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49 min ago | WHAS11

Second arrest made in fatal eastern Ky. fire

Authorities have made a second arrest in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned in eastern Kentucky.


Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

1 hr ago | Queerty

Kentucky Creationist Museum Won't Hire Gay People, But It'll Sure Take Those Government Subsidies

Perhaps you've heard of the Creation Museum, the horrifying Kentucky institution that teaches children and anyone else willing to listen all sorts of Bible-based creationist inaccuracies.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

2 hrs ago |

Could Vivitrol help NKY heroin epidemic?

Could Vivitrol help NKY heroin epidemic? Ky. to study drug to cure epidemic 'like we've never seen before' Check out this story on There's no magic pill to cure the heroin epidemic but judges in Ohio think they may have found an injection that can at least put a big dent in the problem.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Campbell County, KY

6 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Keep Reading

If the Ready for Hillary PAC has dog shirts, why can't Rand Paul? That's the thinking of the founder of Rand Paul Swag-who first set out to 'make liberty sexy' with Papa Ron.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Bus rental spat comes as Senate candidates meet

The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Community Trust Bank presents scholarships

In keeping with their slogan "Building CommunitiesBuilt on Trust," each year Community Trust Bank assists local graduating seniors in continuing their education.


Related Topix: Bell County, KY, University of Kentucky, Middlesboro, KY, Lincoln Memorial University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Fancy Farm, KY

Courthouse News Service

Sweat Lodge May Be in Kentucky Prison's Future

Death-row inmates in Kentucky may deserve access to a sweat lodge and buffalo meat to perform American Indian religious ceremonies, the 6th Circuit ruled.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

CEO of bankrupt oil company sentenced in scheme

Young Oil executive Anthony L. Young of Knob Lick did not speak during the 30-minute hearing in U.S. District Court in Louisville.


WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentuckians partake in Ice Bucket challenge, millions donated to ALS Association

The pay lake investigation started last year after the Bullitt County Drug Task Force received a tip that Bennett was selling narcotics and stolen merchandise out of the business.


Related Topix: Boston College, Drugs, Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY, Family, Teenagers

Lexington Herald-Leader

Edelen proposes overhauling board overseeing Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport

The board has been in turmoil with the resignations of its chairman and vice chairman and questions about extravagant spending at conferences.


Related Topix: Campbell County, KY

Peak Of Ohio

Man sentenced on escape charge

Patrick Biddle, 33, of Kentucky, was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay court costs for escape and community control violation charges.


WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Human Trafficking Series Explores Kentucky Issues

The series was unveiled by the Kentucky attorney general's office, along with the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board and the Catholic Charities of Louisville HOPE Campaign.


Kentucky Local Food Heroes honored

Last night, at Ramsi's Cafe on the World in Louisville, the inaugural Local Food Heroes Farm to Table Dinner was held.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


Clyde Grimes

<![CDATA[Clyde Grimes LIVINGSTON, Ken. - Clyde Grimes, age 93, formerly of Richmond, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. He was born on February 14, 1921, in Mershons, Kentucky, to Beverly Patrick and Della Robinson Grimes.Clyde was raised in Kentucky, lived in Richmond for many years, and moved back to Kentucky where spent the remainder of his life. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II. While in the Army, Clyde served as a cook and a truck driver in the Philippines and New Guinea and was in five major battles. He was a former employee of DeBolt Concrete Company and retired from the Richmond Sanitation Department in 1983. Clyde was a member of Teamsters Local #135. He was an avid auto racing fan and enjoyed gardening and taking care of his yard. Clyde had a keen since of humor and loved his family dearly. Survivors include his wife, June Grimes of Livingston, Kentucky; daughters, Phyllis Tyra of Richmond and Marge (Michael) Sweet of Richmond; step-daughter, Phyllis Steele of Kentucky; step-son, Victor (Debbie) Franciso of Kentucky; two granddaughters, Gina Owens of Centerville, and Jennifer (Charlie) North of Centerville; two great-granddaughters, Krissie and Lindsey; two great-grandsons, Korey and Justyn; great-great-grandson, Kurtie; great-great-granddaughter, Madison; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Grimes who died in 1983; parents; granddaughter, Jessica Tyra-Cline; brothers, Andrew, Pearl, and Ebb Grimes; and sister, Doris Chambers. Visitation for Clyde Grimes will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James E. Slaven officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to: Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at


Related Topix: Livingston, KY, Mount Vernon, KY, US Military, US Army

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kentucky litter among the most foul

Kentucky litter among the most foul Kentucky litter among the most foul Check out this story on Kenton County now has a second litter pickup crew to help keep the roadsides clean.


Lexington Herald-Leader

McConnell agrees to debate Grimes on KET

Kentucky voters will get at least one chance to see U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, debate the issues on statewide television.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Fancy Farm, KY, Graves County, KY, Beattyville, KY

Middlesboro Daily News

'America's Funniest Professor' to ring Bell

The Bell County Board of Education will have a special guest speaker on Monday during opening day for school personnel.


Related Topix: Eastern Kentucky University

Business Journal

Kentucky jumps 45 places in national entrepreneurship rankings

The State Entrepreneurship Index ranked Kentucky No. 4 for its ability to create new businesses.


Floyd County Times

Floyd named 'Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress'

Several members of the Floyd County Work Ready Community and Trina Allen, Floyd County Co-Team Leader, accept certification during the Workforce Investment Board meeting.


Related Topix: Floyd County, KY, Allen, KY, Steve Beshear, US Governors


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