Category Archives: Local News

Wine Wednesday

With Jim Taylor of Cork and Barrel in Lexington. It’s Wine Wednesday with Jack Pattie and Jim from Cork & Barrel!🍷 Posted by WVLK on Wednesday, September 18, 2019MORE

The Doc is In

The Doc Is In – "Asthma" If you have asthma, you know that it's a serious condition that needs immediate attention when an attack happens.In this medical segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, talks to an asthma patient to find out more about her condition and the types of treatments that are available. "The Doc…MORE

Free Flu Shots Oct. 10

(LFCHD)–The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is once again giving you the chance to fight the flu for free. The department’s annual free flu shot event will be held 1-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Fayette Mall, near the interior entrance of Dillard’s. “An annual flu shot is the best way to fight the flu each…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Stevie Lemons, U.S. history teacher at Lafayette High School, nominated by the League of Women Voters of Lexington to participate in a Harvard University workshop on using case study methods to teach civics. The Lexington Legends, who won back-to-back South Atlantic League titles. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, Associate Dean of the University of Kentucky College…MORE

Lexington Halloween Festival and Parade

 Lexington Parks & Recreation’s Halloween Festival and Parade will be Sunday, Oct. 27. (Parade rain date: Oct. 28.) Lexington’s largest, free Halloween party will kick off with Halloween-inspired art and performances at the Wicked Wonders Market and Halloween Variety Show (4 – 8 p.m., Courthouse Plaza). Food and beverage vendors will be onsite serving up…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Capt. Jeremy Hamm, appointed commander of Kentucky State Police Post 7. Paul Vincelli, a plant pathologist at the University of Kentucky, who will spend a year as a science advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of the Jefferson Science Fellows Program. Brock Alan Barnes of Lexington, appointed a member…MORE

Trash Collection in Lexington Schedule Change Due to Heat

(LFUCG)–With Lexington expecting temperatures to be in the 90s and the heat index above 100 this week, the city’s Division of Waste Management will be adjusting its regular waste collection window. Commercial pickups through Friday will begin at 3 a.m., while residential pickups will start at 4 a.m. These times will reduce employees’ risk of heat-related…MORE

The Doc is In

Dr. Ryan Stanton joins Jack Tuesday mornings at 6:50 a.m. The Doc Is In – "Johnnie Jacobs" (Part 3) Over the past 3-weeks we have been telling you the story of Johnnie Jacobs, a career firefighter that battled a chronic cough resulting in the need for a double lung transplant. In this "The Doc Is…MORE

Sept. is National Preparedness Month

Lexington, Kentucky is launching its National Preparedness Month campaign for September, as part of a nationwide effort, with the theme, “Prepared, Not Scared – Be Ready for Disasters.” The goal is to remind residents to take personal action “now” to prepare throughout the year for any emergency that may arise. “We continue to see emergencies…MORE

Man Shot in Lexington

(LEX 18) — A young man was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Florida Street in Lexington Thursday. The victim’s injuries are non-life-threatening. Two people were detained for questioning, but have since been released. Police say right now, they have a very vague description of the suspects. The shooting happened around 7:40 p.m.MORE