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Al Cross: On Memorial Day, we will get to see a story that was almost never told

Fifty-one years ago last month, my Clinton County High School classmate Paul Conner and I got on a bus in Lexington for a 4-H trip to Washington, D.C., our first visit there. We rode up with his parents, Murl and Pauline Conner, whom I knew mainly as mainstays of the local Farm Bureau. I also knew Murl from my work at WANY in Albany, where we would often read a notice that he would be at the courthouse...

Kentucky featured artist, local poet wishes to create meaningful community conversations

Staff report   Art comes in all shapes and sizes and if anyone knows that, none knows it better than multi-disciplinary artist Bianca Spriggs.   The Lexington poet has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council’s featured artist for June.   Spriggs is an all-around artist. She works in multiple mediums including written word, film and visual art. She was the recipient of a 2013...