An ordinance creating a local Human Rights Commission took a step forward Monday with its first reading at a regular meeting of the Georgetown City Council.

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The final chapter in the trial of Benjamin Ross and Matthew Taylor Putty came to an end on Wednesday in the Woodford County Courthouse when Ross' sentence imposed by the jury trial was upheld and Putty was convicted of two felonies.   

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Bells are starting to ring in the holiday season. The Georgetown Salvation Army kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign Saturday. 

The Kentucky Department of Transportation has agreed to study the possibility of going around the small community of Newtown as part of a project to improve and widen U.S. 460 from Scott County to Russell Cave Road in Bourbon County, said Scott County Judge-Executive Joe Pat Covington.

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The Scott County Jail and Jailer’s House was dedicated as the newest state historical marker on Friday during the Scott County Homecoming: “Bar None.”

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While some Halloween plans were rescheduled due to weather conditions on Halloween, trick-or-treaters were still able to hit downtown businesses during the annual Spook-Tacular event.

While the rain this week has made up for the recent drought, some aren't happy with local Halloween events being rescheduled.

Spirited but civil and well-presented arguments temporarily ended plans by the Scott County Board of Education to move Scott County High School’s varsity baseball games from Sutton Field to a field at Lemons Mill Elementary School.