The 2007 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S. based and privately held, independent companies and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003 and $2 million in 2006.
Third Rock has increased revenue from less than $1 million in 2001 to nearly $4 million in 2007.
Scholarships to be named for Fain
The special events committee of the Paul Sawier Story will be awarding three $500 scholarships to 2008 graduating seniors at East and West Jessamine High Schools in honor of the late artist Howard Fain.
The committee has been awarding two scholarships in the past for students who will be attending college and majoring in drama, art or history.
This year, in honor of Fain, they will be awarding two art scholarships and one drama scholarship.
City commission to hold special called meeting
The Nicholasville City Commission will meet at noon Aug. 31, to discuss the city hall project.
The meeting will take place at city hall.
Students experience J.D. Crowe Festival first hand
More than 200 elementary students will get an up close look at how the J.D. Crowe Festival works this weekend.
The students will be bussed to the Ichthus Farm for free music workshops on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
The workshops will give them the opportunity to learn bluegrass music "at the knees of the masters," including artists such as Dean Osborne and Dr. Tim Lake, director of the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music.
"Together, we have over a century of experience in bluegrass music and we're thrilled to share that experience and love of bluegrass with local young people," Osborne said.