Has Kentucky found its leader on the court?

01/10/2018 03:52 PM

After Kentucky’s narrow escape from Texas A&M on Tuesday, Lyndsey Gough talked with SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker about the 74-73 win. Tucker explained why the victory was so impressive.  Read more 

Grimes responds to disbandment of Trump's voter fraud commission

01/04/2018 11:47 AM

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voter rights are under attack in response to an announcement from the White House that President Donald Trump is dissolving the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. Trump created the commission early last year to investigate his allegations of voter fraud during the 2016 presidential election. He claimed that three to five million people voted illegally. Grimes had stymied efforts of the commission to view Kentucky voter data, denying multiple requests from the commission’s vice-chairman... Read more 

Two Kentucky cities listed among WalletHub's Best Places to Celebrate Christmas

12/23/2017 11:45 AM

Wallet Hub has released its list of Best Places to Celebrate Christmas and two Kentucky cities appear on the list. The cities of Louisville and Lexington were ranked 31st and 64th, respectively, among the country’s 100 most populated cities. The WalletHub study compared the cities across five categories, including traditions and fun, observance, generosity, shopping and costs. Chicago is ranked as the best city overall to celebrate Christmas and Hialeah, Fla. is ranked 100th. Read the full results here . Source: WalletHub Read more 

UofL Football | Jaire Alexander to enter NFL Draft

12/22/2017 10:21 AM

University of Louisville defensive back Jaire Alexander informed head coach Bobby Petrino on Friday that he has decided to enter the 2018 NFL Draft and will not play in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State, according to the university. “I know it was a very difficult decision for Jaire,” Petrino said. “I appreciate the contributions he made to the program over the last three seasons, and I wish him all the best in the future.” The Charlotte, N.C., product played in six... Read more 

Gov. Bevin reflects on 2017, addresses economic growth, health care, pension reform

12/21/2017 12:22 PM

Two years after taking office, Governor Matt Bevin reflected back on 2017 during an end-of-year press conference on Thursday. Bevin touted accomplishments ranging from the economy to education and criminal justice reform. Bevin says one of the highlights of the year was the passing of right-to-work legislation, which he credits for record-breaking figures in economic growth. “It’s not even remotely coincidental that the connection between all of these jobs and all of this investment happens to be coming in a year when... Read more 

Tickets on sale for 2018 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

12/20/2017 02:16 PM

All-session tickets are now on sale for the 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in St. Louis, Missouri. The tournament is scheduled for March 7-11 at the Scottrade Center. Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or by calling (800) 745-3000. A full tournament schedule is below: Wednesday, March 7 Seed #12 vs. Seed #13 SEC Network ... Read more 

Churchill Downs Racetrack breaks ground on $60M historical racing facility

12/20/2017 12:54 PM

On Wednesday, Churchill Downs Racetrack broke ground on Derby City Gaming, a $60 million, state-of-the-art historical racing facility. It is the first of its kind in the state and will house 600 historical racing machines, a simulcast wagering area and player’s club reward center. Officials say the goal of the new facility is to strengthen horse racing in Kentucky and grow its customer base. The 85,000 square foot facility will be located on Poplar Level Road, Churchill Downs’ former Trackside location. Derby... Read more 

House Adoption Work Group presents recommendations to improve state's foster care and adoption system

12/20/2017 09:02 AM

Earlier this year, House leadership created the House Adoption Work Group in an effort to bring reform to the process. The bipartisan group spent eight months crafting policy recommendations for the 2018 General Assembly and unveiled those recommendations to House leadership on Tuesday. The recommendations presented include establishing and maintaining a putative father registry, which would allow potential fathers to go on record if they do not wish to place a child up for adoption. “He either says, ‘I’m okay if... Read more 

WKU Football | Sanford confident Hilltoppers are ready for Cure Bowl

12/07/2017 04:16 PM

The Western Kentucky football team’s Cure Bowl match-up against Georgia State is fast-approaching. The two programs will battle it out in the AutoNation Cure Bowl. Hilltoppers head coach Mike Sanford says he’s confident that his team is ready for the bowl game because of the level of competition it had to face throughout the season.  Read more 

Hour of Code strengthens future Kentucky workforce

12/07/2017 04:07 PM

Anderson, Bowling Green Independent and Clay County High Schools were each announced on Thursday as recipients of a $3,000 Computer Science Education Incentive Award from Advance Kentucky and Charter Communications. State Senate President Robert Stivers returned to his hometown in Manchester to present the award. Stivers says it’s important to teach students about coding and other forms of technology, so they are prepared to compete in the global workforce.  Read more