Northern Kentucky playwrights named 2017 winners of Kentucky Theatre Association new play contest

By William McCann KyForward Contributor On Friday night, during the opening night of the Kentucky Theatre Association annual conference at Pikeville’s Jenny Wiley Theatre, the state’s best playwrights of 2017 were celebrated and honored. The evening began with a reading of Richard Cavendish’s 10-minute play, “Botherum.” Following were readings of 20-minute cuttings from “Rural...

Married archaeologists awarded for lifetime
of preserving Kentucky history and heritage

Kentucky’s Native American heritage, documented in large part by Gwynn Henderson, is presented each year at the Kentucky Archaeological Society’s living history weekends. (Photo from KAS)   It is estimated that two-thirds of businesses in the U.S. are family owned and run and that a third of those are managed by married couples. While many of those involve getting into the nitty gritty...