fayette county


Wed April 1, 2015
Health and Welfare

Fayette County Agencies Offering New Technologies to Hurry Domestic Violence Protection

Fayette County Sheriff Kathy Witt
Credit Stu Johnson / WEKU News


A central Kentucky law enforcement agency is helping to roll out two new domestic violence related initiatives.  Both focus on expediting the paperwork for emergency protective services.

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Tue March 31, 2015
Health and Welfare

Open Burning Ban in Place for Lexington Area

Credit thecitizen.com

Spring time temperatures coupled with breezy conditions are prompting wildfire concerns this afternoon.  An open burning ban is in place for the Lexington area.

The open burning ban is being issued in response to a National Weather Service Advisory.  It states that a dry cold front passing through is producing gusty west winds coupled with relatively low humidity levels.  Officials with the Lexington Fire Department say it’s creating dangerous fire weather conditions.

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Wed July 9, 2014
Health and Welfare

Fayette Driver’s Ed Program Celebrates 500th Graduate

Credit Stu Johnson / Weku radio

Fayette County's Driver Education Program is recognizing its 500th graduate this week.  Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and County Attorney Larry Roberts marked the accomplishment during a news conference Wednesday.

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