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Former Kentuckian and Philadelphia Philly Ben Revere to speak at EKU Diamond Dinner

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder and former Richmond resident Ben Revere will be the featured speaker at the Eastern Kentucky University baseball team’s 13th annual Diamond Dinner at the Keen Johnson Building on Jan. 31, 2014.   Ben Revere led Lexington Catholic High School to a state championship in 2007. Revere was selected in the first round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by...

Historic 36-bell carillon will be silent no more as EKU undertakes major restoration project

Eastern Kentucky University’s carillon fell into disrepair in recent years. A restoration project should be completed this spring. (Photo from EKU)   The arrival of spring at Eastern Kentucky University is marked annually by an explosion of floral color and fragrance. If all goes as planned, however, spring 2014 at EKU will also tickle the ears.   Silent and in need of repair for several...