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Regional

  • Bevin, Conway win Carroll County

    By JEFF MOORE and JOSEPH GERTH

    The News-Democrat and The Courier-Journal

    Republican Matt Bevin and Democrat Jack Conway carried unofficial vote tallies in Carroll County as they sought their party nominations for governor in Tuesday’s statewide primary election.

  • Seven things to know about Ky. governor primary

    By JAMES PILCHER

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    The old saying in Kentucky is that no one really focuses on the state’s primary elections until after the Kentucky Derby.

    Well, just two days after American Pharoah strode into the winner’s circle and was draped with the roses, the garish allegations that one of the Republican candidates had abused his ex-girlfriend in college and helped her get an abortion certainly woke everyone up.

  • KYNG Memorial dedication set for May 25

    The Kentucky National Guard Memorial will be dedicated in a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. The event is free and open to the public. The names of 233 men and women who have fallen in the line of duty since 1912 are remembered on the Memorial.

  • Kentucky State Police unveils statue to honor agency service and sacrifice

    Kentucky Press News Service

    With Monday’s unveiling at its new Frankfort training academy of a 10-feet tall bronze statue called “The Trooper,” the Kentucky State Police will forever display a permanent tribute to the agency’s legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice.

  • Trust For Life, Ky Fish and Wildlife new state license plates

    Kentucky residents now have two new license plate options for their vehicles. Released April 1, specialty plates for the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation, featuring an image of the smallmouth bass, are available for purchase.

  • Obesity is a major issue in Ky.

    Kentucky New Era

    Many of Kentucky’s health problems are a direct result of unhealthy habits. From smoking to sedentary lifestyles and lousy diets, most of these habits could be changed. It takes willpower and an understanding of how choices affect a person over time.

  • Ending child abuse means more funding needed to be invested for social workers

    The Kentucky Standard

  • Trimble Banner moves to new location in Bedford

    The Trimble Banner office in Bedford has moved to a new location above the new Campbellsburg Chiropractic office at 127 Hwy. 42 East.

    “The building is easy to spot with the red roof, directly across the street from Bobby True’s law office,” Publisher Jeff Moore said. “Managing Editor Dave Taylor will be based at the new location to provide our readers with the coverage they expect of Trimble County.”

  • State aims to improve Medicaid managed care

    By TOM LOFTUS

    The Courier-Journal

    In a step intended to address concerns of patients and providers, the state has decided to seek bids for new standardized contracts to manage the massive Kentucky Medicaid program.

    The Kentucky Health and Family Services Cabinet announced Monday it is advertising for new bids rather than exercising its option to extend for a year current contracts with five managed-care organizations that will expire June 30.

  • Absentee voting begins

    Eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots in Kentucky’s May 19, Primary Election. Individuals who may be eligible to vote by mail-in absentee ballot include:

    •Military personnel, their dependents, and overseas citizens

    •Students who temporarily reside outside the county

    •Voters who temporarily reside outside Kentucky (e.g., vacationers)

    •Voters who are incarcerated but have not yet been convicted