Rayleigh Deaton

Rayleigh is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she was editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel.

Displaced students find educational refuge in Kentucky

By: - July 28, 2023

When Lisibeth Ochoa Borjas flew from her native country of Venezuela to Kentucky to visit her family, she never expected that it would become her new home. Ochoa Borjas, 39, came to the Bluegrass State in 2019 to see her brother and his family. But when COVID-19 hit, Venezuela closed its borders for a year, […]

Rain dampens already expected low turnout in Kentucky primary election

By: and - May 16, 2023

LEXINGTON — Inside St. Luke United Methodist Church, David Osborne’s second year working as a poll worker is a quiet one, and quite different from his last election. “In the general election in the fall, we had about 80 people in line when the doors opened at (6 a.m.) This year we had one,” Osborne […]