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Guidelines for the Ace Eleven Project, Year Three

At 9:10 am and at 9:10 pm on 11.12.13, we invite Ace readers to stop what they’re doing, for one moment, and take a picture. We have made the same request for the past two years. It’s called  the Ace […]

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Woodsongs Engineer Kevin Johnson dies; Memorial Fund established

In Memory: Kevin “Darth Fader” Johnson BY MICHAEL JOHNATHON My friend Kevin Johnson was a big and friendly man, very round in spirit and girth. He had a heart as

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I-75 Connector opposed by Kentucky Literati at ‘Off the Road’

Off the Road Kentucky Literati ‘disconnectors’ oppose I-75 connector at upcoming rally By Kakie Urch The tall timbers of the Kentucky literary, art and music world will stand together “Off

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A Conversation with Joel Pett: Carnegie Center retrospective celebrates 30 years

By Kakie Urch Joel Pett has been the political cartoonist for the Lexington Herald-Leader since 1984, a tenure of 29.5 years, an even 30 in April. In one of those

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Filmslang 2013: Short Film Night highlights Kentucky filmmakers

Lexington doesn't yet have a fullscale Film Festival to call its own, but Filmslang (part of WRFL's annual Boomslang festival) presents a full slate every Fall. Filmslang programming, organized

Martie Templeton, left, general manager of Harper’s Country Hams of Clinton, Ky., is honored by Agriculture Commissioner James Comer after the Harper’s ham Templeton is holding was named 2013 grand champion of the Kentucky State Fair.

Some Pig: Kentucky Prize Winning Ham fetches $350k

BY RL REEVES JR In its 50th year,  the Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction in August saw a sell out crowd of 1600 people pack the Expo Center

Kentucky Fried Camp, Burning Man 2010. Photo Mick Jeffries.

Kentucky Fried Curse? KFC Burning Man U-Haul Stolen

Baloney, Bourbon, and Breakfast -- that's the signature of the wildly popular Kentucky Fried Camp (KFC) at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock desert. It's

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Kentucky Kid Sets Jeopardy Record

Skyler Hornback, a 12-year-old 7th grader from Sonora, Kentucky won $66,600 on today’s episode of JEOPARDY!, setting records for the highest one-day total in Kids Week history and

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Parenting Columnist John Rosemond in Lexington, citing defense of First Amendment

Parenting advice columnist John Rosemond was in Lexington today with Institute for Justice representatives, speaking at a press conference outside the federal courthouse, addressing the lawsuit the newspaper

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Forecastle 2013 Schedule Updates, post Evacuation

Forecastle 2013 closed the gates and evacuated festival grounds temporarily earlier today, citing threatening weather. Festival-goers onsite complained, pointing out that their tickets said Rain or Shine. Festival organizers



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