Olivia Russell, WKYT

Olivia Russell

WKYT

Lexington, KY, United States

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  • WKYT
  • FOX19
  • WDBJ7

Past articles by Olivia:

ICU nurses say COVID patients are younger and sicker than before

ICU nurses said they thought the pandemic was ending, but August brought new records with no signs of slowing down. → Read More

Rupp Arena hosts job fair ahead of a busy event season

Concerts were cancelled and games were scaled-back in 2020 because of the pandemic. → Read More

UK moving forward with plans for fall semester, prepared to adjust if needed

The university plans to go back to normal operations, and leaders are still figuring out what that’s going to look like. → Read More

UK moving forward with plans for fall semester, prepared to adjust if needed

The university plans to go back to normal operations, and leaders are still figuring out what that’s going to look like. → Read More

‘I don’t know what to do’: Some Kentuckians still struggling to get unemployment benefits

More than a year into the pandemic, some Kentuckians say they are still waiting for unemployment money. → Read More

Concours d’Elegance Returns to Keeneland

The car show wasn’t held in 2020 because of the pandemic. → Read More

Ky. school districts weigh decision about masks in classrooms

We’re just about a month away from schools reopening and school districts are still weighing the decision about masks in classrooms. → Read More

Ky. school districts weigh decision about masks in classrooms

We’re just about a month away from schools reopening and school districts are still weighing the decision about masks in classrooms. → Read More

Fire destroys southern Kentucky church

A southern Kentucky church was destroyed in an overnight fire. → Read More

Travelers heading home as busy Fourth of July weekend winds down

Even though the national gas average is more than $3 a gallon right now, it didn’t stop people from hitting the road for this busy holiday weekend. → Read More

Boaters react to deadly crash on Cave Run Lake

Both boaters said they’re thinking about two things after the crash - safety and the victim’s family. → Read More

Driver killed in crash after speeding away from Lexington officer; two others hurt

Police are investigating a deadly crash in Lexington Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Fayette County Detention Center holds hiring event

For years, county jails and correctional centers have struggled with staffing issues. Now, that gap is even wider with the post-pandemic labor shortage. → Read More

Kiwanis Club of Lexington holds inaugural Duck Derby

All of the money from the ducks went to help the Kiwanis Club. → Read More

Struggles continue for many Kentucky employers trying to hire workers

Resource MFG is hosting a series of job fairs across the state this week in cities like Richmond, Frankfort, Lexington, and Somerset. → Read More

Lexington doctor optimistic about vaccination rates with new incentives

The big question: will the incentives be enough to reach the vaccination goal? → Read More

Hundreds of jobs up for grab at Lexington job fair

The Kentucky Career Center wanted to help bring jobs to people, and also fill holes that businesses are struggling to fill. → Read More

Catholic church in Kentucky displays pro-LGBTQ messages for Pride Month

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Saint Paul Catholic Church in Lexington is supporting the LGBTQ community this Pride Month. For the past few years, the church has put out a sign welcoming in the LGBTQ community. But, this year for Pride Month they wanted to make that message even more loud and clear. “Come out and come in!” Those words hang outside of the church on West Short Street. > “Come out and… → Read More

Catholic church in Lexington displays pro-LGBTQ messages for Pride Month

Saint Paul Catholic Church in Lexington is supporting the LGBTQ community this Pride Month. → Read More

WATCH: City officials make announcement about Lexington’s Fourth of July festivities

The Fourth of July festival and parade were canceled last year because of the pandemic. There was a fireworks show but spectators were asked to stay in their cars. → Read More