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Woodford, Fayette among four groups getting grants to boost local history efforts

Four Organizations Receive Grants to Boost Local History Efforts

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots up to nearly a billion dollars combined

The combined jackpots of Mega Millions and Powerball offer players a chance at $990 million.

‘Boston Massacre’ lesson wins prize for Fayette schools

Her teaching method helps produce another lessons.

‘The Yard’ could mean big things in Estill County, region

Train, rail restoration a centerpiece.

Coleman Crest Farm celebrating 132 years

The Coleman Crest Farm is one of Lexington's oldest black owned family farms.

Highway map traces Kentucky’s music culture

New map includes features on music.

Knowing statues’ legacy is important: Professor

A continued hot topic not only in Kentucky but across the nation the removal of confederate monuments and flags in public spaces, some states and communities have chosen to move statues to locations with historical context while others have removed them all together.

Site made available for ‘Breaking the Bronze Ceiling’ monument

The “Breaking the Bronze Ceiling” monument has a prominent address.

Historical soil in Frankfort making its way to a special display

In Frankfort, activists remember two lynchings from Kentucky's past with a Soil Ceremony.

Historical pieces from Helm Place auctioned off

Pieces from Kentucky's history was up for bid at the Bluegrass Auction.

MEGA MILLIONS jackpot 3rd largest in game’s history

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Friday nights MEGA MILLIONS jackpot is an estimated $548 million. The cash option for the estimated $548 million MEGA MILLIONS...

State Treasurer first KY Constitutional officer to give birth while in office

Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball gave birth to a son on Tuesday.

Courthouse restoration wins prestigious statewide award

Lexington's transformation of the historic courthouse on Main Street earned one of the state's most prestigious historic preservation awards.

Fayette Co. Schools Class of 2018 makes history

Fayette County Public Schools will once again graduate a record number of seniors.

Well known book store closing after nearly 70 years

Kennedy bookstore says its cash register is about to ring for the last time.

At least 58 dead, more than 500 injured in Las Vegas shooting

More than 50 people were killed and "well over" 400 were injured when a gunman opened fire on concertgoers from a perch above the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said, making it the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

Corvette Museum exhibit offers history of transportation

The Corvette Museum opens a new exhibit featuring much older forms of transportation spanning the state's history.

Confederate statue removal debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council took a step forward toward removing two confederate statues from Cheapside Park, another council vote is...

Alumni celebrate first day of school with new generation of Douglass students

For some students in Fayette County today's first day of classes meant walking through the doors of the brand new Frederick Douglass High School for the very first time.

Remembering a past Miss Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -Saturday was beautiful night to crown a new Miss Kentucky. People gathered from all over the state to take part in...

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Woodford, Fayette among four groups getting grants to boost local history efforts

Four Organizations Receive Grants to Boost Local History Efforts

Library now renting out ‘Internet Hotspots’ to customers

Library customers can now check out mobile Wi-Fi hotspots

State names new education policy director

Meredith Brewer named Kentucky Department of Education’s director of education policy

16,000th Interment  at Kentucky’s State Veterans Cemeteries

Veterans and dependents interred at all five state veterans cemeteries since first one opened in 2004.