A religious freedom law, similar to the one that has recently drawn national attention in Indiana, has been on the books in Kentucky for two years and is currently being used as an argument to sue the state.The proprietors of the Ark Encounter project in Northern Kentucky are suing state Tourism Cabinet Secretary Bob Stewart and Gov. Steve Beshear for exclud […]
The Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library asked the city for the same amount of operating funds as it prepares to move to its new location on East Center Street later this year. Library Director Joel Meador said the $180,000 allows them to continue programming like their health initiative.
The opposing sides of the 2015 beer battle topped the list of lobbying spending during the first two months of the Kentucky General Assembly, according recently released numbers from the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission.
The city of Owensboro is receiving $5 million for the construction of the new International Bluegrass Music Center project along the town’s riverfront. The money comes from a partnership between the city and state announced Wednesday by Governor Steve Beshear and city leaders.
The Paducah City Commission has approved a two-year contract with Barbecue on the River, Inc. - the first formal agreement between the city and organizers of the event, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.
Over 17 million listeners on more than 900 public radio stations, including this one, hear “A Prairie Home Companion” each Saturday evening.The show’s creator and host, Garrison Keillor, speaks with Kate Lochte about his solo performance at Paducah’s Carson Center Thursday night at 7:30.
After more than five years at the helm of the Kentucky Department of Education, Commissioner Terry Holliday has announced plans to retire. At the state Board of Education meeting in Frankfort Wednesday, board chairman Roger Marcum, read a letter from Holliday.
Updated: April 1, 2015School districts across our region have amended their school calendars to account for multiple snow days earlier this year. The Kentucky Department of Education requires 1,062 instructional hours per academic year.Some districts have missed 12 days this semester.