| May 14, 2013
| 7:31 AM
The public is invited to a hometown reception for Danville native Frank X Walker. It is set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Boyle County Public Library.
Walker was inducted earlier this month as Kentucky Poet Laureate for 2013-14 by Gov. Steve Beshear....
| May 16, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s decision to expand Medicaid came mere days after the most significant study of the issue concluded that extending Medicaid coverage to the previously uninsured “generated no significant improvements in...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:23 AM
If Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat, decides to run against incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell for the U. S. Senate next year, her announcement might go something like this ... if she is completely candid.
The scene: a...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
STANFORD — Lincoln County is aiming to earn a $10,000 bonus for becoming one of the first school districts in the state to require school attendance by 17- and 18-year-olds.
The Lincoln County Board of Education unanimously voted April 11 to...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:39 AM
If you are visiting Kentucky for Derby, welcome. Good luck handicapping the horses. Here is your political tip sheet on our beloved commonwealth.
Kentucky does some things brilliantly. Basketball, Bluegrass music, bourbon, and thoroughbreds are among...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Lexington writer and Danville native Frank X Walker will be inducted officially as Kentucky Poet Laureate in a public ceremony on Kentucky Writers’ Day at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
FRANKFORT — Frank X Walker kept his eyes downcast or closed Wednesday as he listened closely to the words of his predecessors as Kentucky poet laureate echo off the granite in the rotunda of the state Capitol. His head nodded in appreciation when...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Boyle County Fiscal Court has been awarded a $43,900 grant to improve the safety of playground equipment at Whites Park at the county fairgrounds.
The funds will be used to enhance the safety and durability of nine areas in which children visiting Whites...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
FRANKFORT — Twenty-six works of art by Kentucky artists were chosen from 163 entries to be displayed in the Governor’s Derby Exhibit, part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration.
The exhibit showcases paintings, drawings, cut paper...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Something rather amazing happened while we were sleeping Tuesday night.
Kentucky's legislature actually got some work done, albeit in breathless last-minute fashion.
We were holding out slim hope lawmakers might vote on the much-debated hemp bill....
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:39 PM
FRANKFORT — Some local lawmakers are relieved that a proposal to draw new boundary lines around House districts was among a litany of high-profile bills that didn’t survive the legislative session that ended Tuesday night, but legislators warn...