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Kentucky Arts Council announces recipients of the 2020 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Two musicians, an author, a nightclub, a quilt expert, and a theater are among the 2020 recipients of the Governor’s Awards in the Arts, announced by the Kentucky Arts Council. The annual award honors Kentuckians, businesses and arts organizations for outstanding contribution to, achievement in and support of the arts. The 2020 recipients of the Commonwealth’s most distinguished awards in...

Follow U.S. 23 Country Music Highway into the Kentucky rich with the history its biggest stars

By Robin Cornetet Kentucky Today Road signs along the County Music Highway through Kentucky’s mountain region tout the many Nashville stars with roots around here, including Loretta Lynn, Naomi and Wynona Judd, Chris Stapleton, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky Skaggs, Dwight Yoakum, Keith Whitley, Patty Loveless, Crystal Gayle and Tom T. Hall, among others. 
Country music fans from across the nation travel...