Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, was the winner of the Beaumont Branch, Lexington Public Library’s “Name the Crocodile” contest. There were 86 entries to name the mascot of the library’s reading program. Claire’s suggestion, “Ticky,” won. She received a special note from the library, a stuffed crocodile and a “Lile the Crocodile” storybook collection. She is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.
New Haven neighbors of a garage that caught fire and caused part of the city to evacuate nearly 17 years ago are claiming the owner is operating in violation of his previous agreement with the city and is endangering a nearby school.