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Longtime Kentucky reporter Ronnie Ellis dies

Mar. 16, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Ronnie Ellis, a Hall of Fame reporter who was a fixture in Kentucky's statehouse press corps until his retirement, died Monday in his hometown of Glasgow. He was 68. Ellis died at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, according to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow, which is...

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum stands in Cooperstown, N.Y. On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the hall said it will close to the public beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

The Latest: Kroenke to pay arena employees during shutdown

Mar. 15, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 12:30 a.m.. Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche ownership Kroenke Sports & Entertainment says it will pay its part-time and hourly employees impacted by the cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak for the...

Mammoth Cave ranger shares legacy of black cave explorers

Feb. 23, 2020 11:51 AM EST

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — The first people to explore and map the depths of Mammoth Cave and give guided tours were enslaved African Americans in the 19th century, and current Mammoth Cave National Park Ranger Chuck DeCroix wants to make sure their legacy is carried forward. DeCroix, a ranger in the...

Kentucky history buff: From volunteer to executive director

Feb. 9, 2020 10:00 AM EST

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — History buff Sherry Wesley retired from her job as a social worker on a Friday in June 2006. The following Monday she walked through the doors of the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center at 200 W. Water St. in Glasgow to volunteer her time to help in any way she can. She had no prior...

Kentucky Capitol get its first life-size statue of a woman

Feb. 8, 2020 10:50 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — For the first time in Kentucky’s 228-year history, a life-size statue of a woman will be displayed in the state Capitol this summer. The nearly 7-foot bronze statue will be that of Nettie Depp of Barren County, a pioneer in Kentucky education in the early 1900s. She became an...