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UPDATE: Spillway Beach reopened, water conditions acceptable

UPDATE POSTED JUNE 11 AT 9:45 P.M. LAUREL RIVER LAKE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Spillway Beach reopened June 11 for swimming. According to the U.S. Army Corps...

Kentucky Department of Education lifts Healthy at School guidance

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) retracted its Healthy at...

Lexington Jewish community celebrating influential rabbi June 14

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Jewish community in Lexington will join the worldwide celebration in remembrance of the 27th anniversary of the passing of...

Kentucky Junior Golf holds second ‘Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifier’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A slight weather delay could not stop the second of four Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifiers in Kentucky at...

Lawsuit filed to stop second parole hearings

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/AP) - Kentucky’s attorney general challenged a new state parole board rule Friday, claiming the policy gives “the worst of the worst”...

Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels awarding $2.1 million in grants

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) will present $2.1 million to help over 275 charities across the state. Thanks...

Perry County authorities investigating two deaths

COMBS, Ky. (WTVQ) - According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, two people have been found dead in the Combs community. Around 3 p.m. Thursday,...

Floyd County names Anna Shepherd as Interim Superintendent

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Anna Shepherd, Chief Early Childhood Officer, has been selected as Interim Superintendent by the Floyd County Board of Education. Over...

Woodford UnReserved Tour returns June 26

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) - Woodford UnReserved, a downtown Versailles walking tour, is returning June 26. The event will last from 6 p.m until 7:30...

SoulFeast announces participating restaurants, food options

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) - SoulFeast Week and Black Soil are teaming up to present a 10-day celebration of Black culinary excellence, highlighting Black...

Dedication ceremony to honor Civil War Union veteran June 13

HART COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Three Forks of Bacon Creek Baptist Church cemetery will hold a dedication ceremony in remembrance of John Robert Lobb,...

Danny Adkins resigns as Floyd County supt., hired as Woodford’s next supt.

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ/Woodford Sun) - Danny Adkins' resignation as Floyd County Schools' superintendent has been announced. Adkins will soon move to his next...

Funerals held for victims of wrong-way crash

OWENTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A difficult moment to watch today as five caskets made their way out of an Owenton church. The bodies of five...

Appalachia’s Christmas in June continues in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Christmas in June continues in parts of Eastern Kentucky. Today in Clay County, toys, books, games and snacks were given...

MSU graduates illustrate skills with park mural

MOREHEAD, Ky. (MSU Public Affairs) - A group of five recent graduates from Morehead State’s Department of Art and Design recently painted a mural...

Centre College’s campus center dedicated to former former first couple

DANVILLE, Ky. (Centre College Public Affairs/Kerry Steinhofer) - President Emeritus John and former First Lady Susie Roush were honored for their 22 years of...

New study shows more focus on short-term certificates

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/CPE Press Release) - Kentuckians seem more eager to go to college for short-term certificates, especially in STEM-related fields, skilled trades and...

Coleman, KSP honor fallen officers in memorial ceremony

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kentucky State Police (KSP), Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Mary Noble paid tribute...

From asthma and child support to police reforms, new laws take effect July 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LRC Press Release) - Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2021 session will go into effect on Tuesday, June...