iLEAD Academies get Ky. School Board Association Public Education Achieves in Kentucky award

The Kentucky School Boards Association will present Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble county school district officials with the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky (PEAK) Award at 9 a.m. today, at the iLEAD Academy in Carrollton. The award ceremony will be preceded by a tour of iLEAD Academy. The PEAK Award, given twice yearly, was established in 1997 to focus statewide attention on outstanding...

No rest for weary farmers during cold winter months; conservation programs offer support

Henry County farmer Brad Steverson keeps busy rotating his herd of cattle during the colder months. (Photo from USDA)   By Christy Morgan Special to KyForward   Many people think farmers get to take some time off during the winter, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. For livestock farmers like Kentuckian Brad Steverson, winter months bring significant challenges.   When...

For the Landers, family that creates together, stays together – in business and in life

The family-owned Holy Branch Gourds farm now features its handmade wares at the Woodford County Farmers Market. Here near the county courthouse on Saturday morning oldest daughter Laura Lander shows the family’s handmade painted gourds, spinning tops and soaps. (Photo by Stephen Burnett)   By Stephen Burnett KyForward correspondent   Many woodworkers might need to spend hundreds of dollars...