Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

Governor Matt Bevin touched on a variety of hot topics during an appearance at a Commerce Lexington luncheon Friday.

Alan Lytle

Lexington’s Douglass Park, which celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this year is getting a new playground.  That announcement Friday from Mayor Gray and the Park’s Centennial Commission.  First District Councilman James Brown helped secure the funding for the project, which he says is a great anniversary present.

Fireworks Moving To Commonwealth Stadium

Jun 3, 2016
Associated Press

Lexington’s fireworks display is moving out of downtown to the outskirts of UK’s campus. 

LRC Public Information

The final lobbying numbers are in for Kentucky’s 2016 legislative session and it's another year for the record books.

Gov. Bevin Announces Dual Credit Scholarship Program

Jun 2, 2016
Associated Press

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced $7.5 million in scholarships that will pay for Kentucky high school seniors to take dual credit classes.

Josh James / WUKY

Environmental work on Lexington’s old Fayette County Courthouse is slated to begin this summer. City officials held a public meeting downtown Wednesday to present the plan and take public comment.

New Filtrations System Pumping At Kentucky American Water

Jun 1, 2016

A new multi-million dollar state of the art filtration facility is up and running at Kentucky American Water on Richmond Road. 

Karyn Czar

A lawyer in Kentucky has created a web app to help ex-offenders who are looking to erase their records and restore their rights.

Six Counties Selected For Postelection Audit

Jun 1, 2016

Attorney General Andy Beshear has selected which counties will participate in a postelection audit.

Associated Press

Last week, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced his decision to join 11 other states in challenging the Obama administration’s new school guidelines for transgender student accommodations – and criticized Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear for not taking action.