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Choose a city below and get locations for local Kentucky hair salons, soul food dining, radio stations, churches, places of entertainment, things to do, annual events, etc, all in the wonderful state of Kentucky.

 



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Bowling Green
Covington
Crestwood
Elizabethtown
Florence
Lexington
Louisville
Owensboro
Richmond


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FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM KENTUCKY


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TRADITIONAL KENTUCKY FOODS


  • Kentucky Jam Cake
  • Chocolate Pecan Pie
  • Kentucky Mint Julep
  • Thoroughbred Pie
  • Cheese Garlic Grits
  • Burgoo, Chicken & Beef
  • Kentucky Ham Biscuits
  • Kentucky Bourbon Balls
  • Hot Brown Sandwich
  • Southern Fried Chicken
  • Kentucky Apple Fried Pies
  • Mutton Barbecue
  • Benedictine



 

   

A TASTE OF KENTUCKY
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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT KENTUCKY?


  1. Kentucky population is ranked 26th in the U.S. Total 4,339,367 (2010 Census)

  2. The biggest day in horse racing, the Kentucky Derby, is preceded by the two-week Derby Festival in Louisville. Louisville also plays host to the Kentucky State Fair, the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, and Southern gospel's annual highlight, the National Quartet Convention.

  3. The fourth-largest city, Owensboro, gives credence to its nickname of "Barbecue Capital of the World" by hosting the annual International Bar-B-Q Festival.

  4. Kentucky is home to famed jazz musician and pioneer, Lionel Hampton (although this has been disputed in recent years). Blues legend W.C. Handy and R&B singer Wilson Pickett also spent considerable time in Kentucky.

  5. The R&B group Midnight Star and Hip-Hop group Nappy Roots were both formed in Kentucky. Indie rock band My Morning Jacket with lead singer and guitarist Jim James also originated out of Louisville, on the local independent music Scene.

  6. Kentucky ranks 5th nationally in goat farming, 8th in beef cattle production, and 14th in corn production.The total gross state product for 2006 was US$146 billion, 27th in the nation. Its per-capita personal income was US$28,513, 43rd in the nation.

  7. Located within the southeastern interior portion of North America, Kentucky has a climate that can best be described as a humid subtropical climate. Monthly average temperatures in Kentucky range from a summer daytime high of 87 °F to a winter low of 23 °F.

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New Generation Track Club


Hello my name is Tiffany Westmoreland, I am proud to announce that during our inaugural season, New Generation Track Club will be representing Kentucky in the 2016 AAU Junior Olympics in Houston, Texas July 30th through August 6th. But we need your help with funding this trip. If you have any questions regarding our organization, or questions pertaining to our campaign please feel free to contact me at the phone number and/or email address listed below. If you would like to meet with my athletes and I we are available to do so at your earliest convenience.


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https://www.facebook.com/New-Generation

Tiffany Westmoreland
Coach
Westmoreland33@aol.com

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2011 SOUL FOOD FEST Louisville, KY
 
Black History Month Facts: Blacks In The Kentucky Derby (Exclusive)!!!!!
 
New signs along Interstate 75 in Kentucky now designate the entire interstate corridor as the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Trail.
 
 
DEMOGRAPHICS & QUICK FACTS
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Demographics of Kentucky
By Race White Black American Indian Asian Hispanic
total population 91.27% 7.98% 0.58% 1.10% 1.80%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Quick Facts:
  1. Kentucky ranks #41 as best states to live.  Source

  2. Percentage of black-owned firms, 2.5%

  3. 51.9% of Kentuckians are female and 48% are male.


State Symbols:

Kentucky Flag
The Flag of the State of Kentucky


  • Flower - Goldenrod
  • Bird - Kentucky Cardinal
  • Song - “My Old Kentucky Home”
  • Tree - Tulip Poplar

    Nickname: Bluegrass State
    Motto(s): United we stand, divided we fall
    Capital: Frankfort


5 Largest Cities:
  1. Louisville
  2. Lexington
  3. Owensboro
  4. Bowling Green
  5. Covington
 


 
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