Anticipating a record number of passengers on Sunday and Monday following this weekend’s much anticipated Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland, Blue Grass Airport is urging departing passengers to arrive two hours before... more

Oct 27, 2015 5:49 PM Business

Bluegrass Catering announced Friday it is moving to a larger space in the growing Distillery District.Judy and Jill Bakehorn said in a statement the company will move into 11,000-square-feet of space it purchased at the rear of... more

Sep 4, 2015 4:13 PM Business

Grocery giant Kroger Co. announced Friday that it will close its Romany Road store next month.Company spokesman Tim McGurk said the store’s last day will Sept. 12. He said the decision was not made lightly and that all of the... more

Aug 28, 2015 3:46 PM Business

Necklaces made of gold-plated chicken bones took top honors as AAF Lexington, the local affiliate of the American Advertising Federation, honored the best in local advertising with its Addy Awards.Kentucky for Kentucky’s innovative... more

Mar 3, 2015 3:59 PM Business

New Hires & PromotionsLeadership Kentucky Foundation has announced the hire of Janice Sword Way as president, and Glenn O. Blind as director of programs.Campbellsville... more

Feb 27, 2015 7:26 PM Business

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is looking to expand its volunteer tour docents and store attendants. The non-profit, a National Historic Landmark that operates as an educational center,... more

Feb 11, 2015 5:18 PM Community

Lee ToddLee T. Todd, Jr. former president of the University of Kentucky has joined Louisville software company FacilityOne according to Louisville's Business First. Todd [...] more


Mamadou 'Sav' SavanèLexington, KY – An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 people paid $5 each Monday night to attend a fundraiser for Mamadou ‘Sav’ Savanè who sustained [...] more


A screenshot of FHTM's website that was taken offline shortly after a court-ordered receiver took control of the company.Frankfort, KY – The operators of Lexington-based [...] more


Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story,Lexington, KY - The first copies of a 240-page historical account of aviation in central Kentucky, titled will hit bookstores [...] more


Lexington residents seeking an opportunity to help improve the city’s environment are invited to apply for a 2014 Neighborhood Sustainability Grant. Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works is providing the... more

Jan 23, 2014 4:08 PM Community

University of Kentucky Basketball fans are asked to take part in a public meeting and public survey on plans for the fan experience inside Rupp Arena.“We’re having a public meeting to talk a little about plans for Rupp, but... more

Jan 2, 2014 5:26 PM Community

Lexington literary organization Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning invites young women in grades 9-12 to apply to the Young Women Writers Project, a series of intensive workshops focused on self-expression taught by experienced... more

Dec 12, 2013 3:55 PM Community

Lexington, KY – Starting the first of the year, the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau will be known as VisitLEX, which has be the organization’s website address [...] more


Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate will host the third annual Ashland Lighting on the Lawn at 5 p.m. Dec. 1. Along with the lighting of the 100 foot Norway spruce tree at dusk, activities will include live holiday music and a carol sing-along,... more

Nov 27, 2013 5:01 PM Community

The Beaumont Centre Family YMCA is undergoing renovations to its fitness center and Kids Corner areas; work is expected to end by Dec. 5.The Beaumont facility will remain operational during the time work is being done, though... more

Nov 27, 2013 3:53 PM Arts & Culture

After less than one week, the third annual GoodGiving Guide Challenge has raised over 25 percent of its $1 million goal.The campaign... more

Nov 7, 2013 3:01 PM Arts & Culture

Parents will have one more day to work on their children's Halloween costumes, and teachers will not have to handle sugar-crazed children tomorrow morning.City officials have postponed... more

Oct 31, 2013 3:18 PM Community

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, will soon be much more energy efficient when the drilling for their geothermal wells begins next week.Arronco Comfort Air will be installing a geothermal... more

Oct 24, 2013 3:11 PM Community

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees gives its seal of approval to proposed land swap between UK and the city of Lexington. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:04 PM Business

Susan Elkington has been named as the next leader of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK), beginning in 2018. more

Dec 11, 2017 12:28 PM Business

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced that he will challenge Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:16 AM Business

How do you plan to ring in 2018? This round-up of some of Lexington's best New Year's Eve celebrations might help. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:53 PM Community

Lexington Community Radio and sQecial Media launched a five-week, community-wide Holiday Art Hunt on Thursday, November 30. more

Dec 1, 2017 11:58 AM Community

Employment news and awards in our community more

Dec 1, 2017 5:10 AM Business

From downtown ice-skating and the Christmas parade to holiday shopping markets and more than a dozen chances to catch "The Nutcracker," your guide to this month's holiday happenings is here. more

Nov 30, 2017 12:33 PM Community

A bevy of upcoming pop-ups that will help you take "shop local" to the next level this holiday season more

Nov 30, 2017 12:11 PM Community

The online fundraising campaign, which will run this year from November 28 through December 31, has raised more than $7 million for local and regional nonprofit organizations since 2011. more

Nov 28, 2017 1:39 PM Business

A community of Lexington bloggers has teamed up to spearhead fundraising efforts this holiday season and to celebrate love and community with the creation of a t-shirt campaign geared to raise funds for the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center. more

Nov 27, 2017 4:19 PM Community

Starting in January, Baptist Health providers in Kentucky and southern Indiana will begin accepting CareSource Marketplace members seeking health care and physician services. more

Nov 27, 2017 11:43 AM Business

This season, we’re showcasing the holiday community spirit with this collaborative, styled holiday entertaining photo shoot taken at The Barn at Springhouse Gardens. more

Nov 22, 2017 10:30 AM , Community


Tom Eblen Herald-Leader

In celebration of the holiday season, the grounds, smokehouse, and keeper’s cottage at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate will be transformed into an outdoor European-style holiday market on Dec. 2 for the third annual “A Kentucky Christmas at Ashland.” more

Nov 22, 2017 12:00 AM Community

The $26.15 million deal creates the largest locally owned and operated retail chain of spirits, beer, wine and party goods in Kentucky. more

Nov 20, 2017 1:22 PM Business

Building upon the success and community support of past projects like Horse Mania, 35 book-shaped benches will be installed throughout the city of Lexington in 2018 to celebrate the Commonwealth's literary heritage more

Nov 17, 2017 5:53 PM Community

We've rounded up some of the best receptions and events taking place during the last Gallery Hop of 2017 on Friday, November 17. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:06 AM Community

Central Kentucky’s entrepreneurial community created 270 new jobs and raised $57.1 million in capital funds in fiscal year 2017, according to a survey by the Lexington office of the Kentucky Innovation Network. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:29 AM Business

From craft fairs and tree lightings to concerts and other performances, we've rounded up nearly 20 upcoming holiday-themed events more

Nov 2, 2017 12:41 PM Community

Taking place Nov. 6-12, Lexington Pizza Week 2017 is the annual week-long celebration at local pizzerias featuring creative slices for pizza lovers. -Or- "Participatory purveyors of pies proffer penta-priced pizzas for public promotion." more

Oct 31, 2017 12:24 PM Community


Photo courtesy Toyota

The $80 million facility in Georgetown, Kentucky, will employ roughly 800 people and is dedicated to innovation and problem solving within the company's production process. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:15 AM Business