The Morning Line, 7.20.14 “Last Saturday, for the Fayette Alliance and Markey Cancer Foundation, Hillcroft defeated Villa del Lago 10-7…” See the featured article and photos of the match by Mathea Kelley.
10 best bucket-list U.S. monuments and landmarks by Larry Bleiberg, 07.11.14, USA Today …Kentucky horse country, Lexington While the region’s famed bluegrass isn’t exactly blue, it still makes for unforgettable scenery, Harrington says. “In spring it’s very green and you contrast that with the horses in the fields, and the fence lines going hill and […]
Grosses rise at Fasig-Tipton companion yearling, all ages auctions By Alicia Wincze Hughes, 07.14.14, Kentucky.com For the second consecutive year, Fasig-Tipton saw solid returns at its July selected yearling sale and companion horses of racing age auctions, both of which yielded a degree of fireworks Tuesday. Hours after a half-sibling to graded stakes winners Executiveprivilege […]
Lexington council approves fiscal 2015 budget by Beth Musgrave, 6.19.14, Kentucky.com The Lexington Urban County Council gave final approval Thursday to a $313 million general fund budget that includes raises for most city employees, money for new police officers and correction officers and $8 million for a new senior citizen’s center at Idle Hour park. […]
A City’s ‘Walkability’ Drives Real Estate Values by Diana Olick, 06.16.14, NBCNews.com Car shares, bike shares, improved rapid transit and teleworking. All are the product of a new generation that is more environmentally conscious than any before it and more willing to use its own energy to get around town, rather than tapping expensive energy […]
After more than seven hours of debate, council approves several changes to proposed $313 million budget by Beth Musgrave, 06.10.14, Kentucky.com Social service programs will receive an additional $690,000 in city funds according to changes approved by the Urban County Council on Tuesday. After more than seven hours of debate, the council ultimately approved a […]
Engineer says I-75 connector could be less disruptive than improving existing roads by Greg Kocher, 6.10.14, Kentucky.com RICHMOND — Making improvements to existing roads wouldn’t necessarily be better than building a new four-lane connector road from Nicholasville to Interstate 75 in northern Madison County, a consulting engineer said at a public meeting Tuesday night. The […]
Lexington housing advocates, others express concern about tax dollars going to 21c Museum Hotel by Beth Musgrave, 06.04.14, Kentucky.com Affordable housing advocates and others are raising 11th-hour objections over funding for the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Lexington. Advocates and some in the hospitality industry plan to attend Thursday night’s Urban County Council meeting to […]
Kentucky gets permit to import hemp seed, which is expected to be released Friday morning by Janet Patton, 05.22.14, Kentucky.com After a week of legal drama, the hemp seed will be freed. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture was informed around 5 p.m. Thursday that the Drug Enforcement Administration has granted the state’s permit to import […]
CentrePointe’s evolving design keeps improving by Tom Eblen, 05.19.14, Herald-Leader Column As CentrePointe developer Dudley Webb continues blasting and digging the biggest hole in Lexington history, he has unveiled yet another new design for what he plans to build on top of it. The city’s Court House Area Design Review Board last week approved what […]
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