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Stories with person: Steve Beshear
  • Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight story has video
    Updated: Sep-05-15 2:51 am

    GRAYSON, Kentucky - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience.

  • Haslam administration touts 'low-cost labor' in Tennessee 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 7:32 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - While Republican Gov. Bill Haslam often states his goal of bringing "high-quality jobs" to Tennessee, a document produced by his administration suggests he may be less interested in making them high-paying positions.

  • Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:53 pm

    HAZARD, Kentucky - In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal.

  • 3 arrested at Kentucky State Fair breakfast 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:17 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A leading gay-rights activist and two others were arrested for protesting at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's Country Ham Breakfast and Auction, an event at the state fair that draws many of the state's top political leaders.

  • Conway backs more severance tax money for coal counties 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:17 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Dangling an enticing promise to local officials from Kentucky's coalfields, Democrat Jack Conway said Wednesday his first budget proposal if he's elected governor would include a plan to return a larger share of severance tax money to struggling coal counties.

  • State treasurer to seek Louisville judge seat 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic state Treasurer Todd Hollenbach was the odd man out of statewide elections this year, unable to seek re-election because of term limits while some of the biggest names in Kentucky politics are campaigning for governor and attorney general.

  • Drew Curtis files paperwork for independent bid for governor story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 4:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In the Republican and Democratic primaries for Kentucky governor, 46 percent of voters cast their ballots for someone other than the two major party nominees.

  • Olympic hero Edwin Moses to speak at horse racing conference 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 5:11 am

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Edwin Moses is among the featured speakers at this weekend's annual thoroughbred racing conference being held in Saratoga Springs by The Jockey Club.

  • Report: College boards heavy with Democrats 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 2:01 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The boards at Kentucky's largest public universities have more Democrats than they are supposed to, according to a published report.