Former Kentucky governor Julian Carroll dies at 92

FRANKFORT, Ky (WTVQ)- Former Kentucky Governor Julian Carroll has died, according to a statement from the family. The family says Carroll passed away early Sunday morning at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Carroll began his journey in the United States Air Force and was a graduate of the U.K. Law School in 1956. Caroll served five terms in the state House...

New projects announced this week by the KEDFA include expansion of P.L. Marketing in Campbell Co.

Gov. Andy Beshear celebrated continued economic investment in the Commonwealth as he announced $160 million in new business investment this week, generating 740 full-time jobs for Kentuckians. “Including the projects approved today, administration to date, we have announced more than 930 projects totaling over $28.3 billion in investment and 50,466 new full-time jobs for Kentuckians, […]

KAIROS hosts legislative leaders to discuss addiction treatment policy, ’24 legislative session

The Kentucky Association of Independent Recovery Organizations (KAIROS), a new state-based addiction treatment advocacy organization, hosted a roundtable discussion with legislative leaders at the new Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center in Ashland recently. Sen. Phillip Wheeler (R-Pikeville), Rep. Danny Bentley (R-Russell), Rep. Patrick Flannery (R-Olive Hill), Rep. Bobby McCool (R-Van Lear), […]

Andy Beshear’s gubernatorial inauguration is Tuesday in Frankfort; here’s the schedule

Kentucky Lantern Voters gave Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman a second term. Next week, they’ll be inaugurated again at the State Capitol in Frankfort. The 62nd inauguration on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will feature Kentuckians to celebrate a theme of “Forward, Together.” The festivities include an inaugural ball, a parade, performances and […]

Kentucky’s worsening teacher shortage requires an ‘across the pipeline’ approach, officials say

By McKenna Horsley Kentucky Lantern As more new teachers leave the profession, Kentucky’s teacher shortage is worsening, according to a report to the General Assembly which convenes Jan. 2.    The Office of Education Accountability (OEA) recently reported that ramifications of personnel shortages in Kentucky schools are growing. State officials and educators say addressing the […]

#16 Kentucky bounces back in Philly

Philadelphia (WTVQ) — After a shocking loss last week to UNCW, #16 Kentucky bounced back with a win against Penn at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon. Aaron Bradshaw had his breakout game, leading the team with a double-double; 17 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocks. The Wildcats win with a final score of 81-66.   Categories: More...

Mann Elementary student Simran Lad among winners of KYTC’s 2023 Adopt-A-Highway Art Contest

KYTC named 12 students representing 11 Kentucky counties as top finishers in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2023 Adopt-A-Highway Art Contest, and one of them is a NKY student from Boone County. The annual contest allows young Kentuckians to showcase their talents while promoting an important message of keeping roadsides free of litter. This year’s theme […]