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Beshear and Mongiardo Sworn In At Private Midnight Ceremony

Updated: 12/11/2007 - Steve Beshear has been sworn in as Kentucky governor in a midnight ceremony in the Executive Mansion. The private swearing-in completes an unlikely political comeback 20 years after he last held an elective office.

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Latest Numbers Show Beshear Out-Raised Fletcher

Posted: 12/09/2007 - A report filed this weekend by Beshear with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance shows Beshear raised nearly $7.1-million in his campaign and spent around $6.8-million.

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Fletcher Frees Six Women From Prison

Updated: 12/10/2007 - Five of the six women released were convicted of killing their abusive spouses. With just a day left in his term, Governor Fletcher also pardoned nine women on Dec. 9.

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Area Residents Prepare for Inauguration Tuesday

Updated: 12/09/2007 - It's a day that kicks off with a parade and ends with a Governor's Ball, as thousands around the state, gear up for Inauguration Tuesday in Frankfort. But who from Bowling Green can you expect to see in Frankfort?

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State Lawmakers Focus On Meth Lab Clean-Ups

Updated: 12/04/2007 - A meeting in Frankfort on Dec. 4 dealt with House Bill 94. It was approved earlier this year to facilitate the proper clean-up of hazardous materials created by methamphetamine labs.

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Kentucky Lawmaker Wants Political Phone Calls Banned

Posted: 12/02/2007 - A Kentucky lawmaker is looking to ban political telephone calls. State Representative Jimmy Higdon says he's sick of those automated political telephone calls that you get as election day nears

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One Clinton Campaign Office Remains Closed

Updated: 12/02/2007 - Senator Hillary Clinton is back on the presidential trail and has reopened all but one of her New Hampshire campaign offices. The Clinton Campaign says the Rochester office will be closed until further notice from authorities.

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Governor Fletcher Looks Back on Administration

Posted: 11/29/2007 - In an interview with the Associated Press, Fletcher says he stands by his blanket pardons during the height of an investigation into his administration's hiring practices.

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Glasgow Businessman Will Run For State Senator

Updated: 11/21/2007 - Steve Newberry is president and CEO of Commonwealth Broadcasting. He announced Nov. 21 he will run for the 9th-District seat being vacated by Richie Sanders.

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Attorney General to Conduct Post-Election Audits

Posted: 11/21/2007 - The counties were chosen in a random drawing to undergo independent inquiries for any potential irregularities that may have occurred during the Nov. 6 election.

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Beshear Predicts a Tight State Budget

Posted: 11/19/2007 - Governor-Elect Steve Beshear has started reviewing the state's financial situation and he's predicting tight times ahead. Currently, the state is operating on an $18.1-billion, two-year budget that expires in June.

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Louisville Democrat Will Run for McConnell's Senate Seat

Posted: 11/13/2007 - Political newcomer Michael Cassaro announced his plans to seek the Senate seat held by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Cassaro is the first Democrat to declare intentions of running in next year's race to represent Kentucky in the U.S. Senate.

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President Bush Lands in Louisville, Visits Indiana

Updated: 11/13/2007 - President Bush arrived at the Louisville airport on his way to speak before a business group in New Albany, Indiana. The president discussed the federal budget during the visit.

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