The piece “Where My Story Begins” by Nicholas County High School student Samuel Jolly currently hangs in the U.S. Capitol with the work of other high school students. The piece, which has a bright blue background, can be seen at the beginning of the video on the bottom row. Video provided by the office of U.S. Rep. Andy Barr
Michaela Richardson, 9, returned to Sandersville Elementary School in Lexington after a five-month leave to focus on fighting cancer. Students, teachers and staff made sure Michaela knew how they felt about having her back.
George Washington enjoys the new downtown park created for him and his fellow dogs. The dog park is within Phoenix Park at the corner of East Main Street and Limestone, next to Park Plaza Apartments, the city's main library and a parking garage in Lexington. See what the park looks like from George Washington's perspective.
Lexington officials unveiled a new End Panhandling Now van. The van will pick up homeless people and panhandlers each day and take them to job sites in an effort to reverse a surge in panhandling. They will be paid $9 an hour, higher than the minimum wage.
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your body on opioids.