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Former Troy quarterback Sawyer Smith enrolls at UK as graduate transfer, is immediately eligible

Former Troy quarterback Sawyer Smith has enrolled at the University of Kentucky as a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play the 2019 season, it was announced on Monday. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. “We’re excited to have Sawyer join our program,” head coach Mark Stoops said. “It’s great to add a quarterback with his experience and success....

Bluegrass & Backroads: Get a better look at history with a visit to the Kentucky Bison Company

Get a better look at history with a visit to the Woodland Farm and the Kentucky Bison Company, located in Goshen in Oldham County, where the buffalo still roam. Kentucky is a state defined by its history and noted for a number of things, not the least of which is horse racing, bourbon, bluegrass music and barbecue. But, as natives Bob Shrader and Matt Hilton remind us each week, there’s so...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Once upon a time, American bison was free-ranging native Kentucky species

During Kentucky’s pioneer era, longhunters and early explorers feasted on buffalo steaks and roasts. Herds were vast and had a significant impact on the land, grazing down vegetation as they traveled, and creating an extensive network of wide trails throughout the state. Many of Kentucky’s buffalo trails served as primitive roads for early explorers, and eventually became state and federal highways...