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Jan 4, 2021

Five facts about MLK that may surprise you

Each year Martin Luther King Jr., Day is observed on the third Monday of January. Georgetown observes MLK Day every year. Past events have included a meet-and-greet, march and program featuring speakers connected to the King family.





Dec 1, 2020

Here comes Santa Claus right down Georgetown’s Christmas lane

While we all know that the real Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, he’s got an amazing stand-in in Georgetown in the person of Bill Bryant. Santa Bill has been lighting Georgetown’s official Christmas tree since 2008, but he’s been wearing the suit and making kids smile since 1991.





Nov 1, 2020

Ways to experience Breeders’ Cup 2020

This year’s Breeders’ Cup will be held at Keeneland in Lexington without fans, but there are still ways to enjoy the two-day race and places where you can see Breeders’ Cup champions.



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Oct 3, 2020

Prisoners aside, the Old Jail once felt like home

Over the years, jailer's wives left their mark on the kitchen of Georgetown's historic jail house, leaving their famous egg sandwiches, chili, homemade yeast rolls and fried fish in the memories of may a prisoner.




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Sep 3, 2020

Fun facts and figures about Georgetown’s Festival of the Horse

For nearly four decades, the Festival of the Horse has celebrated the role of the horse in Kentucky Horse Country, specifically in Kentucky’s Horse Headquarters: Georgetown and Scott County. READ MORE



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Aug 3, 2020

Mystery Unearthed: The Buffalo Soldiers of Georgetown

Unearth the storied history of the legendary Buffalo Soldiers, the first peacetime all-black regiments in the U.S. Army, and their connections to Georgetown, Kentucky!  READ MORE


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July 1, 2020

Geocachers, others find infamous outlaw in Stamping Ground

Jesse James in Georgetown? Take the Historic Buffalo Geocaching Trail and find the remains – not of the notorious bandit – but of the house that links this train robbing outlaw to the area. READ MORE



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June 1, 2020

What are flowers really saying to (or about) you?

Did you know flowers have a secret language all their own? They do and they have lots to say – and not all of it is, well, nice, or even logical. READ MORE




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May 1, 2020

Who Am I? Guess The Georgetown Notables

Georgetown has been the home of eccentric southern belles, revolutionary discovery and even talking animals! Test your knowledge of Kentucky's Horse Headquarters and see if you can guess these Georgetown Noteables READ MORE





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May 1, 2020

Mystery unearthed – The ‘Tent Girl’

Like all graveyards, Georgetown Cemetery has its share of interesting monuments and muse-worthy markers. For nearly 30 years, one particularly mysterious grave marker in Section W-4 raised more questions READ MORE




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April 8, 2020

Gone fishin’ – at the Toyota Plant?

It is time efficient and employee proficient, and has more to do with catching fish than constructing automobiles. READ MORE





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April 8, 2020

Yuko-En on the Elkhorn is a Different Kind of Spa Visit

A Japanese garden spa for the senses and soul, hidden away in Georgetown Kentucky? Fresh air seekers will love this pocket of paradise just outside of Downtown. READ MORE







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