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Lincoln Co. couple accused of beating 12 year old

LINCOLN CO., Ky. (WKYT) - A mother and her husband are behind bars in Lincoln County, accused of beating the woman's 12 year old daughter. Lancaster Police Say Jack Stanfill hit the girl in the nose and beat her with a belt while Casey Stanfill held her down. According to police, the girl's injurie

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 18:04:00

"Cowboy" riding horse on Kentucky highway won't go quietly

A man on a horse had a run-in with police in Kentucky when he went for a ride on the highway. According to an arrest report, 62-year-old Danny Cook was seen riding his horse on U.S. 27 in Stanford Sunday night. WDRB-TV reports Cook was considered a traffic hazard by police. An arrest report says he

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 23:48:00

Want to work in the movies? Asbury offers new programs to help

Kentuckians looking to get an entry-level, behind-the-scenes job in a movie or television production now have a chance to receive training through a program administered by Asbury University. State and Asbury officials announced a certification program Tuesday on the Wilmore campus. Participants wo

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 17:30:00

Bluegrass & Backroads: Great American Dollhouse Museum creates entire community ... only smaller

The Great American Dollhouse Museum in Danville, Kentucky is a fascinating mix of miniatures and story telling, where an entire community is created on a small-scale... but has a big impact on visitors young AND old. Kentucky is a state defined by its history and noted for a number of things, not t

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-17 12:30:57

Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 104

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit central Mexico has risen to 104. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says that at least 30 people have died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos state, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 11 others died in Puebla

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 01:07:00

Woman climbs atop Singing Bridge, leading to 4-hour standoff

Donna Haliburton had a story to tell, but no one would listen - until Monday. At 9 p.m. police received a call that a woman was atop downtown Frankfort's "Singing Bridge," Capt. Lynn Aubrey told The State Journal. Haliburton, 56, wasn't coming down until some listened, preferably Lexington's NBC aff

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:38:43

EKU dedicates final phase of $130 million science building; school hopes to be leader in STEM fields

A musical piece commissioned for the grand opening ceremonies Friday of the new Science Building at Eastern Kentucky University was aptly titled "Emergence Fanfare for Brass Quintet." When Phase 2 of the facility was joined to Phase 1 this year, it gave EKU the largest such facility on any college c

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:18:04

New wood-fired pizza restaurant, bar coming to Rosemont Garden

Pie Hole Pizza, a new restaurant, is coming to Rosemont Garden, and possibly to your house. Pie Hole owner Sean Nealey is remodeling 210 Rosemont Garden, formerly The Butterfly Tree, and plans to open the 1,200-square-foot restaurant in late October or early November. Pie Hole will serve wood-fired

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 15:17:00

What's old is new again: Reclaimed wood is chic and big business

Everything at Lexington's newest mega shopping/retail complex The Summit at Fritz Farm, on Nicholasville Road at Man o' War, is brand new except for the parts that aren't which makes the whole place even more fashionable. That would be the reclaimed wood, both inside and out. Inside The Barn at The

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-17 15:30:00

Nicholasville restaurants unexpectedly close, officials confirm ICE in town

Four Nicholasville businesses have been shut down.Nicholasville Police confirmed the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, known as ICE, raided the businesses Tuesday. JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. - A handful of Nicholasville businesses closed Tuesday unexpectedly and it was the talk of the town

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-09-19 23:02:08

Rumors of immigration roundup leave parts of Nicholasville 'scared to be out'

As rumors of an immigration raid swirled around Jessamine County on Tuesday, some members of the community expressed fear about leaving their homes and three Mexican restaurants were closed for the day. Several city officials in Nicholasville acknowledged they'd heard talk of a raid by U.S. Immigra

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 23:32:00

Keeneland September Sale remains strong

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior's Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline a solid day of trade during Tuesday's eighth session of Keeneland's 12-day September Yearling Sale. Today Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, for

WTVQ - 2017-09-20 01:45:19

Keeneland September Sale exceeds 2016 gross sales on seventh day of selling

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The buoyant pace continued at Keeneland on Monday when gross sales of $273,298,000 through seven sessions of the 12-day September Yearling Sale surpassed total sales of $272,890,500 recorded during last year's entire 13-day auction. Monday marked the first of the two-day Book

WTVQ - 2017-09-19 05:29:09

Johnson deposed in $3 million wrongful death suit

A Casey County man being sued for $3 million in a wrongful death claim answered questions on July 6 in a deposition held at the Marion County Judicial Center. The deposition was filed in the Casey County Circuit Court Clerk's Office Sept. 13. The plaintiffs in the suit, Sierra Skipper, and her sist

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-19 23:18:00

43rd Apple Festival kicks off

Saying this year's Apple Festival will be the biggest and best is something festival chairwoman Deva Hair says every year. "It really is as we have more vendors and events for every member of the family," said Hair. Magic Apple Hunt New this year is the Magic Apple Hunt, which begins at 10 a.m. Fr

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-19 23:16:00

Home and garden show set for Oct. 14

A local home improvement contractor is hosting a home and garden show on Oct. 14 at the Central Kentucky AG/EXPO Center. Mindi Hibpshman, along with her husband, Curt, and other family members, saw a need for this type of event. "When we were in California and we had our business out there, the co

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-19 23:13:00

Churchill Downs, Keeneland partner for two tracks

CORBIN - A horse track that has been in the works for years to come to Corbin has taken a new step forward. Churchill Downs Incorporated and Keeneland Association, Inc. announced Friday morning a historic partnership to propose the construction of two new state-of-the-art racing facilities, one of w

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-17 17:36:00

Ham Days Country Store is open

The Marion County Country Ham Days Country Store is open in the Farmers National Bank Annex on Main Street in downtown Lebanon. The Country Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Purchase official 2017 Marion County Country Ham Days merchandise, i

LEBANON ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 17:45:00

Working on recovery: Liberty Place helps raise money for hurricane relief

Every month, The Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women hosts a car wash. Typically, the money raised is donated to the women in the program to help support them with basic needs. However, this month, the women who are working on recovering themselves decided to donate the money to Hurricane Harvey

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-19 02:41:00

AP participation up in county high schools

While Madison County Schools continues to expand its facilities and district, growth is also happening within the schools' walls. During their recent monthly board meeting, Madison County School Board members received an update on the growth of the district's Advanced Placement (AP) program. The rig

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-19 02:11:00