Memory Café

The Memory Cafe
The Memory Cafe

The Memory Café provides an informal setting for caregivers and their loved ones with memory problems to socialize and interact with other families and professionals, while sharing and creating old and new experiences. The Memory Café will meet on Monday, August 8th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, located at 1733 Russell Cave Road. The Memory Continue reading Memory Café

KY PROUD EVENING ~ LOCAL AUTHORS AND LOCAL FOODS

The Pie Seller The Drunk, and The Lady
The Pie Seller The Drunk, and The Lady

Enjoy dialogue with local author Terry Foody, RN, MSN as she discusses her latest book, The Pie Seller, The Drunk, and The Lady, on August 23, 6:00-8:00 pm at the Fayette County Extension Office.

Learn about three unlikely heroes that arose amidst the 1833 Cholera epidemic in Lexington and how they answered the call for humanity. Plate It Up Kentucky Proud! recipe sampling will round out this fun evening.

For more information, contact the Fayette County Extension Office, 859-257-5582.

KSP Charges Missouri Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

On August 4, 2016, at approximately 4:40 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 12-Frankfort, arrested David B. Jordan Jr., 40, for prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses.

Jordan was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch Continue reading KSP Charges Missouri Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Gov. Matt Bevin Announces Refunds of $179,900 to Coal Counties

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin announced today that fiscal courts in 33 counties will receive refunds totaling $179,900 from mining permit and acreage fees.

The Department for Natural Resources collects mining permit and acreage fees and returns a portion of the fees to coal-producing counties for projects that the fiscal courts deem beneficial to their communities. Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin Announces Refunds of $179,900 to Coal Counties

ALBERT NELSON CARVES LIMESTONE AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Albert Nelson with his sculpture
Albert Nelson with his sculpture

On Saturday, August 13, Louisville sculptor Albert Nelson will carve limestone into sculptures from 10:30 to 3:30 at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

A sculptor since 1972, Nelson began by carving wood. He later became interested in stone and now focuses his imagery around relationships – depicting mothers and Continue reading ALBERT NELSON CARVES LIMESTONE AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

OP/ED SUBMISSION — From state Rep. Rita Smart

Rita Smart
Rita Smart

One of the most persistent challenges Kentucky faces is improving our collective health, which suffers from unacceptably high rates of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. If we could just get to the national average in those categories, it would save tens of thousands of lives, improve the quality of life for hundreds of thousands more and reduce medical spending by billions of dollars.

Achieving that is arguably the commonwealth’s most pressing challenge this century, but getting there won’t be easy. Several years Continue reading OP/ED SUBMISSION — From state Rep. Rita Smart

Gov. Matt Bevin: Fighting for the Right of Communities to Maintain Local Control Over Schools

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Statement from Gov. Matt Bevin: “Recognizing the danger of any policy that takes away local control of schools, the United States Supreme Court put a temporary stop to a ruling from a federal court in Virginia. That ruling had attempted to force a local school district to comply with President Obama’s absurd proposed rules for school bathrooms and locker rooms.

“This is a good first step in the direction of what should be a final ruling upholding the right of communities to maintain local control Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin: Fighting for the Right of Communities to Maintain Local Control Over Schools

Twenty-two from KSP Honored for Highway Safety Efforts

KSP
KSP

Sixteen KSP Troopers and six Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers have received Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

The awards are based on the number of seat belt and child restraint citations issued in each KSP post or CVE region area. The recipients include: Continue reading Twenty-two from KSP Honored for Highway Safety Efforts

Stone Sculpted by Louisville Artist William Duffy at KY Artisan Center

Sculptures by William Duffy
Sculptures by William Duffy

Stone Sculptor William Duffy, of Louisville, will demonstrate his stone carving techniques on Saturday, August 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the center.

Duffy began drawing at an early age and was encouraged by his parents and teachers. He graduated from the Louisville School of Art in 1976 with a BFA in painting.

Duffy taught himself to carve stone and after numerous sculpture awards, began in 1980, to work as a full-time artist. His work has Continue reading Stone Sculpted by Louisville Artist William Duffy at KY Artisan Center

Department of Revenue, KyCPA and Kentucky Chamber Work to Make Kentucky a Leader in Tax Administration

KY SEAL
KY SEAL

The Kentucky Department of Revenue and tax practitioner community have joined forces to make it easier for residents and businesses to comply with Kentucky’s tax code.

Transparency, efficiency and equity in administering the state’s tax code were key tenets of the Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s recent legislative Continue reading Department of Revenue, KyCPA and Kentucky Chamber Work to Make Kentucky a Leader in Tax Administration