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Journal columistOn Dec. 5, 1831, the Ohio River froze over, making voyage impassable for Alexis de Tocqueville and his party. They disembarked at Westport, Oldham Co., Ky. and walked the cold 22 miles to Louisville. It was one of many poor experiences that during a 10-...
Tags: Arts, Fine Arts, Zachary Taylor, Arts and Culture, James Monroe
April 3, 1988 FRANFORT (AP) Legislators say they are not particularly proud of the accomplishments of the 1988 General Assembly, but defend them as best possible under the circumstances. “There could be no new initiatives of major importance...
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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the nation’s midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the Deep South began punching its way toward the Northeast on Wednesday, slowing holiday travel....
This weekend was a busy one for me. I started the weekend with a trip to see “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” at the movies with my grandson. He enjoyed the movie, but he and I came home a little woozy from eating too much buttered popcorn. I can’...
Tags: Popcorn, Sports, Festive Events, Cancer, Swimming
email@example.comForkland Boy Scouts of America Troop 71 is more adventurous than most. Every year we choose a two-week trip to go along with our monthly weekend outings. In the past they have twice ventured on 100-mile canoe trips in Southern Missouri and hiked over...
West’s Northrup wins Ky. agriculture poster contest Sidney Northrup of West Jessamine High School was named the 12th-grade winner in a statewide poster contest last week. Agriculture commissioner James Comer saluted the winners of the Kentucky...
100 years ago —1912 The Electric Light Company in Danville is advertising that it doesn’t expect to drive Rockefeller out of the oil business, but it does have a mighty good proposal for every man who has a family living in an unwired house....
Contributing writerTwo pioneers who came from Virginia to Kentucky in 1783 with Simon Kenton and 41 other people purchased land where the Perryville Battlefield State Park currently is located. Kenton, who believed he had killed a man in Virginia, fled to the wilderness of...
Advocate staff writers David Brock and Mandy Simpson constantly aggravate each other — just as most Kentucky and Louisville fans do — about the UK-UofL rivalry. With the Wildcats and Cardinals set to renew their basketball rivalry Saturday...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA mournful whistle call rises up loud and true, as reverent and recognizable as an anthem. The next sounds are distinctive huffs and wheezes. Then there is a chug — then chug-chug. The chug-chug-chugs get faster and faster and faster and finally...
email@example.comCloris Leachman doesn’t recall ever performing in Kentucky. Saturday night’s performance at the Norton Center for the Arts may be her first in the commonwealth — she thinks, anyway. But she’s been to the Bluegrass — about...
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