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Aqua-Tots Swim School is ready to take on lessons again

The weather is warming up and that usually means pools begin to open but climbing into the pool this year is going to look a little different because of COVID-19.

Fayette County Public Schools makes changes to meal services

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-   The district has pared-down the days it is offering meal services. After schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the district continued to...

Bill to allow students to receive meals during coronavirus outbreak signed into law

A bill that waives requirements for children to gather at schools to receive meals has been signed by President Donald Trump.

Officials: BCTC student had contact with coronavirus patient

A Bluegrass Community and Technical College student in Lexington had contact with the first coronavirus patient, according to the school. 

Officials announce initiative to attract more teachers

Kentucky's largest school system has teamed up with the University of Louisville to start a teacher residency program.

Bill requiring armed school officers clears legislature

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill requiring police officers to carry weapons when assigned to schools.

Kentucky House passes bill to ban schoolhouse paddlings

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to ban the paddling of students. The measure cleared the House on a 65-17 vote Friday.

Cleaning crews disinfect schools that are closed from illnesses

There were more than 20 school systems in our area closed on Friday because so many teachers and students are sick.

Several schools closed due to illness

A growing number of schools have called off classes the rest of this week due to widespread illness.

Berea schools go on brief lockdown following threat

Berea schools were on lockdown Friday after police say a man made threats against a school outside of Madison County.

Kentucky school district may sue electronic cigarette makers

A Kentucky school district plans to sue electronic cigarette companies.

Gun found at a school playground in Ashland

Police say they were called around 11:30 a.m. Monday after Poage Elementary School staff found a gun buried in the playground surface.

Shooting reported at high school in California, multiple believed to be injured: Live updates

A shooting was reported Thursday morning at a high school in Santa Clarita.

Police: man arrested for threatening Danville school

Some schools in Danville were forced to go into lockdown Friday.

Kentucky teacher receives presidential honor

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

Convicted sex offender arrested in Pike County school pickup line

In Pike County, a convicted sex offender was found in a school pickup line, which is against the law.

McConnell says he’ll find funds for school at Fort Campbell

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says he's working to secure sufficient funding for Kentucky's military posts, including a new middle school at Fort Campbell.

KSP: Student found with gun on bus in Washington County

A student was found with a handgun in a backpack on the school bus Thursday morning in Washington County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Officials: Student in custody after bringing gun to school in Wolfe Co.

A student is in custody after school officials say he brought a gun to school.

Bell Co. school put on lockdown Friday

A Bell County School went on lockdown Friday.

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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

The ad features criticisms from newspapers of McConnell's opponent during the June Primary.
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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.