Kentucky News

Kentucky Golfers Recognized In Lexington

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- The Kentucky PGA handed out eleven awards at its conference yesterday in Lexington. Danny Mullen of Paxton Park Golf Course in Paducah was honored as Golf Professional of the Year Award. Todd Butts of Drake Creek Golf Club in Ledbetter received the Player Development Award.

Council Endorses Lexington Sewer Rate Hike

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- The Urban County Council yesterday endorsed an increase in Lexington's sewer rates over the next two years. A final vote must still be taken. Mayor Jim Gray says the hike is needed to help pay for as much as 590-million dollars over the next decade in sewer and stormwater upgrades under a…

Body Of Trigg County Man Found In Lake

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Trigg Co., KY) -- A autopsy is pending on a Trigg County man who was found in Lake Barkley. The coroner's office says it was contacted yesterday afternoon when the body of 61-year-old Ronald Jones of Cadiz was found in the Donaldson Creek Bay portion of the lake. Officials say it appears he fell through…

Fracking Bill Set For Full House Vote

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- A House committee has approved updated drilling regulations and sent the legislation to the full House. The bill would tighten standards for high-volume hydraulic fracturing, and includes new rules for water-quality testing and landowner notification. A Madison County resident, Vicki Spurlock, testified against the measure yesterday, saying fracking brings the potential of…

Allegiant Adding Flights At CVG

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Hebron, KY) -- Another low-fare airline is adding flights at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport. Allegiant Air announced yesterday two new nonstop flights from Cincinnati to Savannah, Georgia and Austin, Texas. The announcement followed one day after Frontier Airlines' announced plans to double its CVG flights with new service to Atlanta and Fort Myers.