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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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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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The Kentucky State University men’s basketball team shattered records and claimed championships 50 years ago Read more

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The famed adventurer is in his element as a fighter and wilderness scout. But when he at last tries to settle down, courts, governments and unscrupulous land grabbers have other ideas in the final installment of a three-part series. Read more

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In part two of a three-part series, the frontiersman finds the legendary Canelands, but trouble finds him Read more

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In part one of a three-part series, the young Virginia native makes his way west into the frontier Read more

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Notes to a Kentucky teacher give insight into family life during the Depression Read more

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A Russellville museum preserves stories of injustice and inspiration Read more

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