Related topics

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

November 9, 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. Beth Campbell is on the desk. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


FRANKFORT, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters in his home state of Kentucky, three days after midterm elections bolstered the Republican majority in the chamber.

In Brief:

—RESIDENCE HALL-MOLD, from Bowling Green: Western Kentucky University officials are closing a dorm and moving almost 350 students to other residence halls after finding mold in Minton Hall.

—ELECTION 2018-COIN FLIP, from Buckhorn: A coin toss that landed on heads means alcohol sales will be allowed at Buckhorn Lake State Park.

—SHERIFF-DRUG CONSPIRACY TRIAL, from Louisville: A former Kentucky sheriff accused of helping a conspiracy to sell more than a ton of marijuana has been acquitted of all charges.

—TV CHANNEL SHOOTING, from Milledgeville, Ga.: A sheriff’s office says a woman repeatedly shot a gun at her parents because her father wanted to keep watching the University of Georgia-Kentucky football game.

—SCHOOL BUS CRASH, from Louisville: An official says a crash involving a Kentucky school bus sent 10 students to hospitals.

—FORT CAMPBELL-SCHOOL, from Fort Campbell: A dedication ceremony is scheduled this month for the newly constructed Fort Campbell High School.

—RETRIEVER CHAMPIONSHIP, from Frankfort: Kentucky is hosting the National Retriever Championship for dogs.


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