Little humble brag post...I'm just so honored to be nominated for my first Emmy! It's for a story photographer Brian Gilbert and I did while at WLEX in Lexington about a family rebuilding their business after a tornado destroyed it. More on that story and Earlywine Racing here. My former station, LEX-18 is nominated for… Continue reading Emmy Nom!
This isn't goodbye. Just, I'll see you later. For I will always carry a piece of the Bluegrass in my heart. This post is long overdue, as most of you already know I have left Lexington to move to Washington, DC. Although it was hard to leave my Kentucky home, it's what's best for my… Continue reading From the Bluegrass, to the District…
Mothers of children who have been victims of gun violence in Kentucky are having a unique party, an event these women hope will stop the violent cycle. And they've enlisted the help of a man who knows about violence all too well. Logan Avritt and Tonya Lindsey are planning a party, called "the Peace Party."… Continue reading Mothers, Family Members Organize “Peace Parties” To Help Curb Teen Violence
A Whitley County firefighter who died from injuries sustained fighting a fire will receive honors with a full procession on the way home to McCreary County Tuesday morning. Volunteer firefighter Arlie Hill was affectionately known as "Pooh." He suffered burns over 90 percent of his body when he and another firefighter went into a burning… Continue reading Body of Fallen Firefighter to be Taken Home to McCreary County
30 years ago, on Oct. 23, 1983, a suicide bomber drove into the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut. That anniversary marks a painful one for the friends and families of the 241 marines, soldiers and sailors who died that day. On Oct. 23 2013, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, thousands of people gathered to remember… Continue reading 30th Anniversary of the Beirut Bombings
The small town of Falmouth sits quietly on the Licking River, but everyone here remembers when these waters were anything but. "It was March 1 1997," said Debbie Dennie. In Pendleton County, it's remembered as the "Great Flood of 1997." Five people were killed and the town was devastated. Debbie Dennie was at the Falmouth… Continue reading Pendleton County Gauges Could be Removed due to Budget Cuts
Police in Lexington are investigating after a shooting incident between people in two vehicles that that left one person shot. The incident began at about 1 p.m. at Main Street and Jefferson Street. Police are still sorting out the details, but apparently at least one person in a Dodge Durango and one person in a… Continue reading Lexington Police Investigate Shooting Incident Between Two Vehicles
Medal of Honor recipient and Adair County native, Dakota Meyer says he's considering a run at Congress. On Wednesday, he addressed his possible future in politics. It all started with a tweet from @Dakota_Meyer: "Congress 2016, POTUS 2024!" Meyer posted the news on his Twitter account at 12:01am on October 1st. "Whenever I tweeted it… Continue reading Medal of Honor Recipient Considers Congressional Run