Supreme Court OKs first open-records policy for judicial branch

08/12/2017 12:54 PM

The Kentucky Supreme Court has unanimously approved the first open-records policy for the Administrative Office of the Courts’ administrative records effective Tuesday, the AOC announced in a news release Friday. The policy requires the AOC to respond to information requests within three days and exempts a number of records, such as legal research, communications that do not constitute final actions or formal policies, records that would reveal security details or vulnerabilities, and examination materials. Requestors denied access to records can appeal... Read more 

Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as next U.S. ambassador to Canada

08/03/2017 03:43 PM

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kelly Knight Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to Canada, making her the first female to take the role. Craft is a University of Kentucky trustee and a well-known Republican donor who co-chaired Gov. Matt Bevin’s 2015 inauguration alongside her husband, coal executive Joe Craft. Kelly Knight Craft, a Glasgow native, was a delegate at last year’s Republican National Convention and part of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations in 2007 during President George W. Bush’s... Read more 

OVC Media Days | Murray State Racers talk quarterback battle, defense

07/25/2017 10:48 AM

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As the 2017 OVC Media Day wrapped in Nashville on Monday, this season’s focus for the Murray State Racers was clear — the team’s quarterback replacement and an improved defense. Head Coach Mitch Stewart, wide receiver Jordon Gandy and linebacker Lamont Crittendon represented the Racers. And even though the Racers were chosen eighth in the preseason OVC poll, they say this year’s team chemistry is setting up a strong season. “Just how we practice. Everything we do is high tempo and... Read more 

UofL Foundation announces firing of chief financial officer

07/18/2017 04:36 PM

The University of Louisville Foundation’s board has announced it has fired its Chief Financial Officer Jason Tomlinson, according to news reports. The announcement was made during a foundation meeting on Tuesday, which comes six weeks after the release of a scathing forensic audit that uncovered millions in overspending and lax oversight by previous boards. Craig Dilger, an external attorney for U of L, told lawmakers last week that losses at the foundation totaled between $40 million and $100 million, with his... Read more 

Three Kentuckians named Blue-Grey Football All-Americans

07/14/2017 01:09 PM

After a summer of competing at camps, three Kentucky high school football players have been selected to represent the Commonwealth as Blue-Grey Football All-Americans. The organization will hold their All-American games this year in Dallas, Tampa and Jacksonville. Dalton Tucker , a 6’5”, 293-pound offensive lineman from Bourbon County High School, was one of the honorees. Tucker is committed to Marshall and was one of the top performers at the “Super Regional” in Canton, Ohio. Of his performance... Read more 

Donovan Mitchell drafted by Denver Nuggets with 13th pick overall

06/22/2017 09:55 PM

Donovan Mitchell, a sophomore guard for the University of Louisville last season, has been selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 13th pick overall in the 2017 NBA Draft first round. He was then sent to the Utah Jazz in a trade for former UK player Trey Lyles and the number 24 pick, Tyler Lydon. “We’re all very, very excited for Donovan on being drafted in the lottery,” said UofL men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino. “He put in a... Read more 

Spectrum launches affordable Internet initiative for low-income Louisville residents

05/25/2017 07:15 PM

LOUISVILLE – Spectrum announced Thursday that it will be offering reduced-price, high-speed Internet for low-income residents in Louisville. The initiative, called Spectrum Internet Assist, will provide 30-megabit-per-second download speeds and 4 megabit-per-second upload speeds for $14.99 per month, including free modems and installation. Jason Keller, Spectrum’s senior director of government affairs, said the program will be available for families with students in the National School Lunch Program or receive free or reduced lunch and residents 65 and older who get Supplemental Security... Read more 

Celebrities get Derby weekend started with Barnstable Brown

05/05/2017 11:30 PM

The Kentucky Derby festivities swung into high-gear Friday night as celebrities showed up at the Barnstable Brown party to get their weekend started on the right foot.  Read more 

UK on eBay | Foosball, Tim Couch and a Cowboys-Wildcats mash-up

04/30/2017 11:30 AM

In this week’s edition of UK on eBay, Bradley McKee and Andrew Chernoff battle it out over foosball, Tim Couch and a Dallas Cowboys-Kentucky Wildcats mash-up.  Read more 

UK Basketball | Who will step up as Kentucky's leader in 2017?

04/29/2017 11:30 AM

There’s been a lot of buzz around next season’s team as developments surrounding Kentucky’s 2017 recruiting class pick up. Kentucky Sports Television’s Bradley McKee spoke with SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker about recent developments in Wildcat recruiting news.  Read more