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More limits on corporal punishment in schools recommended

Nov. 30, 2021 13:10 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky education officials plan to discuss a proposal that would add more limits on the use of corporal punishment in schools where it is still allowed. A proposed administrative regulation will be up for discussion Wednesday during a...

GOP lawmakers offer critical assessment of Kentucky State

Nov. 30, 2021 11:16 AM EST

Key Republican lawmakers offered a critical assessment of Kentucky State University but acknowledged its historic role in higher education as they grapple with requests from the turmoil-ridden campus for help in shoring up the school's precarious finances. Senate...

Funding awarded to 10 projects to improve water quality

Nov. 30, 2021 04:11 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Ten projects that aim to improve water quality in eastern Kentucky have received funding, officials said. Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that more than $2.5 million would go to one city and six utilities for projects in Floyd, Magoffin and...

Brown, Burns lead Murray State over Campbellsville 98-61

Nov. 29, 2021 23:01 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 20 points and DJ Burns scored 19 as Murray State routed Campbellsville 98-61 on Monday night. Justice Hill added 15 points and eight assists for the Racers (6-1), while Trae Hannibal scored 10. Jace Wallace had 15...

Tshiebwe helps No. 9 Kentucky rout Central Michigan 85-57

Nov. 29, 2021 22:56 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — One difference between this rout and others before it was the lightning pace No. 9 Kentucky played toward building it. Oscar Tshiebwe had 20 points and 16 rebounds, TyTy Washington Jr. added 15 points and the Wildcats quickly overwhelmed Central...

Stivers: Lawmakers would be ready to tackle redistricting

Nov. 29, 2021 18:43 PM EST

The Kentucky Senate's top leader pushed back Monday against the governor's insistence on seeing redistricting plans before deciding whether to call a special session, saying lawmakers wield the policymaking power to redraw legislative and congressional boundaries. ...

Kentucky National Guard members deploying to eastern Africa

Nov. 29, 2021 04:12 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky National Guard says about 150 soldiers are deploying to eastern Africa. A ceremony Saturday at the Lexington airport honored members of the Somerset-based 149th Infantry Regiment as they entered federal active duty, the National Guard...

Ognacevic carries Lipscomb over Kentucky Christian 86-67

Nov. 28, 2021 22:21 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jacob Ognacevic had 27 points as Lipscomb topped Kentucky Christian 86-67 on Sunday. Greg Jones had 17 points for Lipscomb (5-2). Kaleb Coleman added 13 points and seven rebounds. Parker Hazen had 12 points. David Woodard had...

Beverly scores 17 to carry E. Kentucky past Radford 88-75

Nov. 28, 2021 21:40 PM EST

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Braxton Beverly came off the bench to score 17 points to lift Eastern Kentucky to an 88-75 win over Radford on Sunday. Jannson Williams had 15 points and five blocks for Eastern Kentucky (6-2). Michael Moreno added 12 points and seven rebounds. Curt...

Betz lifts Bellarmine past Franklin 75-37

Nov. 28, 2021 19:39 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Juston Betz posted 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists as Bellarmine easily defeated Franklin 75-37 on Sunday. Curt Hopf had 14 points for Bellarmine (2-5). Garrett Tipton added 11 points. CJ Fleming had 10 points. TJ...