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KSU And Its Louisville Partners To Hold Grand Opening Of The Thorobred Nutrition Kitchen

Kentucky State University will hold a grand opening celebration for its Thorobred Nutrition Kitchen on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, with representatives from YouthBuild Louisville and members of the community attending. KSU interim President Raymond Burse and Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher will be among the speakers scheduled for the event. The ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. outside the Sheppard Square leasing office, formerly St. Peter Claver Church, at 526 Lampton Street in Louisville.

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Some Thorobreds Return For Homecoming Year After Year … After Year

Thorobreds gather in Frankfort, Ky., from near and far every year for Kentucky State University’s Homecoming Weekend. In the crowd at the football game and at the parties, there are always some familiar faces who return year after year and have watched the celebration grow and change for decades.

Frazier Curry says he’s 71 years old, so he’s probably attended 71 Homecomings at KSU. His father graduated from KSU in 1936; his mother graduated in 1948, and most of his relatives went to KSU. Curry was a wee child when he attended his first KSU Homecoming.

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