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Inman, Imhoff receive prestigious 2019 honors from Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS

The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR) presented its highest awards for 2019 at the recent Installation and Member Recognition Luncheon – Realtors of the Year, Good Neighbor and Distinguished Service – honoring outstanding realtors within the Association. Mike Inman was named LBAR’s Realtors of the Year for 2019. He is an agent with Coldwell Banker McMahan and member of LBAR for...

Melissa Martin: No eraser for 2019, but there can be redemption in 2020 — if we are ready for it

Will we be the same human beings in the new year? Will this year be different? Will humanity change? Along with 2020 comes the hope and yearning for a more peaceful human race. How do we do try to heal from the tragedies of 2019, but not forget? Old Year “Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o’ lang syne!” Why do people belt...

KYTC’s Mountain Parkway Expansion filled with ‘remarkable progress’ during past year

The past year has been filled with remarkable progress on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Mountain Parkway Expansion. The Parkway has seen milestones including the completion of the Restaurant Row segment, the beginning of the Magoffin County West segment as it was let for construction, and significant progress throughout the Morgan County segment. “Crews have been working hard all...

Fall enrollment information reflects significant increase in number of freshmen at Murray State

Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent as of Aug. 27, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By comparison, the fall 2018 freshmen class was down nearly 9 percent from the previous...

Melissa Martin: Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock — looking back so we can look forward to do more, be more

So long 2018 — Hello 2019. Another year (2018) has departed — 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days have ticked away. The residue of events, happenings, and goings-on of 2018 dwell in newspapers, history books, human memories—and in the bowels of computer hard drives, cell phones, and other techno devices. More time has passed — 8760 hours, 525,600 minutes, and 31,536,000 seconds have ticked away....

Healthy New Year: How to improve your health in 2019 — avoid harm and set these goals

Kentucky One Health With the new year approaching, many people are making resolutions to better themselves. While weight loss is a common New Year’s resolution, there are many other factors to consider when setting a goal to improve your health. By setting the right resolutions up front, you can avoid harmful fad diets and other short-term health trends, and improve your overall health for 2019 and...

Commerce Lex releases ’19 public policy statements — on taxes, health care, education, energy, and more

From taxes and regulation to health care and education to energy and environmental issues, government impacts all aspects of economic development.  Commerce Lexington Inc. works on behalf of its members and the business community as an effective public policy voice at all levels of government to improve Kentucky’s business climate.  Developed by Commerce Lexington’s Public Policy Council,...