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Transy Names Interim President

  The Transylvania University Board of Trustees has named John Norton Williams Jr. interim president beginning Aug. 15, 2019. Williams, a 1974 graduate of Transylvania and member of the university’s Board of Trustees, is completing a nine-year term as the dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in June. Williams takes over as interim…

Are You a Foodie?

By Zoya Gervis // SWNS–A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62 percent would go to an event just for the food. The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with Eventbrite, examined the lengths people are willing to go when it comes to trendy foods. It turns out…

Only About Half Know True Meaning of Memorial Day

(PR Newswire)–For many Americans, Memorial Day signifies the unofficial start of summer, a three-day weekend of backyard barbecues and holiday sales. While the holiday can be a much-needed vacation or a chance to spend time with family and friends, its intended purpose is to honor military members who gave their life serving in the armed…

Agriculture and Manufacturing Forums

(KDA)–Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles will lead seven forums across the Commonwealth to help Kentucky farmers and businesses find ways to strengthen ties between agriculture and manufacturing to increase income and create jobs. The third annual series of LAND (Linking Agriculture for Networking & Development) forums will open June 18 and continue through September. The forums…

Americans Hitting the Road This Summer, Despite Higher Gas Prices

The largest seasonal surge in gas prices since 2011 isn’t slowing down travel plans this summer as more Americans are hitting the road than staying home, according to GasBuddy’s 2019 Summer Travel survey. According to the annual survey, nearly 75% of Americans said they will take a road trip this summer, a 16% increase from…

Beshear Wins Dem Nod; Will Face Bevin in Nov

(LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky attorney general, fought off tough challenges from longtime state Rep. Rocky Adkins and Louisville businessman and former State Auditor Adam Edelen. “Attorney General Beshear…

Election Results 2019

Election 2019 Governor-Democrats Reporting: 100% Andy Beshear–38% Rocky Adkins–32% Adam Edelen–28% Geoff Young–2% ————- Governor-Republican Reporting:  100% Matt Bevin–52% Robert Goforth–39% William Woods 5% Ike Lawrence–4% ———- Secretary of State-Democrat Reporting:  100% Heather French Henry–71% Jason Griffith–13% Jason Belcher–13% Geoff Sebesta–3% ———— Secretary of State–Republican Reporting:  100% Michael Adams–41% Andrew English–27% Stephen Knipper–18% Carl Nett–14% ———-…

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