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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,...

Superintendent named for Kentucky’s Mill Springs Battlefield

Dawn Davis was selected for the role and will begin in the position on June 20.

Replica statue of Abraham Lincoln arrives at Middle Creek National Battlefield

PRESTONBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) - A replica statue of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky has been moved to a permanent home at a Civil War battlefield.   The...

“It’s a step in the right direction,” says Midway mayor; Declares Juneteenth official holiday

Midway Mayor Grayson Vandegrift signed an executive order Wednesday that recognizes the day.

New manager named for Perryville Battlefield

Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland says a Civil War author, re-enactor and tour guide has been selected as the new manager at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

Most events to commemorate Battle of Perryville canceled

A statement from Kentucky State Parks says there will be no camping, military demonstrations with cannons or other special programming to commemorate the Battle of Perryville this weekend.

Telegram announcing Abraham Lincoln’s death is up for sale

The handwritten notification of President Abraham Lincoln's death is being offered for sale by a Philadelphia documents dealer.

Civil war site in Kentucky designated as national monument

A Civil War site in central Kentucky that served as a recruiting ground for black soldiers and a refugee camp for their families has officially been designated as a national monument.

Camp Nelson, Celebrating Kentucky’s Rich History

Celebrate the living history of Camp Nelson during their Civil War Day Event, September 14th and 15th. Enjoy games, music and historical tours for all ages.

Confederate statues moved to Lexington Cemetery

The city has moved the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John Breckinridge to the Lexington Cemetery.

Battle of Perryville commemoration this weekend

The commemoration of the 155th anniversary of Kentucky's largest Civil War battle is being held this weekend.

Perryville working to restore natural habitat, species

State officials say crews at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site are working to restore native species in an effort to make the land look more like it did during the Civil War.

Union & Confederate soldiers honored at Battle of Richmond memorial service

Richmond resident David Saylor says, "I have family, my parents are buried here in the Richmond Cemetery. So it means a lot to me what goes on here in the cemetery..."

The Battle of Richmond Remembered

Kentucky patriots honored those who fought in the Civil War's Battle of Richmond at a ceremony today at the Richmond Cemetery. The Union soldiers made their line at the cemetery facing east as the Confederate Army came up the hill on what is now US 25 to meet them there...

History buffs looking for help keeping historic sites clean

History enthusiasts are looking for volunteers to help this Saturday with cleanup at Civil War and Revolutionary War battlefields and historic sites.

Confederate General’s statue vandalized

A statue of Civil War General John Hunt Morgan was spray painted this week, in front of the old courthouse in Lexington.

Tennessee, Kentucky getting funds for Civil War battlefields

Tennessee and Kentucky are among seven states that will receive a portion of $3.1 million in grants to help preserve Civil War battlefields.

Civil War life on display at Land Between Lakes

Visitors to Lane Between The Lakes National Recreation Area this weekend can get a glimpse of life during the Civil War.

Civil War collection to be sold at auction

James Carlos "Cotton" Reynolds began collecting Civil War artifacts from a very early age as he scoured the fields surrounding his Perryville home.

Civil War Site Cleanup Day In Kentucky Next Month

Organizers are looking for volunteers to help clean up and restore 10 Civil War sites in Kentucky on April 5th.

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No charges initially filed following shooting in Breathitt County

KSP says a man was shot while trying to break-in to a home.

Parks around Winchester getting various upgrades

The City Commission's Tuesday meeting moved some of these projects forward.

Winchester promotes new fire chief

Whiteley said he's always had an interest in public service.

Visitation policy at Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Frankfort Regional Medical Center announced on Tuesday that starting August 4th at 7:30 am the visitation policy will change.