Blue Grass Stockyards

The Board of Adjustment approved Blue Grass Stockyards’ application for a conditional use permit to construct an Agricultural Market on Friday, March 25th. We are proud to support the Stockyards and their plans to rebuild here in Fayette County. Congratulations to all parties involved! We’re excited that Blue Grass Stockyards will be staying in Fayette […]

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Bluegrass Stockyards Letter Editor by Fayette Alliance Board Chairman

Stockyards a true asset by Don Robinson, Fayette Alliance Board Chairman Published 03.04.16, Letter to the Editor, Time after time, the citizens and leaders of Lexington-Fayette County affirm the uniqueness and beauty of our Bluegrass landscape. In a recent study conducted by the Matrix Group, 76 percent of our population valued this signature landscape […]

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Bluegrass Stockyards New Location Revealed: Ironworks Pike by I-75

New Blue Grass Stockyards to go on Ironworks Pike by I-75 by Beth Musgrave & Cheryl Truman, 2.26.16, Blue Grass Stockyards will rebuild in Lexington on Ironworks Pike adjacent to Interstate 75, city and stockyard officials announced Friday. The announcement had been expected after $540,000 in state tax incentives were approved Thursday by the […]

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Bluegrass Stockyards Announces That It Will Rebuild in Fayette County

BREAKING: Bluegrass Stockyards to rebuild in Fayette, state offers incentives by M. David Nichols, 02.26.16, Bluegrass Stockyards, a lynchpin livestock operation for the southeastern U.S., will stay in Fayette County, officials announced Friday. The company’s sprawling 70-year-old facility on the city’s northwest side was destroyed Jan. 30 in the largest fire to hit Lexington […]

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Governor Pledges Help to Rebuild Blue Grass Stockyards

Governor, ag chief, mayor visit smoldering stockyards and pledge help to rebuild by Janet Patton, 2.1.16, While fire inspectors combed through the still-smoldering ruins of Blue Grass Stockyards, Gov. Matt Bevin, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray said Monday that the state and the city are ready to assist in rebuilding […]

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Bluegrass Stockyards Destroyed by Massive Fire

Our deepest condolences go out to all the employees and owners of Bluegrass Stockyards. On Saturday, January 30th, the Lexington location of the stockyards was destroyed by a massive fire. We hope that Bluegrass Stockyards will recover quickly from their loss, and that they will remain a key part of Lexington’s economy by rebuilding or […]

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