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Kentucky University Leaves Ashland

YOU ARE HERE -> 1870s

From such grand and glorious beginnings, John Bryan Bowman’s vision for Kentucky University began to unravel in the 1870s.  The details of the troubles he and the university encountered could—and has—filled volumes.  842 more words


Henry Clay's Paradise

YOU ARE HERE -> up to 1852

Named for the towering ash trees growing there, Henry Clay’s Ashland was no ordinary home.  Because of Clay’s prominence and the fact that he cherished and spoke often of his estate in Kentucky, Ashland became nationally known and an inseparable part of Clay’s public identity.  595 more words


Reclaiming The Grandeur of Clay’s Estate

YOU ARE HERE -> 1880s-1940s

Thirty years after Henry Clay’s death, after the ravages of time, war, and use by the state college had taken their toll on the 324-acre Ashland estate, granddaughter Anne Clay McDowell returned to the family’s hallowed grounds.  1,247 more words


Patio Weather... Charlie Brown's Restaurant.. Lexington, Kentucky

Well it is that time of year where enjoying dinner on a patio is a main priority. We love meeting friends for a drink at Charlie Brown’s on Euclid in Lexington. 137 more words


Red State BBQ... Lexington, Kentucky

Red State BBQ is a wonderful treat right outside of Lexington, Kentucky. If you love BBQ you can’t go wrong with this unique spot. This roadside restaurant has wonderful food. 122 more words


Store Clerks "Stands Up For What's Right" Against Armed Robber

Zara Adil was the victim of an armed robbery on Friday, February 27. Adil was working the cash register at Discount Tobacco Zone, when two men came in demanding the money from her drawer. 172 more words

Store Clerk Keeps Her Wits, Shoots Robber With His Own Gun

This is from Bearing Arms.

It is a shame this punk did not become a Darwin Award winner.

Armed robbery is an intimidation game, where criminals use weapons and surprise to overwhelm the senses of victims, stunning them into shocked compliance. 287 more words