Category Archives: Local News

Good For You!

Congratulations to: These first place winners in the Middle School 2021 Governor’s Cup competition: Winburn, first place in District 53 and these winners from Winburn:  Arimitsu Horikawa-Strakovsky, math; Shayaan Shahnaz, science; Winston Fugate social studies and arts and humanities; Siddhi Viswanath, language arts; Lucia Moncayo, composition. These District 54 winners from Edythe J. Hayes:  August…MORE

Arrest Made in November Murder

  (LEX 18) — A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of 24-year-old Akeem Lyvers back in November 2020. The Lexington Police Department announced that Raekwon Burse was apprehended on Thursday in Lexington. Burse was served warrant for murder in the November shooting death of Lyvers. Police say that…MORE

Scholarships for Civil Engineering Students

(KYTC)–For more than 70 years, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has paved the way for Kentucky’s youth to pursue rewarding careers in engineering by offering two scholarship programs that help pay for tuition and guarantee a job. KYTC will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year to prospective and current college…MORE

Vaccinations in Lexington

(LFUCG)–After hearing reports from representatives of healthcare agencies and the Health Department Wednesday, Mayor Linda Gorton reported there has been widespread progress in “getting vaccines into arms.” Approximately 20,000 people in Lexington have been vaccinated, and the Health Department plans to vaccinate another 2,000 healthcare workers today. Most of those who have received vaccines are…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Ruth Walker and Debra Gabbard, recognized as CASA of Lexington Volunteers of the Month for January. These Fayette County educators who earned their National Board Certification: Alice Barrette and Patricia Fitzpatrick, Tates Creek High School Karen Botts and Stefanie Hohensee, Northern Elementary Elisabeth Darce, Cassidy Elementary Mallory Fouts, Garrett Morgan Elementary Svitlana Jacobs…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

A few weeks ago we introduced you to Scott Fett, a 39-year-old healthy firefighter battling COVID-19. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician Dr. Ryan Stanton, gives up an update on Scott’s condition and Scott takes time to thank everyone for their support. “The Doc Is In” is produced for Everyday Medicine by…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: These Fayette County students chosen All State Award winners by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association: Morgan Remley and Will Cahill, Lafayette Philip Lamartinier, Tates Creek Susanne Estepp, Jackson Brooks and Noah Matthews, Mackenzie Stone, Adam Fidowicz, Beaumont Josh Arnett, Leestown Middle Buzz Christensen, Southern Middle Canaan Thomas and Sophia Anderson,…MORE

The Doc is In–by Stanton, MD

When you think of COVID-19, most think of the elderly or those with weak immune systems. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, introduces us to Scott Fett, a 39-year-old healthy firefighter, who contracted the virus and landed in the hospital. Scott shares his experience and explains why even those…MORE

Never Leave Valuables in Car–Police

(LFUCG)–The Lexington Police Department is urging residents to do their part in preventing crime: take valuable items out of vehicles and always remember to lock the doors. From January through November of this year, 1,760 thefts from vehicles have been reported to Lexington Police, including 334 firearms. The department has also investigated more than 900 cases of stolen automobiles during…MORE

UK Expands Public Testing at Kroger Field

(UK)–The free public drive-thru COVID-19 testing location at the University of Kentucky’s football stadium — Kroger Field — has expanded its hours in addition to expanding the number of drive-thru lanes in an effort to meet the community’s needs. Testing is now taking place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week at…MORE