On Friday, The Lexington School will break ground on a $10 million project that will include the expansion of a separate program for students with dyslexia. People with dyslexia have challenges learning to read.
Former Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt has been hired as president of the Atlanta -based Southern Regional Education Board that works with 16 states, including Kentucky, to improve public education.
Growth and development have long been Lexington's biggest political issues. Voters sent a clear message in the mayoral primary when Kevin Stinnett, the favored candidate of developers, finished fourth.
Malachi Rashon Jackson was indicted on counts of murder, assault and robbery in the shooting death of 15-year-old Kevin Olmeda. Olmeda's shooting death is one of 12 homicides this year in Lexington and one of 5 involving teenagers.
Officers were called just after 2 a.m. on Saturday to Office Lounge at 1533 Eastland Parkway for a reported shooting, according to police. They arrived to find Demarcus Lamont Clay, 45, suffering from a gunshot wound.
Day after day, a Fayette County school district employee saw a mother and toddler standing in the cold at the bus stop without coats. The employee worked in the office that serves homeless students and their families , so she knew how to help.
The teenagers were fed up after a 15-year-old with a handgun turned Marshall County High School into another killing ground, murdering two classmates. Like so many other students, they wrote essays calling for gun control and marched on their state Capitol. The blush of activism made them feel empowered. Then came the backlash.
A Kentucky judge says a lawyer must stop representing a defendant in a death penalty case after the client's money ran out and the lawyer sought state help paying for expert examinations and testimony.
Just as Kentucky prepares to borrow $281 million on the bond market, Standard & Poor's has dropped its credit rating, which is likely to mean a higher interest rate for taxpayers. S&P cites the state's poor fiscal management.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is appealing the valuation of his mansion and the 10 acres where it sits, in the latest chapter of the yearlong debate over whether he and his wife got a sweetheart deal to purchase the home.
A power outage affected areas of northeast Lexington, including areas on New Circle Road, Winchester Road, Eastland Parkway, Loudon Avenue. More than 3,000 people were without power, according to kentucky utilities.