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Pineville Community Health Center receives $1 million loan

Dec. 03, 2021 04:08 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Bell County's Pineville Community Health Center is the first health care facility to be approved for funding through the Kentucky Rural Hospital Loan Program, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The eastern Kentucky hospital will receive a $1 million loan that...

Christmas tree lighting is Saturday at Kentucky Capitol

Dec. 03, 2021 04:01 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear will light the state's Christmas tree on Saturday, following a parade to the Capitol. The Frankfort Christmas Parade starts at 6 p.m. and will wrap behind the Capitol, in front of the Capitol Annex, where the governor,...

Engstler helps No. 10 Louisville women rout No. 12 Michigan

Dec. 02, 2021 23:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler and No. 10 Louisville absorbed Michigan's initial charge before quickly answering with a furious pace that earned them their most impressive win this season. Engstler had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Kianna Smith added 17 points and...

Troy hires Kentucky assistant Jon Sumrall as head coach

Dec. 02, 2021 23:02 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has hired Kentucky co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall as its head coach, the school announced Thursday night. Sumrall replaces Chip Lindsey, who was fired on Nov. 21 with one game left in his third season. Sumrall, 39, was...

Patton lifts Cleveland St. past N. Kentucky 72-58

Dec. 02, 2021 22:48 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Torrey Patton had 20 points as Cleveland State topped Northern Kentucky 72-58 on Thursday night in a Horizon League opening matchup for both teams. D'Moi Hodge had 15 points for Cleveland State (5-2, 1-0), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Deante...

Beshear: Delta variant causes new increase in COVID-19 cases

Dec. 02, 2021 17:53 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — While attention shifts to the new omicron variant, a familiar adversary is driving up coronavirus cases again in Kentucky, Gov Andy Beshear said Thursday. The delta variant — which inflicted considerable suffering in recent months — is...

UTSA hosts Western Kentucky for C-USA championship

Dec. 02, 2021 15:00 PM EST

No. 15 UTSA (11-1, 7-1 Conference USA) vs. Western Kentucky (8-4, 7-1), Friday at 7 p.m. EST (CBS Sports Network). Line: Western Kentucky by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

UTSA seeking first C-USA title against Western Kentucky

Dec. 02, 2021 14:33 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The past is ever present in a historic season of firsts for UTSA. The Roadrunners will compete for its their Conference USA championship when they host red-hot Western Kentucky on Friday night at the Alamodome. Facing the...

Economists: Kentucky farm sector may reap record receipts

Dec. 02, 2021 13:34 PM EST

Having endured bumpy seasons of global trade fights and slumping commodity prices, Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year — fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports, agricultural economists said Thursday. ...

Board approves more limits on corporal punishment in schools

Dec. 02, 2021 10:26 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky education officials have approved a proposal that would add more limits on the use of corporal punishment in schools where it is still allowed. The Kentucky Board of Education passed a proposed administrative regulation on Wednesday that...