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Fayette County Board of Education elects Tyler Murphy as chair, Amy Green as vice chair

The Fayette County Board of Education has chosen its next leaders. By unanimous votes during their Jan. 5 virtual meeting, the members elected Tyler Murphy as chair and Amy Green as vice chair. Both positions are two-year terms. Tyler Murphy Stephanie Aschmann Spires of District 4, who was board chair since August 2018, chose not to seek another term. She remains on the board through 2022. Ray Daniels...

Greg Buchanan installed as 2020 president for Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

Greg Buchanan has been installed as the 2020 president of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors. Greg Buchanan Buchanan has served on the LBAR Board of Directors for four years previous and on numerous committees and task forces. In addition to his involvement at the local level, Buchanan is a member of the National Association of Realtors Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee and the Kentucky...

Ron Daley: Standing ‘holler proud’ as mountain folks vent after ‘can’t even count to 100’ remark

By Ron Daley Special to KyFoward Well, I was borned a coal miner’s daughter
 In a cabin, on a hill in Butcher Holler
 We were poor but we had love,
 That’s the one thing that daddy made sure of
 He shoveled coal to make a poor man’s dollar Yeah, I’m proud to be a coal miner’s daughter 
I remember well, the well where I drew water
 The work we done was hard
 At...

Students have no beef (or lettuce) with eating local, especially when produced themselves

Montgomery County High School's Shane Fauzey, Nolan Walters, Wesley Davis, Tyler Woolums and Billy Harvey herd cattle to the barn at the Chenault Agriculture Center. (Photo by Amy Wallot)   By Matthew Tungate Special to KyForward   Montgomery County school district students have no beef with eating locally produced meat. And agriculture students at Boyle County High School feel the same...