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Dads get special recognition at 16th annual Fathers and Family Celebration

Dads got a little early celebrating Saturday at Douglass Park in Lexington during the 16th annual Fathers and Family Celebration.

Lexington-area groups receive arts grants

Total of $215,000 handed out to groups

Police chief talks progress, says more listening still needed

Chief talks differences from some other cities

Tree-planting effort takes a different approach this year

An annual effort to reforest the region will continue this year, although it may look a little different -- and be a little more personal -- because of the coronavirus epidemic.

GoodGiving Challenge tops last year’s opening day donations

The first day of the GoodGiving Challenge brought in $50,000 more for local nonprofits than opening day last year, according to campaign organizers.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department hosting Narcan training

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is hosting a free community training class on Narcan and will provide a free Narcan kit to those who attend.

Kentucky Humanities to host annual book fair

Kentucky Humanties Book Fair is a part of a larger Kentucky Book Festival.

LGBTQ* resource center celebrates Trans Week of Awareness

In honor of national Transgender Week of Awareness, is hosting its own Trans Week of Awareness (TWOA) Nov. 18 through Nov. 22.

“School’s Open Drive Carefully” campaign underway

A new campaign reminds motorists to slow down and be aware as children head back to school.

Frozen treats from Lexington Police will continue because of donation

Lexington Police say they recently ran out of frozen treats.

Students warned not to pay up front for loan debt relief

Several Kentuckians have reported receiving strange calls and voicemails from a woman claiming she needs to discuss new federal student loan repayment options, according to the attorney general.

UK student creates interactive recycling map

According to the University of Kentucky, the map includes all the thrift, repair and resell stores, as well as all the donation and recycling centers in Lexington.

All-mobile student ticketing returns for UK games

Students will claim mobile tickets to each home game during a designated window through the UK Athletics app.

New plans for Shillito Park playground released

According to the city, Lexington Parks and Recreation will team up with the community to redesign Shillito Playground.

Transylvania University names interim president

The university says John Norton Williams Jr. will take over beginning Aug. 15, 2019.

Target to hold job fairs in Lexington

The company says the store will be located at 500 South Upper Street in the Hub on Campus and marks Target’s first small-format store in the state of Kentucky.

Students at Lexington school get ‘Shoes That Fit’

More than 400 pairs of shoes were given away to students at William Wells Brown Elementary Friday.

National Prescription Take Back scheduled in Lexington

Saturday, April 27 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Take Back Day.

Goodwill to hold expungement clinic for jobseekers

Participants will learn about the expungement process, and can begin filling out the paperwork needed to get certain charges expunged from their record.

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“Chemo is hard for anyone, let alone a 6-year-old,” Lexington mom says

One Lexington mom says she was in shock when the doctor told her her daughter had cancer.

Three new coronavirus-related deaths, two in Fayette County

The state reported 277 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as the number of positive cases continues to climb.

Renters burned out of home, firefighter overcome by heat

Twenty fire units were on the scene so the department could rotate firefighters to keep them fresh and protect them from heat-related injuries.

UPDATE: Pike County man missing since June found safe

Roger Daniel Anderson was found safe Sunday afternoon, according to the Pike County Sheriff's Office.