Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has announced a successor to Police Chief Mark Barnard. At a press conference this morning he tabbed former assistant chief Lawrence Weathers for the post. Weathers retired from the force in 2016 following a 27 year career. Most recently he served as director of law enforcement for Fayette County Public Schools.
Nearly every school district in Central Kentucky has closed today. Fayette County Schools are running on a two-hour delay. Dozens of accidents have been reported and Officials in Scott County are asking you to stay off the roads.
Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter. The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Friday.
Schools would be hit hard and some hard-pressed districts could go broke under proposed state budget cuts that seek to shift millions of dollars in transportation and health insurance costs to local school districts, Kentucky's education commissioner said Wednesday.