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Lexington Philharmonic’s PB&J Concert Series gets spooky Oct. 28 with Music Builds Thrills!

The second concerts of the Lexington Philharmonic’s 2017-2018 Peanut Butter & Jelly Concert Series will take place Saturday, October 28th at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate and at the Community Arts Center, in Danville KY. Music Builds Thrills! will be presented at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM at Ashland, and at 2:00 PM at the Community Arts Center. Following each half-hour PB&J concert, children...

Ashland to host webcast, announce financial results for third quarter of fiscal ’17 on August 1

Ashland announced it plans to report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 after the New York Stock Exchange closes Tuesday, August 1, and to host a webcast with investors the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its third-quarter earnings news release at approximately 5 p.m. EDT on August 1. At the same time, the company will post a slide presentation and prepared remarks in...

Ashland set to acquire leading provider for health and wellness industries Pharmachem Labs

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. announced Monday that its subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., a leading provider of quality ingredients to the global health and wellness industries and high-value differentiated products to fragrance and flavor houses. Under terms of the stock purchase agreement, Ashland will pay $660 million in an all-cash...

Symposium at Henry Clay Estate celebrates history, promotes benefits of industrial hemp

The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation and Kentucky Hempsters will host Henry Clay’s Hemp Symposium on Saturday, June 11 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate to celebrate national Hemp History Week and formally unveil the industrial hemp demonstration plot facilitated by the University of Kentucky and United Hemp Industries. The symposium is open to the public and will include historical...

Brain Breaks: UK team studying impact of physical activity at four FCPS elementaries

In one GoNoodle activity, Amber Livingood’s students jogged in place, danced, and sang along to a catchy video called Pop See Koo. (Photos by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   When Amber Livingood’s third-graders take a five-minute movement break, a University of Kentucky student watches closely as they clip on small pedometers and literally go through the motions.   After...

Lexington Youth Science Summit promotes science literacy with local businesses, youth

Middle school and high school students in Lexington will participate in the Kentucky Science Center’s annual Youth Science Summit Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Lexmark’s global headquarters.   This is the first time the center has held two summits – one in Louisville June 15 and the Lexington event. The first in Lexington was sold out after only a few weeks of...