Lindsey Wilson College Offers New Online Program

Lindsey Wilson College
Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College’s online program, Lindsey Online, is now offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a Lean or General Business emphasis. The program can be completed in as little as 18 months. The total cost of the program is up to $18,500, while the average cost to receive an MBA often exceeds $50,000.

The online MBA program was structured with the working adult in mind. It provides a flexible option for professionals who want to pursue a graduate degree to get ahead in Continue reading 

Lindsey Wilson College Offers New Online Program

Randal Deaton

Emerson Deaton
Emerson Deaton

Randal Deaton

Randal Emerson Deaton, 81, of Red Lick, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was a Crockettsville, Kentucky native (Breathitt County), born November 16, 1934, son of the late Matt and Georgia Deaton.

Emerson was a resident of Madison County most of his life, property owner, farmer, retired rural mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service, Continue reading Randal Deaton

Health Advocates Release Public Comments on Proposed 1115 Medicaid Waiver

Keep KY Covered
Keep KY Covered

As a coalition of health advocates, we have worked hand-in-hand with state agencies, providers, kynectors, legal aid programs and others across the Commonwealth to get Kentucky covered. We view coverage as the essential foundation for better care, better health and better value. Medicaid expansion has given Kentucky an unprecedented opportunity to build that foundation and it’s Continue reading Health Advocates Release Public Comments on Proposed 1115 Medicaid Waiver

KY Horse Park to Serve as National Headquarters for United States Equestrian Federation

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KY SEAL

The United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. (USEF) and the Kentucky Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet are pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent for the construction of a building at the Kentucky Horse Park that will serve as the national headquarters of the USEF. The USEF and the Kentucky Horse Park intend to enter into a 40-year lease on three acres, which includes the grant of an option in favor of the USEF to extend the lease for an additional 40 years at the conclusion of the Continue reading KY Horse Park to Serve as National Headquarters for United States Equestrian Federation

Chance Encounter on the Borderland

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

Many soldiers of the Revolutionary War were granted land on the borderland that would become Kentucky and Tennessee. Those who accepted the offer were generally a more adventurous lot and offered a stabilizing element to the settlers. They were generally tough individuals who were adept at survival.

There were lawless individuals on the borderland as well. Outlaws fled to the new settlements to escape prosecution. Many continued their evil ways at the expense of settlers and Native Americans. Continue reading Chance Encounter on the Borderland

OBITUARIES JULY 17-24, 2016

Mayme Powell
Mayme Powell

Mayme Carpenter Powell

Mayme Carpenter Powell, 92, of Nina Ridge Rd. in Lancaster, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Danville Center for Health and Rehab. Mayme was born in Jackson County to the late Anderson and Annie B. Carpenter. She was a homemaker and a member of the holiness faith.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one son Delbert Lee Powell, and five siblings Glendon, Coleman, Vincent, Continue reading OBITUARIES JULY 17-24, 2016

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that took the lives of three Mercer County residents early this morning in Boyle County.

KSP Post 7 was contacted just before 4:30 am this morning by Boyle County Dispatch, after a vehicle was found on fire after colliding with a rock column at the intersection of Faulkner Road and KY-33. The initial investigation indicates that James Darland, 21 years old of Harrodsburg, was Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

COLOR, PATTERN AND VALUE IN QUILTS DEMONSTRATED AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Quilts by Brenda Plaster are regularly available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Quilts by Brenda Plaster are regularly available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, July 30, Brenda Plaster, of Lawrenceburg, will demonstrate how to utilize color, pattern and value in fabrics to create design varieties based on different orientations.

She will use a rotary cutter to create pre-cut patches that will then be sewn together to illustrate the many variations possible.

Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in June 2016

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KY SEAL

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for June 2016 dropped to 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in May 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

The preliminary June 2016 jobless rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the 5.3 percent rate recorded Continue reading Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in June 2016