A copyright infringement suit filed Monday in federal court says a Richmond bar didn’t have a publishing license to play songs by Bob Seger, Johnny Cash, George Thorogood and others. Bars and restaurants must pay music licensing fees for the privilege to play music in their establishments.
Eastern Kentucky hired A.W. Hamilton as its 21st men’s basketball head coach. A Georgetown native and former hoops star at Scott County High School, Hamilton spent the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach at North Carolina State.
Before the winter weather system arrives late today into this evening, temps can make a run toward the low 40s, said WKYT meteorologist Chris Bailey. Light rain and light snow will then develop in a narrow band in the early hours of Saturday.
A man was killed Monday in a construction accident at a store building site in Richmond, authorities said. Richmond and Lexington firefighters responded to the sit where two track hoes, large heavy equipment, could be seen digging at the future site of a Menards retail store.
The shock and loss that Pulaski County is feeling in the wake of a plane crash that killed four people is similar to what Richmond felt 45 years ago this week, when 10 Madison Countians and a pilot were killed in a similar tragedy. Richmond will have a remembrance ceremony Friday to unveil a new marker to tell about the 10 who perished on Nov. 17, 1972.
Enkhjin “Eny” Enkhbold, 21, died Wednesday shortly after 2:30 p.m. Enkhbold was injured in a Friday car crash in Berea, which also resulted in the death of Dzhoana Ivanova, 23, a Berea College exchange student from Bulgaria.
Traffic on Interstate 75 was backed up for several hours Sunday after a truck driver suffered a medical emergency, drove his truck into a center barrier and dumped a load of wood on the highway, police said Sunday.
Eastern Kentucky University will unveil a new statue of iconic, former Colonels head football coach Roy Kidd on Saturday in the north end zone of Roy Kidd Stadium. The bronze statue, the work of sculptor Dr. John B. Savage Jr., was funded through private donations, many from Kidd’s former EKU players.
Madison County’s property valuation administrator pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of driving under the influence. Billy Ackerman, 42, was sentenced to pay $793 in fines and court costs, had his driver’s license suspended for 30 days, and must take alcohol and drug education classes.
Game time, radio and TV information, series history, the main story line and who is on the spot for the Kentucky Wildcats in their 2017 college football home opener vs. the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, Sept. 9, at noon at Kroger Field in Lexington