The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars Program has named their leadership award after well-known Cumberland resident, Al Cornett.Read More
Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) bill to help certain Medicaid beneficiaries receive care in their homes was signed into law by President Donald Trump last week.Read More
Retailers in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Rockcastle Counties have recently undergone security investigations by Kentucky Lottery staff to ensure players are being paid for winning tickets. All retailers who underwent what the Lottery refers to as integrity testing passed the investigation.Read More
American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce that Judy Howard, of Lancaster, has been accepted as a contestant with her quilt, Ophelia's Fairytale Garden, at AQS QuiltWeek - Charleston, SC.
AQS QuiltWeek - Charleston features 450 quilts from around the world. The high point of the show recognizes the artistry of today’s quiltmakers as hundreds of quilters in the AQS Quilt Contest compete for $54,000 in cash awards. Quilts in this international contest and exhibition come from around the world, with entries from 43 states and 12 countries.
Come see all the contest quilts, as well as hundreds of special exhibit quilts on display. Admission to AQS QuiltWeek can be purchased at the Charleston Area Convention Center and includes access to all special exhibitions and the Merchant Mall. Hours are Wednesday, September 25th through Friday, September 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets and additional information can be found atquiltweek.com or by calling 1-270-898-7903. This event is open to the public.
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 35 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice. At AQS, we believe that with the proper resources, the creative individual can take their quilting projects beyond what they can imagine. For more information about the American Quilter’s Society, please visithttp://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.
The GCPL and the Garrard County Family Resource Center present Prime Time Family Reading Time. Join us for an interactive reading program with your family. Parents and children will read and discuss books together, increasing reading skills and comprehension. Enjoy a meal along with stories and discussion. One member of the family must be in elementary school. Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., August 15-September 19. Call or stop by the library to sign up.Read More
Semple Elementary first-grade teacher Christina Carter read a story to her class about a child who faced stressful events every day, making it hard to focus at school. After the story, she gave her students a prompt – if Ms. Carter only knew. Some of the responses were eye-opening.Read More
The Kentucky Communication Network Authority (KCNA), the agency responsible for overseeing the Commonwealth’s KentuckyWired fiber optic cable network project, finalized a bond sale of $102,090,000 last week.Read More
The Garrard County Community Blood Drive is next scheduled for September 3rd at the First Southern National Bank Community Room on the Lancaster Public Square.Read More
Transportation Cabinet Official To Attend Garrard County Fiscal Court Meeting To Make Funding Announcement
A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) official will attend the Garrard County Fiscal Court meeting Monday, August 12 to make a transportation funding announcement.Read More
The Garrard Fiscal Court will meet on Monday, August 12, at 7 p.m. at the old courthouse. Click through for the full agenda.Read More
Garrard County High School students Kyrin Norris and Kennedy Bruner graduate from The Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) program
Garrard County High School students Kyrin Norris and Kennedy Bruner put their business skills to work this summer at The Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI).Read More
Chris “Roo” Elleman operates several businesses in the Lancaster area, including Elleman Contracting and Elleman Properties, LLC, but he is also a lifelong native of the area, a 2000 graduate of Garrard County High School, and a former beneficiary of local little league sports programs. When he heard that the league was struggling he felt he had to step up.Read More
The Center for Rural Development’s 2018 Rogers Scholar Kennedy Bruner of Garrard County organizes end-of-school-year celebration to support UK’s Wyatt’s Warriors Toy Chest
2018 Rogers Scholar Kennedy Bruner planned and organized an end-of-the-school-year celebration at all three elementary schools in Garrard County to support Wyatt’s Warriors Toy Chest for her community service project.Read More
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s call for bipartisan, bicameral cooperation following the mass murders in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, OhioRead More
White House Clinics will hold several events throughout our communities to mark National Health Center Week 2019 from August 4th-10th.Read More
In continuation of his fight for the unborn, Gov. Matt Bevin on Thursday will ceremonially sign four pro-life bills passed by the 2019 General Assembly, SB9, SB50, HB5, and HB148, in Owensboro.Read More
On Farmers' Markets Week, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined leaders of the Community Farm Alliance (CFA) and other partners to raise awareness of a state program that makes more fresh, local produce available to low-income Kentuckians.Read More
On Thursday, August 8th, Vice President Pence will travel to Manchester, KY.Read More
The Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced its sixth class of inductees in Frankfort. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes joined the organization's directors, state officials, and the inductees for the announcement in the Capitol Rotunda.Read More
According to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, research indicates there is a 99 percent chance of avoiding a utility service outage, property damage, personal injury or harm to the environment when someone dials 8-1-1 before digging.Read More