Wildlands are an essential part of life on our planet, and it is essential for our future that we protect and steward them. Pine Mountain is a 125-mile forested ridgeline in Central Appalachia that is a critical wildlife refuge and migratory route through a region familiar with extensive resource extraction. For over 20 years the Kentucky Natural Lands Trust has worked to protect, connect and restore this expansive biological treasure. The Pine Mountain Wildlands Corridor is the largest conservation effort in Kentucky's history.
The Kenton County police department's video of an officer's collision with a deer has generated national and international notice. The department posted the video on Facebook and emphasized how the officer involved was able to maintain control of the police car because he "applied his brakes and steered away from the deer in a controlled manner." The officer wasn't injured and damage to the car was minimal considering the impact. The deer also appeared unharmed.
Family members of 33-year-old Krystina Gilbert dug the remainder of an unfinished grave Thursday at Athens Boones Creek Cemetery because it was only 3-feet deep when they arrived at 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. service, Roger Gilbert, Krystina’s husband, said. The cemetery caretaker now disputes the family's version of events.
In our seven-part series, the Herald-Leader followed the first year of Frederick Douglass football from summer workouts to its final game. In this episode, you get a more personal look at two Broncos, Jefferson Harkless and Dayton LeBlanc, who have each played at multiple high schools.
In our seven-part series, the Herald-Leader followed the first year of Frederick Douglass football from summer workouts to its final game. In this episode, the Broncos are crowned are Lexington city champions.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced plans to dismantle the regulations imposed by former president Barack Obama to ensure equal access to the Internet, which will allow companies to charge users more or block access to certain web pages.