Slightly more than a month after causing the death of a 57-year-old Elizabethtown man, William Albert Steinmetz accepted responsibility and a plea agreement charging him with first-degree manslaughter.
John White died March 20 at University Hospital in Louisville from knife wounds received in a confrontation.
Just shy of its 40th year, the Official Kentucky State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest is taking another break from its annual schedule.
After 37 years at Rough River Dam State Resort Park, the contest took one year off in 2012 to relocate to a more populated area in an effort to become more financially solvent, board member Steve Hall said.
A new National Park Service report shows that 241,264 visitors to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in 2014 spent $13 million in communities near the park. That spending is credited with supporting 227 jobs.