• Deceitful blacktop contractors targeting Kentucky residents

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and Woodford County Sheriff Wayne “Tiny” Wright said a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region.

  • 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo in Louisville expected to be largest yet

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The largest Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) to-date is set to take place July 15-21 in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
    More than 920 junior exhibitors and their families will bring 1,835 head of Hereford cattle from 35 states to compete at the 2017 JNHE, totaling 2,200 entries.

  • Lawmakers hear plans for Ky.’s WWI centennial observances

    FRANKFORT – More than 100,000 young men from across the United States trained at Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville before being shipped overseas to fight in the Great War.

  • Kentucky celebrating 225th birthday

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Tourism, among others throughout the state, began the celebration of Kentucky’s 225th anniversary of statehood on June 1. Additional events will honor the Commonwealth during the course of the year.

  • Carrollton woman arrested following child meth overdose

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the overdose of her 8 month old child, Kentucky State Police said.
    On Friday June 9th at approximately 5:19 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 5 Dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.

  • Kentucky Horse Park to host Man o’ War movie night

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Man o› War Celebration, presented by Windstream, continues at the Kentucky Horse Park with a special movie night on June 24 from 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by the Keeneland Kids Club, the event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famous racehorse and is part of a season-long series of Man o’ War-themed events hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • iLead students give Butler mini golf course makeover

    Landmark News Service
    The miniature golf course at General Butler State Resort Park has a different look thanks to the efforts of students at the iLead Academy and Carroll County Area Technology Center.
    iLead Academy director Larisa McKinney said the idea of renovating the miniature gold course came out of a meeting she attended at sometime in the fall of 2015.
    Friends of Butler developed the project as part of it’s efforts to improve the facilities.

  • Galvanizing line to be added at Ghent’s Nucor sheet mill

    Nucor Corporation has announced that it is investing an estimated $176 million to build a hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky. The new galvanizing line will expand Nucor Steel Gallatin’s product capabilities and have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of June 1st through June 30th.

  • New director in place at North Central Health Dist.

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service
    There’s excitement in the air at the North Central District Health Department as a new leader comes on board.
    Roanya Rice, MBA, BSN and RN, brings plenty of experience with her, coming to North Central from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, where she spent 16 years in leadership positions including primary care clinical manager, women’s health manager, cancer program coordinator and public health clinical coordinator.