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University of Kentucky Research Foundation sharing in grant

The University of Kentucky Research Foundation is sharing in more than $3.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Officials want to turn battlefield into national park

Officials in central Kentucky are trying to rally community support for turning Perryville Battlefield into a national park.

KSP-Post 5 celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week recognizes the hard work done every hour of every day by emergency communications workers.

National Weather Service assessing damage in Richmond

The National Weather Service is assessing storm damage in Richmond, and says an EF-0 tornado was part of the severe weather that impacted the area.

Variety of fee increases in store for park visitors

The National Park Service has proposed or enacted fee increases that will be used to make a dent in an estimated $11.5 billion backlog of work needed to maintain or fix roads, trails and campgrounds in federal parks and recreation areas.

Louisville lawyer appointed to women’s museum commission

A Louisville woman has been appointed to serve on the newly created National Women's History Museum Commission. Bridget Bush, a lawyer, was appointed by Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Forest Service conducts controlled burning

Fire management officials with the Daniel Boone National Forest will implement controlled burns over the next few weeks.

National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association said they are trying to raise awareness about heart disease on February 6, otherwise known as Wear Red Day. They said this is the 12th year for the movement.

Kentucky middle school team wins national award for app

A team of Kentucky middle-schoolers is among eight groups receiving national honors for a mobile app they designed.

Leadership changing at Vicksburg National Military Park

Bill Justice has been named interim superintendent at the Vicksburg National Military Park effective Feb. 8.

National Traffic Management Responder Training In Danville

The National Traffic Management Responder Training Program gave out four hours worth of tips and scenarios to keep first responders in the Bluegrass safe.

Free School Meals Coming to Thousands of Fayette Co. Students

Over 14,000 students heading back to public schools in Fayette County Wednesday won't have to worry about taking their lunch money with them.

Ground Broken for New Kentucky National Guard Memorial

Hundreds of current and previous Citizen Soldiers and Airmen, with their family members and friends, joined Adjutant General Edward Tonini in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for a the new Kentucky National Guard Memorial in Frankfort.

Fallen Soldiers Honored at Lexington National Cemetery

Soldiers who died while serving in the armed forced were honored Monday by a large gathering at the Lexington National Cemetery, where visitors paid their respects during a special Memorial Day ceremony.

Wraps Taken off of Kentucky National Guard’s New Helicopters

The Kentucky National Guard has four new helicopters in its arsenal, with two more on the way.

April is National Greyhound Adoption Month

Dozens of people showed up at Brighton Shoppe in Lexington Sunday afternoon, where greyhounds were on display, hoping to be adopted.

National Guard Members Welcomed Home from Afghanistan

45 members of the 1103rd Military Police Detachment who served in Afghanistan received a warm welcome home in Louisville Tuesday afternoon.

Cyber Sales Climb Locally, Nationally

'Cyber Monday' had shoppers rushing to click on websites--instead of standing in line at store sites--to take advantage of deals for their holiday needs.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office partnering with Speedway for food drive

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office will be collecting food donations this week outside the Speedway North at 146 S. Hwy 27 in Somerset.