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Former Sen. Ford helping Grimes with fundraising

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Former Sen. Wendell Ford, a Democrat, weighed in on Friday, offering his endorsement of the 34-year-old Grimes and urging contributions of $5 or more to help her win the seat now held by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

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'Youth Awakening' Mission: In their own words.

Updated: 07/27/2013 - Dozens of teens from churches in Tennessee and eastern Kentucky have been participating in a mission trip called 'youth awakening' that involves a unique way of spreading the gospel.

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Medi-Share's legal battle with Ky. draws to close

Posted: 07/26/2013 - A Christian health program is back in operation in Kentucky, paying medical bills for churchgoers who pledge not to smoke, drink or engage in sex outside of marriage.

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Ky. lottery sets sales record

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Kentucky Lottery has topped last year's sales record with more than $846 million in revenue for the fiscal year.

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New weekend parking locations available for fair

Posted: 07/26/2013 - That location is the Green Lot of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium off Floyd Street. The State Fair Board says shuttles will run continuously to the fair. Fair tickets can be purchased at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium or advance discount tickets can be presented before boarding the shuttle.

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Kentucky Horse Park has special offer for visitors

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Lexington attraction says the offer will give visitors more time to explore the park. The deal means that guests who purchase a general admission ticket will receive free admission the following day.

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Ky. lottery sets sales record

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Lottery Chief Financial Officer Howard Kline says strong sales of $5 and $20 scratch-offs helped boost the year's revenue to a record number. Total scratch-off sales were $522 million.

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Lincoln Memorial closed after vandalism

Updated: 07/26/2013 - The U.S. Park Police in Washington say the Lincoln Memorial is temporarily closed after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area.

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Ariel Castro agrees to plea in Ohio kidnap case

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A man accused of kidnapping three women, keeping them captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade and raping them repeatedly faces a final pretrial hearing a day after his attorneys and prosecutors said they have entered into plea negotiations.

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Authorities: Photos show Hernandez holding gun

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Authorities say several surveillance photos recorded hours before - and minutes after - his friend was shot to death show former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez holding a gun.

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Ginsburg says push for voter ID laws predictable

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says it's no surprise that Southern states have pushed ahead with tough voter identification laws and other measures since the high court freed them from strict federal oversight of their elections.

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Corbin police search for theft suspect

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Corbin police are investigating a theft that happened while a woman stepped away from her vehicle at a gas station.

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State Police Hold car wash

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Kentucky State Police washed cars and held a bake sale to benefit retiring troopers.

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St. Camillus Academy to Close

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Due to declining enrollment, St. Camillus Academy will not open at the beginning of the coming academic year.

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A war-hero's perspective on P.T.S.D.

Updated: 07/25/2013 - In 1980, the American Psychiatric Association added Posttraumatic Stress Disorder to its manual of mental disorders, and while advancements in scientific research are being made, many war veterans have struggled through the years without an official diagnosis.

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