Monday Mar 10
Former HealthFirst director North gets $80,000 in severance deal
HealthFirst Executive Director William North, right, talked to HealthFirst board chairman Thomas Lester, left, and HealthFirst building committee chairman Tom Burich on July 25, after Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen and Mayor Jim Gray released the results of the audit of HealthFirst Bluegrass during an afternoon news conference.
Proposed hotel tax would help fund $310M Rupp Arena overhaul
The city of Lexington has an idea for funding a planned $310 million renovation of Rupp Arena and the adjacent convention center.
8 among likely contenders for Kentucky's 2015 governor race
The top contenders for Kentucky's 2015 governor's race, by party, are: * Hal Heiner -- The former Louisville Metro Council member announced Tuesday that he would run for governor, with former Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council member K. C. Crosbie as his running mate.
Heiner To Enter 2015 Kentucky Governor's Race
Former state Republican Chairman Bob Gable said Heiner is teaming with another urban Republican as his running mate.
A timeline of the HealthFirst proposed clinic project
Oct. 1, 2010: A $11.7 million federal grant for a new public health clinic was approved for HealthFirst Bluegrass.
Fayette school board approves $1.4 million contract with health department for nurses
The Fayette County School Board on Monday approved a $1.4 million contract with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department for school nurses in 2014-15.
Lexington mayor to be deposed in lawsuit over jail inmate's death
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will have to give a limited deposition in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a jail inmate, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Wier has ruled.
High winds threaten to topple trees & branches
"There's a lot of limbs broken and that type of thing," described Todd Vander Plaats.
Mayor: Lexington will be ready if storm comes
Mayor Jim Gray says Lexington is ready for the latest winter storm, which is expected to begin as rain later Friday before switching to snow about 9 p.m. Salt trucks are ready to roll, extra staff will be on duty at Lexington's Enhanced 911 center to handle weather-related calls, and additional police officers will be available if needed during the ... (more)
Lexington named a best college city
High school seniors and parents in Frankfort don't have to look at out-of-state colleges for an expensive, quality education.