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Constance Alexander: Fahrenheit 451 sparks programs about literacy, public libraries, free speech

For a man who wrote stories that make spines tingle and raise hairs on the back of the neck, author Ray Bradbury was a just a regular guy. Sure, he had a fabulous imagination and earned worldwide renown, but his beginnings were humble, his tastes simple, his education unique. “I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library,” he said, “and it’s better than college....

Fayette student, arts teachers combine talents to add murals to city landscape

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward A student from Bryan Station High School and visual arts teachers from Cardinal Valley Elementary and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School have put their talents on public display with two murals in high-traffic locations. Xavier Short, a senior, painted a mural on the second floor of the Lexington Public Library’s downtown parking garage for an Eagle Scout service...