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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Delta Regional Authority grants will fund 11 projects in western Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said. Nearly $4.8 million will go toward projects that will update infrastructure, expand broadband and health care access, and improve opportunities for economic development, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has applied for another round of supplemental unemployment payments for tens of thousands of people who lost work during the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday. The Democratic governor said his administration is seeking federal approval to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new kind of Kentucky license plate has started appearing on vehicles across the state. The biggest difference is in the way the new plates are manufactured. They're digitally printed on flat aluminum instead of traditional, embossed metal with raised letters and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum have reopened to visitors in Frankfort, the Kentucky Historical Society announced. The facilities reopened in accordance with the governor's Healthy at Work guidelines and the American Alliance of Museums' …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authentic had his first major workout since winning the Kentucky Derby as he prepares for the Preakness next month. The 3-year-old completed five furlongs in 59.20 seconds under jockey Martin Garcia on Saturday at Churchill Downs, where he has remained since his …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 628 new coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths Thursday, but a lower rate of positive COVID-19 tests offered a good sign in the fight against the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The Democratic governor said the lower positivity rate is proof his …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a high-stakes case testing the legality of Gov. Andy Beshear's orders to control the coronavirus outbreak by restricting public behavior. During the hearing that lasted more than an hour, Beshear's attorney said the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have received more than 320,000 requests for absentee ballots for the November election, Secretary of State Michael Adams told lawmakers Wednesday. That total, representing requests as of Tuesday, is about 80,000 below the number at the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday that he is willing to roll up his sleeves to be vaccinated in public to show his confidence in the safety of COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. The Democratic governor urged patience even as federal health agencies …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Amy McGrath tried to turn Mitch McConnell’s Senate seniority into a liability Wednesday, accusing the Republican leader of helping to create an “inept mess” as Congress struggles to break an impasse on more coronavirus aid in a hyper-partisan …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Sept. 15 The Daily Independent on local schools' plans to return to in-person learning: On the same day Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky would introduce a color-coded system to guide schools as in-person instruction resumes — or, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Board of Elections has voted to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit with a former staff member who said he was fired in 2017 for accusing the Secretary of State’s Office of improperly gathering voter information during campaigns. The state will …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 745 new coronavirus cases Tuesday with nine additional deaths. Though the state's positivity rate has slipped below 4%, the Democratic governor urged Kentuckians to stay vigilant by wearing a mask and practicing social …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has stocked about 2,400 endangered freshwater mussels into the Green River. A statement from the agency said about half were placed into the river within Mammoth Cave National Park earlier this month and the other …
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Honor A. P. has been retired because of an injury suffered in the Kentucky Derby, where he finished fourth. The 3-year-old colt will stand at stud for next year’s breeding season at Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. Honor A. P. had two wins in six …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Responding to calls for greater autonomy by school administrators, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled new coronavirus guidelines Monday for re-opening. The Democratic governor also announced 342 new cases and five additional deaths, though the number is expected to …
BEIJING — Domestic air travel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has returned to pre-pandemic levels, authorities say. The virus was first detected in Wuhan late last year and the city underwent a draconian 76-day lockdown as its hospitals struggled to deal with a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Kentucky infectious disease specialist who was hailed by the governor as a “front line hero” has died after a nearly four-month battle against COVID-19. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, who tested positive for the virus on May 13, died on Friday night, Med Center …
The Breeders’ Cup in November will be held without spectators, joining the Triple Crown races in having only essential personnel and participants on hand because of the coronavirus pandemic. The world championships are set for Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. The decision …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats have built a big lead over Republicans in requesting absentee ballots, which their candidate for U.S. Senate interpreted as a sign of voter enthusiasm for ousting GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his campaign dismissed as merely a …

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