Category Archives: Local News

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Congratulations to: Jaxon Freeman, Waco Elementary, Jennifer Taliaferro, Model Laboratory School, first place winners in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2019-2020 Adopt a Highway Art Contest. Sarah Coleman, named Exectuive Director of the Kentucky Horse Council. UK College of Nursing outstanding alumni, including: Dr. Patricia B. Howard, Executive Associated Dean for the UK College of Nursing-Norton…MORE

UK Announces Football Gameday Protocols

(LEX 18) — The University of Kentucky released its updated requirements tp help combat the spread of coronavirus for those planning to attend the Wildcats’ home opener against Ole Miss on Saturday. A strict mask policy will be enforced, which includes face coverings to be worn by fans at all times except when eating or…MORE

456 New COVID Cases Sunday

(LEX 18) — Governor Beshear’s office is reporting there now been 66,491 cases of coronavirus in Kentucky. Gov. Beshear said there were 456 newly reported cases on Sunday. Three more people have died after contracting the virus, bringing a total of 1,157 Kentuckians who have died from COVID-19. The deaths reported Sunday include a 97…MORE

Free Flu Shots in Fayette Co.

(LFCHD)–The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is once again offering free flu shots Drive-Thru for High-Risk (13 and Older) For those in high-risk categories, a drive-thru flu shot event will be held 9 am.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Consolidated Baptist Church, 1625 Russell Cave Road. This event will only be for high-risk individuals ages 13…MORE

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Congratulations to: Kevin Weaver of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. University of Kentucky women’s soccer players Marissa Bosco, Hannah Richardson, Jordyn Rhodes and Brooke Littman, named to the Southeastern Conference’s preseason watch list. Kelley Sloane, Ava Crow, Anne Flynne, Sandy Nichols, Kelly Hall and Doug Meyers, volunteers honored by CASA of…MORE

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Congratulations to: Cheryl E. Matias, University of Kentucky College of Education Professor, who has received the 2020 American Educational Research Association’s Mid-Career Award in Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education). Kumar Chetan Puli of Rosa Park elementary, a 2020 winner in the KET Summer Story Contest. Dr. Derek Hatch, who has become Associate Professor of…MORE

Kentucky COVID Deaths Over 1,000

(LEX 18) — During his Wednesday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky has officially crossed the 1,000 mark for coronavirus-related deaths. Gov. Beshear announced that sixteen more Kentuckians have suffered coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Kentucky’s coronavirus-related death total to 1,013. “Over the last six months, we’ve had over 1,000 families going through something that…MORE

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Congratulations to: P.G. Peeples of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Housing Corporation  Board of Directors. Dale Tony, M.D., who has become the 170th President of the Kentucky Medical Association. Adrian Mendiondo of Lexington, named to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. Lindsey Hiler, Amanda Kanatzar, Dallas Care and Hannah Jawed, Fayette County students awarded scholarships…MORE

In Brief–TL;DR News

Moderators have been selected for the upcoming debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates released the list Wednesday.Fox News’s Chris Wallace will be given the reins in the first match up between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Biden Sept. 29 in Cleveland.C-SPAN senior executive producer and political editor Steve Scully will navigate round two…MORE

KSP Targets Aggressive Driving

(KSP)–The KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) Division announced the start of a three-week statewide enforcement blitz targeting aggressive driving behaviors. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) Campaign targets drivers (both passenger car and commercial vehicle) who exhibit dangerous driving behaviors. These include improper lanes changes, following too closely, not leaving enough space to pass and excessive speed. Commercial…MORE