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Six Kentucky high school student-athletes involved in agriculture earn scholarships from KHSAA, KDA

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced the six Kentucky high school student-athletes involved in agriculture that have been named the 2020 Ag Athletes of the Year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. “Typically, I join these outstanding, agriculturally-minded student-athletes on the floor of Rupp Arena to award these scholarships,...

Everyday Heroes: Bosnian refugees find home for themselves, restaurants in Bardstown

This story is taken from Steve Flairty’s 2008 book, Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes.   The couple lived a charmed life. Dzevad won renown as a member of both the Bosnian national soccer team and later as a professional player. Living in a place where a fledgling democracy had many economic challenges, Dzevad and Merima Kreso owned a popular and prosperous restaurant in a large city,...