“We did it,” said Mayor Linda Gorton, as she officially declared the new accessible playground at Shillito Park open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. “Our City came together, an army of volunteers, to build a new playground that will be enjoyed for years to come.”
Mayor Linda Gorton, Police Chief Lawrence Weathers and a group of local officials today announced plans for a new Safety Net initiative designed to address violent crime, and attempt to reduce the potential for young people to fall into a life of violent crime.
Lexington has a new Junior Fire Chief. Abdulrahman (Abdul) Alyafi, a fifth grade student at Brenda Cowan Elementary School, was given the honorary title today by Fire Chief Kristin Chilton, at a ceremony held at Brenda Cowan Elementary.