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Lexington looks to raise awareness of water quality, beautify community with storm drain design contest

The City of Lexington is launching a storm drain design contest. Participants of all ages are encouraged to design and paint a storm drain to help bring attention to local waterways and how residents can protect them. Proposed designs will be accepted on a rolling basis through Tuesday, March 31 at 5 p.m. After the design is approved, artwork must be completed by Sunday, April 26. Materials will be...

Murray State to host ‘A Taste of the Arts’ Oct. 17; gala celebrates art, music, theatre students with dinner, auction

Murray State University will host the 11th annual ‘A Taste of the Arts’ dinner and auction Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m. on the stage of Lovett Auditorium. The event, sponsored by FNB Bank, showcases and supports the talents of Murray State art, music and theatre students. Attendees are invited for a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and live auction. New auction items and experiences, including beach...

Berea Artisan Center offers free guided tours through gallery exhibits, showcases

Frank W. Long mural in Berea’s Police and Municipal Building titled, “Berea Commencement in the Old Days” (Photo provided)   On Saturday, Jan. 10, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea will offer visitors free guided tours through the center’s gallery exhibit, “Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans” and the lobby exhibit, “Kentucky Murals by...