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After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the popular Bourbon County Pumpkin Festival is back with live music, food trucks, vendors, and pumpkin painting, showcasing the small-town charm of Paris.
Fayette County Public Schools is planning to merge Eastside Technical Center and Southside Technical Center into one campus at the old Lexington Herald-Leader building as the program continues to expand.
On August 5th, he and his co-worker, Kyle Wilson, were going along their usual route. Call it coincidence or fate, but they decided to take another loop around town after their lunch break, a decision that would save a man's life.
After she graduated from Parson's, Beaulac started her own fashion brand, AREA, with her co-owner Piotrek Pansczczyk in 2014. This year, the brand was approached for the first time to design two Met Gala looks, one for model Precious Lee, and the other for gymnast Simone Biles.
Saturday, the first annual Kentucky Food Truck Championship, hosted by the Mount Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourist Commission, kicked off at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame with eighteen food trucks and hundreds of guests.
The event, held at the London-Laurel County Farmer's Market, included food trucks, a ceremony with special speakers, members of the military, law enforcement, and first responders, and a chance to get an inside look at the Laurel County and London Fire Department's trucks. It's all to pay their respects to the people who lost their lives in the tragic attacks.
Thursday, about 600 people gathered at Kroger Field to climb the equivalent of 110 flights of stairs--the same number first responders climbed during the attacks--to honor the 403 firefighters and police officers killed on September 11, 2001.
There is no question about it: the heartbreaking events of September 11, 2001 that claimed 2,977 lives changed the American way of life. While these events are still very vivid to many, an emerging generation of young adults have no memory of it.
Tuesday, Brightview celebrated with a "Rise and Recovery" Fair which included live music, raffle with prizes donated from local restaurants, a bounce house for children, recovery coaching from Voices of Hope, Narcan training and distribution, and private testing for HIV and Hepatitis C.
Richart's passion is doing her makeup and showing her beloved dogs. A week prior to the apartment fire, Richart had just been able to put the grand championship title on her dog Stand. But early last Friday morning, everything changed.
The Lexington Rescue Mission is taking about six staff and residents to assist their sister mission, The New Orleans Mission, which was hit hard and is low on supplies after Hurricane Ida hit the area Sunday.