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Man facing meth charges in Letcher County

Posted: 01/13/2010 - Authorities with the Letcher County sheriff's office say they found the lab, which was mostly contained in a backpack, at the home of Gary Smith on Marlin Drive in Isom.

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Charter school proposal axed by Senate committee

Updated: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A proposal to allow charter schools in Kentucky has been axed from legislation intended to strengthen Kentucky's application for a massive infusion of federal school improvement money.

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State selling commonwealth owned properties to generate revenue

Updated: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As Kentucky's state government faces a mammoth revenue shortfall, Gov. Steve Beshear is doing what lots of families do when income falls short of obligations: Find the stuff they aren't using and put it up for sale.

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Bledsoe scores 25, helps No. 2 Cats stay unbeaten

Posted: 01/13/2010 - Eric Bledsoe scored a career-high 25 points, Patrick Patterson added 15 and No. 2 Kentucky stayed unbeaten with an 89-77 victory over Florida on Tuesday night.

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Lane Kiffin leaves UT for USC

Updated: 01/13/2010 - Lane Kiffin is returning to Southern California as the Trojans' coach after just one season at Tennessee.

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Haiti experiences massive earthquake, several aftershocks

Posted: 01/12/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said his thoughts and prayers were with the people of Haiti, where a powerful earthquake hit on Tuesday, and that the U.S. stood ready to help the impoverished Caribbean nation.

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New report: More Kentuckians looking to food stamps

Posted: 01/12/2010 - According to a new report by the Brookings Institute, the rate of food stamp use increased dramatically in the nation between August 2008 and August 2009 by seven million, or 24 percent.

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KY Senate begins deliberations on education bill

Updated: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Senate Education Chairman Ken Winters says a fast-tracked proposal intended to strengthen Kentucky's application for up to $200 million in federal school improvement money will face revisions before receiving a floor vote on Wednesday.

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