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Keeneland cancels Spring Meet; decision ‘agonizing’ but ‘we all need to take care of each other’

Keeneland officials announced the cancellation of the track’s upcoming Spring Meet, which was scheduled for April 2-24, due to health and safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19. The decision was made following a guidance announcement issued by the Center for Disease Control, which warned against holding large events and mass gatherings that include “conferences, festivals, parades,...

Ghost Stories: Even with hauntings, the story in Covington’s Carneal House isn’t as it seems

By Michael Monks Special to KyForward   When Covington’s population shrank dramatically in the 1960s and 1970s, some steadfast residents stayed firmly in place.   Or, so some believe.   Known throughout the region for its enviable collection of restored antebellum mansions and Victorian structures, Covington might seem like the perfect place to call home for a poltergeist or two.   Or...