Several intersections went dark in and around downtown Lexington in a Friday morning power outage. Police directed traffic and/or hooked some lights to equipment in cruisers that enables the lights to function. Power was restored a little after 9 a.m.
Rob Lock, a former UK basketball player, is a professional pilot with Waldo Wright's Flying Service. He is offering rides at theAviation Museum of Kentucky in a restored 1942 Boeing Stearman, a biplane used to train pilots in World War II. Lock played for UK from 1984-1988, averaging nearly 11 points per game as a senior.
Lexington Children's Theatre producing director Larry Snipes has taken a new turn with directing AthenWest Theatre Company's production of Our Town, a play geared for an adult audience at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center.
Louisville Metro police detective sergeant was invited to the stage to pin the badge on his son’s uniform during Lexington Police Training Academy’s graduation ceremony with their largest recruiting class in history with 48 total graduates.
The Newtown pike extension named Oliver Lewis Way was officially opened to a ribbon cutting from mayor Jim Gray. The new road extension connects West High street with the South Broadway and Bolivar street intersection.
The intersection of Prall Street and South Limestone was converted into Lexington's first "pedestrian scramble." All stoplights turn red on cars to allow pedestrians to use the entire intersection to cross.