University of Kentucky faculty are happy with President Eli Capilouto’s progress in updating campus infrastructure, but they remain less impressed with his responsiveness to employee concerns. That’s according to an annual survey reviewed by the UK Board of Trustees executive committee Thursday.
Three weeks ago the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation stepped in to rescue the worst of forty horses abandoned and left to starve on a farm in Mercer County. Those eight were sent to Blackburn Correctional Facility in Lexington, one of nine such institutions across the country participating in a program with the TRF that pairs inmates with retired racehorses. Samantha Lederman recently visited Blackburn and she files this report.
The support for police is visible today in Frankfort. The State Capitol and Governor’s mansion are lit in blue in a show of solidarity for the men and women who work in law enforcement across the state.
We've all seen the headlines about hikers getting hurt while exploring Kentucky's scenic areas. This week Dr. Greg Davis gets some timely tips on navigating the great outdoors safely from Drew Stevens, a member of the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team, which often renders aid to wayward hikers in the Red River Gorge.