Tuesday Jul 8
Heiner contributes $4 million to his campaign for governor
WFPL-FM reports that the move puts Heiner, a Republican and a former member of Louisville Metro Council, far ahead of any potential candidates.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Fayette County: Nominations sought for Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Class of 2015
The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, held July 21-27 at the University of Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center, is seeking volunteers to house players and officials, and to help with the tournament and transportation.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Klothes 4 Kids kicks off with record demand for school gear
The annual Lexington Rescue Mission Klothes 4 Kids back-to-school clothing drive kicks off this week with record demand for clothing from Fayette County Public Schools leaders.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Ky. lacks means to avert violence; Lawmakers should act so death is not in vain
Yet too often - usually in retrospect - the combination of mental illness and access to firearms is such an obvious tragedy in the making that we are bewildered because no one intervened.
Boy who died at Transylvania pool identified
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Fayette County coroner's office identified the boy as 13-year-old Ricky Harris III.
Fayette County: Community Actions seeks nominations of those who fight poverty
Community Action Council is accepting nominations for an outstanding business or organization and a person who have contributed to the prevention, reduction and elimination of poverty in Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and/or Nicholas counties.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Tom Eblen: Retired suburban developer has a plan for downtown Lexington
The speculative rendering at left shows an architect's conception of the kind of infill buildings and streetscape improvements that could be done along Short Street in gaps where buildings were torn down several decades ago.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
HealthFirst board ties up loose ends for Southland clinic
Oct. 1, 2010: A $11.7 million federal grant for a new public health clinic was approved for HealthFirst Bluegrass.
Unemployment rates drop in 103 Kentucky counties
11 counties saw their rate rise. The rate stayed the same in six other counties.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Lexington Fire Department gives July 4th safety tips
Under Kentucky law, many Kentucky counties can sell and use powerful fireworks, but that's not the case in Fayette County.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Fayette County: Commission on Human Rights seeks Hall of Fame nominations
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is accepting nominations through July 15 for the 2014 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Federal program will allow Kentucky schools to provide more students with free meals
Free meals will be available in 2014-15 to more students, no matter their families’ incomes, through the Community Eligibility Provision, a federal program that started in 2010 as a pilot in Kentucky and other states.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
At Truckapalooza, Lexington honors waste collectors and shows off garbage trucks
When Dion Henry's father, Ronald Henry, worked for the city of Lexington collecting garbage in the 1960s, he carried bins on his head.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Crash kills Lexington woman
Margaret Elery was pounced dead at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at 12:38 p.m. due to multiple blunt force trauma after a collision at Briarwood Drive and Georgetown Road, according to a Fayette County coroner's news release.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Local health officials comment on mosquito-borne illness
This week, WKYT has been tracking the latest on the Chikungunya, or Chic-V, a mosquito-borne illness that's making its way around the U.S. The cases are getting closer to Kentucky.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Fayette County: Maserati Mingle Friday at Courthouse Square
Keeneland Concours d'Elegance will host a Maserati Mingle from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Lexington's Courthouse Square.
Early childhood education workshops to be held in 25 Kentucky school districts
Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday that Kentucky will finance workshops for parents on early childhood education in 25 school districts in the fall.