After booking an entire theater for his class for an early screening of Marvel’s Black Panther movie, University of Kentucky professor Frank X Walker discusses his reaction to the film and its importance on representation along with his wife, Shauna Morgan, a professor at Howard University.
Mid-February kicks off a season with which all drivers are familiar: pothole season. Lexington roads, their undersides filling with water that freezes and melts all winter, start to collapse under the combination of holes beneath and cars above. “Once we get out of these cold stretches, spring is certainly the time they pick up,” Rob Allen, deputy director of Lexington Streets & Roads Department, said. To report a pothole in Fayette County, call LexCall at 311 or 859-425-2255. Even if the pothole is on a state-maintained road, the city will report the pothole to the state for repair.
Mayor Jim Gray revealed the historic courthouse dome at a news conference on Monday. The restoration of the dome is part of a $32 million public-private project restoring the Historic Courthouse on West Main Street.
It wasn’t long ago that fiscal responsibility was a mainstream Republican rallying cry. This was not lost on Senator Rand Paul who briefly shut the government down Friday morning over spending increases.
Mary Miller, a Lexington native who works at Mill Ridge Farm and will judge for this year's Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden, presents her current dogs: a dalmatian, Shelby, and two dachshunds, Suz and Wilbur.
A principal in Florence, Kentucky, whose musical snow day announcements have gone viral, was back at it on February 7, announcing Union Pointe Academy was closed. In a video posted to the school’s Facebook page, Chad Chaddell appeared in a brown wig and gold chain announcing the school’s closure to the tune of You Should Be Dancing by the Bee Gees. Chaddell sang in a falsetto voice talking about snowball fights, hot cocoa and a warning not to lick a frozen flagpole.
Jennifer Nime Palumbo, news anchor for WKYT-TV, opens up about her story of being stalked in 2000 by a man with a gun in an unidentified vehicle. She is sharing what happened to her in support of Marsy's Law, a constitutional amendment that would strengthen the rights of victims of a crime.