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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Leah Caudill


Kentucky, other states given 19-month extension of REAL ID deadline

Deadline now in 2023, gives time to catch up from COVID delays.

Woman arrested for robbery, assault that happened in August 2020

Incident occurred in man's home, according to police.

Fayette Schools’ tech leader surprised with ‘Making IT Happen’ Award

Amy Johns, the associate director of Instructional Technology for Fayette County Public Schools, has earned the 2021 Making IT Happen award from the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education

Knife-wielding bandit tries to rob Walgreens in Louisa: Police

Man carrying a knife, no shoes or shirt.

Kentucky received $126 million in 2021 annual tobacco settlement funds

On Tuesday, Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that Kentucky received over $126 million in the 2021 annual tobacco settlement payment from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

Jenny Wiley State Park closing lodge for repair, park remains open

On Tuesday, Kentucky State Parks announced that the main lodge building at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will undergo repair.

Beshear visits UPS air hub to highlight Kentucky’s role in distributing vaccines

Gov. Beshear visits UPS vaccine distribution hub to show the impact Kentucky has on the nation returning to normal

Tates Creek among winners of National Archery in Schools awards program

The National Archery in the Schools Program Announces the 2021 Recipients for the On Target for Life Awards and Recognition Program.

Nominees named for district judge for Greenup, Lewis counties

On Tuesday, the Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. announced nominees to fill the District Court vacancy in Greenup and Lewis counties.

Menifee, Casey, McCreary, five other counties move in May to new DL system

Eight more counties will make the transition in May to a new, secure driver-licensing system that gives customers more choices and modern services.

University of Cumberlands planting trees in order to celebrate Arbor Day

University of the Cumberlands celebrated Arbor Day this year by planting trees on land that was recently converted from barren surface-mined land into cross-ripped future forestlands.

$13 million bond initiative approved for Virginia Theatre’s revitalization

Somerset City Council members unanimously approved a $13 million municipal bond initiative Monday that includes $2 million to revitalize one of downtown’s most beloved historic buildings — The Virginia Theatre.

EKU installing virtual-reality flying simulator for Aviation program

 Eastern Kentucky University has installed a 2D/Virtual Reality professional flight simulation lab within the Aviation program.

Ed Brown Society Week pays homage to Blacks’ role in horse racing

On Monday, Governor Andy Beshear signed a proclamation naming April 25 – May 1 Ed Brown Society Week in the commonwealth.

Water main relocation to begin soon on Clays Mill Road

Kentucky American Water is scheduled to begin work soon on a water main relocation and improvement project on Clays Mill Road in Lexington.

Bluegrass student, others win with videos on staying motivated during college

More than 100 students who attend one of the 16 colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System took the time to answer as part of a video contest. Winners were announced last Friday in several categories.

Tamie Smith, EnVogue take top position in Lexington CCI4*-S, LRK3DE

Friday's scores shuffle leaders, weather prompts schedule change Saturday.

CASA volunteers take oath advocating for abused children

Eight community members were sworn in as new Court-Appointed Special Advocate volunteers with CASA of Lexington this month.