Grason Passmore, WKYT

Grason Passmore

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Recent articles by Grason:

Family of man killed in Thanksgiving shooting share story, pleas to ‘put the guns down’

Family of the man killed in a Thanksgiving shooting spoke out Saturday. → Read More

Lancaster church feeds hundreds this holiday season, meals needed more now than ever before

Joining a team of volunteers at Lancaster First Assembly, Luke Pearson said they started putting together these Thanksgiving meals a few years ago. → Read More

Health leaders in rural Ky. stress importance of vaccines for high-risk people

Doctors say people with pre-existing health conditions are more likely to have worse symptoms from COVID-19. → Read More

Community ‘Kickin’ it for a Cause’ in Sneaker Ball Lex, for locally and minority-owned non-profit

Nyechi Oleka organized ‘Sneaker Ball Lex: A KOTD Affair’ as a way to bring culturally diverse charity events to the city. In the sold-out gala setting, attendees were encouraged to bid in the silent auction and donate to the locally and minority-owned non-profit Strengthening Transformations, Inc. It advocates, mentors and educates women and girls through community partnerships. → Read More

Catholic Action Center prepared to feed hundreds Thanksgiving dinner, as more people than ever need assistance

The Catholic Action Center is prepared to help people this holiday season. Even though COVID has changed how they help, they said more people than ever need assistance. → Read More

Infrastructure bill could bring billions to Kentucky

For the Commonwealth, the federal funding couldn’t have come at a better time, ss the state received a C- on its infrastructure report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers. → Read More

Beautiful fall evening draws a crowd for trick-or-treating in Lexington

One group of neighbors in the Glen Eagle subdivision were drawing a crowd of their own Halloween night. There was no shortage of frights, candy and fun Sunday night. → Read More

Family of Lexington teen killed in shooting and crash speak out, seek justice for son

“Sergio loved gathering all of the kids from the trailer park and going to play soccer behind the field,” said his Ariana Villaraus, who translated for his mother Alvis Villarau Rodriquez. They said he loved a night in around the dinner table with family. → Read More

Midway RV park back to drawing board after council votes not to provide developers water, sewer

The Midway City Council voted unanimously not to provide developers water and sewer service. → Read More

Franklin Co. Humane Society breaks ground on new shelter

The most recent damage is from the building flood back in March. Thanks to a posthumous donation and more than a million dollars raised through a capital campaign, Marcus was able to give the go ahead to break ground on the site off Flynn Avenue. → Read More

Richmond hosts first Millstone Festival; big boost to small businesses

Minerich said the inaugural event was cancelled last year due to COVID. And the community made sure to show up in full force Saturday. Something that’s good for morale and even better for small business. → Read More

Suspect falls through attic trying to escape during Lexington standoff

Police say a suspect locked himself inside at apartment for around four hours. → Read More

Recovery group holds rally to provide resources for people battling addiction

After a year and a half of the pandemic, organizers say these services are needed now than maybe ever before. → Read More

Firefighters from across the state head to Lexington; join LFD’s 150th anniversary celebration

Sunday, Houston was joined by firefighters from departments across the state, kicking off a week of events with the Fire Truck Muster. Showcasing vehicles from their first motorized truck in 1911 to the trucks first responders use today. Then heading through downtown for their first parade in seven years. → Read More

Two Johnson Central Eagles now in hospital battling COVID-19

Head football coach Jim Matney is still in the ICU, and now sophomore Cameron Law has been hospitalized at UK. → Read More

FCPS board votes to raise substitute bus driver pay to address shortage

The Fayette County School Board approved pay increases to address the ongoing bus driver shortage. → Read More

Kentucky crews head to Louisiana; help pick up the pieces after the storm

Kentucky based teams are also deploying to areas in Louisiana hit hard by Hurricane Ida. And they’re already making plans to help in Mississippi if need be. → Read More

UK students cautiously optimistic ahead of football season

We’re 10 days from kickoff, and SEC schools are starting to announce their mask and vaccine requirements for fans. → Read More

Catholic Action Center still offering help to landlords and renters who face evictions after moratorium ends

The eviction moratorium has officially ended, meaning landlords can once again legally evict tenants who have fallen behind on their rent. → Read More

Lexington block party works to unify neighbors

Arnold organized the Neighbors in the North Grill N’ Chill Block Party. Bringing together different community partners like Lextran giving out bus tickets and volunteers and nonprofits feeding the community and donating backpacks and care packages. → Read More