FRANKFORT — New data from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) on teacher preparation and retention for 28 Kentucky public and independent colleges and universities has been released.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is up from 49 percent last year. Despite the gain, about 24,500 students entered...
Students at J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) have donated their time to help animals at the Claiborne County Animal Shelter stay healthy and happy.
Black bow ties and dressy dresses filled the C.V. Whitney Convention Center at Pine Mountain State Resort Park on Saturday evening as people gathered to hear about hopeful plans for Pineville's future.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Not long after a miner who maintained a dust collector machine at a cement facility in San Bernardino County, Calif., contacted the Mine Safety and Health Administration about safety hazards, he was suspended and then terminated...
Ex-leader of county hit by tornado sentenced to prison
Mayor Bill McGaffey called to order a public hearing with the city council in Cumberland Gap on Monday to discuss a raise in water and sewage rates.
First Christian Church held their first caregiver meeting on Thursday. The meeting welcomed caregiver consultant Edward Harper from Blount Memorial Hospital, who spoke on several topics throughout the course of the event.
LONDON (AP) — Officials say an initiative to improve the economy in southeastern Kentucky has seen successes during its first year.
LEXINGTON — For the first time, more than 6,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean's List. UK has released its Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester.
The K-Count, a statewide count of homeless Kentuckians of all ages who are living in shelters, on the streets, and other places not meant for human habitation, is being coordinated by Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHCJ).
School Choice Week began Monday across America.Throughout the week, which runs through Jan. 31, there will be 95 school choice events across Kentucky and 161 across Tennessee.
The deadline for local high school sophomore students to submit applications for The Center for Rural Development's 2015 Rogers Scholars program is Jan. 31.
Bridget Saylor's third-grade science/writing class at TNT Primary is beginning a new class project to help students with their writing skills and make writing and science even more exciting.
The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a “national disgrace” that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy...
The Bell County Board of Education is looking to start a volleyball program at the middle school level. During a recent board meeting, the board passed a motion to fund the new program if there are enough girls wanting to participate.
The Bell County Grand Jury recently indicted a Pineville High School student for making alleged threats. Lonnie Joshua Lewis, 18, of Flat Lick, was indicted for second-degree terroristic threatening, a Class D felony.
RICHMOND — Applications are being accepted through April 15 for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will notify selected...
William S. Tribell | Daily NewsMayor Scott Madon swears in Pineville School Board members. From left are Josh Howard, Mary Steele and James Golden.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.
Grimes to seek re-election as secretary of state
HENDERSON (AP) — Linda Williams and Max Soaper usually turn into bed early — really early. The couple run the nonprofit Misfit Island, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center located on 500 acres of property off Zion Road, across from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon's budget in a face-to-face forum that offered...
OWENSBORO (AP) — Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits.