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Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

KBWC Hosts Inaugural Combat Sports Symposium

On Saturday, approximately 30 combat sports athletes, trainers, and promoters gathered in Louisville for the inaugural Combat Sports Symposium sponsored by the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission (KBWC).

The event was the first of its kind in the region and featured four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield as the keynote speaker. The symposium focused on the latest developments in Continue reading KBWC Hosts Inaugural Combat Sports Symposium

The Village Idiot to Host Man o’ War Mural Unveiling Party

An unveiling party to celebrate a commemorative mural of the legendary racehorse Man o’ War will take place at the local pub The Village Idiot on Thursday, June 29, at 4 p.m.

Commissioned by LexArts and sponsored by Mt. Brilliant Farm, the 30’ x 30’ mural was painted by Mexico City native and longtime Lexington resident Agustin Zarate. It is part of the Kentucky Horse Park’s Man o’ War Celebration, presented by Windstream, which Continue reading The Village Idiot to Host Man o’ War Mural Unveiling Party

Richmond Raceway’s Saturday Night Showdown Fires Up

Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz will have the 3/10-mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” back in competition on Saturday July 1 as the track will present its 3rd Annual Saturday Night Showdown event that will pay $1,000 to win for the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks and $750 to win for the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders, plus the Sonic Late Models and Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds will be in action, plus the Mini-Cup/Cyclones will join the racing card for action on July 1. Continue reading Richmond Raceway’s Saturday Night Showdown Fires Up

Renovated Lodge Opens at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

A new lounge is one of the new features at May Lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

State and local officials today held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovated May Lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, which is now open.

A fire in March 2016, forced officials to close the main lodge building, which included the park restaurant and lounge. The lodge rooms remained open during repairs and the restaurant moved to the conference center. Continue reading Renovated Lodge Opens at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Jameson and Miller Victorious in Butch Shay Memorial Events

Richmond Raceway would present the 3rd Annual Butch Shay Memorial on Saturday evening and Clayton Miller of Elkton, KY would take the checkered flag and $2,100 payday for the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series, while Jason Jameson of Lawrenceburg, IN would get to the checkered flag first in the Sonic Late Model feature event and also claim a $2,100 payday. Other feature event winners were Logan Preston of Berea, KY in the AR Bodies KDRA Continue reading Jameson and Miller Victorious in Butch Shay Memorial Events

Take Precautions During Fourth of July Celebration to Avoid Injuries

The Fourth of July and fireworks go hand in hand, and while bright lights and loud bursts will soon fill the air to signify the national holiday, thousands of people will spend it in the emergency room, suffering from a fireworks-related injury. For the upcoming celebration, Saint Joseph Berea, part of KentuckyOne Health, is encouraging everyone to take precautions to avoid injuries and ensure a safe holiday. Continue reading Take Precautions During Fourth of July Celebration to Avoid Injuries