Hamburg area neighborhood news for April 2020 — read more about what’s happening in the East Lexington corridor.


What’s happening today in the neighborhood?

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April Court Updates

Fayette District Court Jurors will not report for April jury duty in response to COVID-19.


LaRosa's: pizza on a table
Photo by Austin Johnson/ HJ


With dine-in areas closed at restaurants, many Hamburg eateries are now offering curbside carryout and deliveryUpdates are announced everyday via, and HJ’s Facebook and Twitter.


Entertainment closed

EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond, KY has temporarily closed and postponed/rescheduled all events so far this year.


Flowers for your spring

Sunshine Grow Shop opened up in the parking lot of Adrenaline in Hamburg.


For the win!

Coach Jason Pack of E.J. Hayes guided the varsity and the JV boys’ basketball teams from Edythe J. Hayes Middle School to championships in the 2020 countywide tournaments, which concluded March 5 at host Tates Creek High School. Hayes also earned this season’s award for highest team GPA.


Gone Fishing?

It’s time! Did you know that Jacobson Park was recently stocked with 3,000 rainbow trout? Thanks Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.


In the Spirit

Due to CDC guidelines, churches have been asked to not hold in person services. However, most churches are live streaming or posting their services online so their patrons can still worship every Sunday.


This article also appears on page 6 and 7 of the April 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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