Content Tagged 'Fayette County'

Car Flips On I-64 In Fayette Co.
A woman went to the hospital after a crash Wednesday night along Interstate 64 in Fayette County. Video Video
Lane Closures Scheduled For Leestown Road On Monday
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 24, the left lane in both directions of Leestown Road from Opportunity Way to Greendale Road in Lexington will be closed for a widening project.
Lane Closure Scheduled For I-75 In Fayette County
The right lane of southbound I-75 in Fayette County will be closed between mile points 106 and 98 for two weeks beginning Monday, March 17, 2014.
Lexington Police: Young Children Part Of Internet Crime Problem
Lexington Police set up the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force because of the disturbing number of cases about child abuse and child pornography in Fayette County. Video Video
28th Anniversary Of Tornado That Devastated Parts Of Lexington
On March 10, 1986, Lexington was hit by one of the worst tornadoes in the city's history. Coincidentally, the twister hit on the same day of the annual statewide tornado drill test.
Semi Accident Closed Interstate Overnight
A section of I-75 was shut down Sunday night after police said two tractor trailers were involved in an accident. Video Video
Fayette Schools Superintendent Says No Programs Would Be Eliminated By Budget Cuts
Fayette County Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said Monday that no programs would be eliminated as part of an estimated $20 million budget cut. Video Video
Fayette Co. Schools Closed Monday
The Fayette County School District will be closed on Monday.
Road Crews Not Waiting Around For Storm
Lexington Road Crews said they’re not waiting around for this storm to hit before they start clearing the streets – they’re getting to work now. Video Video
Why Fayette County Is Changing Rules For School Trips
New procedures will go into effect Monday, clearly defining roles and expectations for chaperones Video Video
Read Across America Stops In Lexington
The annual “Read Across America” stopped at Fayette Mall today. The event was sponsored by the Fayette County Education Association. Video Video
Tractor-Trailer Fire Causes Problems On I-75 In Fayette County
Two lanes of Interstate 75 in Fayette County were temporarily closed Tuesday night after a UPS trailer caught fire, according to firefighters.
Presidents' Day No Holiday For Many Kentucky Students
Many students had school on Presidents' Day this year to make up for snow days. Video Video
Yard Waste Collection Resumes Friday In Lexington
After a week of winter storms that brought ice, snow and cold temperatures into the Bluegrass, Lexington will resume yard waste collection on Friday. Video Video
Fayette County Teachers, Parents Plan Education Rally
A group of concerned citizens plans to rally Thursday evening at Wellington Elementary as part of their initiative to restore state funding to education.
Lexington Leaf Collection Scheduled To Begin November 18th
The city's 2013 leaf collection is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 18th and continue through December. The program is for Fayette County residents who receive city waste collection services.
Update: Woman Talks About Girl Being Hit In Her Front Yard
The Fayette County Coroner said a 12-year old girl who was hit by a car while walking on Auburn Drive Wednesday afternoon, died as a result of her injuries. Video Video
Shot Fired Outside Lexington Strip Club
Lexington Police say shots were fired during a disorder outside Camelot East early Monday morning.
Hundreds Turn Out For '2nd Sunday' Event In Lexington
It doesn't matter if you walk, run, rollerblade, or push a stroller. A community project just wants to get Kentuckians on their feet.
Confusion Over Outdoor Warning Sirens
After sirens went off during Sunday's severe weather, some residents didn't know what type of severe weather to expect. Video Video
'Riptide On The River' Passes Health Inspection To Reopen
'Riptide On The River' is open again. The Health Department closed it a few days ago when it scored a 60% on an inspection.
Three Arrested After Scott, Fayette Robberies
Police arrested the man seen here, Chase Wilson, and two women after robberies in Scott and Fayette counties.
Water Main Break Tied To Fish Kill In Jessamine County
Kentucky American Water said water from a line break in rural Fayette County got into East Hickman Creek and may be responsible for a fish kill in Jessamine County.
Be A Santa To A Senior
Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring 'Be a Santa to a Senior' program that collects and delivers gifts to senior citizens in Fayette County who otherwise may not receive anything for Christmas. Find out how you can help.
Water Main Break Leaves Some Lexington Customers Without Water
Kentucky American Water said repairs are being made to a 30-inch waterline off Delong Road at Colliver Lane in rural Fayette County. Customers without service are being provided bottled water.
Weather Preparations Underway
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews have pre-treated roadways in preparation for possible bad weather.
Drivers Should Expect Heavy Traffic Downtown Lexington Saturday
The city says drivers should plan ahead before traveling downtown Lexington on Saturday, October 19th.
Freezing Temperatures Cause Trouble On Lexington Streets
Icy conditions caused dozens of drivers problems today in Fayette County. Video Video
Lane Closures Scheduled For I-75 In Fayette And Madison Counties
Temporary lane closures are scheduled for I-75 southbound bridges/overpasses in Fayette and Madison Counties on November 12, 13 and 14.
Lane Closure Scheduled For Old Frankfort Pike In Fayette County
A section of KY 1681 (Old Frankfort Pike) in Fayette County is scheduled to be closed for pipe replacement work on Thursday, October 3rd from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Yarnallton Road In Fayette County To Be Closed Wednesday
KY 1977 (Yarnallton Road) in Fayette County is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, February 20, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., as work is completed on a railroad crossing.
High School Level After School Activities Still On For Fayette County Schools
Fayette County Schools said after school activities will still continue as scheduled Friday night, because road conditions have improved.
Traffic Diverted On Northbound I-75 In Fayette County Wednesday Night
Motorists should be on the lookout for a rolling roadblock in the northbound lanes of I-75 in Fayette County between Exit 104 and Exit 108 for construction.
Task Force Step Closer To Fixing Retirement Fund
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government faces a growing retiree benefit funding problem for its Policemen’s and Firefighters’ Retirement Fund. Today, a Task Force met with a consulting firm to find a plan to solve the retirement fund’s problems. Video Video
Road Work Will Affect Traffic On Highway 60
It's one of Central Kentucky's busiest roads. But expect slower traffic on part of Highway 60 in Fayette and Woodford counties. Video Video
Turkey Hits Tractor-Trailer's Windshield On I-75
Lexington Police said a turkey flew into a semi's front windshield while traveling in the southbound lane of I-75 in Fayette County on Thursday evening. The driver wasn't hurt. Video Video
Road Striping In Fayette County May Cause Travel Delays
Motorists traveling throughout Fayette County through Saturday may experience delays and slow-moving traffic as road paint crews apply striping to roads in the area.
Russell Cave Elementary Will Reopen Thursday
Russell Cave Elementary School in Lexington will reopen Thursday. It was closed Wednesday due to electrical repairs that had to be made in the school.
Council To Vote On Ending Lexington Brownouts
The Urban County Council will vote on a proposal tomorrow that the Fire Department said would keep them fully staffed and end the brownouts.
Lane Closures For U.S. 25 (Georgetown Road) In Fayette County
Temporary lane closures are scheduled for the U.S. 25 (Georgetown Road) bridge in Lexington through Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Public Can Comment On North Elkhorn Creek Stream Impairments
The Energy and Environment Cabinet wants public comments until July 22 on a draft report addressing stream impairments in three stream segments with the North Elkhorn Creek watershed in the Kentucky River Basin in Fayette County.
Portion Of U.S. 60 In Fayette, Woodford Counties To Be Repaved
One of the major traffic arteries of central Kentucky that is heavily traveled between Lexington and Versailles, will be improved in 2013.
Officials Discuss Kentucky Schools' Safety Procedures
In light of the school shooting in Connecticut, officials spoke about how Kentucky schools prepare for similar circumstances. Video Video
When Severe Weather Threatens, Personal Experience Guides Superintendent
Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton survived two tornados Video Video
Update: Interstate Reopens In Fayette County After Cement Mixer Accident
Lexington Police said the ramp from I-64 to northbound I-75 at the northern split in Fayette County was reopened after a cement mixer was removed after flipping on its side.
Task Force Fights Heroin In Fayette County
Nine people have died from heroin overdose in Fayette County since January 1, 2013, according to Fayette County Gary Ginn, and they are investigating two other cases for heroin overdose. Video Video
Lane Closures Scheduled For Georgetown Road In Fayette County
Temporary lane closures are scheduled for the U.S. 25 (Georgetown Road) bridge in Lexington on June 24th and 25th.
Update: Marty Roe Found Guilty Of Murder
A Fayette County jury found Marty Roe guilty of murdering Doctor Martha Post.
Deputies Search For Escaped Inmate
Authorities are searching for inmate Christian Cox, who escaped in Jessamine County while being transported from the jail in Nicholasville to Lexington by a deputy with the Office of the Fayette Sheriff, according to authorities. Video Video
Understanding The New Fayette County Fireworks Law
A new law bans most fireworks in Lexington, forcing Fayette County families across county borders to buy their fireworks. Video Video
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