State News

Kentucky news from the Lexington Herald Leader newspaper in Central Kentucky.
  1. Tennessee lawmakers OK whiskey barrel tax exemption bill

    Tennessee's Republican-led legislature has passed a proposal to exempt Jack Daniel's and other distillers from property tax on whiskey barrels, a fee the company says it hasn't had to pay … Click to Continue »
  2. Shooting suspect shot by police in Kentucky dies

    A suspect in a weekend shooting in Kentucky who was subsequently shot by police has died, authorities said Monday. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor told news outlets that 37-year-old … Click to Continue »
  3. Final day for barge builder Jeffboat's Ohio River shipyard

    Workers at a southern Indiana barge and towboat manufacturer are entering their final day on the job as the Ohio River shipyard closes its doors. Monday was the last day … Click to Continue »
  4. Poster series created to highlight 16 Kentucky State Parks

    The Kentucky State Parks Foundation has announced a poster series that will highlight 16 state parks. A foundation statement says artists have been commissioned to create the posters for an … Click to Continue »
  5. Cooking Channel show visits Hillbilly Days in Kentucky

    Kentucky's Hillbilly Days festival is over for another year, but television viewers will have a chance to see the event this fall. WYMT-TV reports the Cooking Channel will air an … Click to Continue »

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