Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

All content by Brandon Bell

FCPS Budget Cuts

April 24, 2014

Fayette County Public Schools is facing a round of budget cuts for the 2014-2015 school year. Although it does not appear to entail teacher or staff layoffs, it is expected to affect hiring and working...

Dunbar’s Academic Team Overall Winner at Governor’s Cup Region 11

March 21, 2014

Players on Dunbar's Academic Team won in virtually all areas of competition at their Regional Governor's Cup competition on Feb. 15. The Governor's Cup competition is a statewide quiz bowl tournament...

Mayor Jim Gray and others held a banner at the beginning of the march.

Lexington’s Walk for Martin Luther King Junior

February 25, 2014

Since Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 2000, the University of Kentucky has sponsored an annual "Martin Luther King Walk and Celebration," a day-long event on Jan. 20 that celebrates the life and legacy...

This is a photo of the Lincoln Mural painted by Eduardo Kobra. It is on the back of The Kentucky Theater building, and it can be seen from Vine Street in downtown Lexington.

Lexington is Getting Bigger and Brighter

February 21, 2014

When other people talk about our city, it is easy for them to be absorbed in stereotypes. It doesn't help that in 2011 Lexington was ranked as the most sedentary city in America, earning us Stephen Colbert's...

2014 Winter Olympiad in Sochi, Russia

February 21, 2014

On Feb. 7, the 2014 Winter Olympics began in Sochi. Continued coverage of the Games will likely lead many to spend weekends, evenings or free hours watching their favorite events. As smartphones and...

Bells aRinging

Bell’s a’Ringing

December 17, 2013

It’s a tradition that seems as old as the holidays themselves--in front of grocery and department stores, you’ll see bundled-up volunteers from all walks of life ringing bells for the Salvation Army....

Two squares completely sewn together, two sides and a corner left unsewn.

Holiday Arts and Crafts: Making Simple Plastic Canvas Ornaments

November 26, 2013

Two squares completely sewn together, two sides and a corner left unsewn.

K-PREP Testing Results Arrive

November 14, 2013

As Fayette County Public Schools sent individual score reports from state testing to students at the end of October, the district prides itself on good performance. Fayette County Public Schools as...

Global Glimpse

October 21, 2013

Kenya Terrorist Attacks On Sept. 21, around eight to twelve people dressed in black opened fire on unsuspecting civilians in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi in the East African nation’s latest terrorist...

Federal Government Shuts Down

October 9, 2013

It has been almost a week since several federal agencies of the United States government shut down after Congress failed to concurrently pass the budget appropriations bill for the 2014 fiscal year, leaving...

New “Russian Plan” on Syria

September 19, 2013

Weeks after President Obama originally asked for an authorization of force against Syria, the President asked Congress last Tuesday to delay their vote so as to allow the new 'Russian plan' time to develop...

Load More Stories