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Nature Hop kicks off this weekend with ‘Movie under the Stars’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington's Parks and Recreation and Lex Environmental Services host the 4th annual nature hop weekend. The event kicked off tonight with...

$45 million worth of yearlings sold in Saturday Keeneland Yearling Sale

The September Sale continues tomorrow and runs through Friday, Sept. 24. All sessions begin at 10 a.m. ET.

“Ichthus” music festival re-launches after 9 years

A Christian music festival returns after a 9-year hiatus.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Estill County

On Saturday,  at approximately 10:33 A.M. the Estill County Water District has lifted the Boil Water Advisory for the following areas:

Barbara Banke, first woman named as Board Chairman for Breeders’ Cup Limited

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) (RELEASE/BREEDERS CUP)– At its meeting Friday night, the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors unanimously elected Barbara Banke as Board Chairman. Owner of...

KSP investigates officer involved shooting in Gallatin County

No officers or community members were injured during the incident.

Lexington Gun Show returns to Kentucky Horse Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Lexington Gun Show returned to the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend. Hosted by Kenny Woods Gun Shows, the bi-annual event...

Department of Public Safety holds job fair in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Several of Lexington's Public Safety agencies came together  Saturday at Fire Station 2 to recruit new prospects into the public...

First ever ‘Lunch Lady Hustle’ 5K held in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The first ever 'Lunch Lady Hustle' 5K was held today at Lexington's Coldstream Park. Organized by the Fayette County School Nutrition...

Midway Fall Festival kicks off the season

Saturday, Midway kicked off the beginning of the season with the 47th annual Midway Fall Festival, which included vendors, food trucks, children's activities, pottery demonstrations, and more. 

Paris-Bourbon County Pumpkin Festival showcases Paris

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.

Local school districts address ‘Devious Licks’ Tik Tok trend, vandalism at schools

And it’s not just Clark County schools...Fayette County Public Schools and Jessamine County Schools among others

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.

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the number of people.

Carter G. Woodson Academy gets container farm

Friday, AppHarvest unveiled its new container farm at the Carter G. Woodson Academy. This is the first container farm at a metro area school.
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Fayette County Schools technical education centers merge

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.

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky receives National Award for Homeless Veterans Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Gov. Andy Beshear praised the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) for the department, its staff and the state winning...

Temporary lane and road closures scheduled Sept. 19-25

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, motorists should expect state highway work zones in several northeast counties.

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.

Kroger issues voluntarily recall on 16-ounce Kroger bagged Kale

The Kroger Co. Issues Voluntarily Recall on 16-Ounce Kroger Bagged Kale Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination.

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.

Usher in fall with MEGA MILLIONS and POWERBALL jackpots

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Mega Millions and Powerball offer players a chance at $862 million in combined jackpots for Friday night and Saturday nights drawings. According...