and political reasons, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
A grandfather who “stole the show” when he was around his grandchildren. A 2-month-old whose family tried to protect her by putting her in a car seat. A 94-year-old Korean War veteran from Arkansas. A longtime florist in Tennessee who recently “started on her new adventure” as an airport sec…
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — An officer checking on a suspicious vehicle fatally shot an armed man during an altercation, a Kentucky police chief said.
WINGO, Ky. (AP) — She arrived at the shelter sobbing. Her house was gone, along with everything in it. On the phone, Victoria Byerly-Zuck begged her neighbors to search the wreckage for the one thing she could not bear to lose.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Flags at state office buildings in Kentucky will be flown at half-staff for a week beginning Tuesday to honor those who were lost or impacted by last week's devastating tornadoes, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Humane Society in Louisville is coordinating with other animal groups to take pets from shelters in areas affected by last week's deadly tornadoes.
This Week's Circulars
Sammie Dykes, 75, of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at his residence. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com,
Ray Haste, age 69, of Science Hill, Ky passed away January 24, 2022. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Melda Meece, 73 of Nancy, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Pulaski Funeral Home. Pulaski Funeral Home is Honored to assist the family.
Timothy Coggins, age 21, of Somerset, Ky passed away January 25, 2022. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
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- Somerset man pleads guilty to multiple felonies resulting from police pursuit
- Somerset man pleads guilty to possession, distribution of child pornography
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- Eddie Girdler seeks return to Somerset mayor's office
- Rachel Lange leaves behind a Lady Jumper Legacy
- Part of funds raised in 'Betty White $5 Challenge' will go towards helping injured dog
- Somerset native Alex Pence joins mayor's race
- Max Messamore announces bid for District 2 Magistrate
- Pulaski County’s win streak at 20