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Buddhist monk from India to present at Somerset Community College on March 2

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  Tsering Phuntsok, a practicing Buddhist monk, will be a guest speaker at Somerset Community College on Monday, March 2 at noon in the SCC Harold Rogers Student Commons, located at 808 Monticello Street in Somerset.   The presentation will …

Beshear proclaims March Sexual Assault Awareness Month to shine light on issue

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The prevention and advocacy efforts of several individuals were highlighted by Gov. Steve Beshear and advocates as part of the kickoff of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.   The Capitol Rotunda event was cosponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and …

Philology Institute to offer introductory six-week college-level Latin course over summer

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Following the success of last summer’s inaugural Greek course, the Philology Institute will offer an intensive, six-week introductory course in Latin from June 15 to July 24.   The course is equivalent to two-semesters of college-level coursework and is open …

Garrard Co.’s 3000 wins Best Picture at Keep It Real: REMIX Youth Video Contest awards

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    The winners of the Keep It Real: REMIX Video Contest were announced last night at a special awards program at the Kentucky Theatre. This year, 88 videos were submitted from students throughout Kentucky.   The top winner, 3000, …

Jeff Rubin: Older adults vital to Kentucky; how can we become more ‘age-friendly’?

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The impact of aging is being felt by more and more communities across Kentucky, as it is across the nation. Yet despite the warning signs of our changing demographics it remains a topic many of us seem to not want …

Civilians have the opportunity to see through an officer’s eyes at the Citizen Police Academy

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    Ride high speed in a police cruiser, execute an “armed” building search, get a true look at CSI and learn secrets about the Lexington Police.   You can do all of this as a member of the Citizen …

Constance Alexander: What happens when a woman is old, alone, has no money for butter?

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Years ago, a friend gave me a framed version of a poem that begins like this: “When I am old I shall wear purple. I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves and satin sandals and say we’ve …

Keven Moore: New social media site seeks to build stronger – and safer – neighborhoods

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  Each week KyForward’s “resident riskologist” Keven Moore shines the light on America’s riskiest behaviors – from unsafe driving practices to workplace stress to common home accidents. And in the process, he provides the information needed to help people play …

Astronaut, surgeon, marine, UK alum Story Musgrave to give lecture for Engineers Week

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    Story Musgrave, University of Kentucky alumnus and former astronaut, Marine and trauma surgeon will visit campus Thursday, Feb. 26, to speak to UK students, faculty, staff and the public in celebration of Engineers Week. Musgrave will deliver his …

Danville once again receives national recognition as a top retirement community

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    Danville has once again been named a top retirement destination in the United States.   Last week, Where to Retire magazine listed Danville as one of “8 Great Small Towns” to relocate. The feature profiled eight cities that …