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Logan Aluminum to add 60 additional jobs -

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:20:54 GMT

It was announced on Thursday afternoon that Logan Aluminum will be investing an additional $125 million to put in a new cold rolling mill which will result in creating approximately 60 new jobs. "This is yet another step toward increased production capacity and increased efficiency for Logan Aluminum," said Tom Harned, executive director of LEAD, the Logan Economic Alliance for Development.




Annual Breeding Clinic to Visit Top Farms in Kentucky

Sat, 27 May 2017 06:47:30 GMT

The three-day clinic will feature trips to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital with Dr. Thomas Riddle, Taylor Made Sales, home of . The clinic's various topics will include lectures on reproduction, conformation, pedigree theories, breeding procedures, neonatal medicine, genetics, nutrition and more.




Complaint raises questions about Kentucky governor, mansion

Sat, 27 May 2017 02:35:40 GMT

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion. Richard Beliles, chairman of Common Cause Kentucky, says he filed a complaint with the state's Executive Branch Ethics Commission.




ESCAPE: Inmate walks away from minimum security unit in central Kentucky

Fri, 26 May 2017 21:53:24 GMT

A chase ended Thursday night near Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville after a police officer shot a man in Sellersburg. A chase ended Thursday night near Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville after a police officer shot a man in Sellersburg.




Former pastor accused in pawn shop slayings pleads guilty

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:01:43 GMT

A former pastor accused of killing three people at a Kentucky pawn shop nearly four years ago has pleaded guilty. Media report Kenneth Allen Keith entered the plea Friday in Boyle Circuit Court.




Kentucky Arts Council to feature Hong May, June

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:31:03 GMT

Photo courtesy of Kentucky.gov \ Hong Shao instructs student members of Georgetown's Garth Elementary School Pipa Club. She helped found the club in 2006.




Unemployment rates up in 83 Kentucky counties in April 2017 -

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:40:14 GMT

Unemployment rates rose in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2016 and April 2017, fell in 28 and stayed the same in nine counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.1 percent.




No indictment for escort, staffer in Louisville sex scandal

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:31:06 GMT

A Kentucky grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a minor against Katina Powell and Andre McGee.




KETa s Kentucky Life features Lynch -

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:31:05 GMT

Portal 31 Exhibition Mine Tour in Lynch is a unique visit for anyone wanting to relive history of the coal mining industry in Harlan County. Portal No.




No indictment for escort, staffer in Louisville sex scandal

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:31:04 GMT

A Kentucky grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a minor against Katina Powell and Andre McGee.




Community remembers Kentucky State Police troopers killed in the line of duty

Thu, 25 May 2017 20:12:07 GMT

Loved ones joined together with police from across the state on Thursday to remember troopers who died in the line of duty. The Kentucky State Police memorial took place today in Frankfort, and it coincides with similar ceremonies this month throughout the country.




KHS to Celebrate Kentucky's 225th Birthday/Statehood Day

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:35:44 GMT

KHS to Celebrate Kentucky's 225th Birthday/Statehood Day By Janene Zaccone News from Commonwealth News Center FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Historical Society will open a new temporary exhibit and offer free admission to the entire KHS history campus Thursday-Saturday, June 1 - June 3, 2017, in celebration of Statehood Day and Kentucky's 225th birthday. The Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History is located at 100 W Main St., Frankfort, KY, Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9am-4pmCT/10am-5pmET.




Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship provides free tuition for many Big Sandy programs -

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:46:30 GMT

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Sec. Hal Heiner announced details Wednesday about the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship , which will help thousands of Kentuckians become more marketable in the workplace. The scholarship provides free tuition for programs in five fields that are considered high-wage, high-demand in Kentucky.




Judge Opposed to Gay Adoptions has Rule Change Blocked

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:19:39 GMT

A Kentucky family court judge who openly declared his opposition to adoptions by gay couples has been blocked from instituting a measure that may have let him avoid handling such cases. Judge W. Mitchell Nance recently submitted a proposed procedural change to the state's chief justice, John D. Minton Jr. Minton denied the request on procedural and substantive grounds, state Administrative Office of the Courts spokeswoman Leigh Anne Hiatt said Friday.




Kentucky Gov. decries 'huge cultural problem' after 7-year-old killed by stray bullet

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:58:19 GMT

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin spoke out against gun violence in his home state in a Facebook video posted Monday that decries the recent killing of a 7-year-old boy w... -- In the wake of a devastating bombing in Manchester that killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike were ... If family ranching operations and rural economies are going to survive another generation, Congress must address the problem of so-called "sue and settle" abuse. That's ... The Lexington Football Program's golf ball drop fundraiser wrapped up on Wednesday.




Changes coming to Elizabethtown intersection where teen was killed

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:37:08 GMT

Brianna Taylor was killed in June 2014 after being hit by a drunk driver at the intersection of Patriot Parkway and Deckard School Road in Elizabethtown. Michael Todd Hilton was found guilty of her murder in 2015.




JCTC ready for work ready Kentucky scholarship

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:58:09 GMT

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced new details on Wednesday about the state-funded scholarship that could change the face of the commonwealth's workforce. Heiner unveiled an outreach campaign aimed at educating Kentuckians about the numerous job openings in the state and the short-term certification programs that will connect the students to careers through the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship .