Leaders of the Kentucky legislature have not renewed the contract of Legislative Research Commission Director David Byerman, who assumed control of the state agency in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal and low morale among employees.
A group of students from Marshall County High School are joining national protests on walkout day. The students loaded into a bus and traveled more than 200 miles to demonstrate at the state capitol for safer schools.
Advocates for the mentally ill in Kentucky are lobbying to make those with serious mental illness ineligible for the death penalty. Kentucky representatives for the National Alliance on Mental Illness staged a rally Thursday in Frankfort.