Truck donated to fire department destroyed by fire

Ford Motor Company has donated a new truck to a volunteer fire department in central Kentucky that was destroyed by a blaze.
Burley Tobacco Harvested In Kentucky LOW-RES

Supply-demand balance for burley takes abrupt turn

A supply-demand balance that once favored Kentucky burley tobacco farmers now seems to be turning against them as another market season opens.
gavel

Ex-coal exec in court in mine blast that killed 29

An ex-top executive facing charges in the deadliest U.S. coal mine accident in four decades is headed to court.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Alternate plan for old bridge pier demolition OK’d

An alternate demolition plan for the remaining piers at the site of a bridge in western Kentucky that was demolished this year has been approved.
No Smoking Sign

Kentucky state property goes tobacco-free

Kentucky state property is going cold turkey on Great American Smokeout day, ending the use of all tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on executive branch state property Thursday.
Penguin Encounter

Penguins walking red carpet for ‘Madagascar’

The penguins of Newport are heading to the red carpet to welcome the "Penguins of Madagascar" to northern Kentucky next week.
Money

Bourbon producer hoping first bottle brings record

Kentucky has its multimillion-dollar ham auction. Now the owner of a new central Kentucky bourbon producer is hoping the first bottle from his first batch will fetch a record price in an online auction that ends Thursday.
No Smoking Sign

Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective November 20 - the day of the Great American Smokeout.
Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs cancels racing for 2nd day

Churchill Downs has canceled live racing for a second day due to a track frozen by a blast of winter weather this week.
Books

Community college system chooses Box as president

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System board of regents has unanimously selected Jay K. Box as the system's next president.

Showdown looms between US gov’t, air bag maker

A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries.
Prices at the Gas Pump

Ky. motor fuels tax rate to drop on New Year’s Day

Kentucky's tax on the sales of gasoline, diesel and ethanol fuels will drop by 4.3 cents per gallon on New Year's Day.
gavel

Father sentenced in infant death

A judge has sentenced a central Kentucky man to nine years in prison in the death of his infant son.
Lakeland Animal Nutrition

Feed recalled after 3 horses die in South Florida

A Lakeland-based animal feed manufacturer is recalling four of its horse feed products following a possible link to the deaths of three horses in South Florida.
pen calendar

Jackson County sheriff won’t sign for tax bills

Unlike most Kentucky residents, those in Jackson County haven't received their property tax bills in recent weeks.

4 more Kentucky counties are ‘work ready’

Three northern Kentucky counties and one in central Kentucky have been designated by the state as having a workforce that ready for commerce and industry.
Ebola Military

National Guard members returning from Ebola duty

The Kentucky Air National Guard says about 50 members are returning to Louisville from Africa where they were helping battle the spread of Ebola.
traffic jam backup

Campaign aims to reduce traffic deaths in Ky.

Kentucky State Police officials say the state is at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly 50 years.
KHSAA KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

High school championships staying in Bowling Green

Kentucky's high school football championships will remain in Bowling Green through 2018.
Campbellsville University

Campbellsville U. fined over videographer safety

Campbellsville University will pay $4,000 after an investigator found a workplace-safety violation during a charity event where a firefighter was fatally injured.

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