Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.
Kentucky’s Republican-majority House of Representatives took the extraordinary step Saturday of condemning the state’s Republican governor over remarks he made Friday amid teacher protests over his vetoes of a state budget plan that would have increased classroom spending.
A Kentucky man who died last summer willed a local animal shelter just over $190,000.
The Army on Sunday identified the two soldiers who were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
Two soldiers were killed after their helicopter crashed during a training exercise at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, officials said Saturday.
Oklahoma’s Republican Governor Mary Fallin likened teacher’s demands for boosting school funding to a “teenager wanting a better car” on Tuesday, in response to educators seeking $250 million in additional school aid.
Hundreds of schools in Oklahoma and Kentucky were forced to remain closed Tuesday as teachers continue to strike for better wages and education funding.
Thousands of teachers in Kentucky and Oklahoma are rallying at both state capitols on Monday in an effort to get lawmakers to approve additional educational funding.
Harold Holland, 83, and Lillian Barnes, 78, are planning to marry later this month — after earlier getting a divorce in 1968, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
Kentucky lawmakers passed a pension reform bill Thursday, sending it to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk — but also prompting backlash about the speed of its passage, reports said.