Lexington Man Charged in London Murder

Lexington Man Charged in London Murder London police arrested one man in connection with a murder that happened Wednesday night in Levi Jackson Park. Police were called to the park Wednesday after getting multiple reports of a dead body near the park’s amphitheater. The victim, 53-year-old James L. Mays, was from Lexington. On Thursday,…

300 New COVID Cases Reported Statewide on Friday

300 New COVID Cases Reported Statewide on Friday Governor Andy Beshear announced 299 new cases and four new deaths in Kentucky on Friday. At least 16,376 Kentuckians have contracted the virus. The death toll is now at 585. 4,747 people have recovered from the virus. Kentucky is the only state south of the Mason/Dixon…

Costly Move Of A Statue

Costly Move Of A Statue Moving a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the Kentucky Capitol to Davis’ birthplace in western Kentucky is costing the state $225,000.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the state Finance and Administration Cabinet recorded the no-bid contract with America Industrial Contractors on June 12, the day the Historic Properties Advisory…

Comer Selected For A Committee

Comer Selected For A Committee U.S. Rep. James Comer of Kentucky has been selected for the role as top-ranking Republican on a key investigative committee in Congress.Comer was tapped for the post on the House Oversight and Reform Committee this week by the House Republican Steering Committee.His new role will put Comer at the…

Prestonsburg Fourth Of July

Prestonsburg Fourth Of July The city of Prestonsburg is moving forward with its Independence Day celebrations.The annual fireworks show will take place Saturday night. Mayor Les Stapleton says it is the biggest show the city has had in years and planning has been ongoing since last October. He says the show could last anywhere…

Delaying Removing A Statue

Delaying Removing A Statue Officials in a Kentucky county have delayed a vote on whether to remove a Confederate statue from the grounds of a courthouse.Members of the Daviess County Fiscal Court were expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would have returned the statue to the Kentucky Division of the United Daughters…

Harlan County Reopening

Harlan County Reopening This week Harlan County reopened its parks, picnic shelters and the Martin’s Fork Lake beach and recreation area.Harlan County Judge Executive Dan Mosley said the parks could have reopened on Monday, but the county was not able to have the inmates help keep the lawns in shape. Mosley said the county…