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After confrontation, emotional Confederate statue debate ends in ‘silence’ in Anderson County

The Anderson County Fiscal Court took no action Tuesday morning on whether to remove a Confederate monument from the Courthouse lawn, silently bringing an end to 18 hours of sometimes heated conflict.

Adair County has first COVID-19 death

County reports first death, an 83-year old woman who was in the hospital.

Boyle County will ‘compost’ dead animals

Boyle County magistrates to join an effort to compost large dead animals, according to the Advocate-Messenger newspaper.

Woodford County passes LGBTQ Fairness Ordinance

By a vote of 5-to-3, Woodford County Fiscal Court on Tuesday passed a Fairness Ordinance prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination, according to the Fairness Campaign.

Whitley Co. awarded $515,213 in funds for critical pavement improvements

Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures.

Sheriff suspends law enforcement due to lack of funding

Martin County's sheriff told the fiscal court he's suspending all law enforcement activities because of a lack of funding.

Grimes encourages cities, counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging cities and counties to join the push to legalize medical cannabis in the state.

Jackson County embezzlement case sent to FBI, KSP

The FBI and State Police are being asked to follow-up on claims the former Jackson County treasurer pocketed more than $100,000 in taxpayer money, according to a just released audit from the state.

Madison County opens application window for Charitable Giving Program

Madison County Fiscal Court announced the opening of the 2017/2018 Charitable Giving Program grant cycle. 

Emergency road money awarded to Madison County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Tuesday announced that the Madison County Fiscal Court will receive $13,700 in County Road Aid emergency funds.

Fiscal court OKs Boyle County needle exchange program

Health officials in Boyle County can now move forward with a plan to create a needle exchange program after receiving approval from the county fiscal court.

UPDATE: Ag Dept., Fiscal Court file suit in abandoned horses case

Volunteers are making sure horses left at a Mercer County farm by some well-known names in the horse industry are on the road to recovery.

Grant County votes to close troubled jail after feud

Grant County's fiscal court has voted to close the county's only jail after the latest fight between the judge-executive's office and the jail administration.

Kenton County approves Covington needle exchange program

A needle exchange program in Covington has moved another step closer to reality.

Boyd County Fiscal Court approves needle exchange program

The Boyd County Fiscal Court has passed a resolution to approve a needle exchange program for one year.

Carter fiscal court denies library taxing district request

The Carter County Fiscal Court has denied the implementation of a taxing district to support county libraries.

Lexington firefighter honored for saving life

Lexington firefighter Jason Stowe was honored Thursday by the Franklin County Fiscal Court for saving the life of a teenaged accident victim.

Daviess County animal rescue group sues fiscal court

A Daviess County-based animal rescue group has filed suit against the Daviess Fiscal Court over a rule requiring rescue groups to return dogs they adopt from the county animal shelter if the owner is found.

Emergency Road Aid Money Awarded To Clark County

Clark County Fiscal Court will receive $65,600 in County Road Aid emergency funds for a bridge on Fox Quisenberry Road (CR 1103).

Boyle County Fiscal Court Ends Prayer At Meetings

The county's governing body used to begin each session with a prayer; now it will start with a moment of silence because of a citizen complaint.

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John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83

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