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Southern Baptist Convention removes Kentucky church for being pro-LGBTQ

St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville was stripped from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in 2018 for supporting hiring LGBTQ employees, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Contractor building new high school in Lexington in trouble with city

Complaints against D.W. Wilburn include debris and runoff from the construction site found in a nearby creek, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lexington to consider selling buildings to generate cash

There are three targeted properties for potential sale, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Woman admits selling unauthorized surgical supplies that ended up at UK Hospital

UK Hospital ended up with surgical supplies that were a counterfeit product made in a facility not registered with the FDA, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Fayette County constable, two deputies charged over use of blue lights

All three people charged pleaded not guilty, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UK students’ lawsuit over fee refunds can proceed

The lawsuit's demand for tuition refunds was dismissed, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lexington drug-testing lab owner sentenced in bribery scheme

Uday Shah was sentenced to two-years in federal prison, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Former constable convicted of child porn, now sued by victim

The Herald Leader reports a former constable convicted of child porn is now being sued.

Amazon to build second fulfillment center, add new jobs in Lexington

The company says it will create 500 new jobs.

Report: Doctor accused of allowing his unlicensed wife to give injections

Dr. Paul E. McLaughlin, of Mount Sterling, has had his medical license suspended by regulators, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UPDATE: Judge dismisses Fish and Wildlife lawsuit against Beshear Administration

The state Fish and Wildlife Commission is at odds with the Beshear Administration over the commissioner's contract.

Lexington police officer suspended for poor performance

Officer Ryan Wells was suspended without pay for six weeks for poor performance, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Former lawmaker new state parks commissioner

Russ Meyer took over for Robert Haley Conway, who resigned last month, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UK Audit: “Structural and cultural failure” in cheer program

An internal UK audit found fired head cheer coach Jomo Thompson may have benefitted financially off work done by squad members, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Report: Another Chick-fil-A could be coming to Lexington

The potential new site is on New Circle Road near Russell Cave Road, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Detective: Murder victim lured to accused killer’s home for drug deal

19-year old Kaleb Henry is charged with murder.

Harlan County coal company accused of discriminating against miner

JRL Coal Inc is accused of wrongly firing a miner for raising a safety concern, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Jarvis Garrett acquitted in 2016 Lexington murder case

This was the first trial held in Fayette Circuit Court since the pandemic hit in March.

Criticism of KEMI Board’s vote to remove executive salaries from website

The KEMI board of directors awarded "incentive payouts" to several top executives, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Petition to remove Boyle County High School mascot, called symbol of white supremacy

Any proposed changes to the mascot would have to begin at the school level with the Site-Based Decision Making Council.

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