Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will appoint three Planning Commission members before he leaves office this year. He should focus on planning expertise and community vision, not more balancing of special interests.
The Lexington-based Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship will use a grant to establish a permanent presence in Washington. For a decade, the center has sponsored annual programs to teach students about bipartisanship cooperation.
Walmart’s decision to close 25-year-old store at Richmond Road and Man O’ War presents huge redevelopment opportunity. New Lexington zoning law could help reuse big-box sites for more sustainable future development.
There are better ways to resist Trump administration policies than heckling his allies in restaurants and other public places. Returning Trump's incivility with more incivility only lowers opponents to his level.
The Federal School Safety Commission came to Lexington for its second listening session. But until the politicians and bureaucrats let parents, students and teachers speak, nobody wanted to talk about the role of guns.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat from President Barack Obama and blocked many other judges Obama appointed. The result: President Donald Trump can shape the judiciary to his views for a generation.
In declaring pension law unconstitutional, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd focused on the sneaky way it was passed. The Kentucky Supreme Court should affirm his ruling to promote open government and discourage political trickery.
Filmmaker Michael Breeding interviews Choctaw Academy owner Dr. William Richardson and historian Christina Snyder about the Native American school in Kentucky where 600 students from 17 tribes were educated from 1825-1848.
Historic Kentucky school educated 600 Native American youth from 17 tribes in a government diversity experiment from 1825 to 1848. Now a construction trade group will help its owner and the Choctaw Nation restore a surviving building.
Preservationists are alarmed that the owner of a historic 1791 house in Paris, Ky., has threatened to demolish it if he can't sell it soon. Revolutionary War Capt. James Wright built the house, as well as a 1786 log cabin behind it.
Preservationists are alarmed that the owner of a historic 1791 house in Paris, Kentucky, has threatened to demolish it if he can't sell it soon. Revolutionary War Capt. James Wright built the house, as well as a 1786 log cabin behind it.
Charlotte and Waldemar Mentelle came to early Kentucky from France, befriended Henry Clay, educated the future Mary Todd Lincoln and charmed Lexington's elite. A new biography by a descendant reveals they also had secrets.
Garden Club of Kentucky celebrates return of Nannine Clay Wallis' antique furniture to the Paris mansion she donated as the club's state headquarters. See it at a fund-raising tea and home and garden tour on June 23.
Ken Cooke and Bruce Hutcheson have built three solar-powered boats over the past four years. One has made trips down the Ohio River and up the Cumberland. It's an environmentally friendly — and quiet — way to cruise.
Ken Cooke and Bruce Hutcheson of Frankfort are tech buys, environmentalists and boaters. The have spent the past four years creating solar-powered boats. One boat took weeks-long trips on some major rivers in the region.
Chevy Chase Hardware, Lexington's last independent hardware store, is up for sale because owners Bill and Carol Edwards, who have operated hardware stores in the city for 43 years, want to retire. Location has helped the store survive big-box competitors.
It's not just bourbon: the trade war President Donald Trump is trying to start with allies could hit other Kentucky products, from aircraft engines to Toyota cars. Yet, Kentucky GOP leaders are little more than Trump enablers.
Kentucky author Silas House reads from his new novel, "Southernmost". The book explores the collision of gay rights and fundamentalist Christianity in the rural South. It is about how attitudes can change.
Silas House's new novel, "Southernmost," explores gay rights, fundamentalist Christian backlash and changing attitudes. The best-selling Kentucky author wants to get past stereotypes of both gay people and fundamentalists.