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Ron Soodalter

The Great Locomotive Chase

Kentucky native and Union loyalist James J. Andrews led an audacious attempt to gain control of Chattanooga in the early part of the Civil War. more »

May 26, 2015 11:47 AM History

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Photos courtesy of University of Kentucky Special Collections, The Belle Brezing Photographic Collection, 1868-1983

Belle of the Brothel

From humble beginnings, Lexington madam makes a name and a fortune for herself more »

Nov 26, 2014 1:04 PM People 1 Comments

Terror in the Night

The Black Patch Tobacco War of western Kentucky more »

Sep 23, 2014 12:55 PM History

Freedom Fight

Kentuckians crusade against human trafficking and slavery in the Commonwealth. [Award-winning feature story] more »

Jul 22, 2013 9:52 AM | CULTURE |

Our States. Our Sounds. Part Three: Music for the Multitudes

The final installment of our three-part series celebrating Kentucky's musical heritage. more »

Mar 25, 2013 11:58 AM Music

Our State. Our Sounds. Part Two: From Minstrel Shows to the Mines

The second installment of our three-part series celebrating Kentucky's musical heritage. more »

Feb 20, 2013 1:12 PM Music

Our State. Our Sounds. Part One: Traditional Beginnings

This first story of our three-part series explores the traditional beginnings of Kentucky's musical culture. more »

Jan 18, 2013 4:46 PM Music 2 Comments

Hell Along the Border

The bloody saga of mass murderer and Confederate guerilla Champ Ferguson more »

Oct 10, 2012 10:51 AM People