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Marching band director faces pressure to win like Calipari. His focus is on the kids.

Joey Maggard, a former marching band parent who has observed Lexington’s storied Lafayette High School band and its director Chuck Smith for years, said he would liken the pressures that … Click to Continue »

Retail, food hall with coffee, craft beer coming to street near University of Kentucky

Property on South Limestone Street and Winslow Street that formerly housed Kennedy’s Book Store will soon be converted to retail space as well as the University of Kentucky esports hub. … Click to Continue »

Girls-only science, technology, engineering, math academy to open in Fayette schools

One of the next new and innovative programs set to open in Fayette County Public Schools is an all-female science, technology, engineering and math academy for girls in kindergarten through … Click to Continue »

University of Kentucky alerts students of new report of rape inside residence hall

A female residents reported to the University of Kentucky Police Department that she was raped inside a residence hall early Friday, according to a campus alert send to students and … Click to Continue »

This alumnus just gave UK College of Law a $20 million donation

A $20 million donation has been given to the University of Kentucky College of Law by an alumnus and native Lexingtonian, university officials announced Friday. The single donation — the … Click to Continue »

After heated race, Christy Morris unseats Will Nash on Fayette school board

Parent volunteer Christy Morris on Tuesday unseated Fayette school board member Will Nash in south Lexington’s first district following controversies about his sending campaign-related texts and a mailer. Nash, who … Click to Continue »

16-year-old wanted to do more than study solar. His project will power school’s labs.

Sayre School junior Parker Stewart knew last year that he wanted his independent study on the environment to have a broad impact on the community. Parker, 16, wanted his private … Click to Continue »

Sayre School junior powers science lab with solar panels

Sayre junior Parker Stewart has produced enough solar energy to power the private school’s science labs. … Click to Continue »

‘Academic emergency’ reflected in some Ky. students’ test scores released Wednesday

Kentucky schools have failed to make progress for the last decade in the critical areas of 4th- and 8th-grade reading and mathematics on a national test whose latest scores were … Click to Continue »

Teacher shortage ‘crisis’ should be priority for Ky. lawmakers, superintendents say.

Kentucky superintendents said Tuesday they need lawmakers’ help in 2020 to attract and retain teachers in the midst of a critical shortage. Superintendents fanned out across the state at news … Click to Continue »

Former Morehead State employee allegedly swindled university of $167,000, report says

A former Morehead State University faculty member could face up to 15 years in prison after allegedly scamming the college of more than $167,000, according to media reports. Sherri Ward, … Click to Continue »

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