An Academy Award-winning actress, a pro football Hall-of-Famer and six young people from around the world were among those honored Saturday night by the Muhammad Ali Center for their humanitarian work.
What was supposed to be a forum on agriculture turned into a political slugfest as the candidates in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race traded blows today.
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes questioned Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's effectiveness. She highlighted McConnell's prolonged absence from Agriculture Committee meetings and blamed him for a lapse in the federal farm bill that provided crop insurance for farmers.
As the University of Kentucky Wildcats prepare for their NCAA basketball tournament showdown with Louisville on Friday, one of the most popular players from UK’s storied past is reporting to federal prison.
Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities are asking for approval to build a new 700 million dollar natural gas-fired generating plant in western Kentucky, and a smaller solar-powered station at one of their existing sites.
Spokeswoman Chris Whelan said the new gas-fired facility in Muhlenberg County will be similar to the station being built at Cane Run in Jefferson County. The companies are phasing out three of their coal-fired plants.
Kentucky's Auditor says the state agency responsible for responding to weather disasters and other emergencies used taxpayer funds to pay for $100,000 in alcohol, entertainment and other disallowed expenditures—and officials altered documents to hide it.
A longtime Kentucky bourbon maker who’s credited with helping spark the industry’s comeback has been laid to rest.
Elmer T. Lee died last week in Frankfort at the age of 93. He was the master distiller emeritus at Buffalo Trace Distillery.
His most notable contribution to the bourbon industry came in 1984, when he introduced Blanton’s, a single-barrel brand of bourbon. The introduction sparked a trend toward small-batch bourbons that revived the industry.