Content Tagged 'Fayette County'

Update: Marty Roe Found Guilty Of Murder
A Fayette County jury found Marty Roe guilty of murdering Doctor Martha Post.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
When Severe Weather Threatens, Personal Experience Guides Superintendent
Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton survived two tornados Video Video
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.
LPC Recommends New Schools For Fayette County District
A Fayette County school district planning committee has come up with a proposal that would add seven new schools to meet the growing demand. Video Video
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.
Lexington's Most Valuable Properties
The office of Fayette County's property value administration has released its annual property valuation report.
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
Bullying Prevention Big For Fayette County Schools
Fayette County Public Schools brought in the top hate crime prosecutor in the country to talk to teens about bullying Wednesday. Video Video
Fayette County School Buses Get Hi-Tech
The school system added an electronic ID system to their buses to help keep track of where kids are. Video Video
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.
Fayette County Inmate Escapes From Transport Van
Lexington Police are helping in the search for an escaped Fayette County inmate.
Update: Escaped Fayette County Inmate Found In Lexington
Police say a Fayette County inmate who escaped from corrections officers is now back in custody.
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
Property Tax Bills Mailed In Fayette County
The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff mailed 118,477 property tax bills on Tuesday.
Board Of Education Approves Property Tax Hike
The Fayette County Board Of Education Has Approved a hike in property taxes. Video Video
Gov. Beshear Combines The State's Educational Forces
Governor Beshear signed an order to combine the state's Career and Technical Eduation with the Department of Education. Video Video
Driver's License Operation To Be Suspended For One Day In Fayette County
Due to the installation of new software and cameras for Kentucky's new driver's license, you won't be able to get a license in the downtown location in Lexington on Wednesday, October 24th.
Convicted Killer Wants New Trial
A judge is still deciding whether or not to grant a new trial to Donald Southworth. He was convicted last month of murdering his wife Umi. Video Video
Historic Fayette County Courthouse Is Closed
The historic courthouse on Main Street in Lexington has closed. Video Video
Former Teacher Accused Of Sexual Abuse To Appear In Court
A dance instructor and former teacher in the Fayette County School System is accused of sexually abusing a young boy. Video Video
Wanted Person Arrested After Police Pursuit
State Police said a wanted person, Margaret Anderson, 66, of Pendleton, was arrested after a pursuit through two counties that ended in Lexington.
Sex Offender Turns Himself In
Sex offender fugitive turns himself in to the Fayette County Sheriff's Department. Video Video
Two Fayette Sheriff's Deputies Plead Not Guilty
The deputies pleaded not guilty Friday in a theft case.
Three Fayette County Sheriff Employees Charged
Three Fayette County Sheriff's Office employees have been charged in a case involving pawned guns. Video Video
Update: Section Of Todds Road To Be Closed Wednesday To Repair Hole
A section of Todds Road in Fayette County will be temporarily closed Wednesday beginning at 9:00 a.m. to repair a hole in the road. Todds Road will be closed from Todds Station Road to Pricetown Lane. Video Video
Fayette County Public Health Heroes Announced
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Board of Health has selected two public health heroes.
Bicycle 'Fix It' Stations Added to Lexington's Legacy Trail
Three bicycle 'Fix It' stations are being added at the legacy trailheads at the northside YMCA, Kentucky Horse Park and Coldstream Research Campus along Fayette County's Legacy Trail. Video Video
Jurors Hear From Man Accused Of Murdering Wife
Jurors hear from Donald Southworth in a previously recorded police interview. Video Video
Snow Is Here!
Snow has arrived in Central Kentucky. Video Video
Lexington Police: School Bus Driver Ran Red Light
Lexington Police said the driver of the school bus involved in a crash Wednesday evening ran a red light. Video Video
Police Search For Person Of Interest In Arson Cases
Police release more information about recent rash of arsons in Lexington. Video Video
Police Search for Wanted Convicted Sex Offenders in Fayette County
It's called "Operation Bluegrass Corral" in Fayette County. Video Video
Man Indicted In Connection To Local Teen's Murder
Police say Dominique Godfrey, 21, was indicted today in Fayette Circuit Court in connection to the murder of Chaz Black in March. Video Video
Portion Of Todd's Road In Lexington To Be Temporarily Closed
A portion of KY 1927 (Todd's Road) in Fayette County will be closed beginning Friday, July 27 at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6. Culvert replacement work will be performed.
Update: Man Shot By Paris Police Dies
The Fayette County coroner says the man shot by a Paris Police Officer died early Tuesday morning. Video Video
Volunteers Cleaning Up Kentucky River
More than fifty pick up hundreds of pounds of trash at the Clays Ferry Boat Dock. Video Video
Fugitive Indicted For Bail Jumping
John Buckley IV, who's on the run from police after failing to return to his sexual assault trial, was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday.
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