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Big money in play in Central Kentucky's special House election
Democrat James Kay has raised substantially more money than Republican opponent Lyen Crews and independent John-Mark Hack in the June 25 special election for a state House seat in Central Kentucky.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Al Cross | Special legislative election may be state barometer
VERSAILLES, Ky. -- A special election in the Bluegrass next week could give some clues about the attitudes of Kentucky voters in a year when there are no other elections, and it could push Republicans closer to gaining a majority in the state House in 2014.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Health: 'Longest Day of Play' Thursday at Lakeview
The public is invited to come to Lakeview Park to participate in the Seventh Annual Longest Day of Play 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Independent candidate for state House asks Republicans, Democrats to stick to the issues
John-Mark Hack, independent candidate in Central Kentucky's special House election this month, railed Thursday against involvement of heavily financed outside special interest groups in the race.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Officials on watch for storms as new pavilion opens
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Thousands in Frankfort are loving Wednesday nights weather so far, and are expecting to attend an event outside, but storms are on their way and emergency management officials say they're prepared to keep everyone safe if the weather turns dangerous.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Other agencies on alert after Bardstown murder
It's been weeks since Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was ambushed and killed in the line of duty.
Make a difference
During the past 10 days, hundreds of students from Franklin County, Western Hills and Frankfort High schools have walked across the stage at the Frankfort Convention Center.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Independent group pays fine to resolve allegations
An independent political group that backed Republican David Williams' failed bid for Kentucky governor has paid a $4,500 fine as part of an agreement to settle allegations it tried to shield the identity of its major contributor - who turned out to be Williams' father-in-law at the time.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
First TV ad launched in Central Kentucky race for state House
The first television ad in the race to fill a vacant Central Kentucky state House seat attempts to label two of the three candidates as tax-and-spend liberals.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Agriculture News:Farm-City Field Day set for July 11
It seems like we just finished the Farm-City Banquet, even though it took place almost a month ago, and now it's time for the Farm-City Field Day that's on July 11.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Living in History Homea
The Garden Club of Frankfort and the Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism Commission are sponsoring the seventh annual Living in History Home and Garden Tour Saturday.
Fri May 31, 2013
State approves tax incentives for Franklin plastics company
The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority board on Thursday approved tax incentives for companies including Washington Penn Plastic Co.
Democrat Kay leads in fundraising
Democrat James Kay holds an early fundraising advantage in the 56th House District race, with $91,745 received thus far.
Sun May 26, 2013
Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of May 27
University of Kentucky: Urton Anderson, the Clark W. Thompson Jr. Professor in Accounting Education at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named director of the Von Allmen School of Accountancy, part of the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics.
Fri May 24, 2013
Franklin County jobless rate falls
Employment in Franklin County improved less than 1 percent in April, which had a 6.2 percent unemployment rate compared to 7 percent in March, the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet announced Thursday.