Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton

These stories are on the latest Eastern Standard:

Lexington's Mayor Gorton on priorities such as fighting opioid addiction and creating an Ag-Tech hub.

Aligning Kentucky education with the demands of the Kentucky jobs market

How federal benefits programs have failed black lung families.

Plus, a decision coming in Frankfort on medial marijuana

Stu Johnson

Citizens across Kentucky are preparing for the coldest temperatures thus far in 2019.  The outdoor temperature gauge got down into the single digits early Thursday morning  and will be equally icy  Thursday night through Friday.

Lexington citizens who typically receive garbage collection Thursday will see trucks coming by on Friday. There will be no yard waste collection this week.  

Ground Broken On Lexington Canine Unit Shelter

Jan 28, 2019

Ground has been broken on a new 3,800  square foot kennel for Lexington’s canine unit.  The $1 million facility is expected to be operational by the end of the year. 

New Lexington Mayor, Council Sworn In

Jan 7, 2019
Stu Johnson

Lexington’s new mayor and council members are now officially sworn into office and ready to tackle urban county government business.  The inauguration for Linda Gorton and council took place Sunday afternoon at the University of Kentucky.

Fayette Circuit Judge Ernesto Scorsone administered the oath of office for the former longtime council member now turned mayor.