New Seating In Rupp Arena

New Seating In Rupp Arena Rupp Arena unveiled major improvement in the upper area Tuesday.Officials report fans in sections 211 through 217 and 228 through 234 will now have chair-back seating.Lexington Center President and CEO Bill Owen could not say if the upgrades will increase ticket prices, but these seats did decrease the facility’s…

University Of Kentucky Players Visit Kids

University Of Kentucky Players Visit Kids Players from the University of Kentucky football team visited Kentucky Children’s Hospital on Tuesday.Reports say the football team wanted to make sure the patients could get in on the fun for homecoming week.Former Wildcat Courtney Love and current Wildcats Sawyer Smith and Luke Fortner visited the hospital bringing…

Changes To The ACT Exam

Changes To The ACT Exam Beginning in September of 2020 students will be able to retake portions of their ACT exam.The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that includes math, English, reading, and science sections.One teacher at Perry County Central High School believes this will improve scores.”It’s going to help a lot because…

Naming An Elephant

Naming An Elephant A young elephant calf born this summer at a Kentucky zoo has just about everything he needs, except a name.But he’s a step closer to getting one. The Louisville Zoo has announced three finalists: Fitz, Rocket and Walt.A Monday zoo statement says that more than 15,000 names were submitted for the…

State Attorney General Race Heats Up

State Attorney General Race Heats Up A Louisville man wants Republican Attorney General candidate Daniel Cameron off the ballot. Joseph Jackson filed a complaint saying Cameron does not meet the qualifications to run to represent the people of Kentucky.Cameron made it clear at court Monday, that he believes the complaint is nothing but a…

KY Teacher Highlighted In Campaign Ad

KY Teacher Highlighted In Campaign Ad A Kentucky school teacher who moonlights as an Uber driver to make ends meet is being featured in a political ad sharply critical of Gov. Matt Bevin and supportive of his opponent in the gubernatorial race, Democrat Andy Beshear.With the TV ad’s release Monday, teacher Laura Hartke becomes…

Person In Traffic Accident ID’d

Person In Traffic Accident ID’d Officials have released the name of the person who died on the Hal Rogers Parkway Monday morning.The Perry County Coroner identified the man as Delbert Whitehead, 55, of Leslie County. He was pronounced dead at Hazard ARH.Whitehead was an employee for the City of Hyden for 31 years. The…

Voting Registration Ends Today

Voting Registration Ends Today Today is the last day to register to vote before next month’s general election. The deadline is 4 p.m.There are two ways to register. You can fill out an application online at GoVoteKY.com.You can also submit a voter registration card by mail or in person at your local county clerk’s…