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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Low bid on Governor’s Mansion fence is under $80,000

Four companies bid, high bid over $380,000.

As COVID surge grows, limits on gatherings mandated, travel requested

Other measures aren't added but warnings loom.

Eight more Kentuckians lost to the virus

Gov. Beshear said there were at least 21,605 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 531 of which were newly reported Friday.

Gov. Beshear and family wave to car rally in his honor

A rally Saturday in Frankfort showed support for Governor Andy Beshear.

Governor outlines timeline for churches, salons, horse racing, and more to reopen

Governor Andy Beshear unveiled Wednesday the most specific timeline yet for reopening a variety of businesses. 

Is online post harmless criticism or threat against the governor’s life?

The reported threat called on people to use the Second Amendment to "eliminate the governor."

Senate confirms all but 1 of Beshear’s school board picks

The Kentucky Senate has confirmed all but one of Gov. Andy Beshear's appointments to the state school board.

Constitutional debate over governor’s COVID-19 emergency orders

Republican Representative Savannah Maddox's proposal would limit the scope of the governor's executive orders issued during a public health emergency and allow people to sue the state if such an order hurts their business.

Mom uses Beshear memes to encourage good behavior while kids are stuck at home

You've seen the memes of governor Andy Beshear exploding on the internet, but now people are using them for everything from making money to getting your new at-home "co-workers" to cooperate.

State expands tele-health services, talks ‘non-essential” order and clarification

Telehealth can help, the kinds of non-essential businesses is being clarified

First responders worried about child care

Lexington's Fraternal Order of Police and Lexington Professional Firefighters are asking the governor to allow some centers to stay open for them, just as he's allowing for healthcare professionals.

Child care centers prepare to close

The Governor is announcing new restrictions daily to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Gov. recommends churches cancel services; Some churches staying open

The Governor is encouraging church leaders across the state to consider canceling services to protect members of their congregations.

Kentucky testing handful of patients for coronavirus

Kentucky is testing a handful of patients for the coronavirus, but there are no confirmed cases in the state.

Kentucky Senate advances proposal to limit pardon powers

A bill that would limit a governor's power to issue pardons right before leaving office has passed the state Senate.

Beshear defends his proposed two year budget in one-on-one interview

Governor Andy Beshear says he had 50 days to put a 40 billion dollar budget together. He says it's balanced and would reduce the state's debt.

Kentucky Senate: Have state elections in even-numbered years

The proposal passed in the Senate Thursday, sending it to the House. It would shift the statewide elections to even-numbered years starting in 2028.

Andy Beshear sworn-in as governor

Tuesday was inauguration day at the Kentucky State Capitol and the governor and lieutenant governor were sworn into office in front of the public.

Bevin concedes in Kentucky governor’s race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he will not contest results.

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