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Extension aquaculture training workshops coming to Central Kentucky April 17 – 18

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Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service personnel will bring two workshops in pond management and aquatic weed control to Frankfort.   The trainings are scheduled for April 17 – 18 at the Franklin County Extension office. Program organizers hope to give participants …

Louisville ranks 24 in the nation on the Energy Star Top Cities list for 2015

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Three Kentucky cities are among the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 top cities list for Energy Star buildings.   For the second year, Louisville ranks among the top 25 cities with the most Energy-Star buildings in the nation, improving its …

Activities promote financial literacy, include presentations, national networking, more

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As part of Financial Literacy Month in April, the Department of Financial Institutions will host free public educational events and other activities.   “DFI believes strongly that financial literacy – the ability to manage financial resources effectively – is important …

Spring Lawn Mower Clinic helps UKAg students and faculty help the community

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Soon the sound of lawn mowers will fill the air, but some may not be in optimum condition. Students in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering will host their annual …

Six new members to be inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

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Six new members will be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame Thursday, April 16, at The Grand Reserve, 903 Manchester Street #190, in Lexington. The six will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a luncheon ceremony …

Coach Colene: In life, pursuing perfection not advised; in basketball … that’s another story

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  By Colene Elridge KyForward columnist     Like most Kentuckians, I’ve been obsessed with basketball lately. I could barely breathe during University of Kentucky’s game against Notre Dame. I’m convinced those boys were trying to give us all heart …

Warmer, drier air creating dangerous fire conditions; burn ban issued in Lexington

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The Lexington Fire Department, by order of the Lexington Fire Marshal, has issued an open burning ban for Fayette County until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1.   This ban is being issued in response to a National Weather Advisory …

Campbellsville to present Rev. Keith Marshall Williams from Pennsylvania at chapel April 8

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The Rev. Keith Marshall Williams Sr., pastor of the Nazarene Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will speak at Campbellsville University’s chapel Wednesday, April 8 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.   Everyone is invited to the service.   …

Constance Alexander: Alive Inside inspires viewers to take steps to prepare for life’s end

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After viewing the documentary Alive Inside at Cheri Theatres in Murray last week, one woman confessed that she tuned her car radio to an oldies station and let it blare.   “I turned it up loud and sang all the …

Keven Moore: Make sure the joke (or prank) isn’t on you when you ‘celebrate’ April Fools’

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April Fools’ Day is one of my favorite days of the year. Anybody who knows me knows that I love a good joke or office prank, and I am always willing to be on the receiving end of a good …