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Lending a Hand: Governor’s School for Arts students reach out to Danville community


  By Caitlan Cole Special to KyForward   Students at the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts at Centre College recently stepped out of their studios and classrooms to take to the streets of Danville for a day of …

Finish off summer by the water with a bonfire, fireworks, races and more at River Blast 2014


  Staff Report   On Aug. 16, the festival is coming to the river.   River Blast 2014 is an all-day KY River Water Trail Alliance special event with a goal of bringing awareness to the Kentucky River resource.   …

With help of Lexington Dream Factory, wish comes true for 8-year-old battling brain tumor


In 2012, Brayden Taylor of Liberty was diagnosed with a low-grade glioma (brain tumor), associated with neurofibromatosis. Located on the brain stem, the tumor affects Brayden’s breathing and swallowing. Daily functions such as maintaining his balance, talking and eating are …

Don’t strike out – Pink Out at the Park as the Legends celebrate breast cancer survivors


  Staff Report   Strike out breast cancer.   The Lexington Legends want to celebrate survivors of breast cancer with Pink Out at the Park.   A dinner celebration for survivors and their families will take place in the Kentucky …

The Henderson Community Foundation names new officers, praises new president

  The Henderson Community Foundation announced its new officers and members for the 2014-15 year.   The new executive leadership consists of Chase Fulcher as president, Dawn Kelsey as vice president, Curt Hamilton as secretary and Wes Sights as treasurer. …

Lexington Junior League Charity Horse
Show begins weeklong run at The Red Mile


  The best of the Saddlebreds will be featured this week in the 78th annual Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show.   The event will be held from Monday through Saturday, July 7-12, at The Red Mile.   The event …

Partnership provides 150 students chance
to experience working in horse industry


  About 150 students in the Summer Youth Employment Program in Lexington will get to observe the unique and varied careers associated with Kentucky’s horse industry this summer, thanks to a public-private partnership.   Partners for Youth and Equestrian Events, …

UofL anesthesiologist returns to Africa 19 years after his first trip to volunteer, teach


A University of Louisville medical school professor and anesthesiologist travelled to Rwanda this week to teach at two hospitals in two cities.   Dr. Michael Heine, associate professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at UofL, will teach members of the …

Webinar features three Kentucky experts
on building coalitions for a healthier state


Staff report   Three Kentucky experts on building coalitions for a healthier state will lead a webinar July 9 at 1 p.m.   Sponsored by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, the webinar will feature Anita Courtney, Peter Hille and …

Louisville boys, girls club leading way to more nutritional future with Seed to Sale garden


  Louisville’s Parkland Boys and Girls Club members are taking their nutrition into their own hands – literally.   Local youth, state officials and the mayor broke broke ground on a program designed to teach young people about nutrition and …