Kim Davis, the court clerk who refused to sign marriage licenses to gay couples in 2015, lost her re-election bid. But her hometown defies many stereotypes about Appalachia being a narrow-minded place.
With Amy McGrath losing a close election to incumbent Andy Barr, Kentucky Democrats didn’t make as much progress as they wanted in these mid-term elections. But will they persist or lose momentum going forward?
Republican calls for unity and civility ring hollow when GOP leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky refuse to acknowledge President Donald Trump’s divisive words and actions.
Lexington Herald-Leader series reveals 43 percent of Kentucky nursing homes are rated as substandard, largely because of understaffing, and the politicians who free them from regulation and accountability.
Lexington author Joseph G. Anthony writes a novel based on Lexington’s Jim Crow violence, from the murder of lawyer and journalist R.C.O. Benjamin to a courthouse lynch mob riot that killed five people in 1920.
Shock probation for four young white men, including to University of Kentucky fraternity brothers, charged in drug smuggling, torture case raises questions about justice and equity in criminal justice system.
The winding eight miles of water from the Forks of Elkhorn to Knight’s Bridge in Franklin County hasn’t changed much since the 1770s, when pioneers paddled dugout canoes up it on their way to survey what would become Frankfort and Lexington. A new book explores its hidden history.