Local/Regional News

YMCA of Central Kentucky

This Saturday marks the beginning of the end of summer for Fayette County school students as the YMCA of Central Kentucky and other corporate partners team up to hold Back To School Rallies all over Lexington. 

Karyn Czar / Josh James / WUKY

Politicians were lining up this week tout a $14 million federal grant for Lexington’s Town Branch Trail project, but they don’t necessarily see eye-to-eye on who deserves the credit.

Grimes Offers Insights About Clinton's Personal Side

Jul 26, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has portrayed Donald Trump as "an unsteady, unqualified bully" while offering insights about Hillary Clinton's personal side in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Since leaving politics in 2013, Ben Chandler returned to law and became the Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council, traveling across the state telling Kentucky’s story through the arts.  This September, he’ll switch gears again as the President and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

AP / Timothy Easley

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes takes to the podium at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia tonight.

Gray, Paul Campaign In Coal Country Tuesday (Updated)

Jul 26, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates are campaigning in eastern Kentucky as the race picks up steam heading into the annual Fancy Farm picnic.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the Lexington Police Department in August.


How do you make a documentary portrait about a writer who doesn’t want to appear on camera? That was the dilemma facing Austin-based filmmaker Laura Dunn as she put together The Seer, a new documentary that uses author Wendell Berry’s work to explore traditional rural farming and the threats to it.

UofL Trustees Set To Decide President's Fate

Jul 25, 2016

University of Louisville trustees appear ready to decide the status of embattled campus President James Ramsey.

Associated Press

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the fundraising quarter that ended June 30.