Kentucky

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A new study ranks Kentucky sixth in the U.S. for food insecurity among seniors.

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  Fewer Kentucky children are dying at the hands of an abuser, but the number of cases of child abuse is drastically rising.

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Teachers in west Kentucky are rallying in Murray on Friday for public education funding.

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  A top Kentucky official says northern Kentucky will likely be the first area where Medicaid enrollees will have to meet the state’s new ‘community engagement’ requirement, starting July 1.

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Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers this weekend announced plans for a $3.4 million water project in eastern Kentucky.  In all, more than $4.5 million will go to address long standing problems in one Appalachian community.

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  A popular TV cooking competition is coming to the commonwealth. Bravo has announced that its next season of “Top Chef” will be filmed in Kentucky.

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When someone wants to purchase a keg of beer from craft brewer Adam Watson, he has to turn them away because Kentucky law limits how much he can sell to a customer.

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A biographical drama about the first deaf Major League Baseball player is being filmed in west Kentucky. The Silent Natural follows the story of late 19th Century baseball player William “Dummy” Hoy.

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  Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget bill would keep per-pupil funding for Kentucky’s public education students at its current level. But the plan would still chip away at support programs and requires local school districts to pay a larger share of student transportation costs.

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  A cancer care executive has told a legislative panel that smoking-related diseases are causing a higher death toll in Kentucky than the epidemic from opioid overdoses.

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