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PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county has worked out a deal to settle delinquent property taxes owed by a company once controlled by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Floyd County is to receive $400,000 under the deal. County Attorney Keith Bartley said …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal appeals judges have upheld a ruling that the state of Kentucky must pay $224,000 in legal expenses stemming from a former county clerk's refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.News outlets report a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin this week insulted the challenger he defeated in the May Republican primary, an unorthodox move that runs the risk of alienating a swath of voters he needs to win a second term.While attending the Kentucky Farm Bureau's country ham breakfast on …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court that he shouldn't be compelled to promote messages that go against his religious beliefs.Blaine Adamson, owner of Hands-On Originals in Lexington, declined a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court that he shouldn't be compelled to promote messages that go against his religious beliefs.Blaine Adamson is owner of Hands-On Originals in Lexington and declined …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says a deadly virus has been found in a white-tailed deer in the state.The agency said the white-tailed female deer recovered from Graves County in western Kentucky tested positive for hemorrhagic disease, sometimes …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A prominent gay-rights activist was dragged out of a state fairgrounds building and arrested Thursday during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's country ham breakfast, an annual event that draws many of the state's top political leaders.State police officers …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear is trying to nudge health care to the forefront of Kentucky's race for governor with a new TV ad.In the ad, Beshear said he's fought to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions as attorney general and promises to do the same if elected …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could get another Democratic challenger in his reelection bid next year.Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins says a U.S. Senate run remains an option for him, but he doesn't plan to announce his decision until after this …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Longtime state government reporter Tom Loftus is retiring after a 35-year career at the Courier Journal.Loftus announced in a tweet Wednesday that he's retiring effective Oct. 1.He tweeted that his 43 years as a newspaperman — including several with The Kentucky …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Supreme Court justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case over a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious beliefs.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the arguments on Friday will help the court decide whether or …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Matt Bevin is a "great governor" who might not be fully appreciated, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, seeking to boost the incumbent's efforts against Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear in this year's Kentucky election.During a speech Wednesday …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two Democratic lawmakers in Kentucky say they have a proposal that would eventually more than double the state's minimum wage.Sen. Reggie Thomas of Lexington and Rep. Kathy Hinkle of Louisa say they'll introduce the measure in the House and Senate during the 2020 …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The reelection campaign of Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin recently raised the ante in the November election, placing nearly $4 million worth of advertising on television and radio leading up to his showdown with Democratic challenger and Attorney General Andy …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight between Kentucky's governor and lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute was described in court Monday by the governor's lawyer as a minor disagreement among friends.Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, who attended the hearing in state court, …
LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin's administration on Friday denied a license for an abortion clinic at Planned Parenthood's downtown Louisville location.The Courier Journal reports a letter from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said Planned Parenthood illegally performed 23 …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An election-year investigation into teacher rallies at Kentucky's Capitol found more than 1,000 educators violated state law by participating in protests that shut down some schools, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration said Friday.No penalties will be assessed, Kentucky's …
MT. VERNON, Ky. (AP) — A fire department in Kentucky says a collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus has left at least 17 people injured.WKYT-TV reports Greyhound bus 1104 traveling from Atlanta to Cincinnati when it crashed Thursday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. in Rockcastle …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has sided with Kentucky PTA and moved to block an activist from seeing how a county's parent teacher associations are spending their money — at least temporarily.The Courier Journal reports Judge Charles Cunningham said Thursday that he's requesting …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A feud at the top of Kentucky's government escalated into an extraordinary legal battle Thursday when the governor was sued by his hand-picked lieutenant governor over a bitter staffing dispute.The fight erupted deep into Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection efforts and …

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