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Friday declared ‘Women’s Veterans Day’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a proclamation declaring June 12, 2020, Women Veterans Day in Kentucky. “Kentucky honors the tremendous sacrifices our...

Health care workers, first responders honored by parade

From UK Police to dump trucks, a parade of vehicles will show appreciation Friday to front-line workers and first responders.

Saturday race honoring Nicholasville officer killed in 2015

Wednesday marks five years since a Nicholasville police officer was killed in the line of duty. 

SCAPA team claims top state honor

Students compete at UK during weekend.

Forest Service waives recreation fees in honor of veterans

he U.S. Forest Service is waiving recreation fees at some locations around the Daniel Boone National Forest in honor of Veterans Day.

Kentucky teacher receives presidential honor

A Kentucky teacher was given the presidential seal of approval for her work in the classroom.

Kentucky author Wendell Berry receives inaugural literary award

Kentucky author Wendell Berry has received the inaugural Kentucky Humanities Carl West Literary Award. 

Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine lands wins reclamation award

Kentucky Department for Natural Resources, Division of Abandoned Mine Lands will be honored.

WATCH: Jessamine Co. man creates veteran wall inside courthouse

A maintenance man for the Jessamine County Fiscal Court has created a way for the county's veterans to be honored year-round.

Kentucky veterans visit memorials during honor flight

Some Kentucky heroes were in D.C. Saturday as part of an honor flight.

After criticism, Trump honors McCain’s service to country

Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain’s “service to our country” and re-lowering the White House flag.

Hundreds gather at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, honor service members

On Memorial Day, hundreds of people gathered at Camp Nelson for a ceremony remembering those who lost their lives fighting for freedom.

101st Airborne Division soldier receives Soldier’s Medal

A 101st Airborne Division soldier has been given the Soldier's Medal after saving two people from a burning vehicle.

Fayette Co. students receive awards for MLK Day

A Dunbar senior received a statewide leadership award and Morton students swept a local MLK essay contest.

‘Operation Rog’ honors late Chief Deputy

Dozens of law enforcement officers from several different agencies joined forces in Stanton for "Operation Rog", a county-wide drug bust named after a man who spent his entire career protecting and serving the people of Powell County.

Lexington Veterans Day Parade names 2017 grand marshals

Two central Kentucky residents have been chosen to serve as grand marshals for the parade.

Penny Chenery honored at Keeneland

Dozens of people gathered at Keeneland today to honor the life of renowned horse owner Penny Chenery.

Camp Nelson monument honors Gold Star military families

A new monument at Camp Nelson National Cemetery honors families who have lost loved ones in military service.

Sign honoring American Pharoah to be unveiled in Fayette County

US Route 60 from New Circle Road/KY 4 in Fayette County to Marseilles Drive in Woodford County to be named “American Pharoah Way”

Livingston Awards honor work of younger journalists

Young journalists who wrote about economic despair in Appalachia, covered mass killings in Syria and put a human face on immigration policy have been named winners of Livingston Awards.

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First Tee youth character program coming to Lexington

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) -  The First Tee, a youth development organization dedicated to helping young people build character through educational programs, is coming to...

SOAR announces job fair in Eastern Kentucky

Boxvana will conduct open interviews in Debord, according to SOAR

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Lexington COVID-19 testing sites this week

Sites listed by Lexington-Fayette County Division of Emergency Management