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Fayette County wasn’t planning to feed kids this week. So these volunteers stepped in

Fayette County Public Schools are on spring break this week so they were not planning on feeding school kids. But many had come to rely on the meals being provided … Click to Continue »

Updated: Toyota childcare worker, Georgetown restaurant server have coronavirus

An employee at Toyota’s Child Development Center in Georgetown has tested positive for COVID-19, Rick Hesterberg, a spokesman for Toyota Motor North America said. On Friday, Toyota learned that a … Click to Continue »

‘We are missing you every day.’ Teachers hold car parades to stay connected

In an effort to stay safe but connected during the coronavirus shutdown, teachers at several public schools in Lexington have been driving through their students’ neighborhoods in car parades. “We’re … Click to Continue »

Ashland Elementary holds car parade to greet students as schools remain closed

Staff of Ashland Elementary school ride through neighborhoods in cars and SUV’s waving pom-poms and honking horns, greeting students on an impromptu car parade to greet students while Fayette County schools remain closed amid COVID-19 pandemic. ……

Lexington med student with coronavirus released from hospital. See what she had to say.

Anna Grace Downs, the 26-year-old medical student who had been treated at Baptist Health Lexington since March 17 for COVID-19, was released from the hospital Wednesday, Baptist Health spokeswoman Ruth … Click to Continue »

Coronavirus cancels KPREP testing in KY. Beshear warns schools may be closed past April 20.

The Kentucky Department of Education notified state public school superintendents on Tuesday that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled. U.S. Department of Education officials announced March … Click to Continue »

‘Stop talking and sing!’ UK Opera, Lexington Singers founder dies at 97

Phyllis Jenness, a respected voice teacher of exacting standards who founded both the University of Kentucky opera program and the Lexington Singers while training several generations of operatic singers over … Click to Continue »

Aerial footage: construction area around Tates Creek High School

An area behind Tates Creek High School is currently being cleared for the construction of a new school. Some area residents are calling for construction to be suspended. … Click to Continue »

What if Kentucky students don’t return this school year? Districts urged to prepare.

Kentucky Interim Education Commissioner Kevin Brown said Monday that he hopes children return to public school by April 20 in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, but school superintendents should … Click to Continue »

Fayette school employee tested positive for COVID-19, is recuperating at home

An employee of the Fayette County Public Schools who works at Lexington’s James Lane Allen Elementary School was diagnosed with COVID-19 Saturday, district officials said. The person is home recuperating. … Click to Continue »

Daycares are closed because of COVID-19, but UK is making plans for kids of healthcare staff

Beginning Monday, University of Kentucky HealthCare employees and first responders are expected to have another option to help with child care while they are working during the state’s coronavirus outbreak. … Click to Continue »

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