■ The Blue Grass Council, Boy Scouts of America has honored R. Dudley Webb with the Boy Scouts of America North Star Award. Webb, chairman of the board and co-founder of The Webb Cos., has played a critical role in the success of Brave the Blue during its first two years as the signature event of the Blue Grass Council. The event has grossed more than $260,000 and set a national fundraising record in 2012 for Over the Edge fund raisers hosted by Boy Scout councils nationwide.
■ Counter Culture Plus, the 2012 Angie's List Award Winning Marble and Granite fabricator/installer in the Bluegrass, has recently won that category for a second consecutive year, along with additional awards for remodeling and cabinetry. Counter Culture Plus is located at 944 National Avenue. Phone (859) 246-0007. Hours of operation are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.