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A Few Days Left in Lighting Recycle Drive

(LFUCG)–The city asked people to drop off broken or unwanted holiday lights as part of the Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works’ “Holiday Lights, Recycle Right” collection drive, and the public has responded in a big way. More than 1,300 pounds of lights, extension cords, timers, light sensors and power strips have been collected in…

Lexington Wants Volunteers for Homeless Count

(LFUCG)–Lexington’s Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention (OHPI) is seeking volunteers to assist with LexCount 2019, an annual count of homeless individuals and families in Fayette County. “LexCount is extremely important because it gives us a continuous longitudinal look of how effective the city’s efforts are in reducing and ending homelessness,” said Polly Ruddick, director…

Hope Center Activates Cold Weather Policy

(LEX 18)– Anticipating the coldest temperatures yet this winter, the Hope Center has activated its winter weather policy for the Men’s Emergency Shelter. It acted in concert with the city, which implements its winter weather plan when temperatures dip below 32 degrees. Among other things, the Hope Center: Deploys its Cold Patrol, where street outreach…

Good For You!

Congratulations to: LaDonda Porter of Beaumont Middler School, named Kentucky 2019 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Brooks Conrad, named manger of the Lexington Legends for 2019. Thomas Lister, a sixth-grader at Beaumont Middler School, who earned first place honors in “The Write Stuff,” a statewide contest sponsored by Gilda’s Club-Kentuckiana.

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Davile Bustle of Locust Trace AgriScience Center, selected to participate in the 2018-19 XLR8 Institute. Xiabo “Max” Dong, a doctoral student at UK’s Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, awarded the American Membrane Technology Association Ian C. Satwon Fellowship for membrane Advancement. Patricia Kunz Howard of UK HealthCare, named president of the Emergency…

Good For You!

Wrapping up 2018 with Congratulations to: Fred Sarver, named 2018 Friend of University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs. These award-winners at the Midway University Nursing Pinning Ceremony: Stacy Frost of Georgetown, who received the Majmundar Nursing Award and the Florence Nightingale Award. Kaci Leatherwood of Georgetown, winner of the Outstanding Freshman Award. Ansley Yankey of…

Woman Faces Charges After Chase

(LEX 18)– A woman is facing charges after she allegedly led authorities on a high speed chase from Montgomery County to Lexington. The chase started at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in Mount Sterling and ended about 45 minutes later. Jail officials tell LEX 18 that police approached 30-year-old Tiffany Watkins in the Walmart parking…

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