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First Lady of Lexington

Mary Todd Lincoln flouted convention as a politically active woman in the 19th century

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A year after the devastating tornadoes that struck western Kentucky, Dawson Springs residents remember that fateful night and look to the future Read more

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The Jenny Wiley saga, with its tangle of facts and folklore, has intrigued audiences for more than 200 years Read more

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An all-female Honor Flight gave a long-overdue gesture of thanks to Kentucky women who served in America’s armed forces. Read more

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A seventh-grade class in Owen County led a campaign to recognize a nearly forgotten admiral and Olympic athlete from their hometown Read more

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A new book traces the history of the iconic Kentucky Reel Read more

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Two Kentucky brothers are preserving a Hardin County home that dates back to the Commonwealth’s infancy Read more

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As Ohio River Valley communities observe the anniversary of the Union Army general’s birth, Grant’s Maysville ties are remembered Read more

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