Weisenbergers have been milling near Midway for 150 years
The Weisenberger family is celebrating a century and a half in the milling business on South Elkhorn Creek near Midway. Not much has changed in 150 years, but not many such mills remain. click here
Elkhorn Creek is a little bit polluted, but it's still a great place to boat, fish and float - or just watch it flow along
South Elkhorn Creek, Midway's defining waterway, is popular with fishers and kayakers and is a beautiful feature of the area, but does not meet the standards for recreation involving contact with water. This does not mean that fishing in the stream is unsafe, but anyone with open wounds should avoid contact with the water, experts say. click here
It's Midway University, not college; latest report has clues about losses in failed effort for pharmacy school
Midway College became Midway University July 1. “Becoming a university is a major step forward for Midway,” said Gary S. Cox, president of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges & Universities. Founded in 1847, Midway remains Kentucky’s only college for women, but it offers associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs to both sexes online and at its Lexington campus. For the story by Megan Ingros, click here. For her report on the school's finances, click here.
Crittenden Rawlings, former CEO of Oxford Clothes, operates Crittenden Clothes on Main Street. For his interesting story, by Kayla Loy, click here.
Organizers of Derby Eve Lexington gala, in greater Midway, say it will be held a second time next year
“Tons of folks have been calling us that were not involved this year but want to be next year. The outcome is looking very good for next year," organizer Donna Sturgeon said.
Old Friends, retirement farm for racehorses, adds near-Triple Crown winner Silver Charm to its list of stallions; Bob Baffert, who trained him, donates $50,000
The sights and sounds of Midway
Click here for a multimedia presentation by Autumn Harbison. (Opens in Windows Media Player)