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Lexington radio station RADIOLEX transmits information on COVID-19 in more than 20 languages

RADIOLEX, Lexington’s community radio station, is connecting non-English speakers in the community with critical COVID-19 information through multilingual broadcasts on WLXL 95.7 FM, WLXU 93.9 FM and online at radiolex.us/covid. More than 185 languages are spoken in Lexington. RADIOLEX’s on-air broadcasts and website provide critical safety and public health information in more than 20...

Origami project suggested by Kentucky 4-H State Teen Council member offers message of hope

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky An origami project suggested by a Kentucky 4-H State Teen Council member aims to bring hope to Kentuckians in these uncertain times. The 4-H 1,000 Paper Crane Project involves Kentucky 4-H’ers and supporters making at least 1,000 origami cranes. It was the idea of Lily Martin, a 4-H’er and State Teen Council member from Webster County. She brought up the idea...

Henry Clay High School senior adopts ELL Camp at elementary alma mater, provides needed support

In a clever example of paying it forward, a rising senior helped support a summer program at his former elementary school. When Joseph Craven, who is in the Liberal Arts Academy at Henry Clay High School, contacted the Family Resource Center coordinator looking for an opportunity to volunteer at The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek, she paired him with July’s ELL Camp. The grant-funded, two-week...

Kentucky Horse Park museum displays student art commemorating Year of the Horse

Lexington’s Wellington Elementary School and the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park are celebrating the Year of the Horse with a special exhibit. Now open to the public, “Shodo: The Art of Japanese Brush Painting,” features calligraphy created by the school’s third, fourth and fifth grade students.   To commemorate the Year of the Horse in 2014, elementary...