Shelby Lofton, WKYT

Shelby Lofton


Lexington, KY, United States

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Past articles by Shelby:

Community gathers to remember beloved member of Ky. law enforcement

Officers, family and community members have came out to the parking lot at the Georgetown Police Department to honor Lieutenant Gary Crump. He died 1 year ago Thursday. → Read More

Storms cause significant damage to Lexington Farmers Market

High winds caused some damage at the Lexington Farmers Market on Wednesday. Several tents were blown away and broken. → Read More

Beshear announces funding for high-speed internet expansion across Kentucky

Broadband internet access is expanding across the commonwealth. Monday, Governor Andy Beshear announced more than $89 million in grant funding to bring high-speed internet access to unserved communities. → Read More

UK HealthCare announces plans for new Lexington hospital

UK HealthCare has announced plans to build another hospital in Lexington. → Read More

Lexington Pride Center’s food pantry provides assistance to LGBTQ community, allies

A food pantry in Lexington is promoting pride, not just this month, but year-round. → Read More

City officials announce plans for Juneteenth celebrations in Lexington

City officials outlines their plans for Juneteenth celebrations in Lexington. → Read More

Lexington city leaders want to know what you think about New Circle corridor

What do you think about the New Circle corridor? → Read More

ONE Lexington director calling on churches, organizations to help people impacted by gun violence

The Lexington community has had a tough month. The city has recorded eleven homicides in May, making it the deadliest single month in the last 14 years. → Read More

Man accused of killing wife, daughters in Lexington appears in court

Steven Wilson, 64, is facing three counts of Murder-Domestic Violence. → Read More

Lexington city pools to return to regular hours for first time in three years

Lexington’s six city pools will start to open Memorial Day weekend. → Read More

Team of Black female horse owners celebrate first win

On Oaks Day, we celebrate the ladies, and the African American female members of a syndicate are taking the time to celebrate their accomplishments. → Read More

Lexington participates in National National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

People in Lexington joined others across the country in handing bag fulls of expired pills to volunteers, who will have them properly discarded. → Read More

Special Horse Mania horses, created with help of Ky. students affected by tornadoes, unveiled

The horses, created for Commonwealth Compassion: Horses of Hope, were created with the help of students in Graves, Hopkins, and Warren Counties, which were affected by the December tornadoes. → Read More

Nigerian man extradited to Kentucky in connection with romance scam

Abedunmola Gbadegesin arrived from Nigeria at Blue Grass Airport on Wednesday. According to the FBI, he’s involved in a scam to defraud a Lexington woman of $200,000 in a romance scam. → Read More

Lexington police issue traffic, parking advisory ahead of Chris Stapleton concert

Lexington police are issuing a traffic and parking advisory ahead of the Chris Stapleton at Kroger Field on Saturday. → Read More

Ky. police investigating threat made to university, hospital

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a “swatting” type incident. → Read More

Lexington artist working on statues for Horse Mania

Horse Mania is almost here, and several artists are putting the finishing touches on their horses. → Read More

‘It’s very impactful:’ Catalytic converter stolen out of central Ky. food bank truck

The directors of God’s Outreach in Madison County said they’re now behind on food deliveries because of the theft. → Read More

Kentucky has 5th highest rate of child abuse, Lexington nonprofit educates community about the issue

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and a Lexington nonprofit is using the time to educate the community about the issue. → Read More

Recycled Christmas trees dumped in Anderson Co. to be used as fish habitats

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife resources dumped 60 Christmas trees in Beaver Lake as part of the “Christmas for the Fishes” program. → Read More