A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle late Monday night in Georgetown, according to police. Keith Burns, 48, of London was walking on U.S. 25 when he was struck by a northbound vehicle, assistant police chief Robert Swanigan said.
The owner of the troubled Georgetown Mobile Estates mobile home park has demanded Mayor Tom Prather and other city officials stop making “untrue and disparaging defamatory comments” about GME, the owner and the park’s residents. Prather ratcheted up his criticism in late August, when a Lexington consulting firm unveiled preliminary findings regarding the high level of fecal pollution and E. coli bacteria traced to GME.
A few residents in Georgetown want the sewage treatment plants at a mobile home park to continue operating, despite a recent study suggesting that the plants are polluting water in Scott County. The caveat: The sewage plants must be fixed eventually.
Georgetown City Council an ordinance that would prohibit anyone from wearing a mask, hood, false whiskers or disguise that would hide a substantial portion of someone’s face in a public place. There would be exemptions, such as for wearing sports equipment or a Halloween mask.
A new study has revealed that Cane Run, a creek that runs through northern Fayette County and southern Scott County is contaminated. The creek is a tributary that ultimately feeds into Scott County’s freshwater supply.
Odilon Paz-Salvador pleaded guilty Monday to the 2015 killing of Lexington attorney Mark Hinkel. Odilon Paz-Salvador, 31, will be sentenced in October. He was recommended 35 years for the murder charge.
History in Your Own Backyard, based in Indiana, is an online video archive that showcases historic information about Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio communities. It has recently completed videos in Scott County.