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Wreath laying Saturday for General who announced that slaves were free

Did you know the historic announcement that created Juneteenth was said by a man buried in the Lexington Cemetery?

Church, pastor forgive those responsible for cemetery, church damage

A number of tombstones knocked over, broken, damage to church, items taken

Police need help getting grave marker back to rightful place

Headstone may belong in Powell County.

Driver sought after smashing SUV through cemetery

SUV abandoned, head stones smashed.

UPDATE: Convicted felon charged in man’s death

Remains found along tree line near cemetery.

Police investigating teen shot

Lexington Police are investigating a shooting involving a teenager. 

Body found on Scott Co. baseball field across from cemetery

The Scott County Coroner's Office says a 27-year-old woman was found dead in a baseball field dugout.

Confederate statue to be moved in Danville

A Confederate statue in Danville will be moved.

UPDATE: Over 20 urns taken from Laurel Co. cemetery

Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff's Office say they were called back to the Cumberland Memorial Gardens after management determined that over 20 bronze urns were taken from the cemetery.

Group wants to preserve historic cemetery in Madison County

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - There are more than 1,600 tombstones at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Madison County. "If you're African-American in Madison County and...

190 geese at local cemetery removed, euthanized

The manager of Blue Grass Memorial Gardens says the USDA took 190 geese from the cemetery on June 24.

Authorities search for cemetery vandals

If you have information, contact the Whitley County Sheriff's Office.

Heavy traffic expected for the annual Memorial Day Service at Camp Nelson

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Monday expect heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic in the area of Camp Nelson National Cemetery, according to officials. They...

Man killed in lawn mower accident at Kentucky cemetery

Authorities in Kentucky say a man has died in a lawn mower accident at a cemetery.

Agency seeks to expedite removal of graves at cemetery

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek an emergency court order to move about 60 additional graves to repair a landslide threatening a Kentucky cemetery.

Strong winds damage Winchester Cemetery

Strong storms did some damage at Winchester Cemetery on Wednesday night.

Tax Dollars Pay for Unclaimed Body Burials

It is common for the Fayette County Coroner to ask for the public's help in finding family members of people who have died but what happens when the family can't be found?

Human Remains Found in Fleming Co.

Officers in Flemingsburg, along with Kentucky State Police, are investigating after human remains were found at the Fleming County Cemetery.

Veterans Honored at Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Veterans were honored at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery Friday morning.

UPDATE: LPD Continue Clean-Up at Cove Haven Cemetery

Work continues on the restoration project at Cove Haven Cemetery in Lexington ahead of Veterans Day, with attention being given to more than 400 graves belonging to veterans.

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City leaders hear from community about violence surge

Lexington city officials held a safety forum Wednesday to talk with the community about increased violence downtown.

Upcoming events for Fayette County students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Fayette County School district released events for students to attend before school starts. See below: Stuff the Bus! 8 a.m. to...

UPDATE: Campton water plant stabilizing, residents advised to keep conserving

No water or low pressure is anticipated to affect residents across the county.