Lexington Kentucky

Local News
6:47 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Rupp Arena Overhaul Plans Unveiled


Officials have announced details of a planned $300 million "reinvention" of Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

The design includes a new adjoining convention center, a transparent facade chair-back seats throughout the arena.

Governor Steve Beshear is recommending $65 million in state-issued bonds to help fund the project. Full financing has not been worked out yet.

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says that’s not a concern.

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Local News
4:02 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Lexington's Gray Touts City's Successes in Speech


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray delivered his annual State of the Merged Government address today.

Gray highlighted the city’s successes, including an agreement last week with public safety unions to shore up the police and firefighter pension fund.   He also touted plan to bring the long buried Town Branch Creek back to the urban surface, and urged people to think of other big ideas for the city's future. 

Gray told reporters that Lexington is better off than a lot of cities, but still has work to do.

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