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Les Fugate named director of state and local government relations at Brown-Forman Corporation

Les Fugate has been named director of state and local government relations at Brown-Forman Corporation, effective Dec. 9. Fugate succeeds Rusty Cheuvront, who is retiring from Brown-Forman on Dec. 31. In this role, Fugate will establish and strengthen relationships with key industry and government officials and trade organizations in all 50 states. As part of the largest American-owned spirits company,...

Distinguished academic leader Heilman to speak at Campbellsville’s undergraduate commencement

Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, the chancellor of the University of Richmond, will speak at Campbellsville University’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 12 in Powell Athletic Center. Heilman will present his grandson, Nick van der Meer of Richmond, Virginia, his diploma at the noon ceremony. Heilman will also speak at the 9 a.m. undergraduate ceremony. Dr. E. Bruce HeilmanDr. Michael V. Carter,...

‘Strong Inside’ author to share story of Vanderbilt basketball player Perry Wallace at WKCTC Nov. 13

Andrew Maraniss will share from his New York Times best-selling biography of the ground-breaking Vanderbilt basketball player Perry Wallace at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s (WKCTC) Clemens Fine Arts Center Monday, November 13. Andrew Maraniss Maraniss will offer a student presentation at 11 a.m. and a public presentation at 7 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public....

UK professor determines dying star chemistry from latest Hubble pictures of Ring Nebula

The Ring Nebula (Photo from UK)   By Sarah Geegan Special to KyForward   For UK physics and astronomy professor Gary Ferland, the latest images of the Ring Nebula, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, provide an invaluable resource to understand more about dying stars similar to the sun. Co-author of three papers resulting from the latest images, Ferland hopes to use the images to learn...