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Police Investigate Fatal Crash

(LEX 18)–Lexington police are investigating a deadly one-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday night. Police and fire personnel responded to an injury crash on the 800-block of West High Street at about 1:40 a.m. Sunday. Police said the 31-year-old driver died at the scene after his vehicle veered off the road and hit a large…

Good For You!

Congratulations to: These award-winning students at the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College: Emma Vaught, Raymond Betts, Crystal Award Rebecca Caldbeck,  Diachun Award Andrew Moak, Leadership Award Clarissa Somers, Diachun Scholar Award Michael De Girolamo, Evans Scholar Award. These teachers selected to serve on the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council: Susan Cintra, Madison…

According to a new poll released Sunday, nearly 30% of Republicans say they are not planning to get the COVID-19 vaccine.The CBS News-YouGov poll found 52% of Republicans are either fully or partially vaccinated compared to 77% of Democrats. About 5% of Democrats don’t plan on getting vaccinated. In regard to whether the vaccine should be…

Summer Pool Safety

(LFUCG)–Residential in-ground pools now number about 5.1 million, and home above-ground pools are estimated at 3.5 million, according to the National Swimming Pool Institute. The Institute also states there are about 360,000 in-ground pools in hotels, motels, apartments, parks, and public facilities, schools, clubs, and camps. During the pandemic, many families added a backyard pool…

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Congratulations to: Men’s tennis player Liam Draxl of the University of Kentucky, first ITA National Player of the Year from UK. These recent Fayette County Public Schools graduates, who have won National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities: From Henry Clay High School:  Hannah Whaley, sponsored by the University of Kentucky. From Paul Laurence…

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Congratulations to: The Honorable Cole Adams Maier of Winchester, appointed Circuit Judge for the 25th Judicial Circuit, Division 2. Thien-Kim T. Tran of the Fayette County Schools Police Department, who graduated from the basic training academy of the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. Roxanne Lockard of the Craft Academy at Great Crossing High School,…

What’s on Your Road Trip Playlist?

By Danielle Moore // SWNS–Six in 10 Americans have a carefully-curated playlist to set the mood when taking a road trip, according to new research. In a survey of 2,000 Americans, results revealed playlists are so essential that they may be the ultimate make-or-break for a successful road trip. Not having access to a playlist…

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