Whooping Cough Diagnosis in Eastern KY

Whooping Cough Diagnosis in Eastern KY The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has confirmed a case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Henry Clay High School.This is the second Lexington case, and the first one was reported out of Tates Creek High School.Students at the school with chronic illnesses or weakened immune systems are recommended…

Flu Hits Fayette County Schools

Flu Hits Fayette County Schools Fayette County Public Schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 25 due to illness.FCPS Spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall says student attendance was less than 90 percent at 19 of the district’s schools on Thursday, including four of six high schools. Absences were higher than average at all but three schools districtwide,…

UK Coach Pays It Forward

UK Coach Pays It Forward UK Coach John Calipari’s foundation has given a quarter of a million dollars to help federal workers on furlough during the partial government shutdown.The coach tweeted today that the foundation has now helped five hundred families.Calipari says he’s willing to help more if the shutdown continues, and only asks…

Robber From KY Snagged In Colorado

Robber From KY Snagged In Colorado The FBI says an eastern Kentucky man suspected of being a serial bank robber nicknamed “The Traveling Bandit” has been arrested in Colorado.FBI officials in Kentucky say 49-year-old Jason Lee Robinson of Pikeville was arrested Thursday on federal bank robbery charges stemming from a Florida heist in December.The…