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Cool Schools
Lexington Teacher A Finalist For Microsoft Trip
Meghan Bottom is one of several finalists for the technology trip. Video Video
8th Graders Learn History By Living And Teaching It
The 8th graders at Simons Middle School in Flemingsburg reenact the Civil War for the 14th year. Video Video
Students Building Their Futures
Southside Tech's carpentry students are completing their final projects before heading out into the real world. Video Video


Local News Headlines
A Lexington Neighborhood Celebrates
Some people in a Lexington neighborhood have been fighting all summer to keep the Greyhound bus station from moving into their neighborhood. Friday, neighbors said they won the battle. Video Video
High School Highlight Reel (8-22-14)
Despite some bad weather throughout Central Kentucky, there was still football to be played and watched! Video Video
More Than Two Dozen Horses Shot And Killed In Harlan County
Someone shot more than two dozen horses in Harlan County, according to the Humane Society. A $500 reward is now being offered for information that leads to the killer's conviction. Video Video
Warm Weekend Temperatures With Scattered Thunderstorms
Temperatures remain in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees this weekend, yet heat indices will be in the mid 90s to near 100 degrees. Widely scattered thunderstorms will be possible through the weekend as well. Video Video
Fire In Jackson County Damages Several Businesses
Several businesses in Jackson County have been damaged in a Friday fire, according to the Jackson County Sun Newspaper. Video Video
House Fire In Scott County
An upstairs bedroom of a Scott County home went up in flames Friday evening. The fire happened a little after 6 p.m. Everyone is okay. Video Video
UPDATE: Plans For Lexington Bus Depot Scrapped
People in the Elkhorn Park area opposed plans to put a Greyhound Bus depot in their neighborhood. On Friday they learned the company planning to open the depot had withdrawn its application. Video Video
UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Garrard County
A boil water advisory issued Thursday for parts of Garrard County was lifted at 2:35 p.m. on Friday, according to the Garrard County Water Association.
UPDATE: Investigators Trying To Figure Out Who Branded Puppy
Investigators in Lexington are working to figure out who used chemicals to burn profanity into a dog's skin. Video Video
Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Death Of Lexington Toddler
It's been almost two years since a little girl in Lexington crawled into a bean bag and suffocated. Now her death is one of the reasons that a massive recall was just put out for more than two-million bean bag chairs. Video Video
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