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Keeneland makes donation to Friends of Lexington Fisher House

ABC 36's Tom Kenny was out at Keeneland to accept the check for $2,500.
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Mayor: Lexington’s Community Paramedicine will continue in short-term

Gorton says keeping the program open until the end of the year will give the city time to develop community partnerships to help support the program long-term.

KEA names its 2020 Teacher of the Year

Melanie Trowel, of Leestown Middle School, is the Kentucky Education Association's 2020 Teacher of the Yer.

Volunteers needed for tree-planting event in Lexington

The program says it will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend by returning to Masterson Station Park.

Miranda Lambert announces Kentucky concert

Lambert will perform September 21 at the BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University.

Kentucky survey shows slight increase in overall food costs

It says the average overall cost of food in the first three months of this year was $118.64 in Kentucky.
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Kentucky companies named LGBTQ-inclusive

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality rankings.

Names of Alabama tornado victims released: Ages range from 6 to 89

Authorities have released the names of the 23 people, including four young children.

Catholic Action Center asking for donations

The center is asking for donations of soups, sandwiches, orange juice, milk, and luncheon meats.
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New numbers show drop in violent crimes in Lexington

According to statistics recently released by the Lexington Police Department, violent crime in the city decreased by 13% in 2018, compared to 2017.

Walmart getting rid of ‘greeters,’ disabled community reacts

As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive.

Number of calls to state’s elder abuse tip line grows

The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General says there has been a 70% increase in calls since the Elder Abuse Tip Line since 2016.
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Most KY food benefits customers receiving March funds early

The additional SNAP benefits follow changes that had to be made last month due to the partial federal government shutdown.

Area horse farms offering free tours

Organizers say the event provides an opportunity for locals to visit a Horse Country member in their own backyard.

UK accepting food to pay parking citations

The university is holding its Donations for Citations drive to benefit its Big Blue Pantry.

Gas line project scheduled on New Circle Road

The cabinet says there will be no lane or road blockages while the work is being done but does say people driving or living in the area could notice an odor of natural gas.

Lexington Community Corrections’ new K9 is “Insta-famous”

K9 Ozzy has also become "Insta-famous," according to the department, with more than 1,100 followers on his Instagram account.

Lexington police, fire administrative phones not working consistently

Administrative, non-emergency phone lines for the Lexington Police and Fire departments are not working consistently, according to city officials.

Kentucky company donates markers for horse cemetery

The farm says Kentucky Monument has donated three new markers for graves in the farm's horse cemetery.
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LPD names first African-American female sergeant

The department announced on Thursday Thomasena Grider became its first African-American female sergeant.

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