Kentucky News

Lexington’s Childhood Education Program

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington. KY) -- A childhood education program is being presented in four elementary schools in Lexington. Half of children in the state are not ready for kindergarten and the Board of Education wants that to change. Funding for the project comes from Toyota via a five-year investment of a million dollars.

Georgetown Child Kidnapped After Drug Deal

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A Georgetown boy is safe after being kidnapped while his father was involved in a drug deal. Police in Lexington said the five-year-old boy's father was under the influence so much he had no idea where his son was during cocaine sale on Saturday. The boy is now with his mother, and…

Former Lexington Mayor Critical After Fishing Accident

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington's former mayor is in critical condition following a fishing accident that left him with a life-threatening bacterial infection. Family members say H. Foster Pettit was on a fanboat in the Louisiana Delta last Thursday when it capsized in shallow water. An infection developed in a cut Pettit got on his leg…

Versailles To Vote On Annexing 185-Acres

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Versailles, KY) -- Versailles is considering annexing 185-acres on U.S. 60. Mayor Brian Traugott says the proposal involves two properties whose owners have asked to be brought into the city and isn't related to a new site for a possible Wal-Mart. If the city council approves the ordinance at Tuesday's meeting, a second reading will…

Dr. Kent Brantly To Speak In Louisville

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The American physician who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia and survived will speak at a missions health conference in Louisville. Dr. Kent Brantly will join thousands of medical professionals and missionaries at Southeast Christian Church beginning November 6th. The conference will feature sessions on dealing with Ebola.