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First grade class gets visit from Governor, Mayor

During the pandemic, we've been trusting our elected officials with our health, but not everyone's old enough to know what a mayor or a governor does beyond a pandemic. 

City seeks input, programs to address youth violence issues

City seeking info on programs to dovetail with existing city efforts

Mayor’s Mobile Testing Program moves to Red Mile in Lexington

The Mayor's Mobile Testing Program is moving to The Red Mile next week. 

Mayor talks about lessons in a year where COVID started in the state

Mayor talks about lessons in a year that started at Ground Zero

Shively mayor charged with DUI after crash at White Castle parking lot

Witnesses said Beverly Chester-Burton was asleep in the drive-thru line before hitting a car and crashing into a pole.

Advisory Council will guide city’s susbtance abuse programs

Group will build on the work of the city's substance abuse assistance program.

Women from across the country sign letter to Louisville mayor

Groups continue to collect signatures with focus on White women.

WATCH: Lexington Police release body camera video to refute racism, chokehold claims

Lexington Police are responding to protesters' new accusations of violence and racism with body camera video showing the moments Saturday when officers arrested five protesters.

Mayor Gorton gives State of the City/County Address

Lexington Mayor, Linda Gorton gave her state of the city/county address on Tuesday.

Former mayor of Somerset JP Wiles dies at 85

JP Wiles, former Somerset mayor, passed away Thursday.

Safety Net initiative aims to stop violent crimes in Lexington

The city of Lexington announced a new anti-violence initiative following a weekend of gun violence that killed two teenagers and injured two more people.

Boyle Co. magistrate makes inappropriate comment about tourism director

A Boyle County magistrate made comments about the county tourism director's legs at a public meeting Tuesday, according to the Advocate-Messenger. 

Gun violence meeting after two killed in Frankfort last week

The State Journal reports the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board (KCCRB) will host a public meeting Monday night about gun violence.

Site made available for ‘Breaking the Bronze Ceiling’ monument

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

Lexington Mayor called out during community meeting

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton was called out Tuesday night during B.U.I.L.D.'s annual Nehemiah Action Assembly, a gathering of about 2,000 people from 26 congregations, working toward making Lexington safer and healthier.

Lightfoot says Chicago mayoral victory means ‘a city reborn’

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city.

Lexington Mayor gives her first State of the City Address

Linda Gorton has only been in office for 17 days and today, she gave her first state of the merged government address.

Mayor-Elect names key staff members

Mayor-Elect Linda Gorton has named part of her leadership team.

Kentucky town mourns its first female mayor, Lucy Lou, a dog

The Enquirer reports Rabbit Hash's first female mayor, Lucy Lou, died September 10.

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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Winchester man charged with murder

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to the Winchester Sun.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.