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Read the latest Kentucky news & articles from Central Kentucky via the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington KY.
  1. Effort underway to preserve historic cemetery

    The large 19th-century tombstone is engraved with only a few lines, but it tells quite a story. The size (and thus expense) of the marker indicates a fairly well-off pioneer … Click to Continue »
  2. Businessmen plan to redevelop eastern Kentucky hotel

    Two businessmen plan to redevelop an eastern Kentucky hotel in a move local officials hope will help revive the area's struggling economy. The Daily Independent reports Jim Nizzo and Andy … Click to Continue »
  3. Lawsuit seeks to stop billboards near new Ohio River bridge

    Government officials have asked a judge to halt construction on seven billboards near a newly opened bridge connecting Kentucky and Indiana. The Courier-Journal reports the River Ridge Development Authority has … Click to Continue »
  4. Mary J. Blige concert canceled in Louisville

    A Mary J. Blige concert in Louisville has been canceled. The "Be Without You" singer had been scheduled to perform at the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday. A news release … Click to Continue »
  5. Louisville mayor pushes $30 million plan for soccer stadium

    The mayor of Kentucky's largest city wants to spend $30 million to help build a 10,000-seat soccer stadium. The Courier-Journal reports Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says the city will spend … Click to Continue »

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