| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Columnist serves as featured speaker
Bob Martin, Emeritus Boles Professor of Economics at Centre College, and a contributing columnist for The Advocate-Messenger, was a featured speaker Wednesday at the National Academies of Science/Engineering in...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Could it be that one of the reasons Kentucky’s political leaders continue to kick the commonwealth’s can of unfunded pension liabilities down the road is because they are counting on a bailout from the federal government?
Why not? If...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:37 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear got rid of his chief political rival in the Legislature on Friday by luring him out of Frankfort with a higher-paying job as a circuit judge in southern Kentucky.
The Democratic governor appointed Republican...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:55 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) — Judicial employees across the state will have to take unpaid furloughs for three days this year to deal with cuts to the court system’s budget, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. said Wednesday.
The furloughs will mean state...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Two Lincoln County magistrates say they would like to see Dexter Todd's wife appointed to serve in his place as magistrate until a special election can be held.
Magistrate David Faulkner said Tuesday afternoon he and Magistrate Joe Stanley agree it would...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:22 PM
For the first time since 1985, the 36th District race will not include Republican Lancaster businessman Lonnie Napier, who decided to retire from the legislature earlier this year during a heated redistricting battle in the House.
Vying for the seat that...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:43 AM
LIBERTY — Gov. Steve Beshear finally got three names to choose from in selecting a replacement for former Casey Circuit Judge James Weddle last week, but it’s not clear if an appointment will be made before the November election.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:50 AM
LEXINGTON — A Danville native was among three new members of the University of Kentucky board of trustees sworn in recently.
Kelly Sullivan Holland of Lexington, a UK alumna and Danville native, was sworn in as the new alumni representative. Her...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
LANCASTER — The city of Lancaster has been awarded $12,250 from the state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) to purchase body armor vests and patrol rifles for its police department, Gov. Steve Beshear announced Friday.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Despite Kentuckians’ great consternation over the current administration’s determined efforts to push states down the treacherous path of an all-out paternalistic nightmare, Gov. Steve Beshear has already accepted $67 million — more than...