The YMCA of Central Kentucky will kick off the 2017 summer day camp season with an open house on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at all YMCA of Central Kentucky locations.
The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.
The City of Lexington is once again partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste.
In the wake of wildfires that forced the evacuation of people in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and surrounding areas, several Kentucky groups have begun gathering food and supplies to send to the affected areas.
There are a number of restaurants and businesses offering deals for former and active-duty military members during Veterans Day.
Thousands of low-income families in Central Kentucky can obtain energy assistance for the coming winter this Tuesday, November 1, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Most central Kentucky communities will have trick or treating on October 31st, but not all.
Madison Middle School students were exposed to some hard lessons at an event in the school's auditorium.
Click here for information on absentee voting mail-in ballots.
The Lexington Police Department is looking for volunteers to help in a restoration project at Cove Haven Cemetery on Whitney Avenue.
On Monday, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reported a significant increase in voter registration over the weekend with help from a partnership with Facebook.
Partly cloudy skies will develop for Thursday, with the chance for a few isolated rain showers and thunderstorms.
Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Labor Day holiday.
The University of Kentucky’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) has organized a drive for supplies to assist victims of historic flooding this August in southern Louisiana.
Ahead of UK's game against Southern Miss at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, UK representatives and city of Lexington officials announced updates and issued several reminders concerning game day operations at Commonwealth Stadium this fall.
The Winchester Police Department is now accepting applications for the next Citizen's Police Academy.
Saturday marks 10 years since the Comair 5191 crash that took the lives of 49 passengers.
The Tiny House Roadshow is coming to Lexington September 16 – 18, 2016.
To help control mosquitoes as part its “Fight the Bite: Day and Night” campaign, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will continue to conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer.
Thousands of new students are set to move in to campus housing as UK's fall semester approaches.
The non-profit Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky says its mission is, "To serve kidney disease patients and their families, increase awareness and early detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD), provide a network for collaboration among renal healthcare providers and promote organ donation."
Fayette Co. mothers and fathers will be sending their kids off to school tomorrow, but the school system wants parents to know that they have multiple channels through which they can keep track of their children's activities.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Dinosaurs are in Lexington this weekend. The Jurassic Quest dinosaur exhibit opens at the Lexington Convention Center Saturday morning and runs through Sunday. The exhibit features realistic looking, life-sized dinosaurs. There’s also going to be fossil digs for young paleontologists, plus inflatable mazes, face painting, rides and dinosour-themed crafts. Doors open […]
Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says some salads and sandwiches that it sells are being recalled due to a potential risk of salmonella contamination.
Blue Grass Energy has a planned outage in Madison County on Tuesday, July 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to make improvements to transmission lines.
The Lexington Humane Society says that severe weather on the 4th of July swept away tents, toys, and t-shirts, along with substantial fundraising revenue.
Severe weather has caused several cancellations and postponements of Independence Day observations. Here is a list:
To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer
Donations are being accepted for the family of one of the victims in the Orlando shooting who once lived in central Kentucky.
Parking and traffic patterns around the Historic Courthouse on Main Street will change beginning in early June because of extensive work on the 116-year-old building.
God’s Pantry Food Bank is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.
To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer.
At a press conference on Tuesday, doctors at UK HealthCare urged Kentuckians to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites this summer, and to be aware of travel warnings and developing information regarding the Zika virus.
A number of Memorial Day ceremonies will be held across central Kentucky on Monday.
Fayette County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides free meals for all children age 18 and younger.
The “Uber for moving” company, Bellhops, is hoping to field 150 applications from Lexington-area college students.
The YMCA of Central Kentucky is inviting the community to join in a 15-week series of fitness classes being held at Triangle Park in downtown Lexington.
Yard waste collected by Lexington’s Division of Waste Management during the past several months is now mulch material and will be given away for free to Lexington residents on Saturday, May 21 at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.
On Thursday, the Attorney General, along with Kroger, AARP and over 25 other partner organizations announced the launch of Scam Alerts - a text messaging service that notifies consumers when con artists are on the attack.
The City of Frankfort’s Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Department is partnering with the Frankfort Rotary Club, Capital City Museum and Full Circle Studio & Gallery to sponsor the 2016 Kentucky River Children’s Mural Painting Summer Camps.
Saturday, May 14, marks the 24th anniversary of America’s largest-single day of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
As a precaution, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is expanding its voluntary recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables.
Citizens are encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinet this weekend and properly dispose of unwanted, unused or outdated prescription drugs at Lexington’s annual spring Med Toss event.
Attorney General Andy Beshear and Bluegrass Community and Technical College President Dr. Augusta Julian are warning Kentucky college students about a scam that promises student loan debt relief services in exchange for a large fee and students’ personal information.
Lextran will provide shuttle service between Keeneland Racecourse and Commonwealth Stadium for double the action Saturday, April 16th, with a noon kick for football and a 12:35 p.m. opening post time at Keeneland.
Jessamine County’s Annual Health Check-up Day and the Annual Healthy Family Community Resource Fair have joined forces to offer the 2016 Jessamine Health Check-up Day on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Jessamine County Career and Technology Center (JCTC).
A parent-training session will be held on Thursday at Frankfort High School, as Frankfort Independent Schools (FIS) unveil a new app aimed to connect the community and improve literacy among students
The Lexington Kiwanis Club will be hosting its annual fundraising Chili/Spaghetti Day from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at Cavalry Baptist Church in downtown Lexington.
The Aspen Dental “Mouthmobile,” a fully-equipped dental office on wheels, is stopping in Frankfort of Friday to provide local veterans with free dental care.
Several Post Offices in Kentucky will hold passport fairs this weekend for first-time passport applicants or for those seeking to renew a passport. Locations and times below.
A 5K honoring the life and legacy of Officer Daniel Ellis will be held Sunday, March 19, at the Richmond Centre Mall in Richmond.
The Superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools is inviting the community to “Talk with Caulk” next week.
For the last several months, the owners of the Centrepointe Project have patiently remained silent while
speculation about the project became almost every day fodder in the press and social media.
Prom season is right around the corner, but buying that prom dress can be pretty expensive.
Two Lexington restaurants want to get 'Team Kentucky' to the 2016 Transplant Games.
Eight-year-old Baily Ford of Versailles is fighting a big fight
The Lexington Legends will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Petty Officer Third Class Douglas Hill is back behind the wheel, thanks to a gift from Helping Our Military Heroes.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are continuing to spot treat and patrol Lexington roads, prepping for a likely overnight freeze.
Devine Carama, director of Believing In Forever, Inc., is conducting a second "Fresh Water For Flint" water drive to combat the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Skies will become mostly cloudy tonight, with the chance for a few sprinkles or snowflakes, as colder air surges back into Kentucky.
Lexus of Lexington is asking for your help to raise $100,000 dollars for Kentucky Children's Hospital, and they're throwing a car into the bargain.
As tomorrow night’s Powerball jackpot currently stands at a world record-shattering $1.5 billion (with a cash option of $930 million), the Kentucky Lottery is thanking players by giving away 1500 free Powerball tickets in a whirlwind four city tour.
Starting in January, City Barbeque, will donate all of the profits from its sales of limited edition drink tumblers to Resurrecting Lives Foundation, an organization that assists Veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
LIHEAP is meant to help a household keep the heat on during the colder months, by providing money and material assistance if the household is unable to pay for heating.
On Saturday, January 9, several area dentists, hygienists and assistants will join forces to provide dental services to uninsured patients of Central and Eastern Kentucky.
Blood donors who give at a Kentucky Blood Center donor center or blood drive through Friday, Jan. 8 will receive a black hoodie as a warm "thank you" for helping the post-holiday blood supply.
Lextran riders can look forward to expanded Sunday service starting January 3rd, all while maintaining the current $1 dollar fare.
The U.S. Air Force Marathon will offer a special New Year’s resolution discount, as well as an opportunity to win a prize package and tickets to the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First Four to participants who register for the race on Jan. 1.
The Lexington Humane Society (LHS) welcomed 14 dogs from the Laurel Co. Animal Shelter (LCAS) on Thursday, relieving the shelter after they received some 130 dogs after a raid at a rescue facility.
The Salvation Army is coming together to pray for a Christmas Miracle this Thursday, for anyone who needs it.
Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon.
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky announced its hours of operation for the months of January through March, 2016.
Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.
God’s Pantry Food Bank is asking the community to help people in need as the year draws to a close.
The Salvation Army in Lexington announced Wednesday that its 2015 kettle campaign is currently $20,000 behind prior-year contributions, and is making an appeal for additional donations to its iconic red kettles
When Better Business Bureau launched BBB Scam Tracker earlier this year, it was expected that tax scams would be high on the list.
Governor Steve Beshear reminded Kentuckians in need of health care coverage to check out the variety of options available on kynect and choose a plan by Dec. 15 for a Jan. 1 effective date.
PODS Moving & Storage is teaming up with the Bark N' Bakery to make the Christmas brighter for animals in Woodford Co. shelters.
The world is responding to the humble holiday wish of a young girl badly injured in an arson fire two years ago.
Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers and the community of an opportunity to help families in need by donating to the “H20 Help to Others” program.
On Saturday, December 5th, Flemingsburg Dental Care will devote the entire day to providing free dental services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings to individuals in need.
Church on the Rock is holding their “Journey to Bethlehem” display December 3rd through the 6th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The Lexington Hospital for Cats has kicked off its annual Angel Tree Cat Tree program for 2015.
The Estill Co. Animal Shelter is hoping to find homes for their dogs and cats during the holiday season.
If you're looking for a way to participate in the giving season, the Winchester Salvation Army Unit could use your help.
Fayette Mall will open its doors at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night to give shoppers a jump start on their holiday shopping.
Chef Love Talley of Talley's BBQ wants to give thanks to first responders in Fayette Co. by offering them a free box lunch on November 26.
More than 4,600 families asked for help with groceries to make their Thanksgiving dinner, and God's Pantry Food Bank aims to assist them all.
Columbia Gas of Kentucky is encouraging customers to takes steps now to prepare for winter heating season.
Members of the United States Marine Corps descended on the Toys 'R' Us store in Lexington on Thursday, to gather up gifts for their Toys for Tots program.
Lexington’s Fraternal Order of Firefighters (FOF) is asking citizens to help make the holidays brighter for thousands of Lexington kids by donating to its 84th Annual Toy Drive.
Kentucky State Troopers will help brighten the holiday season for families in need this year through the sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive.
Two fundraisers benefiting the Mackey family have been scheduled for the rest of the week.
Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LACBG,) along with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host the fourth annual Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt in Woodford Co. on November 20-22.
Luminate Lexington, presented by Kentucky Utilities, has announced the schedule of holiday festivities for 2015 in downtown Lexington.
Time to roll up your sleeve and show Tennessee how much you bleed blue, at the 28th annual Big Blue Crush blood drive.
Lexington is bringing back its "Food for Fines" canned food drive. People with unpaid parking tickets will be able to get a discount on their citations by donating food for struggling Kentucky families.
The Raising Cane's in Nicholasville is holding a fundraiser Monday to raise money for the Mackey family.
There will be a parade from Powell Co. High School this Saturday to honor a student who tragically died.
Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of "SpaghettiOs" due to a potential choking hazard.
A company that is filling seasonal jobs for eBay Enterprise in Kentucky is holding another job fair on Friday, this time in northern Kentucky.
The Kentucky Housing Corp. says several hundred veterans remain homeless in Kentucky, and it is offering vouchers for housing in many counties.
Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for John Everett Mackey, a paramedic who died after being hit by a car last week.
Thousands are expected to arrive at Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum to pay their final respects to Daniel Neil Ellis.
Street Craves & Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers are saying “thank you” to all of those who have served the country or are currently serving in the armed forces this Veterans Day.
The 2nd annual "A Coat to Keep the Cold Away" youth coat drive, sponsored by Believing in Forever, Inc., is now taking applications.
Applications for toys are now being accepted at the Lexington Fire Department.
Each year, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) celebrates National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week during the first full week of November, as a way to honor animal shelters and the dedicated people who work to protect animals.
A fundraiser to support Kentucky food banks during the holiday season is running throughout the weekend at T. J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods stores in the state.
Amazon Fulfillment Centers in Lexington will be hosting a hiring event Friday and Saturday at the Clarion Hotel.
A departmental grant will increase Lexington mothers' access to famer's markets for fresh fruits and vegetables.
Kentucky State Parks are announcing their annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at 16 of the resort parks across the state coming up on November 26.
The Winchester Beacon of Hope shelter is asking for help from the public in donating supplies to support their in-house community.
Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will be appearing at Rupp Arena as part of their "We've Been Thinking Tour."
Election Day 2015 is just around the corner and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voters should prepare for the big day.
The Kentucky Horse Park begins its winter season with new hours of operation and family events for the holiday season.
Amazon has announced it will be hiring 100,000 season workers at their fulfillment centers in anticipation of the holiday season, and some of those jobs will be coming to Hebron, KY.
The Lexington Police Department issued several tips and suggestions for drivers in Lexington during the Breeders' Cup.
Local restaurant Saul Good is looking to help out a Versailles-based mission group, after a cargo ship carrying a year’s worth of supplies for Haitian orphans was sunk at sea by Hurricane Joaquin.
The University of Kentucky knows traffic will be crazy for the Kentucky vs Auburn Game tonight.
The Woodstock Spay & Neuter Clinic is hoping the public can help foster a dog rescued from a drainage ditch.
A Kentucky agency is hosting an online job fair Wednesday, and organizers say hundreds of jobs will be available.
Ticketholders that weren't able to enjoy Luke Bryan's concert on October 6 because of massive traffic backups may be eligible for a full refund.
The Kentucky State Police is now taking applications for its 94th Academy Class.
Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed October as Energy Awareness Month in Kentucky.
The Lexington Humane Society is one of 8 finalists across the nation for HomeAgain Helps' "Shelter of the Year" award.
The Fayette Co. Clerk's office has released information regarding voter registration deadlines for the upcoming statewide office elections.
Sam's Club will be hosting job fairs in Lexington and Nicholasville on October 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Project Graduate Week is underway, providing assistance for adults interested in finishing associate or bachelor's degrees.
The Laurel County Animal Shelter is struggling after it took in nearly 30 extra dogs.
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Animal Shelter says it desperately needs the public’s help after it took in 29 dogs Thursday night. Officials say the shelter was already at capacity before taking the dogs and may have to euthanize some animals to make room. Volunteers at the shelter are reaching out to […]
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will be giving out free flu shots on Thursday, October 22.
The Anderson News is reporting that a family of nine that lost their home in a fire last week needs help.
Monday starts Adult Education Week in Kentucky.
The "United Way Born Learning Academy" aims to improve kindergarten readiness for Kentucky children.
The Mayor's Commission for Citizens with Disabilities will host a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday September 17 at the Police Academy Training Center, 500 Newtown Pike.
On September 12, Officers from the Jessamine County Animal Care and Control seized 19 dogs from a residence, after a report of animal cruelty and subsequent search warrant.
Students have answered the school bell in Clark Co., but Chef Love Talley wants to put some pep in their step as the year gets underway by holding a Back to School BBQ in Winchester.
Clark Davis, 2014 graduate of Lafayette High School, will be competing this Sunday evening in the Miss America Pageant, and the school is holding a viewing party to cheer her on.
UK officials have released details of UK's move-in days, and how they will impact traffic around campus.
The President declared a major disaster exists in Kentucky and ordered federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms in July.
The Kentucky Department of Education wants the public to provide feedback on proposed social studies standards for the next generation.
Heidi McKenzie has set up a kickstarter for her start-up business "Alter UR Ego," which creates fashionable, adaptable clothing for people in wheelchairs.
Since 2010, the number of farmers' markets with EBT equipment has increased more than tenfold.
Share your thoughts with the Kentucky Division of Historic Properties
The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
The Georgetown Police Department and City of Georgetown have been working with the Scott County School System in an attempt alleviate as much traffic congestion on Cardinal Drive during drop off and pick up as possible.
First responders from Lexington will be traveling to Johnson Co. to aid first responders affected by recent storms and flooding.
Kentucky law requires children ages 3 through 6 to have a vision exam if they are entering a public school or preschool program for the first time.
The hiring fair will be on July 25 at multiple locations across the state.
From the U.S. Department of State
What do you need to know to keep your family safe from online predators?
A march will be held to raise awareness of community violence in Lexington on July 18.
To beat the back-to-school rush, the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department will be offering low-cost immunizations by appointment.
Donations can be dropped off at Johnson Central High School until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, and again Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
In a release Tuesday, Attorney General Jack Conway warned that price gouging or scams related to recent storms and flooding would not be tolerated.
These light and flavorful wraps will be one of the menu offerings at Azur Restaurant and Patio on July 14 as part of their Chef Series, featuring Virginia Willis and selections from her new book "Lighten Up, Y'all".
Former football Cat holding annual youth football camp this weekend.
Lexington Police say they responded to a home in the 3600 block of Appian Way just after 10 p.m Monday. Investigators say they didn't see anyone injured or property damage.
Details about music, food, volunteering and more
From FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program
Pitmaster Wendell Phelps' award-winning recipe
From the State Board of Elections
Want to learn more about riding a bike in the Bluegrass?
Now through June 30, Baptist Express Care locations inside select Walmart stores will offer sports physicals for elementary, middle and high school students for only $25
All of the information you need to know to get around Alumni drive as the reconstruction begins.
A rabies vaccination clinic at Douglass Park will offer $3 dollar vaccinations from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Kentucky for Kentucky is releasing new scented candles, including "Hot Brown" and "Double Down."
Disaster recovery centers for people affected by April storms in Kentucky are opening Thursday in Lawrence and Madison counties.
The "Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood" has declared this "screen-free week" in an effort to make kids more productive and healthier.
Non-profit group Local First Lexington says supporting businesses in your hometown benefits everyone.
Ideas for how to celebrate from city, state, and national organizations
The Lexington Fire Department is looking to fill positions for candidates who meet the requirements.
Tips for giving wisely and nonprofit groups recommended by the Wise Giving Alliance
A PSA from the Kentucky National Guard aims to reduce the number of military suicides.
There are several ways you can help victims of the earthquake in Nepal.
Suggestions for waste reduction, volunteering, and more
Iconic 80's hair metal band Mötley Crüe revealed the last of their North American tour dates, including a stop in Lexington at Rupp Arena.
These Derby Day favorites get a little extra Kentucky flair thanks to the addition of Woodford Reserve.
The Lexington Humane Society is running short on supplies, and is hoping the public can help them replenish their stocks.
Beech-Nut is recalling nearly a ton of baby food products that may contain small pieces of glass.
Sabra is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus because of possible listeria contamination.
A sports memorabilia company says it has a way for Kentucky Wildcat fans to memorialize a legendary season, and help support a great cause.
Ideas about how to get involved from "Autism Speaks"
The Lexington Police Department is hiring, and as part of their recruitment, they are holding a free women's symposium.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to offset expenses for the family of Jonathan Chatham, who was hit by a school bus and died Monday.
A pit bull puppy is recovering at the Lexington Humane Society after a person found it abandoned in a plastic bag in a dumpster.
Thursday, March 20, marks the International Day of Happiness.
The Eagles will be playing at Rupp Arena July 25 as part of their "History of The Eagles" tour.
Fayette Co. and several other local and state agencies will participate in a statewide tornado drill Tuesday, Mar. 10, at 10:07 a.m.
If your vehicle is damaged by a pothole on a state road or highway, the Kentucky Board of Claims might pay for the repairs.
Breeders' Cup organizers have announced that tickets to the World Championship at Keeneland will go on sale March 4.
Kentucky Blood Center hopes a blood drive will help buoy their supply as winter weather keeps donors at home.
The Kentucky Blood Center says cold weather has kept donors away, and they are now over 1,000 donations low for the week.
Contact information from the Homeless Shelter Directory
Lextran is in limited operation today due to the severe weather.
The Transportation Cabinet says state road crews and contractors will be out all night treating roads. The region is dealing with its largest amount of snowfall in 17 years.