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Ninth annual UK Equine Showcase set for Jan. 24-25 at Fayette County Extension office

By Holly Wiemers University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host the ninth annual UK Equine Showcase Jan. 24-25 at the Fayette County Extension office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way in Lexington. The event will highlight the university’s equine programs and relevant industry findings with an emphasis on the foal, from birth to weaning. The event will span two days: Jan. 24 from...

Kentucky Proud Evenings offers up a ‘different kind of Western’ with Lexington novelist Margaret Verble

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky The Kentucky Proud Evenings series continues Aug. 22, with Lexington novelist Margaret Verble discussing her book of historical fiction, “Cherokee America.” The Fayette County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service hosts the free monthly series, which celebrates Kentucky’s rich literary and food culture with author discussions...

Nature lovers will enjoy Kentucky Proud Evenings focus on Red River Gorge biodiversity on June 24

The Kentucky Proud Evenings series continues June 24, when Dan and Judy Dourson discuss the great diversity of both common and rare flora in the Greater Red River Basin. The Fayette County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service hosts the free monthly series, which celebrates Kentucky’s rich literary and food culture with author discussions and samples from Plate It Up!...