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UK to host farm fencing schools

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:09:01 GMT

To help livestock producers learn about the newest fencing methods and sound fence construction, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting two fencing schools.




Educators support changes in SBDM rules

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:59:25 GMT

Ronda Harmon, executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Councils, recently wrote that those who question the commonwealth's contentious School-Based Decision Making approach toward governing schools "somehow stand in the way of improvement" and are "public school opponents."




Deeds and Courthouse News

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:28:03 GMT

Beech Tree News provides courthouse statistics on a regular basis. Courthouse information contained in this article is a matter of public record.




Kentucky Completes Road Weekend with Comeback Win Over Princeton

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:00:55 GMT

After falling behind early in the match, the Kentucky women's tennis team pulled off a gutsy 4-3 victory over Princeton to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season inside the Jadwin Gym on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Kentucky rises to 6-2 on the season, while Princeton falls to 7-1 overall.




Webster Co. Lady Trojans on a roll

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:16:11 GMT

In fact, at the end of Kentucky's regular season, they sit atop the 2nd region standings at 23-6. The Trojans finished off their schedule with a six-game winning streak, and feel like they're peaking at the right time.




Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 206

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:36:31 GMT

Born in 1792 in Danville, Kentucky to Irish immigrants, Birney's family was torn on the issue of slavery. He had abolitionist family members.




Paducah Jobs

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:44:37 GMT

From Feb. 7 to Wednesday, Feb. 14, the Kentucky Career Centers added 182 jobs to its database for the regional employers, bring the total to more than 1,195 open job orders.




Kentucky bill would motivate jobless to find work, proponents say

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:00:44 GMT

A bill in the Kentucky Legislature would link the weeks a person may receive unemployment benefits to the state's jobless rate. Kentucky's Legislature is considering a bill that would cut in half the number of weeks a person can receive unemployment benefits.




Victim's family reacts: Deadly DUI driver arrested again

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:32:57 GMT

A woman previously convicted in a deadly DUI crash is now back in jail again for allegedly driving under the influence. In 2015, Hannah Slone was convicted of killing Rommel Hernandez Ricardo, a father of two, while driving drunk in 2014.




Two lanes closed on I-64 eastbound

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:59:08 GMT

A crash in the median of I-64 Eastbound at mile marker 19 on the Gene Snyder has closed the right and center lanes, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said on Saturday. A crash in the median of I-64 Eastbound at mile marker 19 on the Gene Snyder has closed the right and center lanes, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said on Saturday.




New Fishing Regulations for 2018

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:43:29 GMT

A reduction in the statewide daily creel limit from 30 fish to 20 fish for crappie highlights the new fishing regulations for 2018. The regulations go into effect March 1. "Anglers requested this regulation," said Ron Brooks, director of Fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.




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Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:20:43 GMT

A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges. Kentucky State Police said Friday that Gabriel Parker was indicted on two murder charges and 14 assault charges for the Jan. 23 shootings at Marshall County High School.




Flood preparedness

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:59:13 GMT

The process of assessing all of the damage of the recent flooding of parts of Bell, Harlan and Claiborne counties is still underway. Unfortunately, more rain is adding more stress to the already weighty situation.




Officials warn of potential safety hazard concerning election signs

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:46:59 GMT

As more election signs surface across the Tri-State, Kentucky Transportation officials are reminding everyone to watch where they place them. No signs are allowed on state right-of-ways, which run from the side of the road to either utility poles or fences.




Kentucky governor blames violent video games, movies, not guns for school shootings

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:28:05 GMT

Gov. Matt Bevin said the nation should consider restrictions on violence in video games and movies. He has often lashed out at calls for gun control.




Quinton Huddleston Appellant v. Commonwealth of Kentucky Appellee

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:56:30 GMT

COUNSEL FOR APPELLANT:, Daniel T. Goyette, Adam Braunbeck, Louisville Metro Public Defender COUNSEL FOR APPELLEE:, Andy Beshear, Attorney General of Kentucky, Jeffrey Allan Cross, Assistant Attorney General Appellant, Quinton Huddleston, appeals from a judgment of the Jefferson Circuit Court convicting him of murder, for which he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, criminal attempt to commit murder, and several other related crimes.




After Trump's election and #MeToo, nearly 100 women are running for Kentucky statehouse

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:23:28 GMT

Women in Kentucky politics say the #MeToo movement, Trump's election, and the troubles facing the state inspired many women to run for office Former Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen speaks an Emerge Kentucky seminar, which seeks to increase the number of Democratic women in office.