Molly Thompson in a black shirt

Molly Thompson

City Editor

Molly is based in Lexington, KY and has worked for a variety of entities including JMI Sports, the Harrodsburg Herald, and the Sports Business Daily. When she’s not writing + editing for LEXtoday, you can find her teaching or practicing yoga or exploring the city with her husband and dog Ziggy.

Community-supported agriculture or crop sharing is a symbiotic system that connects farmers and consumers.
Meet the new faces of the front office and coaching staff at Lexington Sporting Club and hear their thoughts on the upcoming 2024 season as well as stadium updates + more.
Learn about the local nonprofit Common Good + how it formed its social enterprise and ceramics business, Matchstick Goods.
Lexington Professional Baseball announces return to former name, the Lexington Legends, plus unveils new additions to the staff as well as updated logo and mascot.
See the lineup of activities for this annual interactive city-wide science festival
Got a hot new fling? Hoping to spice things up with your longtime partner? We’re here to help plan your next date in the Horse Capital of the World.
We’re wrapping up our five-part series breaking down each pillar of the Imagine Lexington 2045 comprehensive plan — here you’ll learn about how Lexington plans to balance urban and rural growth.
While mother nature treats us to a little bit of sunshine + warmer vibes, we’ve rounded five fun ways to celebrate false spring in Lexington.
Find local trivia nights in Lexington, Kentucky on weekdays and weekends including bars, breweries, and restaurants.
Kroger Field set a new record last season for waste diverted from the landfill. Learn about the steps UK Recycling is taking to fulfill its goal of making Kroger Field a zero waste facility by 2030.
Learn about the public safety + affordable housing wins, and what’s on the horizon including new parks developments and public artworks in Mayor Linda Gorton’s State of the City-County address.
If your sweetheart’s love language is quality time, this one’s for you.
If your sweetheart’s love language is quality time, this one’s for you.
Whether you’re looking for your next leisure read, a book for the whole family, or a thrilling fictional novel, we’ve got a list of books written by local authors in Lexington, Kentucky.
After 100+ submissions, our readers have chosen their favorite picture of the year.
This is your chance to meet award-winning author Crystal Wilkinson as she begins her nationwide tour for her new book, “Praisesong of the Kitchen Ghosts.”
Check out some of the coolest, most unique Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Lexington, KY and plan for your next adventure or staycation.
With more winter weather on the way, city officials held a press conference to share tips + protocols so you can be best prepared.
It’s cold out there. Thaw out with a bowl of soul-warming soup from one of these local Lexington restaurants.
Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.