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KHSAA Sweet Sixteen tournament update amid COVID-19

Player benches at the KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen at Rupp Arena

The KHSAA has released a statement for COVID-19 updates for the boys' and girls' basketball 2020 tournaments: Based on additional information and guidance from both the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s office in the last hour, at this time, the girls’ state tournament is postponed indefinitely effective with the conclusion of game five. Next week’s boys’ basketball tournament...

Remaining NCAA winter and spring sports have been cancelled

NCAA

The NCAA has released a statement for COVID-19: Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread...

Lexington’s 2020 St. Patrick’s Day parade cancelled

St. Patrick's Day

With the spread of COVID-19, many public officials throughout Lexington and the state are doing what they can to keep the community safe and healthy. Including cancelling events for St. Patrick's Day. “The Bluegrass Irish Society board of directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival on Saturday, March 14,” said Megan...

New children’s playground coming to Lexington Shriners Medical Center

Shriners Children Hospital

Lexington Shriners Medical Center has opened their Medical Assessment Playground with a ribbon cutting. They dedicated and named the playground the Susan Goldstein and Steven Goldstein, M.D. Earlier this afternoon, patients, SHCMC Administrator, Board of Governors and donors of Shriners cut the ribbon to the new $230,000 children's therapeutic and medical assessment playground. The playground was led by a generous $150,000...