Lexington History Museum will showcase local woman suffragists during Gallery Hop exhibit July 21. UK Professor Randolph Hollingsworth is building an online database to tell the story of Kentuckians who led the way on women’s rights.
Disciplinary procedures for lawyers should be reviewed, new Kentucky Bar Association President Bill Garmer says. But the public also should look at the many Kentucky lawyers who perform public service work for little or no money.
The Senate returns to Washington on Monday to consider Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Obamacare replacement bill, which polls show is very unpopular. By demonizing Obamacare’s market-based approach for years, Republicans have painted themselves into a corner.
Senate version of plan to weaken former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act would hurt tens of thousands of Kentuckians. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky wants the bill passed soon with little debate.
The Kentucky Historical Society is celebrating the state’s 225th anniversary by asking this question across the state, hoping to help people find solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges with lessons from the past.
The Nicholasville-based company now has 11 short lines in its 30-year-old railroad unit. Company is most famous for disaster recovery efforts for the railroad industry, such as after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Lexington’s Planning Commission and Urban County Council should heed the planning staff’s recommendation to focus on infill and redevelopment rather than expand the Urban Services Boundary. But it will likely require a fight.
Saturday’s Juneteenth event at Lexington’s African Cemetery No. 2 will honor 100 Union Army veterans — more than twice as many as originally were known to be buried there. One was taken prisoner in the battle made famous by the Oscar-winning movie “Glory”.
Plans call for community gardens, ‘adventure playscape’ in North Lexington Park. Grant part of $5 million given to 33 projects. Over three years, Lexington has received $912,000 in grants from the Knight Cities Challenge.
Smiley Pete, a black-and-white mutt, wandered Lexington’s downtown streets, mooching snacks and enjoying human attention. A bronze plaque and granite headstone memorializes him, and a publishing company and civic award are named in his honor.
The Headley-Whitney Museum of Art’s exhibit ‘History of Photography’ showcases rare original prints by many of photography’s masters. There also is an interactive exhibit in which local Instagram photos will be chosen for display.
Mary Todd Lincoln House celebrates 40 years as a museum. But the 211-year-old house has also been a tavern, housed several businesses and it was the brothel where Lexington’s famous madam Belle Brezing got her start.