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Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange awarded Art Works grant of $45,000, announces 2019 Learning Cohort

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) has been awarded an Art Works grant of $45,000 by the National Endowment of the Arts for Art of the Rural. The agency received 1,592 Art Works applications for this round of grantmaking and will award 95 grants in the Presenting and Multidisciplinary Works category of Art Works, which is the Arts Endowment’s principal grantmaking program. “These awards, reaching...

Mayfield Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell elected president of Kentucky League of Cities

Mayfield Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell has been elected president of the Kentucky League of Cities by its membership, with Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf as first vice president and London Mayor Troy Rudder as second vice president. Left to right: Mayfield Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell, Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf and London Mayor Troy Rudder. (Photo courtesy of KLC) The officers were sworn...

Burkesville continues to reap benefits of partnership between UK student, Cooperative Extension Service

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky The southern Kentucky town of Burkesville continues to reap the benefits of a project that began several years ago through a partnership between University of Kentucky junior Molly Morgan and Elijah Wilson, the county’s 4-H youth development agent with the UK Cooperative Extension Service. At that time, Morgan was a high school junior, 4-H’er and Rogers Scholar...