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Stories with person: John Yarmuth
  • Political leaders attend Powers' funeral 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:56 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Bidding farewell to Georgia Davis Powers, her family, friends and admirers turned the civil-right icon's funeral into a celebration of a life that broke down barriers for women and African-Americans.

  • Former Kentucky Senator Marlow Cook dies at 89 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:55 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Former Kentucky Sen. Marlow Cook, who served in Washington during Richard Nixon's presidency, has died. He was 89.