98-year-old WWII nurse honored at veterans day assembly
Mary Ballard, 98 years old, served in World War II as a 1st lieutenant nurse in the Army Airforce. She and other veterans were honored at Christ the King School during the school’s first Veterans Day assembly.
Special collections librarian BJ Gooch recounts the story of two thieves attacking her to steal parts of the special collections at Transylvania University's library. The story was the feature of the film American Animals, directed by Bart Layton.
Workers continued to demolish the bridge on Newtown Pike over New Circle Road Wednesday in Lexington. The interchange will be reconstructed at Newtown Pike and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2020.
After a more than three hour hearing, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council voted to rezone approximately two acres on Tates Creek Road between Rebecca Drive and Albany Road from single-family residential to planned neighborhood residential.
A masked man armed with a box cutter is suspected in five robberies at Cash Express, Dollar General and Family Dollar businesses, and Lexington police hope the public can help identify him by his voice or other means.
A UPS freight facility was damaged in an explosion Wednesday morning. Fire crews took about 8 people to the hospital. Two had injuries that weren't life threatening while another 6 were transported as a precaution.
Lexington Fire Department Battalion Chief Jason Wells released details Wednesday about the UPS freight hub explosion, victims, damage and investigation. The site on Blue Sky Parkway was heavily damaged.
Al Dilley of Glasgow owns Goat Browsers, an “environmentally friendly land enhancement service." Dilly and his 17 goats are under contract with the city to goatscape (clean up) an overgrown, two-acre area of the park.
Lexington mayoral candidate Linda Gorton was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s primary. Gorton told supporters who celebrated with her at the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation that she was surprised by the outcome.