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Aviation Museum of Kentucky will serve as the 2021 Blue Star Museum

The museum will again serve in 2021 as a Blue Star Museum, a program that provides free admission to active duty military and their families.

“This is America*” exhibit now open at UK Art Museum

Exhibit's goal is to foster conversation about the 'good, bad and ugly.'

Old State Capitol, Kentucky Military History Museum reopen

Some activities still limited, health guidelines in place

Lexington museum receives grant from Kentucky Historical Society

The Mary Todd House, in downtown Lexington, received a $2,000 grant from the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund.

Birthplace of KFC’s Original Recipe to be renovated

Kentucky Fried Chicken says its partners are planning to renovate and expand the popular Sanders Cafe KFC in Corbin.

Firefighters try to save relics as fire engulfs Rio museum

A huge fire engulfed Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze.

Celebrate Black History Month at the Hopewell Museum

How are you celebrating Black History Month this year? Special guest Leah Craig stopped by today to tell us all about the Hopewell Museum, where you can learn more about the contributions made by Garrett Morgan, notable Black inventor and historical figure. Check out this segment to learn about his life, and learn more about the Hopewell Museum, located in historic Paris-Bourbon county, on their website.

Unique museum on wings to visit Aviation Museum in Lexington

The Spirit of Freedom, an actual transport aircraft that flew in the 1948-49 Berlin Airlift and is now a flying museum about the operation, is visiting the Aviation Museum of Kentucky during October 6-8 at Blue Grass Airport.

Lexington History Museum: Kentucky’s 225th Anniversary of Statehood

The Lexington History Museum, Inc., preserves and tells Lexington history and Foster Ockerman Junior, the Chief Historian of the Lexington History Museum tells the story of the Commonwealth's journey to statehood.

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary

Mary Todd Lincoln House 40th Anniversary

Owners of Ali’s boyhood home warn of possible closing

The owners who restored Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky and opened it as a museum say it may have to close because of financial difficulties.

Derby not over yet: museum holding annual hat contest

The Kentucky Derby has ended but the Kentucky Derby Museum is trying to keep the fun going with a Derby hat contest.

Kentucky Derby Museum to get collection from D. Wayne Lukas

The Kentucky Derby Museum says it will become the permanent home for items collected by thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Derby winner who has saddled 48 horses to run for the roses.

Bringing back Derby Eve to Lexington

Lexington was once the place to be seen on Derby Eve. Now the who’s-who goes to Louisville.

Gift to Speed Art Museum to provide free Sunday admission

A gift from Brown-Forman Corp. will enable visitors to see the renovated Speed Art Museum at no charge on Sundays for the next five years.

National Corvette Museum to open sinkhole exhibit

A new exhibit at the National Corvette Museum will allow visitors to experience a sinkhole collapse up close and personal.

Aviation Museum receives grant for aerospace education

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has been chosen to receive a UK/NASA grant for its educational programs.

Humanities projects in Kentucky, Tennessee receive grants

Some Tennessee and Kentucky humanities projects will receive part of $21.8 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities announced this week.

Louisville museum plans exhibit devoted to Thomas Merton

A Louisville museum is planning an exhibit focused on the influence and legacy of Thomas Merton.

Charles Jackson Circus Museum building in Hopkinsville sold

The building that houses a Kentucky circus museum has been sold.

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Saint Peter Claver Church prays for choir director injured in car crash

Police say they don't know how or why Leny crashed. Leny's friends are in disbelief as he had just left choir practice right before the accident.

UPDATE: All roads reopen following freak car crash in Lexington

All roads reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Traffic Update: NB I-75 in Scott County reopens after truck hits bridge overpass

The truck hit the Frogtown Road/KY 608 overpass. The bridge has been inspected and evaluated by state engineers.
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UPDATE: Two members of Kentucky State University board resign

Candace McGraw and Paul Harnice resigned days before the abrupt departure of the KSU president.