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Two shootings in Lexington send three to hospital

Two shootings that occurred Wednesday night in Lexington are not believed to be related, according to police. The first shooting occurred at around 5 p.m. outside Gleneagles Apartments on Polo Club Boulevard near Interstate 75 and Man O' War Boulevard, where police responded to a call of shots bein

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-21 11:33:00

Lexington church, family life center to be sold at auction to pay off debt

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington church is set to be auctioned off next month. The property at 1155 Georgetown Road, which houses Imani Baptist Church and Family Life Center, is listed on the Fayette County Master Commissioner's website as being scheduled to sell at auction October 19. The websit

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 04:55:00

Lexington Police respond to shooting on Polo Club Boulevard

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Police said the shooting happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday night on Polo Club Boulevard in the Hamburg Area. Police said one man was shot in the leg and was taken to UK Hospital. Police think the victim knew the shooter.

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 05:38:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis film a scene for the movie 'The Mummy' in Oxford Featuring: Tom Cruise Where: Oxford, United Kingdom When: 06 Apr 2016 Credit: WENN.com The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Lineman restoring power after Hurricane Irma falls to death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida lineman who was working to restore power following Hurricane Irma is dead after falling from a parking garage. The Sun Sentinel reports that 26-year-old Scott Christopher Reid Jr. was killed Sunday morning when he fell from the fifth floor of the Westin Fort L

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-22 00:47:00

Fire destroys former Cumberland hardware store

CUMBERLAND, Ky. (WYMT) - A fire in downtown Cumberland, Ky. destroyed a building that used to be Maynard's hardware store. Fire officials say the fire started just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and fire officials say they do not believe the building had

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 17:58:00

Maria regains its major hurricane status

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - 2 a.m. The U.S. National Hurricane Center reports Maria has regained its major hurricane status, rising to a Category 3 storm early Thursday. An update from the Miami-based center says maximum sustained winds have increased to near 115 mph with higher gusts. Maria's fier

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-21 08:28:00

Maria dips blow major hurricane status

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has lost its major hurricane status, dropping to a Category 2 storm after raking Puerto Rico. But forecasters say some strengthening is in the forecast and Maria could again become a major hurricane by Thursday. An update fr

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 23:49:00

Trump might confuse our way back into climate deal

Will President Trump bring the country back into the Paris climate agreement? The bets are on, and this bet says he will. The past few days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base. What happened right after he spoke of

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 14:25:45

The State Of Hate In Kentucky

Within hours of last month's deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the national media descended on the small northern Kentucky city of Florence, where alleged murderer James Alex Fields grew up. This was not the first time a national spotlight shone on Kentucky in the wake of racially-

WEKU.FM - 2017-09-21 22:05:04

Local agriculture-based groups plan Harvey relief project

While headlines are lessening about the conditions of recovery in Texas after Hurricane Harvey caused so much damage, three local agriculture-based organizations are teaming up to take relief to the farmers. The Harrison County and Nicholas County Beef Cattle Associations and the Harrison County Ho

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:13:00

HCHS band earns reserve grand champion

The Harrison County High School Marching Band competed on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Campbell County High School Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival. The band was first place in Class AAA in the preliminary competition and was awarded the reserve grand champion trophy in finals competition lat

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:10:00

'Arsenic' begins Friday at Rohs Theatre

On this Friday night, the curtains will be raised at the Rohs Opera House for the first of five performances by the Rohs Theatre Company of Joseph Kesselring's 1939 play Arsenic and Old Lace. Set in the Brewsters' living room in Brooklyn, NY, Arsenic and Old Lace is a black comedy that centers on

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:06:00

Amish buggy struck from behind, driver taken to HMH

An Amish buggy was rear-ended by a pick-up truck on Republican Pike, Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 19. According to Harrison County Deputy Sheriff Joe Daniel, Mahlan Hostetler, 28, was heading to town in his horse-drawn buggy when he was rear-ended by John Clines, 69. "Mr. Clines was driving the speed

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:59:00

Shooting suspect faces more charges

Thomas Field VanMeter III, the man who is alleged to have held a small portion of the county hostage last week, was indicted Tuesday during a special called session of the Harrison County grand jury. VanMeter, 39, is being held on a $3 million bond, which was requested by the grand jury, on multip

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:55:00

United Methodist Women holds annual county-wide meeting; Hiday to host October gathering

The annual county-wide meeting of the United Methodist Women was held at the First United Methodist Church in the Sidney Haviland Room on Thursday night, Sept. 7. The speaker was John Hodge, chairman, of the Salvation Army. He and his wife Laura were welcomed. Adorning the center of each table wer

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:38:00

Curtis crowned National American Miss in Tennessee last weekend, to compete in National Pageant in California in November

Katherine Curtis, daughter of Pete and Angela Curtis earned the prestigious title of the 2017 National American Miss Kentucky State at the state pageant held Sept. 3. She will be attending the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, California at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week, representing Ke

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:14:00

How busy are you?

How often have you asked someone to come to church with you and they say; I would but I have so many things to do, or, I'm so busy, I just don't have the time? Sound familiar? I think most Christians have heard these excuses about being busy, at one time or another. In the Gospel of Luke, chapter

CYNTHIANA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 15:54:00

'We've Never Gone Through This': Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electricity

Puerto Rico is trying to start the process of recovering from Hurricane Maria - and it's doing so after the powerful storm blew homes apart, filled roads with water and tore at its infrastructure. Flash floods are persisting, and the island has no electricity service. "We are without power, the who

WEKU.FM - 2017-09-21 13:54:52

Lexington hosts talk on race relations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The community is invited to participate in a discussion on race relations at the Lyric Theater tonight. The conversation, hosted by Kentucky Humanities, will include a panel discussion from various experts on the topic. Organizers say the discussion will be a Q and A style eve

WTVQ - 2017-09-21 23:42:18