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First-time winners take home two awards in Kentucky wine competition; event showcases state’s best

Two of the five Commissioner’s Cup awards went to first-time winners at the eighth annual Kentucky Commonwealth Wine Competition and Commissioner’s Cup on Nov. 14 in Lexington. Silver Springs Farm Eqwine and Vineyard and Talon Winery, both of Lexington, took top honors in two of the judged categories. “Once again, Kentucky wines showed their continued quality at this year’s competition,”...

Bulls, Bands and Barrels coming back to Horse Park on February 9; tickets on sale now

The long wait is over for bull riding fans, barrel racing fans, and music fans! Bulls, Bands and Barrels, now one of Lexington’s top annual events, will once again kick off their highly anticipated tour in Lexington at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena. The popular Nicholas Jamerson, former lead singer for Sundy Best, will be the featured act.   Featuring the...

Twelfth annual Hats for Hope event supports breast cancer patient care with Derby style

Hats for Hope has raised more than $500,000 over the past 11 years to support breast cancer patient care through its signature pre-Derby silent auction cocktail event.   (Photo provided) The 12th Annual Hats for Hope in 2015 will feature approximately 300 new and gently worn designer Kentucky Derby hats as well as 100 auction packages including gift baskets, jewelry, gift certificates, trips...