| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Area school districts are examining their attendance policies in response to “the graduation bill,” as it has become known, which was signed into law by Gov. Steve Beshear March 18. The law would require students to remain in school until...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:21 AM
A partnership to promote a new aquatics and recreational center in Danville was not approved Monday night by a majority of Danville city commissioners.
Mayor Bernie Hunstad and Commissioner James “J.H.” Atkins were in favor of a memorandum of...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:02 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.
Judd made the announcement in a Twitter message late Wednesday afternoon.
Judd had hinted last week that she was...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:14 AM
HARRODSBURG — Attended by business men and women from around the world, Wausau Paper officially unveiled its newest expansion, priced at about $220 million, Thursday at its Harrodsburg plant.
Hank Newell, president and chief executive officer, said...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
LIBERTY — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul opened his visit to Casey County Friday by delivering some breaking news from Washington.
"I don't know if you've heard this yet, but I heard reports about it all the way here — the Federal Reserve has been...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:22 AM
FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Lexington poet, author and teacher Frank X Walker as Kentucky poet laureate for 2013-14, the Kentucky Arts Council announced today. Walker, a native of Danville, will be formally inducted during a...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:28 AM
STANFORD — As Kentucky legislators again prepare to knock heads over raising the dropout age from 16 to 18, there are some students at Fort Logan High School who think the decision should be a no-brainer.
“They should raise it,” said...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:08 PM
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House is moving ahead with plans that could change how area voters are represented in state government, but leaders in the Senate are still content to put off legislative redistricting until 2014.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday, Ph. D., has two qualities essential for success in his demanding post: brains and guts. He has recently displayed both by boldly challenging powerful elements on the political left and the political...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:48 AM
In April, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday announced a program to award $10,000 in planning grants to the first 57 school districts that adopt a policy raising the dropout age to 18 before the 2015-2016 school year.
This comes after...
| May 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
In the documentary “Bert Combs, Governor from the Mountains,” the late Thomas D. Clark, Kentucky’s most eminent historian, said that Combs dragged Kentucky into the 20th Century against its will. Sadly, that century was 60 years old...