Dedication of Lexington’s St. Patrick’s Day parade to Dr. Pearse Lyons delivered by Megan Moloney, vice pres. of the Bluegrass Irish Society, as the William Sutherland Reid Pipes & Drums plays Amazing Grace.
Jessica Schweitzer, the wife of slain detective Jason Schweitzer, responds to the apology offered by Suzanne Whitlow during the woman's Friday sentencing in the DUI deaths of Schweitzer and University of Kentucky employee Timothy Moore.
Unites States Attorney General Jeff Sessions joins Robert Duncan Jr., Attorney General for the Eastern District of Kentucky, to meet with families of opioid overdose victims and discuss his plans on dealing with the opioid abuse epidemic across the state.
Trees are down on several vehicles in the 4500 block of Hartland Parkway following a heavy overnight snow in Lexington. The city's traffic management center said there were various reports of limbs or trees blocking roads and low-hanging electrical lines.
Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk talked about new measures to keep students safe at Frederick Douglass High School where a student accidentally shot himself with a gun he brought to school Friday.
Like other students, Frederick Douglass High School student Benjamin Roberts, 14, was shaken by gunfire at this school. A student accidentally shot himself inside a classroom as school got underway Friday morning, administrators said.
Evangelist Billy Graham visited the University of Kentucky campus in 1971 for a four-day Central Kentucky Crusade. It was the only crusade visit to Lexington for the man who would become the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history.
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.