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Kroger to host nationwide hiring event on Saturday

Kroger stores across the nation, and Kentucky, will hold open interviews on Saturday, May 20.

Lexington Parks & Recreation seeking public’s input on golf courses

Fore! The City needs to hear what you think about Lexington’s five golf courses.
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YMCA Summer Camp Open House to be held Saturday

The YMCA of Central Kentucky will kick off the 2017 summer day camp season with an open house on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at all YMCA of Central Kentucky locations.
Gas, Heat, Bill

CAC’s Begins 2017 LIHEAP Program

The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

City of Lexington Offering Free Trash Disposal Day Jan. 14th

The City of Lexington is once again partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste.

UPDATE: Gatlinburg Relief Fund Set Up For Online Donations

In the wake of wildfires that forced the evacuation of people in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and surrounding areas, several Kentucky groups have begun gathering food and supplies to send to the affected areas.
Veterans Day

Veterans Day Deals at Area Businesses

There are a number of restaurants and businesses offering deals for former and active-duty military members during Veterans Day.

Energy Assistance Program Opens Tue., Nov. 1

Thousands of low-income families in Central Kentucky can obtain energy assistance for the coming winter this Tuesday, November 1, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Pumpkin Halloween

Trick or Treat Times for Central Kentucky Towns

Most central Kentucky communities will have trick or treating on October 31st, but not all.

Madison Middle School students hear from parents affected by heroin overdoses

Madison Middle School students were exposed to some hard lessons at an event in the school's auditorium.
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Absentee voting: Requesting application

Click here for information on absentee voting mail-in ballots.
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LPD looking for volunteers to help restore Cove Haven Cemetery

The Lexington Police Department is looking for volunteers to help in a restoration project at Cove Haven Cemetery on Whitney Avenue.
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Facebook reminder garners thousands of registrations at GoVoteKY

On Monday, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reported a significant increase in voter registration over the weekend with help from a partnership with Facebook.

Warm temperatures continue, with increasing rain chances

Partly cloudy skies will develop for Thursday, with the chance for a few isolated rain showers and thunderstorms.

Lexington moves trash pickup for Labor Day

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Labor Day holiday.
Louisiana, Flooding, Flood

Donation drive for LA flooding victims being held by UK’s SAAC

The University of Kentucky’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) has organized a drive for supplies to assist victims of historic flooding this August in southern Louisiana.

What you need to know before heading to Commonwealth Stadium Sat.

Ahead of UK's game against Southern Miss at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, UK representatives and city of Lexington officials announced updates and issued several reminders concerning game day operations at Commonwealth Stadium this fall.
Citizens Police Academy

Applications being accepted for Winchester Citizen’s Police Academy

The Winchester Police Department is now accepting applications for the next Citizen's Police Academy.
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10 years after Comair Flight 5191: Runway changes, investigator returns, memorial to be held

Saturday marks 10 years since the Comair 5191 crash that took the lives of 49 passengers.
Tiny House Roadshow

Tiny House Roadshow coming to Heritage Hall

The Tiny House Roadshow is coming to Lexington September 16 – 18, 2016.

Health Department releases September mosquito-spraying schedule

To help control mosquitoes as part its “Fight the Bite: Day and Night” campaign, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will continue to conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer.
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Big Blue Move-In starts Saturday: What you need to know

Thousands of new students are set to move in to campus housing as UK's fall semester approaches.

Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky helps people waiting for transplants

The non-profit Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky says its mission is, "To serve kidney disease patients and their families, increase awareness and early detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD), provide a network for collaboration among renal healthcare providers and promote organ donation."
Fayette County Public Schools

FCPS releases important reference & contact info for parents

Fayette Co. mothers and fathers will be sending their kids off to school tomorrow, but the school system wants parents to know that they have multiple channels through which they can keep track of their children's activities.

Have a “dino-mite” time at Jurassic Quest in downtown Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Dinosaurs are in Lexington this weekend. The Jurassic Quest dinosaur exhibit opens at the Lexington Convention Center Saturday morning and runs...

Meijer recalls salads, sandwiches due to salmonella risk

Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says some salads and sandwiches that it sells are being recalled due to a potential risk of salmonella contamination.
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Blue Grass Energy has planned outage Tuesday

Blue Grass Energy has a planned outage in Madison County on Tuesday, July 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to make improvements to transmission lines.

Lexington Humane Society asking for help after July 4th weather stymies fundraising

The Lexington Humane Society says that severe weather on the 4th of July swept away tents, toys, and t-shirts, along with substantial fundraising revenue.

Fireworks rescheduled across Central Kentucky

Severe weather has caused several cancellations and postponements of Independence Day observations. Here is a list:
Late summer and fall are prime times for disease-carrying mosquitoes, so Purdue University experts recommend people take precaut

Health Department releases July mosquito-spraying schedule

To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer

Gofundme page set up for Scott Co. victim in Orlando shooting

Donations are being accepted for the family of one of the victims in the Orlando shooting who once lived in central Kentucky.
Old Fayette County Courthouse

Courthouse construction brings parking, traffic changes

Parking and traffic patterns around the Historic Courthouse on Main Street will change beginning in early June because of extensive work on the 116-year-old building.
God's Pantry Food Bank

God’s Pantry Food Bank to participate in Summer Food Service Program

God’s Pantry Food Bank is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.

Lexington mosquito-spraying schedule released

To help control mosquitoes, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will conduct mosquito-spraying activities throughout the summer.
Zika Virus

UK HealthCare doctors discuss Zika prevention

At a press conference on Tuesday, doctors at UK HealthCare urged Kentuckians to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites this summer, and to be aware of travel warnings and developing information regarding the Zika virus.
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Memorial Day ceremonies in Central KY

A number of Memorial Day ceremonies will be held across central Kentucky on Monday.
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FCPS: Free meals available for children all summer

Fayette County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides free meals for all children age 18 and younger.

Bellhops creating 100 new jobs for Lexington-area college students

The “Uber for moving” company, Bellhops, is hoping to field 150 applications from Lexington-area college students.
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YMCA to offer free fitness classes at Triangle Park

The YMCA of Central Kentucky is inviting the community to join in a 15-week series of fitness classes being held at Triangle Park in downtown Lexington.
Yard Waste Program

Division of Waste Management to hold mulch giveaway

Yard waste collected by Lexington’s Division of Waste Management during the past several months is now mulch material and will be given away for free to Lexington residents on Saturday, May 21 at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.

AG announces ‘Scam Alerts’ service to protect consumers

On Thursday, the Attorney General, along with Kroger, AARP and over 25 other partner organizations announced the launch of Scam Alerts - a text messaging service that notifies consumers when con artists are on the attack.
Mural Painting Camp

Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites sponsor mural painting camps

The City of Frankfort’s Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Department is partnering with the Frankfort Rotary Club, Capital City Museum and Full Circle Studio & Gallery to sponsor the 2016 Kentucky River Children’s Mural Painting Summer Camps.
Stamp Out Hunger

“Stamp Out Hunger” food drive to be held Saturday

Saturday, May 14, marks the 24th anniversary of America’s largest-single day of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall

As a precaution, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is expanding its voluntary recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables.
Medication Disposal

Free med toss event this weekend

Citizens are encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinet this weekend and properly dispose of unwanted, unused or outdated prescription drugs at Lexington’s annual spring Med Toss event.
Scam Alert

AG, BCTC warn of student loan relief scams

Attorney General Andy Beshear and Bluegrass Community and Technical College President Dr. Augusta Julian are warning Kentucky college students about a scam that promises student loan debt relief services in exchange for a large fee and students’ personal information.
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Lextran to shuttle between Keeneland, Commonwealth Stadium Apr. 16

Lextran will provide shuttle service between Keeneland Racecourse and Commonwealth Stadium for double the action Saturday, April 16th, with a noon kick for football and a 12:35 p.m. opening post time at Keeneland.
Blood Pressure

Free health care screenings at Jessamine Co. Health Check-up Day

Jessamine County’s Annual Health Check-up Day and the Annual Healthy Family Community Resource Fair have joined forces to offer the 2016 Jessamine Health Check-up Day on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Jessamine County Career and Technology Center (JCTC).
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App aims to improve literacy at Frankfort Independent Schools

A parent-training session will be held on Thursday at Frankfort High School, as Frankfort Independent Schools (FIS) unveil a new app aimed to connect the community and improve literacy among students

Lexington Kiwanis Club to host annual Chili/Spaghetti Day

The Lexington Kiwanis Club will be hosting its annual fundraising Chili/Spaghetti Day from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at Cavalry Baptist Church in downtown Lexington.
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“Mouthmobile” bringing free dental care to Frankfort veterans Friday

The Aspen Dental “Mouthmobile,” a fully-equipped dental office on wheels, is stopping in Frankfort of Friday to provide local veterans with free dental care.

KY Post Offices holding passport fairs this weekend

Several Post Offices in Kentucky will hold passport fairs this weekend for first-time passport applicants or for those seeking to renew a passport. Locations and times below.

1,500 expected at Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K Run/Walk

A 5K honoring the life and legacy of Officer Daniel Ellis will be held Sunday, March 19, at the Richmond Centre Mall in Richmond.
Emmanuel "Manny" Caulk

FCPS Superintendent to hold “Talk with Caulk” meetings

The Superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools is inviting the community to “Talk with Caulk” next week.
CentrePointe Construction

Webb Companies releases CentrePointe statement

For the last several months, the owners of the Centrepointe Project have patiently remained silent while speculation about the project became almost every day fodder in the press and social media.
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Fayette Co. schools collecting prom dresses

Prom season is right around the corner, but buying that prom dress can be pretty expensive.

Eat hearty, and send ‘Team Kentucky’ to 2016 Transplant Games

Two Lexington restaurants want to get 'Team Kentucky' to the 2016 Transplant Games.
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Blood drive to support eight-year-old Versailles patient

Eight-year-old Baily Ford of Versailles is fighting a big fight
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Lexington Legends to hold job fair Saturday

The Lexington Legends will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
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Group presents disabled vet with van

Petty Officer Third Class Douglas Hill is back behind the wheel, thanks to a gift from Helping Our Military Heroes.
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Lexington roads expected to freeze overnight; KYTC crews at-ready

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are continuing to spot treat and patrol Lexington roads, prepping for a likely overnight freeze.

Group gathers water for second trip to Flint

Devine Carama, director of Believing In Forever, Inc., is conducting a second "Fresh Water For Flint" water drive to combat the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Colder temperatures return for Thursday

Skies will become mostly cloudy tonight, with the chance for a few sprinkles or snowflakes, as colder air surges back into Kentucky.
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Lexus announces 3rd annual Lexus for the Little Ones raffle

Lexus of Lexington is asking for your help to raise $100,000 dollars for Kentucky Children's Hospital, and they're throwing a car into the bargain.

KY Lottery to give away Powerball tickets

As tomorrow night’s Powerball jackpot currently stands at a world record-shattering $1.5 billion (with a cash option of $930 million), the Kentucky Lottery is thanking players by giving away 1500 free Powerball tickets in a whirlwind four city tour.
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City Barbecue to donate to Resurrecting Lives Foundation

Starting in January, City Barbeque, will donate all of the profits from its sales of limited edition drink tumblers to Resurrecting Lives Foundation, an organization that assists Veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
Ice In Winter Weather

Low Income home energy crisis assistance available

LIHEAP is meant to help a household keep the heat on during the colder months, by providing money and material assistance if the household is unable to pay for heating.
Dentists at Work

Free dental day scheduled for Jan. 9

On Saturday, January 9, several area dentists, hygienists and assistants will join forces to provide dental services to uninsured patients of Central and Eastern Kentucky.
Blood Donation

KBC offers hoodies to blood donors

Blood donors who give at a Kentucky Blood Center donor center or blood drive through Friday, Jan. 8 will receive a black hoodie as a warm "thank you" for helping the post-holiday blood supply.
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Lextran to expand Sunday service

Lextran riders can look forward to expanded Sunday service starting January 3rd, all while maintaining the current $1 dollar fare.
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USAF marathon offers NCAA ticket drawing

The U.S. Air Force Marathon will offer a special New Year’s resolution discount, as well as an opportunity to win a prize package and tickets to the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First Four to participants who register for the race on Jan. 1.

Lexington Humane Society takes in 14 dogs from Laurel Co.

The Lexington Humane Society (LHS) welcomed 14 dogs from the Laurel Co. Animal Shelter (LCAS) on Thursday, relieving the shelter after they received some 130 dogs after a raid at a rescue facility.
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Salvation Army to host “Miracle on Main Street”

The Salvation Army is coming together to pray for a Christmas Miracle this Thursday, for anyone who needs it.
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Post Office to remain open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon.
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Aviation Museum announces Winter hours

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky announced its hours of operation for the months of January through March, 2016.

Waste Management releases holiday pick-up schedule

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

Need overwhelming supply at God’s Pantry Food Bank

God’s Pantry Food Bank is asking the community to help people in need as the year draws to a close.
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Salvation Army: Donations down in 2015 Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army in Lexington announced Wednesday that its 2015 kettle campaign is currently $20,000 behind prior-year contributions, and is making an appeal for additional donations to its iconic red kettles
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BBB releases top ten scams of 2015

When Better Business Bureau launched BBB Scam Tracker earlier this year, it was expected that tax scams would be high on the list.

Dec. 15 deadline for Jan.1 coverage on Kynect

Governor Steve Beshear reminded Kentuckians in need of health care coverage to check out the variety of options available on kynect and choose a plan by Dec. 15 for a Jan. 1 effective date.
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3-day donation drive helps Woodford Humane Society

PODS Moving & Storage is teaming up with the Bark N' Bakery to make the Christmas brighter for animals in Woodford Co. shelters.
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Young girl has humble holiday wish

The world is responding to the humble holiday wish of a young girl badly injured in an arson fire two years ago.
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H20 Help to Others program helps families in need

Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers and the community of an opportunity to help families in need by donating to the “H20 Help to Others” program.
Dr. William J. Moorhead

33rd Annual Free Dental Treatment Day in Flemingsburg

On Saturday, December 5th, Flemingsburg Dental Care will devote the entire day to providing free dental services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings to individuals in need.

Church on the Rock holds 4th annual “Journey to Bethlehem”

Church on the Rock is holding their “Journey to Bethlehem” display December 3rd through the 6th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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Angel Cat Tree program purrs along

The Lexington Hospital for Cats has kicked off its annual Angel Tree Cat Tree program for 2015.
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Estill Co. Animal Shelter looking for a few good homes

The Estill Co. Animal Shelter is hoping to find homes for their dogs and cats during the holiday season.
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Clark Co. Salvation Army looking for bell ringers

If you're looking for a way to participate in the giving season, the Winchester Salvation Army Unit could use your help.
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Fayette Mall Announces Black Friday Hours

Fayette Mall will open its doors at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night to give shoppers a jump start on their holiday shopping.
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Chef Talley giving thanks to first responders with free box lunch

Chef Love Talley of Talley's BBQ wants to give thanks to first responders in Fayette Co. by offering them a free box lunch on November 26.

God’s Pantry Food Bank distributing Thanksgiving meals

More than 4,600 families asked for help with groceries to make their Thanksgiving dinner, and God's Pantry Food Bank aims to assist them all.
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Columbia Gas: Prepare for Winter heating season

Columbia Gas of Kentucky is encouraging customers to takes steps now to prepare for winter heating season.
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Marines collect toys for Toys for Tots program

Members of the United States Marine Corps descended on the Toys 'R' Us store in Lexington on Thursday, to gather up gifts for their Toys for Tots program.

Lexington FOF kicks off 2015 toy drive

Lexington’s Fraternal Order of Firefighters (FOF) is asking citizens to help make the holidays brighter for thousands of Lexington kids by donating to its 84th Annual Toy Drive.
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KSP ‘Cram the Cruiser’ Food Drive Begins Nov. 20

Kentucky State Troopers will help brighten the holiday season for families in need this year through the sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive.

2 fundraisers to benefit Mackey family

Two fundraisers benefiting the Mackey family have been scheduled for the rest of the week.

Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt announced for Nov. 20-22

Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LACBG,) along with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host the fourth annual Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt in Woodford Co. on November 20-22.

Luminate Lexington holiday festivities announced

Luminate Lexington, presented by Kentucky Utilities, has announced the schedule of holiday festivities for 2015 in downtown Lexington.

28th annual ‘Big Blue Crush’ blood drive kicks off

Time to roll up your sleeve and show Tennessee how much you bleed blue, at the 28th annual Big Blue Crush blood drive.
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Lexington: Donate canned goods, save on unpaid parking citations

Lexington is bringing back its "Food for Fines" canned food drive. People with unpaid parking tickets will be able to get a discount on their citations by donating food for struggling Kentucky families.

Nicholasville restaurant holds fundraiser for Mackey family

The Raising Cane's in Nicholasville is holding a fundraiser Monday to raise money for the Mackey family.

Powell Co. High School to hold parade in memory of student

There will be a parade from Powell Co. High School this Saturday to honor a student who tragically died.

CONSUMER ALERT: Spaghetti O’s recall

Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of "SpaghettiOs" due to a potential choking hazard.
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eBay hiring 1,450 in northern Kentucky for holidays

A company that is filling seasonal jobs for eBay Enterprise in Kentucky is holding another job fair on Friday, this time in northern Kentucky.

Kentucky Housing Corp. offers housing vouchers for veterans

The Kentucky Housing Corp. says several hundred veterans remain homeless in Kentucky, and it is offering vouchers for housing in many counties.

Date for Mackey visitation, funeral set

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for John Everett Mackey, a paramedic who died after being hit by a car last week.

EKU prepares to host Ellis visitation, funeral

Thousands are expected to arrive at Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum to pay their final respects to Daniel Neil Ellis.

Street Craves & Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers salute Veterans

Street Craves & Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers are saying “thank you” to all of those who have served the country or are currently serving in the armed forces this Veterans Day.

2nd annual coat drive taking applications

The 2nd annual "A Coat to Keep the Cold Away" youth coat drive, sponsored by Believing in Forever, Inc., is now taking applications.

Lexington Fire Department toy drive begins Monday

Applications for toys are now being accepted at the Lexington Fire Department.

Humane Society continues National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Each year, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) celebrates National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week during the first full week of November, as a way to honor animal shelters and the dedicated people who work to protect animals.

Food bank fundraiser across Kentucky this weekend

A fundraiser to support Kentucky food banks during the holiday season is running throughout the weekend at T. J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods stores in the state.

Amazon to host hiring event in Lexington

Amazon Fulfillment Centers in Lexington will be hosting a hiring event Friday and Saturday at the Clarion Hotel.

WIC grant will expand access to Farmers’ Market

A departmental grant will increase Lexington mothers' access to famer's markets for fresh fruits and vegetables.
Kentucky state parks

Annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Kentucky State Parks coming Nov. 26

Kentucky State Parks are announcing their annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at 16 of the resort parks across the state coming up on November 26.

Clark Co. shelter asking for help from public

The Winchester Beacon of Hope shelter is asking for help from the public in donating supplies to support their in-house community.

Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy coming to Rupp Arena

Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will be appearing at Rupp Arena as part of their "We've Been Thinking Tour."
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Secretary of State: Get ready for Election Day

Election Day 2015 is just around the corner and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voters should prepare for the big day.
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Kentucky Horse Park announces holiday events, winter hours

The Kentucky Horse Park begins its winter season with new hours of operation and family events for the holiday season.

Amazon to host hiring event in Covington for seasonal workers

Amazon has announced it will be hiring 100,000 season workers at their fulfillment centers in anticipation of the holiday season, and some of those jobs will be coming to Hebron, KY.

LPD issues traffic tips for Breeders’ Cup motorists

The Lexington Police Department issued several tips and suggestions for drivers in Lexington during the Breeders' Cup.

Saul Good hosting Waves of Mercy fundraiser tonight

Local restaurant Saul Good is looking to help out a Versailles-based mission group, after a cargo ship carrying a year’s worth of supplies for Haitian orphans was sunk at sea by Hurricane Joaquin.

Expect delays for UK vs Auburn game

The University of Kentucky knows traffic will be crazy for the Kentucky vs Auburn Game tonight.

Clinic needs foster for rescued dog

The Woodstock Spay & Neuter Clinic is hoping the public can help foster a dog rescued from a drainage ditch.
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Virtual job fair being held in Kentucky on Wednesday

A Kentucky agency is hosting an online job fair Wednesday, and organizers say hundreds of jobs will be available.

Luke Bryan ticket refunds available

Ticketholders that weren't able to enjoy Luke Bryan's concert on October 6 because of massive traffic backups may be eligible for a full refund.
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KSP Accepting Trooper Cadet Applications

The Kentucky State Police is now taking applications for its 94th Academy Class.
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Gov. Beshear: October is Energy Awareness Month

Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed October as Energy Awareness Month in Kentucky.
Lexington Humane Society

Last day to vote for LHS for “Shelter of the Year” award

The Lexington Humane Society is one of 8 finalists across the nation for HomeAgain Helps' "Shelter of the Year" award.
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Voter registration deadline October 5 for November elections

The Fayette Co. Clerk's office has released information regarding voter registration deadlines for the upcoming statewide office elections.
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Sam’s Club to hold job fair October 1

Sam's Club will be hosting job fairs in Lexington and Nicholasville on October 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Adult degree-seekers can get help during Project Graduate Week

Project Graduate Week is underway, providing assistance for adults interested in finishing associate or bachelor's degrees.

UPDATE: Laurel Co. Animal Shelter still needs help with rescued dogs

The Laurel County Animal Shelter is struggling after it took in nearly 30 extra dogs.

Animal shelter at capacity, overwhelmed by 29 more dogs

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) -  The Laurel County Animal Shelter says it desperately needs the public's help after it took in 29 dogs Thursday...

Lexington health department offering free flu shots

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will be giving out free flu shots on Thursday, October 22.

Family in need after Anderson Co. fire

The Anderson News is reporting that a family of nine that lost their home in a fire last week needs help.

Kentucky Adult Education Week begins Monday

Monday starts Adult Education Week in Kentucky.

School program takes aim at kindergarten readiness

The "United Way Born Learning Academy" aims to improve kindergarten readiness for Kentucky children.

Commission for Citizens with Disabilities to host town hall meeting

The Mayor's Commission for Citizens with Disabilities will host a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday September 17 at the Police Academy Training Center, 500 Newtown Pike.

JCACC requests help, caring for rescued dogs.

On September 12, Officers from the Jessamine County Animal Care and Control seized 19 dogs from a residence, after a report of animal cruelty and subsequent search warrant.

Chef Talley bringing Back to School BBQ to Winchester

Students have answered the school bell in Clark Co., but Chef Love Talley wants to put some pep in their step as the year gets underway by holding a Back to School BBQ in Winchester.
Photo courtesy of Miss Kentucky Organization

Lafayette HS to host Miss America viewing party

Clark Davis, 2014 graduate of Lafayette High School, will be competing this Sunday evening in the Miss America Pageant, and the school is holding a viewing party to cheer her on.
UK Students Move In

UK move-in imminent, traffic impact details

UK officials have released details of UK's move-in days, and how they will impact traffic around campus.
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President Obama signs Kentucky disaster declaration

The President declared a major disaster exists in Kentucky and ordered federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms in July.
Kentucky Department of Education

Education Department asking for feedback on standards

The Kentucky Department of Education wants the public to provide feedback on proposed social studies standards for the next generation.
Heidi McKenzie

Ms. Wheechair America combines fashion, function in jeans

Heidi McKenzie has set up a kickstarter for her start-up business "Alter UR Ego," which creates fashionable, adaptable clothing for people in wheelchairs.
Benefits Of Shopping A Farmer's Market

SNAP accepted at more farmers’ markets

Since 2010, the number of farmers' markets with EBT equipment has increased more than tenfold.
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Opinions on Jefferson Davis statue wanted

Share your thoughts with the Kentucky Division of Historic Properties
Lexington Neighborhood Back to School Rallies

Lexington students to get free supplies at Back to School Rallies

The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
Lexington Neighborhood Back to School Rallies

Lexington students to get free supplies at Back to School Rallies

The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
Lexington Neighborhood Back to School Rallies

Lexington students to get free supplies at Back to School Rallies

The ninth annual Lexington neighborhood Back to School Rallies will be on Saturday, August 1.
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Traffic Advisory: Back-to-school changes in Georgetown

The Georgetown Police Department and City of Georgetown have been working with the Scott County School System in an attempt alleviate as much traffic congestion on Cardinal Drive during drop off and pick up as possible.
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First responders help first responders in Johnson Co.

First responders from Lexington will be traveling to Johnson Co. to aid first responders affected by recent storms and flooding.

Don’t forget eye exams before school

Kentucky law requires children ages 3 through 6 to have a vision exam if they are entering a public school or preschool program for the first time.
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Kroger to host hiring fair

The hiring fair will be on July 25 at multiple locations across the state.
Stop Human Trafficking

20 Ways You Can Fight Human Trafficking

From the U.S. Department of State
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Protecting your family from online predators

What do you need to know to keep your family safe from online predators?
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“Stop the Violence Lex” march to be held July 18

A march will be held to raise awareness of community violence in Lexington on July 18.

Health Dept. offering back-to-school immunizations

To beat the back-to-school rush, the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department will be offering low-cost immunizations by appointment.
Johnson Flooding

Donations needed in Johnson Co.

Donations can be dropped off at Johnson Central High School until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, and again Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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AG warns against storm-related scams, price gouging

In a release Tuesday, Attorney General Jack Conway warned that price gouging or scams related to recent storms and flooding would not be tolerated.
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Chef Viriginia Willis’ Crab & Celery Remoulade Wraps

These light and flavorful wraps will be one of the menu offerings at Azur Restaurant and Patio on July 14 as part of their Chef Series, featuring Virginia Willis and selections from her new book "Lighten Up, Y'all".

Dennis Johnson youth football camp

Former football Cat holding annual youth football camp this weekend.

Man calls police to report a crime and ends up arrested

Lexington Police say they responded to a home in the 3600 block of Appian Way just after 10 p.m Monday. Investigators say they didn't see anyone injured or property damage.
Breeders' Cup Festival

Breeders’ Cup Festival Information

Details about music, food, volunteering and more

Flood Cost Calculator

From FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program
Barbeque Festival Winner Wendell Phelps

“Isaiah’s Ribs”

Pitmaster Wendell Phelps' award-winning recipe
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Election Information

From the State Board of Elections

Biking in the Bluegrass

Want to learn more about riding a bike in the Bluegrass?
Baptist Health

Baptist Express Care offering discounted sports physicals

Now through June 30, Baptist Express Care locations inside select Walmart stores will offer sports physicals for elementary, middle and high school students for only $25
Road Construction Ahead

Traffic Alert: Alumni Dr. reconstruction information

All of the information you need to know to get around Alumni drive as the reconstruction begins.
Clinic In Lexington Allows You To Get Pets Vaccinated

Rabies vaccination clinic Thursday at Douglass Park

A rabies vaccination clinic at Douglass Park will offer $3 dollar vaccinations from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Kentucky for Kentucky to release new candles scents

Kentucky for Kentucky is releasing new scented candles, including "Hot Brown" and "Double Down."
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Disaster recovery centers open in Lawrence, Madison counties

Disaster recovery centers for people affected by April storms in Kentucky are opening Thursday in Lawrence and Madison counties.

Enjoy a screen free week

The "Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood" has declared this "screen-free week" in an effort to make kids more productive and healthier.

Benefits of shopping locally

Non-profit group Local First Lexington says supporting businesses in your hometown benefits everyone.

Bike Month Resources

Ideas for how to celebrate from city, state, and national organizations

Lexington Fire Department is hiring

The Lexington Fire Department is looking to fill positions for candidates who meet the requirements.
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How to Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

Tips for giving wisely and nonprofit groups recommended by the Wise Giving Alliance
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Suicide prevention key focus of Ky. Nat’l Guard PSA

A PSA from the Kentucky National Guard aims to reduce the number of military suicides.

Help for earthquake victims in Nepal

There are several ways you can help victims of the earthquake in Nepal.
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Earth Day Tips From Bluegrass Greensource

Suggestions for waste reduction, volunteering, and more
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Mötley Crüe to play Rupp Arena

Iconic 80's hair metal band Mötley Crüe revealed the last of their North American tour dates, including a stop in Lexington at Rupp Arena.
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Chef Ouita Michel’s Woodford Reserve-inspired Derby Day recipes

These Derby Day favorites get a little extra Kentucky flair thanks to the addition of Woodford Reserve.
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Lexington Humane Society asking for help from public

The Lexington Humane Society is running short on supplies, and is hoping the public can help them replenish their stocks.
Beech-Nut Baby Food Recall

Beech-Nut baby food recall

Beech-Nut is recalling nearly a ton of baby food products that may contain small pieces of glass.
Sabra hummus recall

Sabra hummus recall

Sabra is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus because of possible listeria contamination.
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Limited-Edition KY Wildcats basketball honors undefeated season

A sports memorabilia company says it has a way for Kentucky Wildcat fans to memorialize a legendary season, and help support a great cause.
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World Autism Awareness Day

Ideas about how to get involved from "Autism Speaks"

LPD holding free women’s recruitment symposium

The Lexington Police Department is hiring, and as part of their recruitment, they are holding a free women's symposium.
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GoFundMe account set up for boy hit and killed by a school bus.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to offset expenses for the family of Jonathan Chatham, who was hit by a school bus and died Monday.

Dog rescued after being found abandoned in dumpster

A pit bull puppy is recovering at the Lexington Humane Society after a person found it abandoned in a plastic bag in a dumpster.
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International Day of Happiness

Thursday, March 20, marks the International Day of Happiness.
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Rock legends The Eagles to play Rupp Arena

The Eagles will be playing at Rupp Arena July 25 as part of their "History of The Eagles" tour.
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Statewide tornado drill Tuesday

Fayette Co. and several other local and state agencies will participate in a statewide tornado drill Tuesday, Mar. 10, at 10:07 a.m.

Vehicle damaged by pothole on a state road?

If your vehicle is damaged by a pothole on a state road or highway, the Kentucky Board of Claims might pay for the repairs.

Breeders’ Cup tickets on sale March 4

Breeders' Cup organizers have announced that tickets to the World Championship at Keeneland will go on sale March 4.
Kentucky Blood Center

Blood drive to help buoy lagging donations

Kentucky Blood Center hopes a blood drive will help buoy their supply as winter weather keeps donors at home.
Kentucky Blood Center

KY Blood Center needs donors

The Kentucky Blood Center says cold weather has kept donors away, and they are now over 1,000 donations low for the week.
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Emergency Shelters in Need of Donations

Contact information from the Homeless Shelter Directory

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