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Kentucky Foundation for Women to honor Paducah’s Betty Dobson with 2018 Sallie Bingham Award

The Kentucky Foundation for Women announced Betty Dobson has been named winner of the 2018 Sallie Bingham Award. The award will be given at the foundation’s annual celebration of community, KFW Day, on Sunday, September 23th at Hopscotch House. Dobson was selected for her tireless work preserving and interpreting African American history at the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah. Dobson co-founded the...

Married archaeologists awarded for lifetime
of preserving Kentucky history and heritage

Kentucky’s Native American heritage, documented in large part by Gwynn Henderson, is presented each year at the Kentucky Archaeological Society’s living history weekends. (Photo from KAS)   It is estimated that two-thirds of businesses in the U.S. are family owned and run and that a third of those are managed by married couples. While many of those involve getting into the nitty gritty...