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UPDATE: One suspect sought in fatal Richmond shooting

Shooting apparently occurred during burglary.

EKU adds Sept. 5 road football game at Marshall

The Colonels will play at Marshall on Sept. 5 in Huntington.

Three EKU players and three athletics staff test positive for COVID-19

Three Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes and three athletics employees have tested positive for coronavirus, according to Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan.

EKU classes begin August 17 with safety protocols in place

Instructors will wear masks and classrooms will be spread-out when students return to campus in August.

EKU alumnus Hardy guiding Carhartt in making protective equipment

The 1992 EKU graduate from Irvine, Ky. is now running supply chain management at the work clothing manufacturer Carhartt.

EKU fund answers need among students

When Eastern Kentucky University established the Student Assistance Fund for Eastern (SAFE) last fall, a global pandemic on the scale of COVID-19 was only the stuff of horror novels.

Interim President of EKU named

The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents named Dr. David McFaddin the interim president of EKU, according to the university. 

Educators come together to benefit First Gen. College Students

The group will work on ways to help first gen. students by converging ideas

EKU scholarship recipients send fallen officer foundation their thanks

The Officer Daniel Ellis Foundation Facebook page posted on Sunday pictures of thank you notes from its scholarship recipients.

Family travels over 700 miles to move son into college

On Friday, around 1,800 freshman got their first taste of college life while moving into Eastern Kentucky University.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Clay County Thursday

This is the third time the Vice President has been in Kentucky this year.

Eastern Kentucky University president to serve on NCAA forum

Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the conference's presidents. His term begins Sept. 1.

EKU Marching Colonels prep for Churchill Downs

In 2016, Eastern Kentucky University had to make budget cuts and one of the first things to go was the Marching Colonels.

$1.4M going to Appalachia Aviation Maintenance program

Eastern Kentucky University says the Appalachian Regional Commission will invest $1.4 million in the school's Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training project.

EKU awarded $1.46 million to open four aviation maintenance technician schools

The Appalachian Regional Commission through its POWER Initiative has announced an investment of $1,463,927 in Eastern Kentucky University’s “Kentucky's Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Technician Training” project.

EKU Board of Regents votes to accept White Hall property from state

Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents approved the transfer of the historic White Hall property in northern Madison County from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the university at its meeting on Feb. 22.

EKU to hold voluntary disaster exercise in April

EKU says there will be a voluntary disaster exercise in two months, on Wednesday April 17th, at 12:20PM, focusing on a community-wide chemical release.

EKU online degrees ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report

For the eighth consecutive year, EKU online degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

KSP partners with EKU to open new Digital Forensics Lab

A new digital forensic lab at EKU is a win-win for everyone.

4 year graduation rate at EKU has doubled in 8 year span

The four-year graduation rate at Eastern Kentucky University continues its steady rise, and has now more than doubled in an eight-year span.

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Possible drowning death investigated in Laurel County

Body found in pond off Hatcher Road early Thursday morning.

McDonald’s, Bluegrass CTC partnership helps kids go to college

Local McDonald’s owner/operators aim to hire more than 2,000 students in Lexington area

Fayette teachers earn Teacher of the Year, High School Teacher of the Year

Fayette schools claim two of the top 3 awards.