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Warrick scores 30, Northern Kentucky beats Youngstown State

Dec. 01, 2022 23:02 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marques Warrick's 30 points led Northern Kentucky over Youngstown State 77-73 in overtime on Thursday night. Warrick added five steals for the Norse (4-4). Xavier Rhodes scored 15 points and added six rebounds and three steals. Trevon Faulkner recorded...

Kentucky agriculture on pace to achieve record receipts

Dec. 01, 2022 18:44 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Having endured a turbulent year marked by high inflation and extreme weather trends, Kentucky agriculture is on pace to achieve record-setting cash receipts, agricultural economists said Thursday. Statewide farm cash receipts this year are projected to...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Dec. 01, 2022 15:35 PM EST

Bowling Green Daily News. November 25, 2022. Editorial: KIDS COUNT data offer good and bad news Each year, the Kentucky Youth Advocates releases its KIDS COUNT annual report, which provides insight into children’s lives and well-being – an important barometer. ...

Kentucky to open female-only juvenile detention center

Dec. 01, 2022 14:54 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will open its first female-only juvenile detention center as part of efforts to defuse the risks of violence that escalated into a riot at a youth facility, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday. A 35-bed detention center in northern Kentucky will be...

Akot nets 20, Western Kentucky takes down Austin Peay 75-74

Nov. 30, 2022 23:43 PM EST

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Emmanuel Akot's 20 points helped Western Kentucky defeat Austin Peay 75-74 on Wednesday night. Akot was 8 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 3 for 4 from the line for the Hilltoppers (7-1). Jamarion Sharp scored 18 points while...

Mikesell leads No. 4 Buckeyes past No. 18 Louisville 96-77

Nov. 30, 2022 22:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored a season-high 26 points to help lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 96-77 victory over No. 18 Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night. In a battle of teams with similar styles, the Buckeyes (7-0) survived a sluggish first half to...

Kentucky Democrats to appeal ruling in redistricting case

Nov. 30, 2022 18:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats said Wednesday they're taking the next steps in their redistricting fight, including asking the state's highest court to immediately take up their lawsuit challenging new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. ...

Towson president chosen to lead University of Louisville

Nov. 30, 2022 13:59 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Longtime college administrator Kim Schatzel was selected Wednesday as the next president of the University of Louisville and says she will bring her own experience as a first-generation college student to showcase the “transformative power” of higher education. ...

Officials break ground on eastern Kentucky prison expansion

Nov. 30, 2022 04:10 AM EST

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections has broken ground on an expansion of Little Sandy Correctional Complex in eastern Kentucky. The expansion will allow officials to transition inmates from Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange, and it will create 166 new...

Gross scores 23 in Morehead State's 109-62 victory

Nov. 29, 2022 23:31 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Alex Gross' 23 points helped Morehead State defeat Kentucky Christian 109-62 on Tuesday night. Gross also contributed 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Eagles (4-4). Branden Maughmer scored 14 points, going 5 of 10 (2 for 5 from distance). Mark Freeman was 4...