Karyn Czar

Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Karyn Czar joined the WUKY News team July 1, 2013, but she's no stranger to radio.

As a news anchor and reporter for Clear Channel until they closed their Lexington news bureau in April 2009, she has over 15 years of radio experience and has taken home numerous Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow awards including best reporter, best continuing coverage, best spot news, best newscast and best use of sound.

You can hear her weekday mornings during Morning Edition.

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Another new art mural is brightening an area of downtown Lexington. The vibrant pops of color honor 19th century political giant, Henry Clay.


Fayette County Schools are heading in the right direction.  That was the message from School Superintendent Manny Caulk Thursday during the district's first State of the Schools Address.

Karyn Czar

It took a village of sponsors and after years of planning and construction, 24 new affordable apartments are being used by survivors of partner abuse. 

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Don't listen for any whinnying horses, spinning lassos, or snorting bulls; instead it's horns and the hum of hulking road equipment at this rodeo.

Lexington Bluegrass Airport

Some flights were off schedule at Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport this morning.


Lexington police are investigating three shootings in the city that took place within hours of each other, hitting four people. One of the incidents happened on South Broadway just before 3:30 in the afternoon. A 19-year-old was found at the scene and died from his injuries. A 20-year-old was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.


The community is being asked to give first responders in Lexington a week they’ll never forget. The Rotary Club of Lexington is sponsoring the annual First Responders Appreciation Week, May 22-26.

Lexington Herald Leader

Leon Smith has been charged with defrauding more than $1.2 million from professional athletes who used his companies for financial services. Smith has been indicted of laundering, aggravated identity theft and “devising a scheme to defraud and obtain money and property from clients by means of false pretenses.”


Classes are canceled today at Transylvania University. This morning a man attacked a student with a machete. Officials at Transy tell us the attacker was a former student. He went into the Jazzman's Cafe on campus with a bag full of knives just before 9:00. Witnesses said he yelled, "The day of reckoning is here!"

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Grief Counselors will be at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School today.  They’ll be helping students and staff cope with the loss of 15-year old Star Ifeacho.