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Art Lander’s Outdoors: Lincoln County’s Cedar Creek Lake is Kentucky’s destination for trophy bass

This is the twelfth article in an ongoing series about Kentucky’s major reservoirs. Cedar Creek Lake in Lincoln County (Photo from Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce) Cedar Creek Lake, five miles southeast of Stanford in Lincoln County, has the unique distinction of being Kentucky’s only lake managed for trophy largemouth bass since its impoundment. Through the years, a restrictive minimum size...

Georgetown College student takes summer to pursue research project on spinal cord injuries in mice

While summers are typically for relaxing and gearing up for the new semester, many Georgetown College students take the summer to further their academics. This past summer, senior John Lowe took the unique opportunity to further his education and complete a research project studying how age and sex affect spinal cord injuries in mice. John Lowe took the unique opportunity to further his education and...

Berea College allowing prospective students to apply for admission without standardized test scores

Berea College will now allow its prospective students to apply for admission without requiring standardized test scores. Berea College joins more than 1,000 elite institutions like Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Notre Dame who are offering test score optional admissions to their fall 2021 class. The COVID-19 pandemic has created insurmountable barriers for standardized testing for students across...

David Meade: Legislature maintains commitment to overhaul foster, kinship care programs

Recently, I read an article in the Frankfort State-Journal about a young man, Cameron Galloway. Cameron has lived most of his life in and out of foster care. He has seen firsthand how our state’s foster and child welfare system struggles to meet the needs of the very children it exists to serve. Cameron’s story reads like so many of the more than 10,000 children currently in foster care. Since...

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...

Frammento added to Kentucky Derby Field; American Pharoah, Dortmund still favorites

Frammento secured the No. 20 spot in the starting gate for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby after Stanford was scratched (Keeneland Photo)   Churchill Downs stewards were notified late Thursday that Stonestreet Stables, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith’s Stanford would not run in Saturday’s $2,203,800 Kentucky Derby and his defection enables Mossarosa’s Frammento to secure...

Two Kentucky students win spring tuition
for attending Tuesday’s Blue-White Game

Two Kentucky students won a drawing to have their Spring 2014 tuition paid for by John Calipari at Tuesday’s Blue-White Scrimmage. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   About 500 students entered the drawing. The two winners were senior Joshua Lawson, a mechanical engineering major from Boyle County, Ky., and freshman Amanda Dowell, a biology major from Stanford, Ky.   Lawson was...

Two Kentucky students win spring tuitionfor attending Tuesday's Blue-White Game

Two Kentucky students won a drawing to have their Spring 2014 tuition paid for by John Calipari at Tuesday’s Blue-White Scrimmage. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   About 500 students entered the drawing. The two winners were senior Joshua Lawson, a mechanical engineering major from Boyle County, Ky., and freshman Amanda Dowell, a biology major from Stanford, Ky.   Lawson was...