facebook

Breaking News from Kentucky News

Find the latest Kentucky Newsfrom the most update to date resource for all local headlines and breaking stories.

Jim 'Sweetie' Lanham

Jim "Sweetie" Lanham, 75, of Owensboro died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born Oct. 12, 1942, in Billings, Montana to the late Roy and Eva Hamil Lanham. He retired as a salesman for Don Moore Automotive and was a member of Bellevue Baptist Chur

OWENSBORO MESSENGER-INQUIRER - 2017-11-25 06:00:00

James N. Williams

Nov. 21, 2017 MUSCATINE - James N. Williams, 80, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Lutheran Living. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Muscatine Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the Ralph J

MUSCATINE JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 06:00:00

William McCann: Kentucky's newly-adopted charter schools law may mean further cuts to arts education

I am conflicted about the newly adopted charter schools law for which regulations are now being promulgated by the Kentucky Department of Education. Studies have shown that charter schools are no better than the public schools with which they compete. But since charter schools are paid for out of st

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-11-25 06:36:21

Hulbert FFA team reaps national honors

The Hulbert FFA Meats Evaluation team consisting of Tristan Brave, senior, Stevie Brave, freshman, and Cheyenne McMahan, freshman, along with Hulbert FFA Adviser David Bowman, brought home the 10th high team award in the nation at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, recently, a new

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-11-25 00:17:20

Holiday shopping season kicks off

BARBOURSVILLE - Just like Santa, Rachel Adkins, of Lincoln County, made a list and checked it twice before making her early-morning journey to the Huntington Mall to do her Black Friday shopping. "I have been waiting for this day since the beginning of the month," she said. "I do most of my Christma

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-25 05:01:00

Kentucky Power reduces rate increase request

Kentucky Power announced Wednesday that it has offered a settlement agreement to the Kentucky Public Service Commission, which, if approved, would still increase residential customers' rates by 9 percent, as opposed to the 16 percent rate increase the company originally proposed. In a press release

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-11-25 10:00:00

Nonprofits will co-host Kentucky Proud Dinner

Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club, Child Watch Children's Advocacy Center, and Community Kitchen have joined the global #GivingTuesday movement. The three nonprofit organizations are collectively hosting a Kentucky Proud Dinner featuring a one night only "bourbon and bison" themed meal. This dinner high

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-25 06:00:00

Giving thanks, being thankful ... memories of Thanksgivings past

So ... how was YOUR Thanksgiving Day? Did you eat too much turkey and fixins'? Did you have the wonderful privilege of spending time with family? Friends? Both? Maybe you had to work? Or perhaps you got a head start on "Black Friday"? Did you spend hours in front of the TV watching parades, football

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-25 10:00:00

Ohio judge orders drug dealer to pay for funeral of teen who overdosed

A judge's gavel rests on top of a desk in the courtroom of the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum in Miami, Feb. 3, 2009. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A judge has ordered a Cincinnati drug dealer, who authorities say was the source behind a teenager's lethal overdose of fentanyl, to pay for

FOXNEWS - 2017-11-25 17:41:52

Kentucky man accused of raping, stabbing woman 25 times

A Barbourville, Kentucky, man is facing rape, kidnapping and attempted murder charges after authorities say he stabbed a woman more than 25 times inside a trailer on Friday. Barbourville Police said an unknown caller contacted 911 after seeing blood on the walls of a trailer and hearing a woman yel

WBIR - 2017-11-25 05:38:00

Karl-Anthony Towns gives back on Thanksgiving

Karl-Anthony Towns spent his Thanksgiving day giving back to those in need. The Timberwolves' forward and his family, along with other members of the Wolves organization, served meals at House of Charity Food Centre in Minneapolis on Thursday, while also donating $10,000 to support the cause. "It's

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-25 02:18:06

McKinney: Quick hitter

It's the final Saturday of November. Fittingly, today's college football schedule features a ton of great rivalry matchups. Seven games involving ACC schools are on tap today. All seven are storied rivalries. In the Big Four, it's Duke at Wake Forest at 12:30 on Fox Sports South and North Carolina a

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-11-25 01:30:00

Eastern Kentucky firefighters rescue dog from sink hole

In Rockcastle County a dog was home in time for Thanksgiving dinner after being rescued from a sinkhole. Firefighters responded to reports of a dog in a sinkhole near Sand Springs Road. They created a rope system to lower a firefighter into the hole and lift the dog out. There are no reports that th

WYMT.COM - 2017-11-25 02:46:00

Western Kentucky tops SMU for 5th in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Jake Ohmer hit a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left to help Western Kentucky beat SMU 63-61 in Friday's fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. The freshman's 3 capped a comeback from 10 down in the final 10:22 for the Hilltoppers (4-2). The Mustangs (5-2) had a final chan

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-25 02:23:00

Early duck hunt doses could front banner season

Today brings in the first weekend of Kentucky's traditional duck hunting season, red-letter days for hard-core waterfowlers. This year presents another generous option from federal migratory bird managers - 60 days of duck hunting and a six-duck daily limit for Kentucky hunters. As is usually the ca

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-25 06:15:00

MU wraps up regular season with comeback, shootout win over Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Only once this season has a Missouri football game come down to the final seconds: the 40-34 loss to Kentucky early in October. The other nine games were either really bad losses or really easy wins. But you can't forget about rivalry weekend, right? Missouri and Arkansas didn't

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-25 01:07:00

Controlling emotions key for USC-Clemson game

COLUMBIA -- With a capacity crowd expected for a November night in Williams-Brice with Clemson coming to town, Saturday's atmosphere should be unlike anything the Gamecocks have seen this year. It's easy to get swept up in the emotion of this kind of game, but it's exactly what the Gamecocks are try

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 04:00:00

HUNTING SEASON EXTENDED: Corbin's 'hunt for six' continues after 21-20 win over Louisville Central

LOUISVILLE - Corbin moved one step closer in accomplishing "The hunt for six" after surviving a late-game scare by Louisville Central. The Redhounds (13-1) saw their 21-0 lead in the third quarter evaporate to a one-point edge in the fourth quarter. But their defense stepped up once again by making

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 06:31:00

The Latest: Funeral set for slain Texas state trooper

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. BRYAN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas state trooper on Thanksgiving Day (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been set for a Texas state trooper who was shot and killed duri

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-25 00:35:42

Kentucky police look into hunting trip shooting death

IRVINGTON -- Kentucky State Police say they are investigating a shooting death that occurred while two men were hunting on Thanksgiving morning. A state police news release said the shooting happened in Breckinridge County. Police said 43-year-old Christopher B. Stone of Irvington shot his rifle int

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-25 06:00:00