Local/Regional News

Lexington, KY – An exhibition honoring the contributions of black horsemen opened last weekend at the American Saddlebred Museum. Kathleen Adams recently toured the exhibits and filed this report.

Lexington, KY – Gubernatorial hopefuls House Speaker Jodi Richards and Governor Ernie Fletcher are trading accusations over the fate of a bill that would boost protections for state safety workers. Josh James explains.

Lexington, KY – The man known as the Billy Graham of Catholicism is in Lexington for a speaking tour of several area churches. As Josh James reports, the Vatican official wants to see more dialogue between Catholics and Protestants.

Lexington, KY – All this week the Kentucky Department for Public Health is encouraging Kentuckians to be through with chew. As Kathleen Adams reports, smokeless doesn't mean harmless.

Lexington, KY – Lexington Fire Chief Robert Hendricks says Lexington's fast-growing development is in danger of outstripping expansion of the city's fire department. Josh James has more.

Midway, KY – In part two of our series on the Midway Stockyards controversy, Kara Keeton explains why many area residents say the relocation of Bluegrass Stockyards makes economic sense.

Lexington, KY – Opponents to a proposed plan to relocate the Blue Grass Stockyards to Midway plan to fight to keep the facility out of the historic city. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – As the state primary election season gets underway, Kentucky Republican Party Chairman Darrell Brock is stepping down. Josh James talked with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell about the change, as well as other issues on the front burner in Washington.

Lexington, KY – When Bluegrass Stockyards announced it was eying a 30-acre site in Midway for its new facility, the news sparked an intense debate in the community. Josh James attended a public hearing on the issue Thursday night and filed this report.

Lexington, KY – When President Bush submitted his budget to Congress on Tuesday, it contained additional monies for a program that will rid Kentucky and Colorado of chemical weapons. Kathleen Adams reports.