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Volunteers Needed for Water Quality Testing

(LFUCG)–Lexington residents who have an interest in our local waterways may be interested in an upcoming opportunity to participate in sampling the water quality of our creeks. LFUCG will be holding a workshop to train interested citizens on how to collect water samples. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, August 21 from 9 a.m.…

Protect Students from Identity Theft

(BBB)–Classes are beginning for many students across the Bluegrass this week. Whether they are in elementary school or in college, Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Kentucky warns parents that a student can be a prime target for identity theft. “Children are especially good targets for ID theft because they have zero credit history and no questionable banking…

Jobhunting? What’s More Important Than Work Experience?

by Grant Bailey Employers now favour relevant apprenticeships or experience over university degrees, a study has found. Researchers who polled 1,000 decision makers found 49 per cent prefer to see experience from a relevant apprenticeship or previous position on a candidate’s CV. Just 24 per cent said they would be more likely to take on…

Good For You!

Congratulations to: These Fayette County award winners at the Kentucky PTA 2018 state convention: Dixie Magnet Elementary PTA:  Outstanding Programs and Projects, President’s Challenge, Apple Award Southern Middle School PTSA:  Outstanding Programs and Projects, Outstanding Local Unite Website, Outstanding Membership Campaign, President’s Challenge, Acorn Award, Mrs. George Weldon Award Stonewall Elementary PTA:  Outstanding Local Unit…

Medication Recalled

As a precautionary measure, Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg to the hospital, retail and consumer level.  This recall of multiple batches of Valsartan Tablets was prompted due to the detection of trace amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a possible process impurity or contaminant…

Good for You!

Congratulations to: Holly Reneee Iaccarino of Versailles, appointed to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. David Gilliam, named superintendent of Madison County Schools. The UK Baseball team, recipient of a 2018 Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association, the only SEC program to earn the distinction for the 2017-18 academic year. Connie Cobb…

Good for You!

Congratulations to: Linda Gamblin Ball of Lexington, appointed to the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents. These recipients of the Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council, for excellence in their respective creative disciplines: Catherine Brereton, creative nonfiction, Fayette County Janet Eldred, Jeremy Paden and Marcia Hurlow, poetry, Fayette County Hannah Pittard,…

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