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Kentucky by Heart: Being prepared saved a life; books to help prepare for spring planting season

The wife and children of Jeremy Overton, of Ohio County, are likely feeling grateful today because they nearly lost Jeremy two years ago when he ran his truck over an embankment into a lake while swerving to miss a deer. Ironically, the driver was saved by another Jeremy, also the same age, 34, who happened to be a passenger with his daughter as she practiced driving on this 16-degree night, a night...

People in the News: Patterson named KCTC system director; Newman to lead Dominion Senior Living

Daniel Patterson has been named system director of virtual student services for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Daniel Patterson He most recently served as a system financial aid program coordinator. Prior to that, he was interim financial aid director at Somerset Community College and was outbound operations supervisor for Presidium, Inc., now Blackboard Student Services,...

Stimulating Lives: Bill Best’s work with heirloom seeds helps preserve good taste

“Good Lives, Good Lives” is an ongoing series of podcasts created by Debra Hensley and her Debra Hensley’s Social Stimulus project. The podcasts feature “stimulating” individuals in the Lexington community.   As Hensley contends, you may not have heard of the community members featured, but once you’ve listened to their powerful stories, you won’t forget them....

Unusual food fair at Lexington Public Library aims to keep Kentucky food memories alive

Two cooking students in Campbell County demonstrate how to make an Angel Food Cake in 1934. (Photo from UK)   An unusual food fair will take place at the Lexington Public Library Central branch on Main Street all day Saturday, Nov. 2. The fair’s unusual because, instead of food, there will be photographs, audio tapes, books, a movie and speakers.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Lesley”] The...