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Ellis Park cancels today’s races because of flooding;Track remains open for simulcasting, HHR gaming

Bill Stephens

August 23rd, 2019

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HENDERSON, Ky. (Friday, Aug. 23, 2019) — Ellis Park has canceled today’s live race card because of torrential rain and flooding of the track and paddock area. The live music ...

Kentucky State Fair changes teen policy after disturbance

Bill Stephens

August 20th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Minors entering the Kentucky State Fair at night now must have a parent or guardian 21 or older with them following a disturbance during the weekend. Kentucky State Police ...

Kentucky State Fair changes tickets for veterans, military

Bill Stephens

August 14th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Fair has changed the way veterans and active duty military members can get complimentary tickets to the event, which starts its 11-day run Thursday in ...

Union County awarded $501,300 in discretionary funds for critical infrastructure improvements.

Bill Stephens

August 14th, 2019

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Funding to help with paving and bridge repair efforts  MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2019) – During a meeting of the Union County Fiscal Court today, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) ...

McConnell wants to consider gun background checks in fall

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment

Kentucky lawmakers promote gun safety legislation

Bill Stephens

August 9th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Months after Kentucky relaxed its gun laws, some lawmakers want to shift the focus to a proposal meant to keep guns away from people deemed as threats to themselves or ...

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