Category Archives: Local News

Suit Seeks Mail-In Voting in Nov.

(LEX 18) — A group has filed a lawsuit to force state leaders to offer extended mail-in ballots for Kentucky’s November elections. Gov. Andy Beshear, Secretary of State Michael Adams, and other state leaders are defendants in the lawsuit. The four plaintiffs claim health conditions put them at increased risk of severe illness or death…MORE

In Brief–TL;DR News

The United States is no longer a part of the World Health Organization, according to the White House.As of Monday, the Trump administration has officially pulled out, something President Trump has threatened to do since May, accusing WHO of botching the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. has been the largest contributor to WHO, contributing over $400…MORE

Gov. Beshear’s COVID-19 Update

 Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “This remains a very serious global health challenge. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease expert, said only yesterday that we are ‘still knee-deep in the first wave’ of coronavirus infections here in the U.S.,”…MORE

Polo Club Closure This Week

Polo Club Closure This Week

  (LFUCG)–Polo Club Boulevard between Brick House Lane and Deer Haven Lane will be closed to traffic this Thursday and Friday, July 9th and 10th. The closure is necessary to install a pipe across the roadway. Message boards notifying the public of the closure have been placed at the Man O War and Todds Road intersections…MORE

Free Trash Disposal Day for Fayette Co. July 11

(LFUCG)–The City of Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste. The event will be held Saturday, July 11, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station, 1505 Old Frankfort Pike. Fayette County residents can dispose…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Shannon Bishop Arvin, named president and CEO of Keeneland. Alex Boone of Lexington, appointed as a member and Vice Chair of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission. Donna Amaral-Phillip of the University of Kentucky Department of Animal and Food Sciences, honored with the 2020 DeLaval Dairy Extension Award by the American Dairy Science Association.…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Fernanda Rubi Diaz Ramirez of Leestown Middle School, who took first place in Division 2 of the 2020 Student Poetry Contest sponsored by the Kentucky State Poetry Society. Jeanne Devers,Bluegrass Community and Technical College, TPM Champion in the Talent Pipeline Management Program through the Kentucky Chamber WorkForce Center. Mariko Barnes of Lafayette High…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Eric Hale, named principal of Bryan Station High School, and Twanjua Jones, named new principal of Morton Middle School. Debbie Schumacher and Judy Papania, named Volunteers of the Month for CASA of Lexington. Laura Crance of Booker T. Washington Elementary, LaDonda Porter of Beaumont Middle School and Danielle Dailey of Frederick Douglass High…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Thomas Polites of Lexington and Tanya Priddy of Georgetown, appointed as Administrative Law Judges in the Department of Workers’ Claims. Jacqueline Burnsdie of Berea and  Phillip Prokes of Lexington, named to the Standards and Assessments Process Review Committee. Jaqethea Z. Johnson of the Univesity of Kentucky, named undergraduate student vice president for National…MORE

Good for You!

Congratulations to: These 16th District PTA students who earned national recognition in the 2019-20 Reflections cultural arts program: Jax Thompson, Stonewall Elementary, Outstanding Interpretation, Literature Elliott Piatt, Wellington Elementary and Adrianna Wallace, Sandersville Elementary, Awards of Excellence in Music Composition Jessica Mukhopadhyay, Jessie Clark Middle School, Award of Excellence in Photography These Fayette County Public…MORE