A temporary restraining order against Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear was issued Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Evans Orchard and Cider Mill, according to Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles. The lawsuit challenges the governor’s use of executive power during…

To no one’s surprise 73 percent of the 8,000 parents responding to a Scott County Schools (SCS) survey want in-person classes to be held this fall.

As he has done in similar COVID-19 restriction lawsuits, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a motion in Scott County Circuit Court to join the lawsuit filed by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Evans Orchard and Cider Mill, LLC. against Gov. Andy Beshear.


Way back in the day, long before Brandon Remley began his career, funeral homes oversaw emergency services. If there was a wreck, if someone was injured or ill, the hearse would show up.

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Three Scott County deputies have been citied as negligent in the incident that led to Deputy Jaime Morales being shot and paralyzed on Sept. 11, 2018 in a motion filed by the City of Georgetown.

As of July 1, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Scott County has soared to 108 total cases, including 51 active cases, according to the Wedco Health District Facebook page.

Fireworks can be set off between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., according to council members. Unless dates otherwise specified by city council. Council members say to be aware of those with PTSD, Autism, other medical conditions as well as those who work different shifts and animals.

Georgetown’s Amy McGrath carried Scott County easily with 50.3 percent over the votes in the June 23 Democratic primary over Charles Booker’s 38.26 percent.

Randall Perry, 53, pleaded guilty Monday to stealing $254,799.30 worth of parts and equipment from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky and selling them online.In a plea agreement Perry was found guilty of mail fraud. He faces up to 20 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000. However, …


In building the culture of a new high school, Great Crossing principal Joy Lusby believes the role of band director is on par with hiring the right football and basketball coaches.

During a celebratory meeting Thursday, the Scott County Board of Education announced construction of a brand new Scott County High School will begin next summer with plans to open during the fall of 2023.


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…


Scott County Schools will reopen in the fall with in-person classes, but students with safety concerns will have virtual and on-paper options, said Superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub.

Georgetown Community Hospital will receive over $1.65 million in the settlement of a 13-year dispute regarding Medicaid funding.

Mystic Dragon, a new indoor facility with games and inflatables opens July 4 in the Indian Acres shopping center. 

A unique dual-brand hotel is under construction on Cherry Blossom Way and is scheduled to open March 2021.


Election Day voting in Scott County was smooth and steady, said Amber Hoffman, elections coordinator for the Scott County Clerk’s Office.

Carrie Cousins, a former Scott County resident wanted to bring the franchise she fell in love with when she moved to Michigan to her hometown. Biggby Coffee in Georgetown celebrates its first anniversary June 25.

An historic Black church near Stamping Ground was intentionally burned down, said Scott County Assistant Fire Chief Jim Kanavy.

For the Boston Unification Council (BUC), bringing people together and having conversations is what it is all about. Whether it is a family reunion-style get-together, helping the Boston Heritage Commission and the community clean up a cemetery or helping the next generation in their fight f…


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a scheduled closure for Hemingway Place. The temporary closure is necessary for pipe installation operations.


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.


DANVILLE —  Scott County Fiscal Court has agreed to sign a contract with Shepherd’s House to provide an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for those battling the disease of addiction.