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Burn ban issued for Fayette County

The Lexington Fire Department, by order of the Lexington Fire Marshal, has issued an open burn ban for Fayette County until 7 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7.  

Council approves funds to fix City Hall entrance

Councilmembers today gave initial approval to rebuilding the entrance to Lexington’s 100-year-old City Hall to address safety concerns.

Taco Bell burglar apprehended

Joshua Logue, 29, is accused of breaking into Taco Bell restaurants across Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

ListenUp! Lex festival supports survivors of interpersonal violence

Community members are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Listen Up! Lex festival on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Phoenix Park.  

Homicide investigation – Florence Ave

A 51-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Homicide investigation - Elm Tree Lane

David Godbold, 56, was found deceased in his home.

Halloween Festival and Parade guarantee a spooky good time in downtown Lexington

The annual Halloween Festival and Parade will take place on Sunday, Oct. 27. New to the parade this year is the Monster Mash-up Flash Mob.

Mulch Giveaway – Saturday, September 21

Yard waste collected by the city is now available as mulch and will be given away free to Lexington residents on Saturday, September 21, at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections Sept. 16 – 28

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Asbury Ln Astaire Ct Balfour Dr Bedinger Ct Boardwalk

Volunteers needed to build new Shillito Park playground

Volunteers are needed to help build a new playground at Shillito Park. This community playground build will take place on Sept. 18 – 22.