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Car show raises money for veterans of American Legion Post 313

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, funky to fancy car owners pulled up to the new American Legion Post 313 for a car show...

Construction site prep underway for Lexington Fisher House

Veterans' families will be able to stay for free in the Lexington Fisher House while their loved one is hospitalized in the Lexington VA Health Care System.

Fireworks spark fear for veterans with PTSD

For a small percentage of veterans, fireworks can cause distress and trigger PTSD.

Deteriorating grave of Union general refurbished by veterans

After the war, general Gordon Granger headed to Texas, the last confederate state in the US.

Lady Veterans Connect opens Winchester facility

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Department of Housing and Urban Development says female veterans are two to three times more likely to be homeless. The...

22 mile walk brings awareness to U.S. veterans suicide rate; 22 every day

"If it would save one person's life, when we got to the finish line we'd turn around and walk back," Joynt said.

65 Civil War veterans honored at Berea Cemetery

Along with a rifle volley and flag ceremony, there was also a brass band ensemble who played taps and civil war music.

‘Stand Down’ event offers services to veterans

The Kentucky Career Center – Bluegrass will host its first Stand Down event

After info transfer Thursday, SSI, others may be closer to stimulus

Even with delay, the transfer still is a week sooner than previous stimulus measures.

Bluegrass Care Navigators Receives grant award

Bluegrass Care Navigators will provide integrative medicine therapies to disabled veterans.

Flag raising ceremony honors Kentucky veterans

Steven Hughes watched as the University of Kentucky Army and Air Force ROTC honored his grandfather Elwood "Woody" Hughes and other Kentucky veterans, like Franklin Sousley who was immortalized in the iconic Joe Rosenthal photo of the flag-raising. 

Veterans Receive their second dose of Covid 19 Vaccine

Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) - On Saturday, the VA health care center welcomed back veterans for their scheduled appointments to receive their second dose of...

Make a difference by contributing a card to ‘Valentines for Vets’

The goal is to collect 3,500 Valentine's Day cards to be delivered to Veterans in Lexington on Feb. 11, 2021.

UPDATE: VA in Lexington vaccinates more than 4,000 veterans

The COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinic was held Jan. 16-19.

VA clinic offers first COVID-19 Vaccinations to Veterans

The VA hospital on Veterans Drive is the first in the county to have walk-in vaccinations for service men and women.

First veteran vaccinated for COVID at state Veterans Center

Veterans start getting vaccinations.

Wreaths laid on veterans’ graves at Camp Nelson

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Wreaths were laid on the graves of more than 500 veterans Saturday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville. The ceremony...

Congress passes sweeping veterans’ bill, includes provisions from Sixth District

A veterans' advisory group in central Kentucky played a role in the legislation.

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Hometown Hero: Volunteer Optometrist

Dr. Kenneth Cottrell volunteers his skills at Nathaniel Mission

Locals react to new CDC recommendations

The CDC updated guidelines on Tuesday recommending all people wear masks indoors again, regardless of vaccination status.

UPDATE: BCTC’s ‘COVID Monologues’ wins Cannes World Film Festival award

A production that explores the emotions felt by students and staff during the early days of the pandemic is now a movie.

KY superintendents discuss back-to-school plans amidst COVID surge

Superintendents in the state talked about navigating back-to-school plans.