News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thu, 09/03/2015

Following a memorial service celebrating the life of Hon. Joe Lee and in recognition of his long tenure with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, a document highlighting some of Judge Lee’s many contributions...

Wed, 07/01/2015

Notice to Attorneys
Audio files of all bankruptcy court hearings held on or after July 1, 2015, will be made available to the public through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, unless otherwise...

Tue, 06/09/2015

The Covington Divison docket scheduled for today, June 9, 2015, is RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
All chapter 13 matters begin at 9:30 a.m. All other matters begin at 11:00 a.m.

Fri, 05/22/2015

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of the Honorable Joe Lee, 89, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky.  During his more than 50 year tenure Judge Lee presided over thousands of cases affecting the...

Thu, 04/16/2015

KYEB is soliciting comments and/or requests for any suggested changes (including additions, revisions, and deletions) to our Local Rules.   Your comments will assist us in evaluating whether a need exists to reconvene the Local Rules committee. ...

Wed, 04/08/2015

Members of the bar and their staff are invited to a demonstration of an Evidence Presentation System (EPS) being considered for implementation in the Lexington bankruptcy courtrooms.  Demonstration will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2015 in...

Tue, 03/31/2015

A Message from the Judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Kentucky:
April is designated by Congress as National Financial Literacy Month.  Financial knowledge is an important step...

Thu, 03/05/2015

The Licking River Mining, LLC, et al. (14-10201) Hearings Scheduled Friday, March 6, 2015, Are Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather and Hazardous Travel Conditions.

All Licking River matters scheduled for hearing on March 6, 2015, including...

Wed, 03/04/2015

Hearings scheduled tomorrow, March 5, 2015, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky are cancelled due to inclement weather.

The movant or objecting party may reschedule matters set for hearing on March 5...

Mon, 03/02/2015

The CM/ECF system for the US Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, will be offline on Sunday, March 8, from Noon until approximately 1 pm for a system upgrade.