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Dr. Jonathan Coleman leads a haunted walking tour around Lexington, Kentucky, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. 

Lexington, haunts and ghosts— oh my!

Korrie Harris October 25, 2018

The Lexington Public Library offered curious people a look into the haunted history of Lexington with a tour that focused on ghosts of the past. Over the last few days, Jonathan Coleman, dressed in a...

University of Kentucky President Frank L. McVey

Then and now: Looking back at UK a century ago

Bailey Vandiver August 21, 2018

A quick look through UK’s 1918 yearbook makes it clear how much has changed in the past century— for example, all the pictures are in black and white, and the foreword includes the words “thy”...

The statue of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan was viewable by the public at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in their new locations in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. The statue of Morgan and another statue of former Vice President John C. Breckenridge were removed from their original place in downtown Lexington in October. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues now in permanent location at Lexington Cemetery

Bailey Vandiver July 25, 2018

Two Confederate statues have been moved to Lexington Cemetery.The statues of John C. Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan, which caused controversy as to where they should be displayed, were removed from...

The two confederate statues causing major controversy were removed on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues removed from downtown Lexington

October 17, 2017

Lexington's controversial Confederate statues are being taken down tonight.Kenny Bishop, the Mayor's Deputy Communications Director, said the statues will be moved to storage and will be relocated in the...

Council unanimously votes to remove Confederate statues from courthouse lawn

Alex Brinkhorst August 17, 2017

The 15 members of the Lexington City Council unanimously voted Thursday to move the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge from their current location at the former Fayette County Courthouse.The...

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray addresses Kentuckians during the event held in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia held in front of the Courthouse in downtown Lexington on Monday August 14, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

City to relocate statues, UK denounces hate

Kat Manouchehri August 16, 2017

Kentucky is no stranger to racism, but as society grows, there is a desperate need for the eradication of hatred toward a single race.After the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

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