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Congratulations to: Edythe J. Hayes Middle School, national Service Award champion at the National Beta Club’s junior convention.  Carson Kitts of Hayes was first in Digital Art, Division II. UK student Rachel Immerman, elected chair of The Aspiring Educators of the National Education Association. Zachary Allen Casa of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Board of…MORE

Legends Lose to Columbia

The Lexington Legends dropped the second game of the series to the Columbia Fireflies, 6-3 on Monday, June 24. The Fireflies now improve their record to 37-35 while the Legends drop to 37-36. Columbia plated their first run in the top of the first inning. Edgardo Fermin lined a leadoff double down the left field…MORE

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Congratulations to: The newest Kentucky State Troopers.  The latest class of cadets to graduate from the Academy includes: Nathan Brown of Winchester, assigned to Post 8 in Morehead. Yuha Jung, assistant professor of Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky, elected to the board of directors of the Association of Arts Administration Educators. Col. Joe…MORE

Dried Apricot Product Recalled

(FDA)–Golden Star Wholesale of Troy, MI 48084 is recalling, AL Reef  Dried Apricots Sour, because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The recalled AL Reef  Dried Apricots Sour, 12 oz clear plastic…MORE

Heat Stress and Livestock

(UK)–Summer hasn’t officially begun according to the calendar, but Mother Nature has already been bringing the heat and humidity. In fact, Kentucky experienced the warmest May on record, and livestock are feeling it. Producers have options to keep livestock thriving in the summer heat. “When you get a combination of heat and humidity, it can…MORE

Don’t Leave These Things in a Hot Car

(Be Ready Lexington)–As the summertime and hot temperatures become more frequent, the most common reminders for drivers are to be aware of how warm a vehicle can get while parked in the sun and to never leave a child or pet inside that car or truck. In addition, however, there are many other common items…MORE

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Congratulations to: UK freshman Anna Wagner, awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Russian.  The program offers intensive summer language institutes overseas through the U.S. State Department. Dr. Jessica Lynn Wilson of Nicholasville, appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Judith Piazza of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners. Dr. M. Susanne…MORE

June is Pet Preparedness Month

(BeReady Lexington)–Pets are part of the family too and deserve to have their own emergency kit. Here are some items to include in your pet’s preparedness kit in case of an emergency: Copies of medical records Medication, especially those for heartworms and fleas and ticks Food and water that will last for at least a…MORE

Cut Melon Recalled

(FDA)–Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  Some of this fruit was shipped to Kentucky.  Get full details from the FDA.  MORE

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Congratulations to: Lisa Mudd of the Fayette County Preschool Center, Brooke Powers of Beaumont Middle School and Ben Zimmerman of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.  They were among the 2018 honorees in Campbellsville University’s annual Excellence in Teaching Award Program. The following Fayette County students who have received National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges…MORE