This Just Happened, a weekly roundup (Wini Yunker edition)

Wini Yunker Rappelling the Big Blue Building in
Lexington, Ky.
Sometimes people deserve credit and Wini Yunker fits the bill. Earlier this month, she rappelled down the Lexington Financial Center in downtown Lexington to the cheering crowds. At 79, she was the oldest accomplish the feat. And all with her trademark smile.

From this week on the Kaintuckeean, there was an internet outage at home so there were no posts Monday-Wednesday. Sorry!
And from elsewhere around the Commonwealth:

There's another set of renderings for Centerpointe in Lexington. We'll see. [BizLex]

But a more likely project to actually be completed this century is across the street in the building that houses Taste of Thai. [BizLex]

With opening of healthcare marketplace Kynect and the government shutdown and role of Sens. McConnell and Paul, Kentucky became the political epicenter of the nation. [Gov. Beshear PR]

In 2018, the World Equestrian Games may return to Lexington? We'll find out next year. [Courier-Journal]

Louisville's football coach, Charlie Strong, wants another expansion of Cardinal Stadium. Not gonna happen, Charlie. [Courier-Journal]

A 300-year old Bur Oak in Lexington, Kentucky is under threat from development. [Herald-Leader]

Grave marker dedicated  for veteran of Revolutionary War in Marshall County. [Murray Ledger]
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