A child shoots himself or another child in Kentucky once every seven weeks, on average, according to a database created by the Herald-Leader using police reports, news stories, obituaries, social media and other public sources. Law-enforcement officials usually sympathize with the grieving adults who most likely would be held responsible, so cases are quietly closed.
Craig Potts, executive director of Kentucky Heritage Council, explains the task of a new committee set up to create educational materials to accompany a controversial statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda.
A group of children within the state of Kentucky participate in the Equine Troop which is an 8 week course with horses teaching life skills and ways to build relationships. This group partnered with WeeCan allowing children with disabilities to ride horses for therapeutic relief.
Seventeen people testified at the Capitol Annex Monday during the state’s second and final public hearing on Kentucky’s revised federal Medicaid waiver application. The first hearing was held Friday in Somerset.
Canopy Crew designs and builds custom treehouses for clients throughout the region, offers treehouse vacation rentals at the Red River Gorge and provides tree-care services for customers in the Cincinnati area.
Lexington native and Tony Award nominated actress Laura Bell Bundy received the key to the city from Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Tuesday. She is in town to co-direct the Lexington Theatre Company's production of "Legally Blonde -- The Musical."
Bike4alz cyclists, all members of the Phi Gamma Delta at Western Kentucky University fraternity are riding from San Francisco to Virginia Beach to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Five cyclists rode from Louisville to Lexington on Monday.