| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:46 AM
After a grinding regular session characterized by bickering over redrawn legislative districts, a power struggle between the governor and the Senate president has the General Assembly back in Frankfort for a costly special session.
“What we have is...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Meeting set about Kennedy bridge changes
A public information meeting on the proposed replacement of Kennedy Bridge over Herrington Lake on Ky. 152 will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Burgin Elementary School.
The selected alignment for Ky. 152...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:56 AM
FRANKFORT — Area legislators joined their colleagues at the state capital Monday for the beginning of a 30-day session in which lawmakers again will attempt to operate the state under severe budgetary constraints.
Sen. Tom Buford of Nicholasville,...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 9:11 AM
PERRYVILLE — With Smithsonian-quality artifacts on display, “The Horse Soldier,” showcased at Perryville Battlefield Museum, has garnered a lot of interest.
In considering an exhibit theme, a look at the role of the cavalry was a...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 8:11 AM
JUNCTION CITY — Legislation that would change Junction City from a fifth-class city to a fourth-class city is on the General Assembly’s agenda for about the fourth time.
“It’s groundhog day,” state Sen. Tom Buford said....
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:34 AM
JUNCTION CITY — Junction City moved a step closer to upgrading from a fifth-class city to a fourth-class city Thursday.
The state Senate voted 34-2 to change the classifications of Junction City in Boyle County, Guthrie in Todd County and Greensburg...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Local leaders say it is difficult to predict how a bill in the state legislature changing the way drug crimes are penalized in Kentucky could affect local jails.
House Bill 463, which attempts to reduce state prison costs, primarily by switching the...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 7:01 AM
FRANKFORT — Time is getting tight for a bill that would require Homeland Security to find out just how much 911 service in the state actually costs.
Senate Bill 119 is designed as a stepping stone to major reforms of how 911 centers across the...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 8:05 AM
The governor is likely to sign a bill that will upgrade Junction City and three other cities to fourth class, even though some may not meet the population requirement for the change.
Sen. Tom Buford, R-Nicholasville, said Gov. Steve Beshear will approve...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:41 AM
Local health-care providers are bracing for the possibility of a shortfall in this year’s Medicaid budget and watching with interest as elected officials take different approaches to fixing the expensive program in the future.
After the regular...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:49 AM
LANCASTER - Janetta Starnes' eyes widened as she looked upon the Grand Theater for the first time in more than 40 years.
She remembered how the gold frame once housed Lancaster's silver screen, the balcony once buzzed with excitement, and the stage...