Related topics

AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

November 22, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:


LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky prosecutor says he trying a new tactic to collect delinquent property taxes linked to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Knott County Attorney Tim Bates is intercepting royalty payments from local coal operators to Kentucky Fuel — which was once owned by Justice but is now controlled by his children. SENT: 250 words

In Brief:

— LEXMARK CEO-RESIGNS, from Lexington: Lexmark CEO, president resigns

— FRAMED MURDER LAWSUIT, from Lousiville: Suit: Kentucky man was framed for murder

In Sports:


Auburn’s a huge underdog on the road against No. 1 Alabama in this year’s Iron Bowl, but it’s hard to totally discount the Tigers since they’ve won three of the past eight games in the series, including 26-14 last season. Vanderbilt travels to face Tennessee in a game where both teams need the win to become bowl eligible. SENT: 636 words. With AP photos.


No. 19 Syracuse’s visit to Boston College shapes up as the best matchup of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s final week before the championship game. The Orange have sole possession of second place in the Atlantic Division, with BC a game behind them. In other action around the league, Wake Forest needs an upset of Duke to qualify for its third straight bowl and Coastal Division champion Pittsburgh faces a road test from Miami and its tough run defense. SENT: 441 words. With AP photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to aplouisville@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, (212) 621-1900 for news and (212) 621-1918 for sports. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or (877) 836-9477.

Update hourly