On picturesque Smith Lane in rural Berea, outside the city limits where houses are few and open fields thrive, Clarence and Vicky Hayes farm, write, work and create ceramics. Their endeavors happen in several buildings that include a house, barn, studio and a handful of kilns on 24 acres nam…

LONDON, Ky. -- The sweet smell that hovers along East Fourth Street in London is a symbol of a long-standing business that is celebrating its 90th year of operation.

On Tuesday morning, Sept. 24, 1968, Luska J. Twyman, a 54-year-old school principal and city councilman, earned a spot in local, state and national history when he was sworn in as mayor of Glasgow. After taking the oath of office administered by Circuit Judge Cass Walden and seeing to a few …

It's no secret that Kentucky is a prime area of the U.S. for producing and enjoying old-time country music. A large part of the country music legacy for the Bluegrass region has been the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, celebrating its 80-year anniversary this year.

The last operating C&O locomotive recently made a historic journey across the state to find a new home in Ravenna, and many from central Kentucky turned out to see the event. The Chesapeake and Ohio 2716 has filled many roles throughout its existence. Soon, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Co…

Three EKU professors were selected for a unique art residency opportunity with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky. The Richmond residents were juried in and will select items from Goodwill Stores to create art, which will be exhibited and sold at a fundraiser in November.

Nothing says "Kentucky" like bluegrass music, a genre so linked with the state and its native son Bill Monroe, that they named it for his band, the Bluegrass Boys. In fact, a list of notable bluegrass pickers almost reads like a who's who of Kentucky musicians, with Ricky Skaggs, Don Rigsby,…

LONDON — Wayne Riley grew up in Laurel County. By trade, he’s a carpenter, but he’s always had a vision for food. And if you spend any amount of time with him, you’ll realize there’s a lot on his plate. That’s because Riley put it there with his dreams and goals, and inch by inch, he’s getti…


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