Unidentified bidder pays almost $500,000 for 1796 desk made for Kentucky pioneer Capt. John Cowan. It set an auction record for Kentucky furniture and is the second-highest price ever paid for a piece of Southern furniture.
Former Lexington Councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins was sentenced to three years of probation after admitting that she cashed bogus checks. Higgins resigned from the Lexington council in April, one day after being indicted on multiple felony charges.
Lexington police were investigating a shooting at Douglass Park Saturday evening. Police were called to the back of the Georgetown Street park at about 5:30 p.m. after a report of a disorder that led to one person being shot.
Lexington police are investigating a homicide in which a man died after being stabbed on Hollow Creek Road early Saturday. Kevin Gary Joseph Huff, 27, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at 1:43 a.m., according to the Fayette County coroner’s office.
Foo Fighters postponed the group’s Saturday concert with just hours to go before the concert. A Lexington Center release said the rescheduled concert on May 1 is necessary because of a family emergency.