Category Archives: Local News

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

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Joshua Hicks of Lexington, appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Board for Veterans’ Affairs. Doug Charles of Lexington Christian Academy, named Coach of the Year in Class 2A, by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.  Phillip Hawkins of Bryan Station was named Class 6A Coach of the Year. These graduates of the basic training academy…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Drs. Nana Dadzie Ghansah of St. Joseph Hospital and Magdelen Karon of Women’s Hospital at St. Joseph East, recognized as Physicians of the Year fo the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation. Chimene Ntakarutimana of UK, named a 2021 Marshall Scholar. Cammie Grant of Winchester, appointed to the Lottery Corporation Board of Directors. Andrea Maynard…MORE

Good for You!

Congratulations to: These members of Lexington’s 2020 All-City Volleyball First Team: Caroline Cole, Kaetlin Ethington, Ava Jackson, Paul Laurence Dunbar Abby Shadwick, Emma Shadwick, Ellery Gray, Henry Clay Lane Jenkins, Lafayette Brooke Poynter, Keri Blair, Regan Hackenberry, Lexie Deaton, Tates Creek Olivia Bennett, Mia Saenz, Izzy Carter, Bryan Station These recently promoted Lexington Police Offiers:…MORE

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Congratulations to: Liz Combs of UK’s Department of Dietetics and Human Nurtition and Lou Hirsch or UK’s Department of Plant Pathology.  Both have received Master Teacher Awards from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Shawn Lyons, named Vice President for Advancement at Transylvania University. Ken Haynes with UK’s Department of Entomology, recipient of the…MORE

Researchers Search for Lingering Ash

Researchers Search for Lingering Ash

An ash tree that has succumbed to the emerald ash borer at Tom Dorman State Nature Preserve is marked with the symbol for Kentucky State Nature Preserves. Photo provided by the Forest Health Research and Education Center. By Carol Lea Spence/UK–The search is on for lingering ash, those rare trees that have managed to survive…MORE

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Congratulations to: Nathan Vanderford of the University of Kentucky, recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award from the Kentucky Academy of Science. These first place finishers from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in the Section 12 23020 JV Challenge: Krishna Bhatraju, Math Sireesha Gutti, Science Chakrapani Gudlvalleti, Social Studies Daksha Pillai,…MORE

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Congratulations to: These Fayette County seniors awarded scholarships from Partners for Youth and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky: Nina Bradley, Blandy Balderas, Danixia Castron Monjarrez and Juan Pascual of Lafayette High School Antyana Cowan and Valeria Munoz, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Ketia Mpovila Mbiyavanaga, Opportunity Middle College Tyler Rigsby, Tates Creek High School University of…MORE

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Congratulations to: Sara Turner-Garlington of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Film Commission. These officers who have graduated from the basic training academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training: Brooklyn Long, Eastern Kentucky University Police Department Jacob Walson, Winchester Police Department. Kama McKinney, named Executive Director of Chrysalis House. Jesse Withers of Winchester, named…MORE