A teenager died and three other young people were injured in a crash in Jessamine County Saturday evening. Aubrey Howard, 15, of Nicholasville, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
Before the winter weather system arrives late today into this evening, temps can make a run toward the low 40s, said WKYT meteorologist Chris Bailey. Light rain and light snow will then develop in a narrow band in the early hours of Saturday.
When a social media post appeared Saturday in Jessamine County that implied that a teenager was poised to shoot up a school, it shared company with threats across the country, from Texas to Colorado to Florida.
A Nicholasville man died Saturday after a single-vehicle crash into a tree, the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. Cecil Stipe, 40, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, said Chief Deputy Allen Peel.
Jessamine Fiscal Court rejected the rezoning for a new upscale subdivision on U.S. 68 near Wilmore. A total of 31.6 acres of land would been used for 23 lots of one acre or larger and houses in the $600,000 range.
The campus of Southland Christian Church on Harrodsburg Road has a 2.6-acre lake that was stocked with trout last week by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The lake has been added to the Fishing in Neighborhoods program, which aims to provide quality fishing opportunities in communities of all sizes throughout the state.
A Nicholasville man died after being hit by a vehicle on U.S. 27 Monday night. Jesse C. Reece, 28, was trying to cross U.S. 27 near the intersection with Windmill Way in Nicholasville when he was hit by a northbound pickup truck, the Fayette County coroner said in a news release.
A Jessamine County bee trap maker forced off Amazon and other websites hopes a federal judge will tell a competitor claiming patent infringement to buzz off. Brian Robert Blazer of Heflin, Ala., claims that Chrisman Mill Farms LLC of Nicholasville infringed on his patented design of carpenter bee traps.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke formally recommended Tuesday that Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park should be one of three new national monuments in the country. If President Donald Trump acts on that recommendation, Camp Nelson would be the first national monument in Kentucky.
Lovers of smoked meat will have a new place to call home Tuesday. HogFathers BBQ, a food truck that makes appearances at the Lexington Farmers Market and Woodland Art Fair, is planning a grand opening Tuesday of a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Nicholasville.
A Central Kentucky woman who thought she was helping her boyfriend slip $10 million worth of gold and jewels out of Africa was conned out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a “romance fraud” scheme.