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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Man arrested in connection to Estill County U-Haul truck hit and run

A Powell County Sheriff's Deputy responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle complaint on Baker Ridge Road.

Latest state COVID report shows decreases, spikes in cases and ventilators

The new cases brought the state total to 649,691 since the start of the pandemic.

Six new COVID-related deaths reported in Fayette County

The county now has reported 45,906 cases and 356 deaths since March 2020.

Variety of farm projects, numerous counties receive funding from Agricultural Development Board

Funded projects focus on agricultural diversification, rural development

LAND forum series brings together agriculture and manufacturing

The primary goal of the forums was to make the state’s 4,500 manufacturers aware of the plentiful raw agriculture sources available in Kentucky.

Craft Academy students present research with International Space Station

The Craft Academy senior team presented virtually at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference on Aug. 17.

Richmond man with various drug trafficking-related charges sentenced to 20 years

Lawson was arrested after a traffic stop during which officers located a loaded handgun, drug paraphernalia, and more than $23,000

Local schools deal with TikTok challenge destruction, theft

A recent TikTok trend is seeing school bathrooms vandalized across the nation. Now, local school officials are having to do what they can to stop the "devious licks."

UK students, alumni contribute to national television show production

10 UK students and alumni added their names this summer to the credits of a new, nationally televised reality show without ever leaving Lexington.

Scott County I-75 pavement rehab project to reduce lanes, close ramps

Intermittent closures expected in both directions of I-75

Step Up for Kids challenge to benefit YMCA

Supporting the YMCA’s Efforts to Close the Education Gap

Four local students awarded scholarships for volunteer work with CHI Saint Joseph Health

Teens awarded for completing 75 hours of hospital volunteer work

MSU prepares for upcoming open house events

MSU’s Office of Enrollment Services is hosting two Open House events: Saturday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 13, both start at 9 a.m. in the Adron Doran University Center

Kentucky reports 62 deaths as COVID continues to surge

While the state showed a dip in its number of daily COVID cases, the unsettling death count saw another rise.

Fayette County reports a slight rise in seven-day average COVID cases

Fayette County did not report any new deaths related to COVID-19 in the latest report. However, the seven-day rolling average saw a slight rise.

Poll: Most unvaccinated Kentuckians willing to get COVID vaccine

The poll, conducted August 4 to September 4, showed overall lower hesitancy by about one-third, compared to a similar poll conducted six months ago.

Wireless network provider Rajant opens new Morehead facility

Relocation and expansion project grows to 100 full-time jobs for Kentuckians

New Load Covering Solutions facility to create 30 jobs

Producer of tarp systems for trucks and trailers to invest $2 million in Trigg County

Cincinnati CBP seize fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, fake Pfizer seals

CBP officers in Cincinnati have seized five shipments containing a total of 1,683 fake COVID vaccination cards and 2,034 fake Pfizer inoculation stickers.

Grace Health recognized nationally for cardiovascular care

The American Heart Association in collaboration with the American Medical Association annually recognizes organizations that are committed to evidence-base guidelines in the control of blood pressure, cholesterol and type 2-diabetes.