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Grayson joins Kentucky Main Street program

Jan. 23, 2023 07:00 AM EST

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Another small town in Kentucky is part of a state initiative to revitalize historic downtown areas and foster strong economies. Grayson in Carter County has joined the Kentucky Main Street program, the Kentucky Heritage Council said last week in a statement. The...

Former Kentucky congressman Carroll Hubbard dead at 85

Nov. 14, 2022 19:16 PM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Carroll Hubbard of Kentucky, who served nine terms in the House and gained a reputation for quiet gestures of kindness before his career imploded in a banking scandal, has died. He was 85. Hubbard died Saturday at a nursing facility in Paducah,...

Utility backs solar farm atop capped Kentucky coal ash pit

Nov. 11, 2022 13:45 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility has proposed building a $216 million solar farm project in Kentucky atop a capped coal ash storage pit at one of its coal-fired power plants. The federal Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to advance the initiative...

Ky officials warn of 'slick smelly' chicken offal spill

Nov. 04, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials on Friday warned motorists to avoid a portion U.S. Highway 62 where chicken offal spilled along the roadway. “The Calvert City Fire Department is attempting to wash the waste material off the roadway,” the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet...