• Events
    Lexington July 4th Fireworks Information

    The University of Kentucky Arboretum will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic at 8:00pm on Monday, July 4. Alumni Drive between University Drive and Tates Creek Road will be closed from 9:30pm – 11:00pm. College Way will be closed from 9:30pm – 11:00pm. Parking and viewing areas will be available around...

  • Health and Safety
    June 27 is National Sunglasses Day

    Sunglasses aren’t just fashion accessories. They are a necessary protection for the eyes. Most consumers know about the danger of sun exposure to the skin, but many are unaware that the sun’s rays can damage the eyes. To correctly shield the eyes, the right type of sunglasses must be worn, especially since...

  • Thunderstorm
    Severe Weather Possibilities for Today – Wed. June 22 & Thurs. June 23

    Scattered storms expected today, with some locally heavy rain and possibly gusty winds. All storms produce dangerous lightning. Widely scattered storms will again be possible tonight, especially from southern Indiana to the northern blue grass. Once again locally heavy rain, gusty winds, and lightning will be the main threats. A cold front...

  • DEM Partners
    Medical Reserve Corps meeting this Thursday

    The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a federal program under the US Department of Health & Human Services. MRC volunteers work in community-level units to support public health through emergency response, health education, and preparedness activities. Volunteers also can choose to be deployed nationally as part of large-scale relief operations. The MRC...

  • Health and Safety
    It’s Lightning Safety Awareness Week

    It’s most common in the spring and summer, although lightning can occur any time of the year. While a high energy thunderstorm can be fascinating to watch, no one outdoors is safe from a lightning strike. Over the past 10 years, nearly 300 people have been killed by lightning and ten times...

  • Traffic
    South Broadway Lane Closure Next Week

    Commuters, beware! Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 20th, the inbound lanes of South Broadway between South Broadway Park and Angliana Avenue will be closed for sewer work. The inbound lanes will be diverted into the center lane. Expect significant traffic impacts until the work is completed. This closure will last...

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