Georgetown and Scott County Museum is doing it’s part in trying to keep younger kids entertained during these times. The museum created “Sneak Academy” which is about “Mistress Sneak.” The kids, who play agents, stop by the museum and become familiar with the artifacts and layout of the museum. 

STAMPING GROUND — The City of Stamping Ground received the full $56,000 from the federal CARES Act for reimbursements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The city was originally supposed to receive $40,000 and then receive the remaining $10,000 at a later date.

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After nearly a year, things are wrapping up around the Habitat for Mission house on North Broadway.

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Scott County Schools will be in-person Oct. 14, two days later than announced weeks ago, in order to allow teachers and students to adjust from virtual learning.

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In a series of actions Monday, the Georgetown City Council passed a 911 user fee, approved raises for all city employees, including first responders, and amended the city budget they approved  just two months ago.

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The eye of Scott County’s COVID-19 hurricane remains Dover Manor as the long-term care facility’s death toll reached 11 this week.

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SupeRecycling Day will be this Saturday, Sept. 19 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky.

With Scott County Schools starting back virtual classes earlier last week, this can have some students and parents in a bind on how to access their school work and lectures. 

Tammy Estep, the author of After the Rain and a native of Georgetown, did a book signing last Saturday to promote her book. 

Last year, some 7,000 people attended the first Battle of the Birds — Scott County versus Great Crossing in the inaugural football game at Birds Nest Stadium. 

SADIEVILLE — A special city council meeting held last Thursday, Sept. 10 in Sadiville, discussed topics of concern and interest.

When it comes to training on topics like diversity for the Georgetown Police Department, Police Chief Mike Bosse says conversations with his officers and doing a weekly “temperature check” of the organization is the best training.

The AMEN House is having to make some changes coming at the end of the month. After a clothing program has been a part of the AMEN House for 30 years the charity is having to shift gears and close the clothing program at the end of September, Michele Carlisle, AMEN House executive director said.

Amy McGrath, a Georgetown resident, spoke at Scott County Park Tuesday about the upcoming election for the U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell. 

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John Stephen Hockensmith has photographed some 26 Kentucky Derbies, but this one was different.

It started as just a simple garden early this summer, but Twig+Berry founder and owner Emily Ruth, originally from Georgetown but now living in Frankfort, turned her hobby into a local business.

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Within 36 hours after its executive director posted a video on social media stating Dover Manor’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases had fallen to three, three more residents died of the coronavirus. That increased the number of COVID-19 related deaths at the long-term care facility to nine,…

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The Scott County Fair typically hosts the county Livestock Show and Showcase as a week-long event.

Election Day is less than two months away and details for Scott County voters are being finalized, said County Clerk Rebecca Johnson.

Georgetown and Scott County Tourism has opened its third Welcome Center at the old Jailer’s House at 117 North Water Street. Royal Spring Welcome Center is a satellite location and is in addition to their two other locations; Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Commission which is located at 399…

STAMPING GROUND — During the bi-weekly city council meeting on Tuesday night in Stamping Ground, one of the main talking points was the awarding of $56,000 to the city of Stamping Ground from Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell’s CARES Act. However, the city was not able to receive the entire a…

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Throughout the month of August at Ashton Grove Senior Living in Georgetown, people have been coming by and decorating the sidewalks and walkways around the community with artwork; more specifically, sidewalk chalk.

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Dustyn Sloan, Dover Manor by Harborview executive director, took to social media Wednesday to announce the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the long-term facility had fallen to three.

Over the weekend, Crossroads Georgetown partnered with Prairie Farms to help give away over 8,000 gallons of milk; 8,325 gallons to be exact. To go along with the free milk, Crossroads also gave away free cookies. The giveaway took place at Crossroads Georgetown and was a socially distanced,…

Scott County Jailer Derran Broyles has reluctantly reopened the Scott County Detention Center after battling a COVID-19 outbreak for almost six weeks..

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Tensions around the country have sparked conversations about understanding race and relationships. 

With the first paycheck in October, Georgetown city employees may receive a raise, said council member David Lusby.

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Donovan Kerns, a resident of Georgetown, was in Gordman’s, near the Fayette Mall in Lexington, when the shooting on Sunday, Aug. 23 took place that claimed the life of a 17-year-old. 

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After the first full week of testing students, Georgetown College’s positivity rate was 2.1 percent, said Jonathon Sands-Wise, vice president of enrollment management.

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William McIntyre was honored Monday with a street named after him and his family.

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