Stanton, Ky. – The Stanton City Council last night unanimously upheld charges that Myers Arnett showed up for work under the influence of alcohol, misappropriated public funds in city contracts, and sexually harassed city employees. Council members voted after a special hearing in which Arnett's friends and city workers described his conduct.
Lexington, KY – Kentucky basketball fans with big bank accounts could soon have a place across the street from Rupp Arena to host game day celebrations. Atlanta-based development company gameday centers wants to build a fifteen story building near Rupp that includes 500 square foot luxury suites.
A company spokesman says the suites would sell for about 145 thousand dollars. The company says such developments have been successful in other Southeastern Conference cities.
Louisville, KY – Attendance at this year's Kentucky State Fair was two percent higher than last year and hit the highest level since 2001. Attendance at the fair that ended Sunday totaled 637,327. In 2001, the attendance was 653,950.