Category Archives: Local News

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Congratulations to: These service academy nominees, named by Sen. Rand Paul: Thomas Ward of Lexington, Air Force Academy James Clay Fiscus, Castor Grande, Pollux Grande, all from Lexington, all to the Merchant Marine Academy Wil Green, Wilmore, U.S. Military Academy John Grant Nolen, Nicholasville and Tyler Smith, Lexington, Naval Academy. Lucy Gentry, Marisa Aull and…MORE

Storm Drain Design Contest in Lexington

Storm Drain Design Contest in Lexington

(LFUCG)–The city is launching a storm drain design contest. Participants of all ages are encouraged to design and paint a storm drain to help bring attention to local waterways and how residents can protect them. Proposed designs will be accepted on a rolling basis through Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5 p.m. After the design is…MORE

Lex Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime

(LFUCG)–The Lexington Police Department is investigating a possible hate crime in which a white man grabbed an African American woman who was working at a local store. The incident happened Wednesday, January 29, at the Walmart on New Circle Road. A third-party vendor working inside the store told police that a male customer approached her…MORE

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Congratulations to: These Grade Level Champions at the Kentucky American Water Science Fair: Audrey Elliott, 4th Grade, Meadowthorpe Elementary, Microbiology Daniel Inman, 5th Grade, Glendover Elementary, Physics & Astronomy Jayden Jeong, 6th Grade,  Beaumont Middle, Medicine & Health Science Elena Hopper, 7th Grade, Trinity Christian Academy, Microbiology Colin Clevenger, 8th Grade, Southern Middle, Behavioral &…MORE

Nominations for Public Health Hero Sought

(LFCHD)–It is time to nominate people for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Dr. Rice C. Leach Public Health Hero Award. The award, now in its 17th year, is for individuals who have demonstrated their dedication to improving the health of Lexington residents. Criteria for the selection of the award include: Exemplary leadership and diligence in…MORE

Hearing in Deadly DUI Crash Continued

(LEX 18) — An arraignment Friday morning in Fayette County Circuit Court for a woman charged in a DUI crash that killed three people in Lexington was continued. Tammy Rodriguez is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase, driving the wrong way on Interstate Highway 75 and hitting a car and a sport-utility vehicle…MORE

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Congratulations to: These Club members who took first place in the 2020 state Senior Beta Convention: Victoria Lowe, Bryan Station High School, Spanish, 11th Grade; Ayush Tibrewal, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Math, 10th Grade. These University of Kentucky student-athletes inducted into the Frank G. Ham Society of Character:  César Bourgois, Men’s Tennis; Glen Brown,…MORE

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Congratulations to: Laura Dicks, Director of the Palliative Care and Hospice Programs at Baptist Health Lexington, awarded the DAISY Nurse Leader Award, and Norma Lake, recently retired Nurse Director at Baptist Health Lexington, given the DAISY Lifetime Achievement Award. Jim Krupa, University of Kentucky professor of biology, honored with the National Center for Science Education…MORE