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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

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

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

Facing the long goodbye: Kim Campbell, wife of the late Glen Campbell, to speak on Alzheimer's, caregivers

Alzheimer's is a disease that robs the mind while leaving the body - no one knows this better than Kim Campbell, the wife of the late Glen Campbell. On Sept. 30, she will be at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Danville to speak on the disease and her journey as a caregiver. The event is free

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2017-09-16 21:24:32

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

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores open

NEW YORK (AP) - Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company based in Wayne, New Jersey,

WTVQ - 2017-09-19 10:48:27

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Media isn't the one creating pension panic

Whipping up a sense of panic. That's what Governor Matt Bevin says the media is trying to do with our coverage of pension reform. As one might expect, I see it differently. I see us doing our job. We're talking to educators to see how they feel about the situation. We're talking to legislators to ga

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-19 15:51:00

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

University of Kentucky Interiors professor to be inducted into Lighting Hall of Fame

In honor of his decades-long involvement in educating others in the discipline of lighting design, University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Interiors Joseph Rey-Barreau will be inducted into the American Lighting Association's Hall of Fame at its annual conference this September. The ALA is th

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 11:20:00

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

Academy gives citizens closer look at law enforcement

Everyday residents depend on law enforcement officers to protect, serve and make decisions at a moments notice. Rarely, however, citizens look beyond the badge to know how or why actions are performed and decisions are made, or even what is done or required by each various agency. These questions an

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-09-18 23:39:00

Where should chef Alton Brown eat while in Kentucky?

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Celebrity chef Alton Brown will visit Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond this fall, and he's asking locals for a little help before he arrives. Brown is encouraging locals in each of the cities on the last leg of his Eat Your Science Tour to offer "gustatory guidance" ah

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 16:55:00

Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian. In a handwritten request filed Monday with the 4th U.S

WTVQ - 2017-09-18 22:48:28

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

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

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

Pioneerof the Nile colt sells for $525,000 to top Saturday action at Keeneland's September Sale

The positive energy from Week 1 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale carried forward as the sale resumed Saturday following a one-day break, with competition among leading buyers for top-quality horses spurring strong trade, topped by the sale of a colt by Pioneerof the Nile for $525,000 to Stev

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-17 05:16:14

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