Noelle Dick was bit by the cycling bug hard. What started out as a way to relieve stress and learn to live in the moment has transformed into her entire lifestyle. She went from cycling classes to competing in triathlons to realizing that what she really wanted was to help others find a fitness routine that inspires them. She surrounds herself with expert instructors who lead intense, motivating cycling classes for students of all levels.
When not playing with her three grandchildren, Angela Barnhill is a competitive bodybuilder and the owner of Personal Best. With more than 20 years of experience as an instructor and personal trainer, Angela channels her considerable fitness and nutrition knowledge into helping her clients achieve their goals and lead long, healthy lives. In addition to personal and paired training, she and her staff lead boot-camp and kettlebell classes—both high-intensity interval-training classes. They round out fitness regimens with yoga and Pilates to stretch physiques, strengthen cores, and help guests improve their Gumby impersonations. They can also supplement workouts by helping clients map out detailed meal plans and form nutritious eating habits.
In 1921, Ruth Hunt turned a penchant for candy-making into a business that quickly outgrew her home’s kitchen. Today, guests can visit the factory in Mt. Sterling and peruse a selection of more than 70 candy varieties and gifts such as signature boxes, gift baskets, holiday tins filled with the companies' favorite products, Elmwood Inn teas, Ale 8 One products, Kentucky cookbooks, and simply Kentucky jam cakes. Ruth Hunt Candies is a KY Proud company where customers during factory tours can see chefs stilling using original methods, making candy by hand as well as using the same copper kettles that Ruth Tharpe Hunt used to mix together high quality ingredients including real whipping cream, roasted nuts, and additive-free chocolate.
The Lexington Herald-Leader rushes local and world news to a daily readership of more than 200,000 people, a number that swells to more than 300,000 for the newspaper's Sunday edition. Delivered by a reliable carrier or a trained carrier pigeon, the Herald-Leader’s print edition speeds to readers seven days a week, and its online edition at Kentucky.com is updated constantly. Reporters keep subscribers up to date on local high-school and college sports, business news, important world events, and happenings at entertainment hotspots. Sunday papers also unfold pages of well-argued social and political opinions, along with the Pulitzer Prize–winning work of editorial cartoonist Joel Pett.