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Kentucky Distillers’ Association leads coalition offering $10,000 worth of free rides during holidays

The Safe Ride KY coalition has announced that it is offering $10,000 worth of free rides during the upcoming holidays to complement DUI enforcement efforts and prevent impaired driving on Kentucky roadways. Individuals can claim $10 in ride credits by downloading the Lyft app on their phones, entering promo code SAFERIDEKY2020 and ordering a ride home. Rides can be taken between 5 p.m. Dec. 20 and...

Mike Farrell: It’s New Year’s Day; time for resolutions — as in, what are you doing about freedom?

What would New Year’s be without the Rose Parade, college football, and, of course, New Year’s resolutions? Resolutions and New Year’s are almost synonymous. But many of us would not feel obligated to make these pledges of self-improvement if we had eaten fewer Christmas cookies or reined in our gift buying. But alas, we didn’t. Resolutions, according to history.com, are 4,000 years old, all...

Lextran to operate on Sunday schedules for Christmas and New Year’s Day

Lextran will operate on Sunday schedules in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day to meet the needs of the community during the holidays. On Tuesday, Dec. 25 Lextran routes will operate on a Sunday schedule with limited service hours in observance of Christmas Day. The first departure from the downtown Transit Center will occur at 11 a.m., and the last departure from the Transit Center will...