Mayor Jim Gray spoke to members of the city council and the public in a session Tuesday that saw the city officials unanimously agree to move forward in efforts to relocate two statues currently at the former Fayette County Courthouse.
Police Chief Mark Barnard said his department has not been contacted by white nationalists who on Tuesday said they would protest in Lexington in reaction to plans to relocate two Confederate statues. He indicated that his department has been gathering the information it needs to ensure the public's safety and freedom to express constitutional rights.
Kentucky football announced Monday that senior offensive tackle Cole Mosier will miss his senior season because of a torn ACL. Sophomore Landon Young is expected to be his replacement, but offensive coordinator Eddie Gran and offensive line coach John Schlarman said Tuesday UK has several options.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray spoke at a vigil in downtown Lexington on Monday night, honoring the victims of weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va. On Saturday, Gray called for the city to move two Confederate statues out of downtown Lexington. Video by Matt Goins