Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrates 442nd family served through homeownership program

Susy Alonso-Rios and her children, Susy (15), Chris (11) and Sadie (7), became the 442nd family served through Lexington Habitat’s homeownership program when the family celebrated the dedication of their new home on Russell Cave Road. Representatives from Thrivent Financial and Lexington Restoration Churches, who provided a homebuyer sponsorship and volunteers, were on hand to present a hammer, bible...

Everyday Heroes: Marlana VanHoose’s inspiring voice trumps physical limitations

Marlana VanHoose’s resume of music presentation exposure is wide and growing. (Photo provided)   By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist   Marlana VanHoose, at her young age, has performed before literally thousands via live or Internet audiences. Amazingly, she claims she never gets nervous.   “I am very comfortable singing or talking in front of all those people because…I can’t...