Bronze statues of two confederate figures now reside in the Lexington Cemetery. The likenesses of John Hunt Morgan and John Breckinridge had been in storage for nine months before being positioned in the historic resting place Tuesday.
A plan to spend $13 million for upgraded safety and mental health services in Fayette schools will soon go before the school board. Superintendent Manny Caulk unveiled the 10-point program Monday at Dunbar High School.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about efforts to reduce production of opioids Thursday during a stop in Lexington. The Trump administration AG also met with a group of central Kentuckians who lost loved ones to opioid overdoses.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has named a veteran law enforcement officer to head the Division of Police. A packed city hall lobby welcomed the news that Lawrence Weathers will be the city’s new police chief.