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Kentucky by Heart: Some thoughts and musings about Kentucky, the special place we call home

In the course of writing a weekly column called Kentucky by Heart, a book series about everyday heroes in Kentucky, reviewing books of Kentucky’s authors or about the state, and just plain possessing a deep affinity for the place I’ve lived most of my life, you might guess that my Bluegrass mind-set hums continuously. You would be correct. This week, I’ll share some of my thoughts about this...

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...

Golf legend Nicklaus visits Legacy Point to finalize critical routing plan for new course

Golf legend and acclaimed course designer Jack Nicklaus recently visited the site of his future Signature Golf Course, Legacy Point, located in Wilmore outside of Lexington, Ky. The Golden Bear, joined by members of his Nicklaus Design team, visited the site in early July to walk and ride the property several times in order to finalize a routing plan. A routing plan is a critical step in the design...