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‘Healthiest Weekend in Lexington’ June
12-13 to benefit Markey Cancer Center

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  Through his Ironcology fundraising organization, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center oncologist and local triathlete Dr. Jonathan Feddock is partnering with the Markey Cancer Foundation to host “The Healthiest Weekend in Lexington,” a two-day event June 12-13 that will …

Students honored for eco-art contest, inspires focus on environmental themes through art

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  The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection has selected the student winners of the 2015 Eco-Art Contest.   The annual contest is open to high school students who create artwork in the categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection …

Coach Colene: Erasing stigma among the goals for Mental Health Awareness Month

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  By Colene Elridge KyForward columnist   Have you ever had a conversation that moved you to your core? This type of conversation is where universes collide and you are reminded that you’re a small piece of a very large …

Your Kentucky Home: Changing seating, windows, lighting are simple spring cleaning

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By Liz Toombs KyForward columnist   Spring cleaning is not just a myth your mother created during your childhood to get you to clean your room – it’s a necessary ritual of de-cluttering and reorganizing. It can be a big …

Author of Alvin York biography receives award from Army Historical Foundation

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  University Press of Kentucky author Douglas V. Mastriano has been named the recipient of the 2014 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award for Biography for his book Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne. The …

Kentucky Career Center hosting interviews for Rural King in Winchester May 26, 27, 29

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The Kentucky Career Center will host open interviews for job opportunities at Rural King May 26 – 27 and May 29 in Winchester.   The interviews will take place at the Kentucky Career Center located at 15 West Lexington Ave. …

‘Meeting the Challenges and Opportunities of Aging’ Conference May 29, signup by May 26

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  Tuesday, May 26, is the deadline for signing up for the “Meeting the Challenges and Opportunities of Aging” conference to be held on Friday, May 29. at NorthEast Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Pkwy (Hamburg) in Lexington. The cost …

Constance Alexander: ‘Beautiful minds’ can rest in peace with proposed mental illness law

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  Nobel prize-winning mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., had such a beautiful mind that a one-sentence letter in support of his application to Princeton University’s doctoral program in math said simply, “This man is a genius.”   Besides his intellectual …

Save a life, ride the Banshee: KBC rewards donors with free ticket to Kings Island

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Giving blood is getting a whole lot more fun. Those who save a life May 21-23 at a Kentucky Blood Center donor center will be thanked with a free ticket to Kings Island.   This popular annual promotion helps to …

Summer season is peak time for grilling fires; NFPA urges grillers to be mindful of safety

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As Memorial Day weekend approaches, backyard chefs everywhere are dusting off their grills, eager to spring into the long-awaited barbeque season. The National Fire Protection Association recommends that grillers pay particular attention to safety in the spring and summer months …