News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST
News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST

The Council on Postsecondary Education has partnered with six colleges and universities to launch an employability initiative. A statement from the council says the initiative is designed to make sure that students who...

University of Kentucky student named Rhodes scholar
University of Kentucky student named Rhodes scholar

A University of Kentucky student is among this year's Rhodes scholars.

22 hrs 24 mins ago
Commissions OK license for new racetrack
Commissions OK license for new racetrack

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved a joint venture between Churchill Downs and Keeneland at a proposed $150 million racetrack near the Kentucky and Tennessee border.

November 17th, 12:19 PM EST
Judge dismisses charges against Kentucky prosecutor
Judge dismisses charges against Kentucky prosecutor

A judge has dismissed charges against a Kentucky prosecutor accused of engaging in organized-crime.

November 17th, 11:23 AM EST
Bill would allow employers to discriminate against smokers
Bill would allow employers to discriminate against smokers

A state senator in Kentucky says companies should be allowed to discriminate against people who smoke.

November 17th, 11:03 AM EST
Fed report shows farm income on the decline
Fed report shows farm income on the decline

A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district.

November 17th, 8:27 AM EST
Bevin official wins latest round in fight over subpoena
Bevin official wins latest round in fight over subpoena

A Kentucky appeals court has ruled that Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has the authority to issue a subpoena to a former state official who served during the tenure of Bevin's Democratic predecessor.

November 16th, 4:26 PM EST
Kentucky Senate GOP caucus elects new chairwoman
Kentucky Senate GOP caucus elects new chairwoman

The Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus has elected Julie Raque Adams as its new chairwoman.

November 16th, 2:14 PM EST
Heaven Hill expanding visitors' center, production capacity
Heaven Hill expanding visitors' center, production capacity

Kentucky-based Heaven Hill Distillery has announced a $65 million investment to expand its visitors' center and increase production capacity.

November 16th, 12:30 PM EST
Man competent for trial in ex-girlfriend's gruesome killing
Man competent for trial in ex-girlfriend's gruesome killing

An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial.

November 16th, 10:30 AM EST
Sale of racist memorabilia banned at Kentucky fairgrounds
Sale of racist memorabilia banned at Kentucky fairgrounds

The Kentucky State Fair Board has banned the sale of racist memorabilia at the Louisville fairgrounds including Ku Klux Klan and post-World War II Nazi items.

November 16th, 8:10 AM EST
200 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell from Afghanistan
200 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell from Afghanistan

About 200 soldiers are returning this weekend to Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

November 16th, 3:53 AM EST
Frontier adds Louisville to Orlando nonstop flight
Frontier adds Louisville to Orlando nonstop flight

Frontier Airlines has started offering a nonstop flight from Louisville, Kentucky to Orlando, Florida.

November 16th, 3:49 AM EST
Korean War soldier's remains to be buried in Kentucky
Korean War soldier's remains to be buried in Kentucky

The remains of an American soldier killed in the Korean War in 1950 will be buried in his Kentucky hometown.

November 16th, 3:49 AM EST
A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race
A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

For an example of how every ballot matters, turn to Mary Beverly Goetz.

November 16th, 12:57 AM EST
Bevin signs order to support Israel against BDS movement
Bevin signs order to support Israel against BDS movement

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed an executive order to ban the award of state contracts to companies that participate in boycott, divestment and sanction practices against Israel.

November 15th, 7:33 PM EST

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