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Presidential Hopeful To Visit Western Kentucky

Posted: 10/04/2007 - Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards was scheduled to appear Thursday near a small western Kentucky town to reward a group of supporters who won a contest on his Web site.

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Whistle-Blower Volunteers For Beshear Campaign

Posted: 10/02/2007 - The whistle-blower who prompted a grand jury investigation into Gov. Ernie Fletcher's hiring practices is volunteering for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear's campaign.

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Fletcher Drops Casino Issue In Latest Ad

Posted: 10/01/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher has shifted the focus of his latest television ad away from casino gambling, opting to attack Democratic challenger Steve Beshear for his former law firm's handling of a corporate bankruptcy case.

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First Voter Registration Week Begins

Posted: 10/01/2007 - Kentucky's initial "Voter Registration Week" is under way and officials hope numbers of new voters will reflect its success.

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Governor Candidates Tout Health Insurance Proposals

Posted: 09/28/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher, a medical doctor who's made health care a hallmark of his first term, would push for extending a health insurance program for small businesses to include thousands of Kentucky children if he wins re-election, Fletcher said in a recent interview.

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Trio Sentenced For Role In Vote-Buying Scheme

Posted: 09/25/2007 - Three people who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to buy votes during the May 2006 Democratic primary in eastern Kentucky were sentenced yesterday.

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Beshear likes Fletcher administration's 'Unbridled Spirit'

Posted: 09/21/2007 - The words "Kentucky - Unbridled Spirit" have been plastered on everything from billboards to bumper stickers in an initiative by Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration to boost tourism in the state.

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Fletcher, Beshear Exchange Barbs At Danville Stop

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher, speaking Friday in the central Kentucky town where the state constitution was drafted, harshly criticized his Democratic challenger for wanting to change the historic document to legalize casinos.

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Lexington Activist Chosen U.N. Alternate Delegate

Posted: 09/13/2007 - A civic activist and Republican fund-raiser from Lexington has been tapped as an alternate U.S. delegate to the 62nd United Nations General Assembly session that begins next week. The White House has announced Kelly Knight's appointment as an alternate, along with Rodger Young of Michigan.

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Western Kentucky Native Appointed To High Court

Posted: 09/10/2007 - Governor Fletcher has appointed Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Lisabeth Hughes Abramson of Louisville to the Kentucky Supreme Court. Judge Abramson fills the vacant seat of the late Justice William McAnulty.

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Nominee For UK Board Chairman Criticized For Ties To Fletcher

Posted: 09/05/2007 - The nomination of a construction company executive to lead the University of Kentucky's Board of Trustees has sparked controversy among some members because of his close political ties to Gov. Ernie Fletcher.

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