Martha Tillson, now a social work and psychology graduate of University of Kentucky, spoke to at graduation Friday about her years of hitchhiking across the United States before coming back to finish her degree.
Family members of 33-year-old Krystina Gilbert dug the remainder of an unfinished grave Thursday at Athens Boones Creek Cemetery because it was only 3-feet deep when they arrived at 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. service, Roger Gilbert, Krystina’s husband, said. The cemetery caretaker now disputes the family's version of events.
A 10 foot public Hanukkah menorah was erected and lit within the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Center by Rabbi Shlomo Litvin of Chabad of The Bluegrass, to start the 1st night of Hanukkah and to symbolizing the message of religious freedom.
Kennedy's Book Store posted this video advertising its merchandise in 2012. The store has been a fixture beside the University of Kentucky campus since 1950, but plans to close after the 2017 semester ends.
Devine Carama, Local hip hop artist and Believing in Forever non-profit director, returned to Courthouse Plaza to perform for 48 hours, double the length of his performance last month, to raise awareness for the 4th annual Coat to Keep The Cold Away youth coat drive, which collects new and unused coats for children in central and eastern Kentucky areas.
The FBI regained custody of fugitive lawyer Eric C. Conn on Tuesday following his capture in Honduras over the weekend. Within hours, he was back in Lexington, landing just after 7 p.m. and then escorted to an SUV.
Heather Estes says her son, fifth-grader Devin Estes, has been bullied at Stanton Elementary in Powell County because he doesn’t believe in God and doesn’t attend a morning religious service at the school. This video shows the morning program where a religious song is played and students recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag.
Santa Claus rode in on WKYT's helicopter to celebrate the inauguration of Lights Up celebration in Summit at Fritz Farm, where he greeted children at The North Pole, a custom-designed home featuring reclaimed wood created by Louis’ Flower Power Shop, and toured different areas around The Summit.