Shane Romines posted a Facebook video Friday pledging money for metal detectors in Corbin schools and challenging other community leaders to step up to similarly help defray expenses for smoke detectors in school districts. Some have joined the fund-raising drive which has expanded to about four counties.
More than 800 student dancers participated in this year’s DanceBlue, the annual 24-hour marathon to raise money for pediatric cancer treatment and research. This was the 13th year for the event. (Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music)
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.
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.
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.
Ebony G. Patterson is a world-renowned contemporary artist from Jamaica known for her mixed media works, who has also been teaching painting and mixed media at University of Kentucky’s School of Arts and Visual Studies since 2007.
Bruce Incorporated, 5, Star Wars fan with an incurable brain tumor, was surprised after his last day of radiation treatment at UK Hospital with a visit from Darth Vader and other members of the 501st legion Star Wars costume organization.
"We need to be smarter" about how we protect students and teachers, Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday, but the solution isn't yet clear. Bevin addressed new school-safety legislation while touring the Recovery For Men Hope Center in Lexington.
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, a Lexington Republican, says mental health issues need to be identified "before they end in tragedy." He responded to questions about the Marshall County High School shooting in Western Kentucky after touring the Recovery For Men Hope Center in Lexington.
A Tates Creek High School teacher and parent this week told Fayette County Board of Education members that mold and poor air quality in the school are affecting the health of students and staff, and making it harder for students to learn.
Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, joined Gov. Matt Bevin and U.S. Rep. Andy Barr for a visit Thursday to the Hope Center's George Privett Recovery for Men Center on Loudon Avenue. Later in the day Carson visited the Scholar House in Louisville.