Keeneland Fall Meet Sets Attendance Record

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio The just completed fall meet at Keeneland saw the largest number of race fans ever. Over its 17 days, just over 250,000 spectators visited the Lexington track, breaking a record set five years ago. Keeneland spokeswoman Julie Balog says the among of money gambled was up nine percent. “When […]

Men’s Health Ranking Rankles Lexington Councilman

From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio A national magazine’s ranking of Lexington as the nation’s most sedentary city has drawn a response from an Urban County Council member. Council member Jay McChord suggests that he, along with Lexington’s mayor, the president of the University of Kentucky, and the Fayette County Schools Superintendent travel to Pennsylvania […]

Lexington Facing $13m Budget Shortfall

Thanks to Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio/WEKU, Richmond Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry says city officials will have to make some tough budget decisions early next year. The city faces a 13-million dollar shorfall and Newberry says he’s putting together a budget-reduction plan that he’ll unveil in mid-January. “My primary focus is lookign at trying to […]