Georgetown/Scott County Public works decorate the tree downtown Georgetown. The 25-foot tree weighs about 2,000 pounds and required teamwork from Georgetown/Scott County Public Works, the Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Office, Interstate Towing Service, Scott County Roads Department, the Ge…

The Scott County Fiscal Court plans to file a civil action next week seeking information and injunctive relief against the state Energy and Environment Cabinet and Waste Services of the Bluegrass (WSB), owners of the Central Kentucky Landfill in northern Scott County.


St. John School fifth-grader Coen Noble shows other students a ‘Tumbling Tower’ engineering activity. St. John School hosted a school-wide STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) Day at Cardome on Tuesday. The day began with a prayer from Fr. Nguyen Linh, and ke…


The ‘Battle of the Cans’ concluded Tuesday, with Great Crossing High School collecting 18,695 cans for the AMEN House. Scott County High School collected 7,800 items for the nonprofit. 

While the issue of lights for Sutton Field for the upcoming season remain up in the air, the Scott County Board of Education revealed the construction of new athletic fields for Scott County High School is at least one reason why.


Mom Audra Clines, Case Clines, Lauren Williams, Kadence Williams and mom Taylor Williams work on Thanksgiving themed crafts Friday during the Scott County Public Library’s Thanksgiving Story & Crafts program. 

Habitat for Humanity held a home dedication Saturday for new homeowner Adam Cormier and his two children. Cutting the ribbon are Cormier and his daughter. 

In a letter to the Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs board of which he is president, former Georgetown Fire Department chief Gregg Bayer said he left because there was no support for cultural change within the fire department and he would not compromise his ethics and values.

An investigation into allegations of physical and verbal abuse involving Georgetown Fire Department trainees is ongoing, according to city officials.

An ordinance creating a local Human Rights Commission took a step forward Monday with its first reading at a regular meeting of the Georgetown City Council.

The final chapter in the trial of Benjamin Ross and Matthew Taylor Putty came to an end on Wednesday in the Woodford County courthouse when the Ross sentence imposed by the jury trial was upheld and Putty was convicted of two felonies.   


Bells are starting to ring in the holiday season. The Georgetown Salvation Army kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign Saturday.