The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA is a finalist to receive funding from the Livestrong Community Impact Project to bring Livestrong to the Paris-Bourbon County YMCA. This research-based program offers those living with, through and beyond cancer a safe, empowering environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person.
The public will determine which organizations receive funding by voting online at Vote.livestrong.org/vote2012/regions/5/197-paris-bourbon-county-ymca.
■ North Middletown Elementary celebrated the life of Dr. Seuss by having themed dress-up days to correspond with books written by the legendary author. Lexington Legends mascot Big L and an assistant from the Lexington Legends visited the school and read a Dr. Seuss book to the students. WKYT anchor Amber Philpott also read to students and videotaped the group for a 5 p.m. newscast.