Feb 23, 2014
Al Cross | Comer defies political norms
LEBURN, Ky. -- In a heavily Democratic county badly hurt by the shriveling of Central Appalachia's coal industry, the three Kentucky Republicans elected statewide drove a stake last week for some new public policy to build Kentucky's farm economy, especially in Appalachia.
News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST
Republican Senate challenger Matt Bevin 's credibility was damaged by revelations he praised the 2008 federal bank bailout years before turning it into a campaign issue, railing against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for voting for it, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday.
ATV park breathes life into old Appalachian mine
In this Nov. 21, 2013 photo, Shawn Owens, Knott County tourism director, sits on an all-terrain vehicle at the Mine Made Adventure Park in Leburn, Ky.
Silver Credit wins Helen Smith Trot
Silver Credit scored a 1-3/4-length victory in the $40,000 Helen Smith Trot for 3-year-old trotting fillies, setting a stakes record of 1:56.2, on Friday at Freehold Raceway.