UPDATE: An 11-year-old boy was among the two fatalities yesterday in a seven-car pileup on I-64.Brody Banek, 11, of South Bend, Ind. and his aunt Donna Banek, 48 of Lexington died when they slowed down for another accident ahead and were struck from behind by a box truck driven by Evan M. Ba…
Eleanor Carol Leavell Barr, 39, a 1998 Scott County High School graduate and wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, passed away suddenly Tuesday at the family home in Lexington.
Miranda Florence, a former Georgetown resident, knew she wanted to help those affected by COVID-19 in New York City when she heard how hard they were getting hit with the virus.
Georgetown is expected to fall some $2 million short of its projected 2019-20 revenue budget due to fallout from the pandemic shutdown. In addition, city’s reserves are anticipated to drop some $3.1 million.
LEXINGTON – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of intersection improvements scheduled for Scott County. The project was awarded to Nally & Gibson Georgetown LLC DBA for $965,567.41. The project is located along McClelland Circle/US 62 between milepoints 5.943 &a…
LEXINGTON – For several years, Georgetown resident and UK HealthCare paramedic Zack Gregory has spent much of his time honing his 3D printing and fabrication skills through his cosplay business, Brokkr’s Armory. Now a first-year physician assistant student in the University of Kentucky Colle…
The students wanted it all for graduation, and as best they could, principals Meocha Williams of Scott County, Joy Lusby of Great Crossing high schools and Laura Rice of Phoenix Horizon did just that, said Superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing (TMMK) Kentucky has postponed its restart from May 4 to May 11 following a review of its supplier and logistics network.“As previously stated, Toyota intends to gradually resume its manufacturing operations in compliance with federal health and safety guidelines an…
Scott County’s high school principals tried to touch all bases for graduating seniors with a proposal that included a virtual ceremony preceded by a parade with the understanding a face-to-face ceremony would be held no later than July if possible.
Lights whirled on the fire truck as it passed Wyatt Ricketts’ house Wednesday. There was no emergency outside, just a boy celebrating his fifth birthday in the middle of a pandemic.
Scott County Schools Superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub emphasized there will be some type of celebration for graduating seniors this year — but no one knows exactly what it will be.
Requests for food from AMEN House has increased 59 percent during the first three weeks of April, compared to the same time period in 2019, said Michele Carlisle, executive director.
Scott County has maintained one of Kentucky’s lowest unemployment rates for March, despite a record number of claims statewide.
Investigators from the Georgetown Police Department have been following leads in Lexington related to a shots fired call on Dorchester Drive Wednesday morning.
Lessons of high school’s senior year are supposed to involve physics, calculus, or perhaps an English thesis that requires a few nights of burning the midnight oil to complete.
Like most other organizations, governments and other public agencies have had to scramble due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Kentucky Attorney General has given an opinion public agencies can meet via teleconferencing during this extraordinary time, but provisions of the state’s open meetings…
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) is planning to produce a half million commercial grade face shields for health care facilities and emergency operations from coast-to-coast.
As the community continues work to maintain a sense of staying #HealthyAtHome, Scott County schools still find ways to reach the students they can’t have in the classroom.
Georgetown will have to rely on its $9.8 million in reserves as revenue has fallen due to closings and layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Mayor Tom Prather during the council’s regular meeting Monday.
Editor’s Note: Scott County officials typically learn of any confirmed COVID-19 cases around 6 p.m. each day, following the governor’s address. The News-Graphic goes to press earlier, so the number of confirmed cases listed below is as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Editor’s Note: A listing of online Easter church services can be found Page 4 of this edition. We attempted to provide as many as possible, but if your church is not included we encourage you to visit the church website.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville has announced it has received some 100 face shields manufactured here in Georgetown.
With almost all social and recreational activities closed or at least significantly modified to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Georgetown’s three public golf courses are in a unique position as the only game in town.
How many Kentuckians will be infected with the coronavirus? How many will develop its disease, COVID-19? How many will die from the disease? And how does Kentucky compare to adjoining states?
Jodi Tucker, a nurse at Georgetown Community Hospital led the community in prayer over the staff and patients of the hospital Sunday evening.
The economic impact from the coronavirus continues to take its toll as Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky announced it will extend its production shutdown and release its entire variable or temporary workforce.