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Garrard County High School senior Alex Miller receives his golden ticket to Hollywood

By Jacob Perkins Kentucky Teacher Garrard County High School senior Alex Miller captured the nation’s attention with his recent American Idol audition. But for his hometown of Lancaster, the moment was years in the making. The 17-year-old Miller says his singing career began much like other country music artists, by singing in the church. According to his grandfather, G.B. Miller, Alex Miller and...

Bluegrass Greensource kicks of fifth annual Main Street Clean Sweep in 19 area communities

Beginning today through April 27, Bluegrass Greensource will organize more than a thousand volunteers across Central Kentucky for community-led litter pickups in 19 different communities. Bluegrass Greensource and organizing sites are accepting volunteers to help clear streets, streams, sidewalks, and parks of litter and debris. There are multiple opportunities in Central Kentucky to get involved...