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Greensource: Rising demands of energy
mean conservation is as important as ever


By Emily Casey Special to KyForward   The majority of students in Central Kentucky, as well as their teachers and parents, have little practical knowledge about energy production in the state or the impact that energy production has on our …

New shared use path at Arboretum connects commuters to UK campus, city of Lexington


    A new shared use path opened today at the Arboretum in Lexington, connecting bicyclists and pedestrians from south Lexington neighborhoods to campus and downtown.   Located on the western edge of the Arboretum Woods, the path links Shady …

Governor’s Mansion centennial celebration helps mansion’s endowment reach $1.1M


  The Kentucky Executive Mansion Foundation Inc. today announced that its endowment has reached $1.1 million, thanks to events and sponsorships that resulted from the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Celebration.   “Governors’ mansions across the country are becoming increasingly rare, as …

Ripped from pages of literature, interactive map charts road trips from 12 beloved tales


  There’s still time this summer to hit the highways and see America. For those looking for a grand adventure straight from the pages of some of literature’s most beloved tales, the folks at Atlas Obscura.com have created an interactive …

Kentucky State Police app enables citizens to more actively participate in crime prevention


  Kentucky State Police have a new mobile smartphone app that will change the way KSP interacts with the public.     The app is available in both the Apple and Google Play stores free of charge and allows citizens …

KOHS and KSP launch new ‘Move Over’
campaign to protect emergency personnel


  Every day on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect them, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is joining the Kentucky …

Seeing Is Believing: Community development experts hope to learn from visit to Lexington


  By Carol Lea Spence Special to KyForward   More than 350 experts in community development converged on Lexington recently to discuss the roles of creativity and culture in the creation of strong communities. What better place for the international …

Coach Colene: Only through trial and error, practice, experience can we learn and grown


  By Colene Elridge KyForward columnist   I have a big secret to tell you. This secret should automatically make you feel a million times better about what you’re doing with your life. This secret should put you more at …

Recent Kentucky floods leave behind trail of debris; follow proper disposal regulations


  Recent heavy rains and flooding left behind a trail of damage and debris in many areas of the state. While community leaders may be ready to tackle the task of cleaning up and rebuilding, it is important to keep …

Show your support for farm-fresh, locally grown food; vote for your Local Food Hero


Kentuckians are invited to select their favorite farmers in online voting for the 2015 Local Food Heroes through Aug. 5.   To vote, click here. To find a farmer you would like to vote for, enter his or her name …