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‘We want to get back to normal,’ Beshear says in plea to get vaccine

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – As the delta variant continues to cause a spike of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, a new testing and vaccine program at state-run health care facilities was announced on Monday.

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Ancient artifacts seized by customs officers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Louisville, with help from officers at the National Targeting Center Antiquities Unit, intercepted a shipment containing 13 pieces of ancient artifacts from the 10th century.

CPE making $500K in grants available to increase educators

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will award up to $500,000 in competitive grants this fall to help educator preparation programs increase the number of K-12 teachers in Kentucky from underrepresented groups.
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Korda sisters together in Olympic golf against strong field

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — They are separated by five years and could pass as twin sisters from a distance, blond and athletic, both approaching 6 feet with a golf swing that is picturesque and …
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FIRST-PERSON: Getting to the edge of lostness

Matthew 24:14 records these words of our Lord: “This gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.”

$1M gift from Prestonwood Baptist funds new efforts to engage nations

Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, gifted the International Mission Board $1 million toward the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering®. The entire donation will go directly toward new mission work overseas.
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Diplomats: ASEAN waiting on Myanmar approval of envoy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats have tentatively chosen a special envoy to help deal with the violent political crisis gripping Myanmar but must wait on approval …
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Olympic families find solace, create bonds far from Tokyo

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Christina Dressel began organizing the room long before the NBC cameras started rolling. The mother of swimming superstar Caeleb Dressel reeled off a makeshift seating …
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Olympics Latest: Japan's Sena Irie wins featherweight boxing

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Sena Irie …

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