Category Archives: Local News

Bevin Concedes Governor’s Race

(LEX 18) — At a podium inside his office, Governor Matt Bevin conceded the election nine days after losing to Gov.-elect Andy Beshear. The governor formally requested a recanvass following his loss to Attorney General Andy Beshear. On election night he refused to concede, saying that he believed there had been “voting irregularities.” “This is…MORE

FDA Warns Dollar Tree

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, for receiving over-the-counter (OTC) drugs produced by foreign manufacturers found to have serious violations of federal law. The warning letter outlines multiple violations of current good manufacturing practices at contract manufacturers used to produce Dollar Tree’s Assured Brand OTC…MORE

Bowden Finalist for Hornung Award

(LEX 18) — Kentucky Wildcats football standout Lynn Bowden Jr. is a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award. UK Athletics said Thursday that Bowden, a junior, is up for the award, given to the most versatile athlete in college football. Bowden has played as quarterback, wide receiver and kick and punt returner. The award-winner will…MORE

No Change in Fayette County Recanvass

(LEX 18) — Fayette County held their recanvass Thursday morning and afterwards the county clerk had some strong words for Governor Matt Bevin. Officials at the county clerk’s office allowed cameras to roll as they made sure there were no errors to report. The entire process took just over an hour. Fayette County Clerk Don…MORE

LEXPARK Again Offers Food for Fines

(LEXPARK)–The Lexington Parking Authority announced today that its LEXPARK program will once again run the “Food for Fines” canned food drive in partnership with God’s Pantry Food Bank. This year the nationally recognized Food for Fines program runs from Monday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Dec. 20. Customers who bring in 10 cans of food will…MORE

Coroner Looking for Family Members of Deceased Man

(LEX 18) — The Fayette County Coroner is seeking the next-of-kin of an elderly man who passed away Wednesday. Peter Sanders, 71, passed away after a long illness at his home on Laredo Drive . Sanders was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Apple. The coroner has been unable to find any living…MORE

Man Injured in Lexington Crash

(LEX 18) — A man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a crash early Thursday morning southwest of downtown Lexington. Authorities said a vehicle slammed into a utility pole about 3 a.m. near the intersection of Man O War Place and Elaine Drive. Officials tell LEX 18 that the man had to be cut from…MORE

Soup Recall

(FDA)–Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz because a limited quantity of retail pots may contain Fish and Wheat allergens not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Wheat and/or Fish should not consume the product as it may cause a…MORE

DPH Urges: Get Flu Shot Before Holidays

(DPH)–The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is encouraging Kentuckians to get vaccinated against the flu, as the holiday season is approaching. “As the holidays approach, people will be traveling and families will gather together, increasing the potential for exposure to the flu,” said Dr. Angela Dearinger,…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Richard Allan Allday of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Applied Behavior Analysis Licensing Board. Baptist Health Lexington, which earned a grade of “A” for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, a national non-profit health care ratings organization. Spade Corporation of Georgetown, which received the US Department of Labor HIRE Vets Medallion for recruiting, employing…MORE