HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A coal company is building a new facility in western Kentucky.
Riverview Coal LLC operates a massive underground coal mine in Union County. The new $35 million facility will be built in neighboring Henderson County, according to a media release from the Kentucky governor's office.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to buy Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky, for $79 million in cash.
The deal announced Thursday with Enchantment Holdings LLC includes Churchill Downs assuming Ellis Park’s opportunity to build a track extension facility in Owensboro.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and two were wounded in a shooting at a homeless shelter for men in western Kentucky, and a suspect has been arrested, authorities said.
Officers responded Thursday evening to a report of an active shooter at the Harbor House Christian Center, the Henderson Police Department said in a statement on social media.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Yana Wilson won the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on Saturday, rallying to beat Gianna Clemente 3 and 2 in hot conditions in the 36-hole final at The Club at Olde Stone.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is ready to start construction in earnest on the first phase of a planned Ohio River bridge that will connect western Kentucky and Indiana.
Gov. Andy Beshear attended a groundbreaking at Henderson on Wednesday for the Interstate 69 Ohio River Crossing.
ROBARDS, Ky. (AP) — Two workers have died after falling into a drainage system at a western Kentucky power plant, officials said.
Big River Electric Corporation spokeswoman Stephanie McCombs confirmed that a company employee and a contractor died Tuesday while working on the company’s Sebree Station property near the Green Station power plant in Henderson County, news outlets reported.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston has been named the Southeastern Conference women's player of the year and for the third straight year she has honored as the league's top defensive player.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Aliyah Boston is making double-doubles look as automatic as South Carolina's wins.
Boston scored 18 points with 12 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina coasted after a strong start to beat No.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Lexington man of killing two people in Hardin County.
Jurors handed down the verdict Wednesday in Hardin Circuit Court for Taynondree Reed, 29, in the 2020 deaths of Shawn Fox, 32, and Michael Buckner Thomas, 37, of Hopkinsville, The News-Enterprise reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 19 points and 18 rebounds, and top-ranked South Carolina beat No. 13 LSU 66-60 on Thursday night, ending the Tigers' 13-game winning streak.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A motorist accused of breaking a man's leg after being cut off in traffic in a Minneapolis suburb has been arrested in Kentucky after two months of evading law enforcement.
The 60-year-old man was arrested in Kentucky last week after being charged with third-degree assault for an October incident, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said it has found no criminal wrongdoing directly related to the death of a fraternity member in October but has found illegal activity involving identification cards as well as violations of university policy.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Officials have broken ground on a paper mill and box factory in western Kentucky that will create more than 300 jobs.
State and local leaders joined Pratt Industries in Henderson last week as construction begins on the $500 million project, according to a statement from the governor's office.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach coach Dawn Staley isn't saying if injured point guard Destanni Henderson will play when the top-ranked Gamecocks face Kansas State on Friday night.
Henderson played less than a half in her team's 79-42 win over North Carolina A&T on Monday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A first-year University of Kentucky student died after being found unresponsive at a fraternity house, and the coroner's office said the student died from “presumed alcohol toxicity.”
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to six years of probation for a fiery highway crash that killed an Evansville woman and her two children.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson's big day put him amid elite company in the Ohio State record book, and it couldn't have come at a better time for his decidedly off-kilter team.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83.
Jenkins died Monday at The Heartford House hospice facility in Owensboro, The Gleaner reported.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Fire destroyed a barn at Ellis Park race track in Kentucky early Sunday, with officials saying the horses inside were rescued.
Sunday's racing program was canceled after the fire in the receiving barn, where horses are supervised and examined before running in a race.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A 2-year-old filly got loose before a race at a Kentucky track and ran onto a highway alongside cars before being apprehended Saturday.
The filly named Bold and Bossy got loose on her way to the starting gate at Ellis Park.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen tied the North American record for victories by a trainer Friday when Shanghai Dream won the sixth race at Ellis Park.
Asmussen equaled the mark of 9,445 set by the late Dale Baird during his 46-year career that ended when he was killed in a car crash in 2007 at age 72.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal officials have approved a major disaster declaration for Tennessee's severe weather and flooding in March.
The Monday declaration will help 23 counties impacted by the storms that took place on March 27-28, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Community COVID-19 vaccination centers will open in Laurel and Henderson counties in a joint effort by the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Gov...
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — The Green River National Wildlife Refuge in western Kentucky is expanding by 437 acres (177 hectares), U...
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Firefighters in Kentucky say they detected high levels of carbon monoxide in a home where a woman was found dead and two children discovered in serious condition...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials in western North Carolina say one person has died from Legionnaires' disease and several others have been sickened...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jeremiah Holloman, Terry Godwin and Mecole Hardman were among the first wave of Georgia players to jump into the stands...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:
A person was in custody Wednesday night following the second shooting to be reported in Henderson in 24 hours.
Mayor Eddie Ellington said a person was shot at about 7:30 p.m. on Young Avenue and walked up to the post office on Belle Street.
Two people were charged Sunday with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man missing for more than two weeks, according to the Vance County sheriff.
Michael Bowes, 46, of Henderson, was found shot to death inside of his car at about 1 p.m.
Brown 4-7 2-4 12, Tatum 3-9 0-0 8, Horford 6-7 0-0 15, Irving 7-11 0-0 16, Hayward 5-13 0-0 13, Ojeleye 1-3 0-0 3, Morris 3-6 0-0 7, Nader 2-3 0-0 5, Yabusele 0-2 0-0 0, Theis 1-3 0-0 2, Allen 0-0 0-0 0, Rozier 3-9 0-0 7, Smart 4-6 1-1 9, Larkin 4-6 1-1 9, Bird 0-0 0-0 0, Peak 0-0 0-0 0, Dixon 0-0 2-2 2.
St. Agnes Academy athletics and activities finished fifth in the state in the TAPPS Henderson Cup standings, ahead of several schools which compete in both girls and boys athletics.
The Tigers amassed 63 points, all but two in athletics, to finish behind co-ed schools Tomball Concordia Lutheran (103), Argyle Liberty Christian (98), San Antonio Antonian College Prep (89) and Dallas Bishop Lynch (86).
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers admittedly missed having goal scorer Karissa Tatum last year.
Thursday night was proof why.
The senior, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, scored four times to lead her team to a 9-1 rout of Chattooga in a non-region match.