Fayette County Newswire

Fayette County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fayette County, KY.

Results 1 - 20 of 206 in Fayette County, KY

  1. Holiday Waste Collection Schedule AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... will run through January 26. Natural wreathes, garland and gourds may be placed in the gray yard waste cart. Fayette County residents can recycle holiday lights, computers, televisions and small appliances at the City's Electronic Recycling Center ...

    Comment?

  2. Police Arrest Man Accused Of Threats On Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Peyton on social media platforms that included threats to "shoot up" the Lexington Police Department, the Fayette County Courthouse and the Fayette County Detention Center. Police say Peyton also made threats to individual Lexington officers. ... 3 comments

  3. New smoking study supports a stronger banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... about protecting nonsmokers from exposure to harmful secondhand smoke. Evidence indicates that places like Fayette County have seen a decline in the number of smokers after enacting bans -- the county had 16,500 fewer smokers 20 months after ... 7 comments

  4. Nelson Price: Christmas is comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | MDJonline.com

    ... Americans celebrate extremes are practiced. His name for some is the only unmentionable one in schools. In Fayette County, Kentucky, school bus drivers were warned not to wish the children "Merry Christmas." "Happy holidays," or "Merry solstice" or ...

    Comment?

  5. HP Hotel Management Inc LLC v. LayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... on South Broadway in Lexington, Kentucky. HP Hotel Management is a foreign corporation doing business in Fayette County, Kentucky, and is a hotel management company that oversees operations of The Campbell House. Layne was a guest of The Campbell ...

    Comment?

  6. Principal: Bryan Station Student In Possession Of Marijuana, Cash, Unloaded GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... was in possession of marijuana, large amounts of cash and an unloaded handgun. With assistance from the Fayette County Public Schools Department of Law Enforcement, we conducted an investigation and are confident that the student did not have any ...

    Comment?

  7. Windy Murphy, 49, Russell County, KYRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Columbia Magazine

    Windy Murphy, 49, Russell County, KY She was a native of Fayette County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death.

    Comment?

  8. FBI escorting Kentucky fugitive Eric Conn to US from HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... on June 2 after a hearing in Lexington. Police found his ankle monitor in a backpack on the side of I-75 in Fayette County. He was later spotted in New Mexico. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky later sentenced ...

    Comment?

  9. School Board Purchases Permanent Home For STEAM AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Keeping a promise made to students, staff and families four years ago, members of the Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to take action on a permanent home for the STEAM Academy. "This has been a priority for our school district for years," said Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk.

    Comment?

  10. Fugitive Kentucky lawyer Eric Conn captured in Honduras, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... on June 2 after a hearing in Lexington. Police found his ankle monitor in a backpack on the side of I-75 in Fayette County. He was later spotted in New Mexico. Conn pleaded guilty in March to his role in a $550 million social security fraud scheme. ...

    Comment?

  11. Get Ready for Cold and Snow - It's Winter Weather Awareness WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Lexington Emergency Management, along with the National Weather Service's Louisville office, wants Fayette County residents to get ready for the challenges of winter weather during Winter Weather Awareness Week December 1-7. "Winter can provide Fayette County residents with some of the biggest challenges to overall livability," said Pat Dugger, Lexington Emergency Management Director.

    Comment?

  12. Big Sandy Regional Jail Authority Appellant v. Lexington Fayette Urban County Government AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    Big Sandy Regional Jail Authority sued the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government in district court seeking reimbursement for the cost of housing prisoners held pursuant to warrants issued by Fayette County courts. The district court found that the Urban County Government is entitled to sovereign immunity, and it granted the Urban County Government's motion to dismiss.

    Comment?

  13. Smoking bans having the desired effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... other benefits of Lexington's ban. In 2005, she found a 22 percent decline in asthma-related visits to Fayette County emergency rooms, along with a dramatic reduction in nicotine exposure. Twenty months after the ban, there were 16,500 fewer smokers ... 2 comments

  14. Council Members React To Police Chief Retirement AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... legacy. "I always appreciate someone that has dedicated that many number of years of service the people of Fayette County," said Henson. In a statement, Scutchfield also said: "Chief Barnard has been a tireless advocate for our city. He has spent ...

    Comment?

  15. Woman Pleads Guilty To Murder, Bucket-Truck ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... on a 40-mile pursuit on I-75 in a bucket truck she stole from a gas station off the Athens-Boonesboro exit in Fayette County. Napier was charged with second-degree wanton endangerment for allegedly dragging the driver of the bucket truck, driving ...

    Comment?

  16. Lane Closures Scheduled For New Circle Road/KY 4 In Fayette CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that temporary alternating lane closures are scheduled for New Circle Road/KY 4 in Fayette County. The closures are necessary for RJ Corman Railroad to perform repairs on a railroad overpass.

    Comment?

  17. Still Time To Signup For The Firefighters' Toy ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Lexington Firefighters want to remind Fayette County families there's still time to sign their children up for this free Christmas Toy Program. Last day to sign up: November 22 Eligibility: children ages birth - 12 years old Location: North Pole, 1729 Jaggie Fox Way Hours of Operation: Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Utility bill with the same address as the driver's license/Kentucky State I.D. LEXINGTON, Ky.

    Comment?

  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    To that end, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is offering tips on how to prepare and serve turkey and all the trimmings without leaving easy access for bacteria to flourish. It says the "danger zone" for foods is between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit, and says all perishable food should be tossed after sitting two hours at room temperature.

    Comment?

  19. PODSA of Lexington Partner with Bikes for the Bluegrass Drive to Give Youth the Gift of a LifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | PR Log

    ... Bluegrass are encouraging Lexington residents to donate unused or gently used bikes and trikes to help the Fayette County Firefighters reach their goal of 500 bikes this year. Helmet donations are also encouraged to ensure every child has the ...

    Comment?

  20. Recycle Your Cooking Oil At The Gobble Grease TossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... the discharge of untreated sewage into streets, yards and creeks. The Gobble Grease Toss is free for all Fayette County residents (no businesses, please). Citizens should bring the oil in a disposable container with a lid. Cooking oil also can be ...

    Comment?