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African American Civil War Reenactors: Camp Nelson wants you!

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African American


The 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery is seeking new recruits to portray Civil War artillerymen.  The reactivated unit, which originally recruited and trained at Camp Nelson, is the Kentucky's only African-American reenacting group. Contact Robert Bell at (502) 245-0732 or .

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Humane Center Adoptions

blog post photoAutumn, a 12-year-old miniature pony, is available for adoption at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Jessamine County. The center works as a clearinghouse to seek adoptive homes for Kentucky’s unwanted horses. To learn more about the adoption process or how you can support responsible equine ownership, visit

Asbury students reap science awards

Five Asbury students took home five awards from the 95th annual Kentucky Academy of Science held at Northern Kentucky University on Nov. 14 & 15. At the competition students from Kentucky colleges and universities offered their oral and poster presentations to the judges for examination and critique.

Senior Tommy Carroll, from Louisville, Ky., won first place for his poster presentation in the Psychology category. Senior Jarred Earnest, from Richmond, Ky., won first place for his oral presentation in the Agricultural Sciences category. Sophomore Kenton Sena, from Hebron, Ky., won first place for his oral presentation in the Health Science category. Senior Andrew Crisologo, from Cullman, Ala, won second place for his oral presentation in the Physiology and Biochemistry category. Senior Frida Lance, from Ravenna, Texas, won third place for his oral presentation in the Microbiology category.