The plan unveiled Tuesday for renovation of the old Fayette County Courthouse is brilliant in many ways: It preserves one of Lexington’s most iconic buildings, it gives it new life and purpose, and it seems to be financially sound.
Alltech’s annual conference in Lexington has a record 3,000 attendees from 71 countries, but the Nicholasville-based agribusiness giant wants more Kentuckians there. So it is selling a $75 day pass Tuesday to boost attendance.
One irony of Kentucky’s presidential primary is that the only candidate with a specific plan for helping Appalachian coal country transition to a 21st century economy was trounced in that part of the state.
Hillary Clinton may have nosed out Bernie Sanders in Kentucky’s Democratic presidential primary, but her chances of beating Republican Donald Trump here in November are what handicappers would call a long shot.
Camilla Huey has helped dress stars including Oprah Winfrey, Kate Blanchett, Bette Midler and Janet Jackson. Her art exhibit in Lexington uses corset sculptures to tell the stories of nine women who loved Aaron Burr, the nation’s most controversial Founding Father.
Preservationists are rushing to save an 1818 building, the last remnant of a long-forgotten Kentucky school where Native American tribes in the East sent their sons to become tribal leaders before they were forced to move west.
The Knight Foundation has made two grants for downtown Lexington improvement demonstrations: One to better integrate Phoenix Park and Central Library and make the area safer; another to see what services Lextran riders would patronize in the Transit Center area.
Lexington is one of six “university cities” that share characteristics that give them advantages in a 21st century knowledge-based economy. But Wade Troxell, the mayor of Fort Collins, Colo., tells Lexington leaders that collaboration among the city, university and business is key.
When Sarah Chrisman Gipe was about six years old, a picture of her lemonade stand made it into the pages of the Herald-Leader. Thirty years later her daughters teamed up with their neighbors to run a stand of their own at Gipe's childhood home.
Chinoe Road lemonade stand repeats history
High school seniors speak on significance of graduation