The first week in May in Louisville, Kentucky, the Kentucky Derby is held at the iconic Churchill Downs. Even those who haven’t the slightest notion of the difference between a fast track and furlong have heard of the Kentucky Derby.
The local influence on Louisville and surrounding communities lasts all year round. With almost a race a week average at the Downs and over 450 thoroughbred horse farms in the bluegrass region, it’s hard to drive anywhere in the state without seeing a pickup pulling a horse trailer.
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Payment calculators have been around for decades. For example, loan amortization schedules were in printed form long before the internet was ever used. A home buyer would simply refer to the amount of a mortgage, its interest rate and the number of years of the mortgage, and he or she could find the monthly principal and interest payment to the penny. People aren’t vacant land or improved real estate though. We consist of a brain, a spinal cord, nerves, a spine, bones, ligaments tendons, muscles and a heart with a circulatory system. Read the rest » Louisville Personal Injury Settlement Calculator (Why Calculators Don’t Work)
When a disaster takes multiple lives, the pain of the loss transcends the families of the victims and impacts the community and even the nation. An airplane falls from the sky, a train derails into an icy river or a bus rolls over and catches fire. When these tragedies happen, everyone feels the loss and the devastation to the families and friends of those who perished.
As a society, we try to make sense of the events and take steps to avoid them happening again.
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December, 2018: The San Francisco-based ride-share company Spin recently asked Lexington City Council for permission to launch an e-scooter rental program. If all goes according to plan, there could be dozens of rentable e-scooters on Lexington’s streets by spring of 2019.
As of today, Spin is the only company legally allowed to put rentable transportation devices in Lexington. According to this one-year pilot program, however, Lexington officials only allowed Spin to bring pedal bikes into the city.
Members of Lexington’s various transportation committees will need to vote on changing Spin’s contract in upcoming meetings.
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People always ask 91-year-old Sue Wells about her daughter Cara Stigger. Sue jokes that she sees Cara more often on TV and social media. Fortunately, Cara lives nearby and DOES visit with her mom most weekends. Cara’s sisters Betsy and Jo live a stones throw from Sue in Taylorsville, Kentucky. They are near the farm where Sue and her late husband James raised their children. When Cara was young her family farm grew grain, tobacco, raised cattle and pigs, had a milking dairy, and a large vegetable and fruit garden to feed family and friends.
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As of November 2018, Lime Scooters are now here in Louisville Kentucky. Some people dislike them but overall they’ve had a great reception, especially since people are used to seeing the nearly identical Bird Scooters around town.
To Rent a Scooter
Renting a scooter is easy. On your Android or iPhone you visit the app store and download the Lime app. The Lime app will show you a map which displays scooters on it near you. You’ll need a driver’s license and a credit card to sign up.
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Bicyclists are at a high risk of suffering severe injuries when they’re in a collision with a motor vehicle. There’s frighteningly little protection for them. If a motorist who hits and injures a bicyclist drives away, and there aren’t any eyewitnesses, the vehicle will probably be gone before the bicyclist comes to his or her senses. That’s exactly what happened to a 47-year-old man a few days ago who was cycling on North Limestone between Templeton Street and Constitution Street at about 2:00 a.m. here in Lexington.
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On October 14, 2018, a motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run collision in McCracken County Kentucky.
According to KFVS-12, this crash happened on Highway 60 West in the 11000 block. Allegedly, the driver of a Chevy Impala struck the motorcyclist from behind and quickly fled the scene.
First responders transported the injured motorcyclist to a nearby hospital where he is expected to survive his injuries.
Police are still looking for the driver involved in this crash.
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A hit-and-run crash in Lexington on October 12th, 2018, killed one female driver.
Lex18 reports this crash happened around 2:30AM between Leestown and Greendale roads. While there were no crash witnesses, debris from the alleged hit-and-run driver’s car was left on the scene.
After the crash, passersby found the female driver severely injured on Leestown Road. First-responders transported this crash victim to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
Police were able to locate the driver involved in this hit-and-run and are now investigating the cause of this crash.
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A two-vehicle crash north of Guthrie killed a tractor driver on October 10th, 2018.
According to SurfKY, this crash happened just before 7:00PM on Old Railroad Lane. The two vehicles involved in this collision included a Buick Rendezvous and a Ford farm tractor.
Before the crash, the tractor was traveling south and the Buick was traveling north on Old Railroad Lane. Allegedly, the Buick driver struck the tractor’s left wheel. The force of this impact pushed the tractor into a ditch and threw the tractor’s driver out of his vehicle.
Read the rest » Tractor Driver Killed in Guthrie, Kentucky Crash