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Frankfort woman granted shock probation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - According to the State Journal, a Frankfort woman's request for shock probation was granted yesterday. This is the same woman who allegedly brought methamphetamine into the Franklin county regional jail in her vaginal cavity and shared it with other inmates . 33-year-old Chri

WTVQ - 2017-09-24 04:22:53

Steps to Save Energy in Your Home

(StatePoint) Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home's resale value, if you know which steps to take. These simple tips can help. Form Smart Habits Energy smart habits can help

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Family needs help to bury woman killed while crossing road in wheelchair

The family of a woman that was hit and killed while traveling in her wheelchair is trying to get help in paying for funeral expenses and remembering their family member. VERSAILLES, Ky. - The family of a woman that was hit and killed while traveling in her wheelchair is trying to get help in paying

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-09-22 21:28:35

Two sent to hospital after car hits bicycle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Two people are in the hospital after a car hit a bicyclist Saturday night in Lexington. Police say witnesses tell them a car was driving fast on Georgetown Street near Price Road around 9 p.m. The car reportedly hit a bicyclist then rammed into a utility pole, splitting it. Po

WTVQ - 2017-09-25 02:14:14

Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training graduates 28 officers from Basic Training Academy

Twenty-eight law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated last week from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The graduates of Class 485 completed 23 weeks of training, which consisted of 923 hours of recruit-level instruction. Major training a

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-25 06:39:58

October week dedicated to Homemakers Association

Local government leaders signed a proclamation on Sept. 21 declaring the week of Oct. 9 - 15 Scott County Extension Homemakers Week. The proclamation is aimed at further building support for Scott County's Homemakers Association, which is the largest in Kentucky with more than 500 members in 20 club

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Bluegrass & Backroads: From a one-acre garden and a few apple trees, Evans Cider Mill now a destination

Evans Orchard and Cider Mill in Georgetown was once a cattle and tobacco operation, but in the 1990s, the fifth generation of the Evans family planted a one-acre garden and a few apple trees. That modest operation has evolved into an agri-tourism destination. Kentucky is a state defined by its histo

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-23 06:32:19

Exhibit to feature charcoal and pastel portraits of local citizens

The Georgetown and Scott County Museum will host an exhibit from Oct. 1 through Nov. 22 featuring charcoal and pastel portraits of past Scott County citizens. Museum Director Ruthie Stevens encourages Scott County residents to dig through their family antique collections in search of charcoal and pa

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Great Crossing Dam logjam cleared

A private contractor's crew began clearing a logjam of dead trees and debris from the dam at Great Crossing Park. The debris had built up for more than a year in the center of the dam and had resisted being washed downstream, prompting calls from several area residents to Scott County Judge-Executiv

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Agency receives $625K federal grant to combat youth drug abuse

Scott Countians Against Drugs is amping up the fight against youth substance abuse with the assistance of $625,000 from a five-year federal grant. Richard Baum, acting director of the National Drug Control Policy, announced on Wednesday the 719 Drug-Free Communities Support Program grants, totaling

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Principal: Southern's students 'won't be defined' by state test scores

Southern Elementary School Principal Bryan Blankenship was quietly defiant Thursday night when confronted with student test scores that trailed the nation and most other county schools. "I won't allow us ever to be defined by state test scores. We try hard, and we try to prepare our kids," Blankensh

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Have a 'bit of the good life' with Ritz Crackers

I bet you never thought that you might be reading a story on the history of crackers? And I don't think that I every thought about writing a Kentucky Table story about crackers. But then... One day I was opening a new box of Ritz Crackers, and somehow I started lifting the box's lid from back to fro

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Woman charged with identity theft, property theft after incident

A 20-year-old Georgetown woman was arrested on identity theft and stolen property charges Wednesday when police answered a call about her allegedly chasing a man through a convenience store. Aubrey Micha'el Broadwell was charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000, theft of identity of anot

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Ready, set, guests: 3 paint projects for fall entertaining

(BPT) - "Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list," explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. "It's perfect because fall is our f

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-22 20:01:01

Man pleads guilty in high-speed DUI crash that killed EKU student

A Georgetown man pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in the death of a passenger in a car he drove about 120 mph while drunk, but the victim's mother objected to the recommended sentence. In April 2016, Michael Poe, 24, crashed and flipped the Ford Mustang he was driving on Athens-Boonesboro Road.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-22 15:44:00

WWII soldier's medals, memories found and given to family

FALMOUTH, KY. (WKRC) - Sgt. Ballard J. Bentley died fighting for his country against Nazi Germany in World War II on February 23rd. Bentley was a member of The United States Air Force and was killed in action in Germany when his B-26 Bomber was shot down by the enemy. Bentley was just 23-years-old.

WKRC - 2017-09-23 21:54:09

CASA - Ad from 2017-09-23

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LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-23 04:05:45

Redlining Louisville: City launches interactive map tracing history of race, class and real estate

Special to KyForward Imagine if all your hard work and aspirations were crippled by a small handful of individuals with low expectations for your future success, credibility or worth. Redlining practices in America did just that. In the latter months of 1937, the city of Louisville, Ky., had recentl

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-25 07:17:10

Trump plans to expand travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - The three major long-haul airlines of the Gulf say they are aware of the new travel restrictions implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. Dubai-based Emirates said in a statement to The Associated Press: "With regards to entry requirements for travel to/from th

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-25 15:28:00

Man arrested in Fayette Mall robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- A man is behind bars this morning in connection to a robbery in Fayette Mall. Police say Laybron Franklin was arrested over the weekend. He's charged with wanton endangerment. Authorities say he was one of five suspects who robbed customers at 'Vengeance' a store in the mall.

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-25 13:17:00