The Bluegrass Sports Commission has terminated Chief Executive Officer Brian Miller after discovering “possible inappropriate business activities.” It is struggling with financial issues stemming from the Barbasol PGA Tournament.
In 2011, the city of Lexington agreed to $590 million in storm water and sewer upgrades as part of an agreement with the EPA. To date, the city has spent $229 million. But a major sewer line replacement projects could drive up costs.
Local officials say many houseboat owners on Kentucky lakes are not paying property taxes. A bill pending in the legislature would require that houseboats be registered with the county clerk and pay the tax there.
Railbird Festival will bring A-list music to Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky, according to Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton. The festival is by AC Entertainment, the producers of Forecastle and Bonnaroo, and will be Aug. 10-11.
A Lexington councilman urged his colleagues Tuesday to reverse an earlier decision to exempt properties along Nicholasville Road from a six-month moratorium on demolitions and zone changes as the neighborhood seeks an historic designation.
Funeral arrangements have been released for two teenage brothers who died after a crash on Harrodsburg Road. Robert Andrew “Roan” Sanders, 17, and Neo Sanders, 15, were both students at Sayre High School.