■ Baptist Health Corbin and the Palliative Care Center of the Bluegrass have joined forces to provide palliative options to Baptist Health patients.
Palliative care is designed to complement life-prolonging and curative treatments in the hospital by providing pain and symptom control, care of psychological and spiritual needs, family support, coordination among doctors and assistance transitioning between care settings.
■ Ross Dress for Less, the nation's largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain with more than 1,200 stores, has opened a new store in Lexington in Fayette Place, 127 West Tiverton Way. Ross has another Lexington location at 1992 Pavilion Way, in Hamburg. The phone number for the new store is (859) 245-1298. Store hours are 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to Rossstores.com.
■ The University of Kentucky and JMI Sports recently announced a 15-year, $210 million multimedia rights agreement that extends beyond athletics to incorporate the entire university. Paul J. Archey, a Greenup native and former Major League Baseball executive who oversaw MLB's international growth and led the initiative to create the World Baseball Classic, has been named president and will lead the new marketing effort. Under Archey's leadership, this team will work as an extension of the university to maximize the value of UK's assets, while developing relationships with sponsors, fans, alumni and students through activities ranging from broadcasts to sponsorships.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo