Portion of Rose Street to remain closed until summer

A portion of Rose Street from Columbia Avenue to Huguelet Drive will remain closed until this summer. The city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky have been in talks for nearly a year on whether that section of Rose Street will remain permanently closed. Many city officials and nearby residents oppose the closing, saying it blocks access to key UK buildings and dumps traffic onto other city streets.

IGA grocery store to open in former Kroger on Romany Road

An IGA store that is set to open in the former Kroger store on Romany Road in Lexington is part of Cox Foods, an 12-store Hindman-based IGA chain. Jeff Lutes, Cox Food’s general manager, said the IGA will have special touches that might remind some people of the Randall’s grocery store that was once on that spot.

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Meadowgreen Park Music Hall

A visit to Clay City's Meadowgreen Park Music Hall, which has hosted top-flight bluegrass acts for 30 years. When we visited, Jan. 7, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition and Middlefork Grass were playing.
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Meadowgreen Park Music Hall 2:28

Meadowgreen Park Music Hall

Kentucky after big win at LSU 4:52

Kentucky after big win at LSU

Lafayette 'struggling' after teen shot, administrators say 4:58

Lafayette 'struggling' after teen shot, administrators say

How one inaugural speech might have killed a president, plus four other inauguration facts 1:42

How one inaugural speech might have killed a president, plus four other inauguration facts