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Kentucky by Heart: Many Kentuckians have made their mark in fields of science and technology

By Steve Flairty KyForward Columnist Science and technology. . .in the Bluegrass State?? Over the years, Kentucky hasn’t always been given credit for its part in the furtherance of science and technology in the U.S., but after I did a little research this week, I discovered that the state has some real credibility in the area. There are a goodly number of people born in Kentucky who have been, or...

Proposed names for new FCPS elementaries – Coventry Oak, Garrett Morgan – grounded in history

If approved by the Fayette County Board of Education on Dec. 14, the school under construction at 2550 Georgetown Road will be Coventry Oak Elementary, and the one being built at 1150 Passage Mound Way will be Garrett Morgan Elementary. “This is such an exciting time in our district,” said school board vice chair Melissa Bacon. “The committee did tremendous research and their recommendations...