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Beshear signs bills to fund school construction, broadband

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed bills directing more than $1 billion in federal pandemic relief money for several big-ticket priorities.

Beshear praises Legislature cooperation on infrastructure, jobs investments

$1.3 billion investment expands broadband, delivers clean drinking water, builds schools

House passes measure to fund ‘last mile’ of broadband

Electric cooperatives can get in on state fund.

Charter announces multi-year $158 million broadband expansion

To Reach Currently Unserved Homes and Small Businesses, Many in Lower-Density, Rural Communities

As Horse Park, Danville regional centers open, state positivity rate remains low

Owsley, Elliott counties among lowest in broadband test participation

$5 million to expand broadband in Rockcastle, Perry, Breathitt and Lee counties

ReConnect Funding to Connect 642 Rural Households to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity

House OKs broadband grant legislation

Proposal would set framework for future grant program.

USDA invests $55M for broadband in Kentucky, Tennessee

The USDA is investing $55.3 million that will improve broadband in several rural Kentucky counties and parts of Tennessee.

Auditor: Warnings about KentuckyWired project were ignored

An audit says Kentucky paid more than $1.3 million to outside consultants, but ignored their concerns about a statewide broadband network project.

High-speed internet in jeopardy without state funding, companies warn

Private companies building a 3,000-mile high-speed internet network in Kentucky are warning the project will fall apart if state lawmakers don't provide funding for it as part of the two-year operating budge.

Kentucky broadband project inches forward with lease signing

Kentucky officials have agreed to lease 315 miles of fiber-optic cables from five rural telephone companies as they continue to seek ways to lower the cost of a massive statewide broadband project.

Broadband providers can soon participate in assistance plan

Broadband providers will be able to participate in a program that offers subsidized service to low-income households starting Dec. 1.

Bevin says funding issue resolved for broadband network

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says the state has resolved a funding issue for a project to build a statewide broadband network.

SOAR to focus on bring high-speed internet to East Kentucky

State officials are growing more optimistic about spreading high-speed internet service to Eastern Kentucky - one step to help improve the economy and quality of life in the region.

Eastern Kentucky college to offer broadband tech degree

The Big Sandy Community and Technical College in eastern Kentucky will launch the state's first broadband technology program this fall.

FCC chair to discuss broadband opportunities in eastern Ky.

The head of the Federal Communications Commission plans to travel to eastern Kentucky to discuss broadband-based economic opportunities.

Funding announced for broadband education center in Kentucky

Kentucky officials have announced $1 million in grant funding to help build a training center to promote broadband education and training.

Governor creates board to govern broadband construction

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has created a board to govern the construction of 3,000 miles of cables for the state's broadband Internet network.

Broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customers

A Federal Communications Commission fund is paying $21 million annually to Windstream Communications Inc. to make broadband Internet service available to more than 62,000 rural homes and businesses in Kentucky.

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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, family, teammates and Central Kentucky softball players came together to honor of an 8-year-old girl who was killed...