December 28, 2011 - 7:30am
Richie Farmer
Local news for Dec. 28, 2011
"Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is commissioning a study to see if it’s feasible to incorporate the University of Pikeville into the state university system. The University of Pikeville in Pike County is a private university. But Beshear says the school meets an important regional need...
December 14, 2011 - 7:30am
Gov. Steve Beshear
Local news for Dec. 14, 2011
"Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday he will present to the state legislature a constitutional amendment to expand gambling. 'We’re going to go all out to get expanded gaming on the ballot,' Beshear told reporters after a two-hour parade down Capital Avenue to celebrate his...
December 12, 2011 - 3:37pm
Steve Beshear and Jerry Abramson
“The inaugural ceremony is a celebration of what makes our Commonwealth special, and one of the best features of our state is our commitment to the arts. We’ve worked hard to bring together some of the most talented entertainers in Kentucky for this historic event.”
Tomorrow’s inaugural festival down the road in Frankfort promises to provide plenty of free entertainment for folks willing to take a little time off work to make a short trip on Interstate 64 to the Commonwealth’s capital.  Kentucky musicians, vocalists and other performers will...
December 12, 2011 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky Wildcats
Local news for Dec. 12, 2011
"Upon Gov. Steve Beshear’s election to a second term last month, he said he planned to meet with Senate President David Williams, his vanquished foe, to talk about areas where the two can agree in an effort to press forward on needed reforms in the state.
December 9, 2011 - 7:32pm
The Governor says next week's inauguration will be Spartan...
The Governor has pledged Kentucky’s 59th Inauguration will be economical – thanks to many cost-savings measures – but the all-day celebration will still feature many inaugural customs that have become synonymous with the event over the past 219 years.
During their swearing-in ceremony next Tuesday, December 13, Gov. Beshear and Lt. Gov.-elect Abramson will take Kentucky’s historic oath of office, which still features language regarding duels. The oath of office dates back to 1850 when concern over dueling and deaths that resulted from the...