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Jessamine Couple Charged with Putting Body in Garbage Can

(LEX 18) — A Jessamine County couple is facing charges after police say they put a man’s body inside a garbage can. Clay Phillips and Tawna Miller were arrested by Nicholasville Police on Tuesday morning. The two are charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Police say that the couple told them…MORE

UK COVID Variant in KY

(LEX 18) — On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 2,714 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 2,714 new cases brings Kentucky’s COVID-19 case total to 41,878. Gov. Beshear also noted that two cases of the COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom (UK) have been confirmed in…MORE

In Brief–TL;DR News

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s 100-day freeze on deportations.A U.S. District Judge made the ruling after a lawsuit filed by the Texas Attorney General, who claimed the freeze is illegal and interferes with a deal reached with Department of Homeland Security earlier this month, before Biden took office. The Justice Department is…MORE

Good For You!

Congratulations to: Paul Reynolds, appointed First District Magistrate in Madison County. These students named candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program: Sarah Albrecht, Sadie Bograd, Benjamin Chen, Saisha Dhar, Joseph Ilagan, Dylan Li, Alan Liao, Gabriella Staykova, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Caleb Fleckinstein, East Jessamine High School Devyn Fleming, Lafayette High School Shannon Garnett,…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

EMS response during COVID-19 has been in the news recently surrounding the policy of “no transport” for patient with life threatening problems that have little chance of survival. In this, “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at this policy and explains the reasoning behind the no transport decision. “The Doc…MORE

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