This Just Happened

Louis Bickett is profiled by Cheryl Truman in a terrific piece on both he and his work – photographing Lexington. Spectacular photography on his facebook page. [Herald Leader]

A national group committed to exploring and sharing the importance of urban sacred spaces, particularly as attendance and funds decline, visited Covington and Lexington. The president of Partners for Sacred Places believed that the “philosophy of sacred places and their potential impact on a local economy can apply to Covington as well.” [River City News]

Boone County‘s library is using QR codes around town to link people to the history of the building, memorial, or historic site at which they are looking. Great, low-budget use of technology. [N. Ky. Enquirer]

The Madison County Historical Society is seeking to renovate and reuse two historic structures located on Richmond’s Courthouse Square. Both buildings are listed in the National Regsiter []

Disco Kroger (Euclid Ave., Lexington) is finally prepared to announce its plans for expansion. Interested in knowing what’s going on? Aylesford Neighborhood Association meeting, Feb. 5 at 7:00 p.m., Woodland Christian Church. [AceWeekly]

Martin County is feeling the love. Lovely and Beauty (those are towns for the uninitiated) have been selected by the U.S. Postal Service for special Valentine’s Day postmarks. Suck that, Santa Claus, Indiana. [WKYT]