Take Back Cheapside activists DeBraun Thomas and Russell Allen reacted Tuesday night as Lexington city workers removed statues of Confederate leaders John C. Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan from Cheapside Park and the old Fayette County Courthouse lawn.
Senator John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic". The six-term Republican senator from Arizona made the remarks after receiving the award for a lifetime of service and sacrifice to the country.
Phillip Gay, an actor/singer based out of Brooklyn, N.Y., performed during a meeting of Kentucky high school basketball centennial officials on October 17, 2017. Gay will play the lead role in "Bounce: The Basketball Opera," which will premiere in Lexington in November.
Fayette county public schools are seeking 300 volunteers to take part in the REAL (Read. Excel. Achieve. Lead.) program, which seeks to encourage men to read in elementary school classrooms. Lansdowne Elementary School is the first school in Fayette county to take part in the new program.