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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
Moms-to-Be Given Extra Options During Maternity Fair
Labor Day not only provided many Lexingtonians with an extra day of rest, but it was also a day for expectant mothers to learn about their options for childbirth.
Shots Fired Near School
Police say shots were fired near Lafayette High School Monday afternoon. Although school was out, there was a youth football tournament at Lafayette. A woman told police the shots were directed at her, but nobody was hurt.
Lexington PD: Argument Between Neighbors Results in Gunfire
An argument between neighbors escalated to at least one shot being fired Monday afternoon, according to Lexington Police.
Coroner: Elderly Mercer Co. Couple Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide
The Mercer County Coroner has confirmed that an elderly couple were found dead in their home Sunday night following an apparent murder-suicide.
High Winds Blamed for Damage Near Nicholasville Water Tower
The tarp for a water tower undergoing maintenance in Nicholasville was blown into some nearby power lines and a neighboring fence early Monday afternoon, according to officials.
Labor Day Monday Forecast
This afternoon, we're partly cloudy with temps in the mid 80's along with summer showers and isolated thunderstorms. Video Video
Powell County Creeks Flood
Several creeks in Powell County were under flash flood warnings from the National Weather Service Sunday night. Video Video
"Labor" Day Rally Educates Parents
Man Shot In Leg In Lexington
Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in the leg in Lexington Monday morning.
Berea to hold public meeting on gay rights law
The city of Berea has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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