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Blue pinwheels placed along Nicholasville Road in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month

If you have driven down Nicholasville Road near New Circle recently, you may have noticed a lot of extra blue in front of Raising Cane’s. The hundreds of blue pinwheels were planted Monday and will stay up all April for Child Abuse Prevention Month. CASA of Lexington put up the pinwheels, thanks to a grant from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Aetna. CASA of Lexington’s trained volunteers serve...

Lexington to test rubberized asphalt over 2,400-foot stretch of roadway on Southland Drive

In addition to new sidewalks, new trees and new art installations, Southland Drive will be getting something no other place in Lexington has — a 2,400-foot stretch of roadway using environmentally friendly rubberized asphalt. Rubberized asphalt consists of regular asphalt mixed with crumb rubber made from recycled tires. Asphalt rubber is the largest single market for ground rubber in the United...

Lexington Police warn of traffic impacts
from UK’s Thursday night football game

  UK’s rare Thursday night football game starts at 7 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium. (UK Athletics photo)   Whether you attend the University of Kentucky-Auburn football game Thursday night or plan to be downtown Thursday afternoon, you will want to be aware of the following traffic impacts and information from Lexington Police:   · Nicholasville Road will have two lanes...