Category Archive: Asbury University

Sep 10

Asbury University rated as No. 1 college in the South by U.S. News and World Report

Asbury University Office of Public Relations Asbury University in Wilmore was named the No. 1 Regional College (South) in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday. This is the fourth-straight year Asbury has been ranked in the Top 5 in the South, and Asbury is the only school in the …

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May 19

JCTC’s Flener to become boys’ basketball coach, assistant superintendent in Murray schools

Bart Flener stood outside Jessamine Career and Technology Center in June 2011. He was announced Friday as the new boys' basketball coach at Murray High School, and he will also be an assistant superintendent in the district. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

A 10-year school administrator in Jessamine County is going west to move up in his job and return to high-school basketball coaching. Bart Flener was announced as the new boys’ coach at Murray High School on Friday. He will also serve as the assistant superintendent for student services in the Murray school district. Flener worked …

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Apr 29

West Jessamine High School junior takes top high-school prize at Asbury University’s Highbridge Film Festival

West Jessamine High School junior Jesse Seales, far right, was one of the winners at the 2014 Highbridge Film Festival at Asbury University on Saturday. (Photo by

Asbury University Office of Public Relations The Highbridge Film Festival at Asbury University celebrated its 10th year Saturday, and a Jessamine County high-schooler was a winner with help from his classmates. Jesse Seales, a junior at West Jessamine High School, won best high-school film for “Feast Friends,” a stop-motion film directed by Seales and made …

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Apr 25

DeLorean Time Machine from ‘Back to the Future’ to visit Asbury University on Highbridge Film Festival weekend

DeLorean interior

WILMORE, Ky. — Asbury University will feature a piece of movie-making history on campus during the 10th-Annual Highbridge Film Festival on April 26: the DeLorean Time Machine as seen in the film “Back to the Future.” Outfitted with parts created specially for the film, the DeLorean — complete with its famous “Flux Capacitor” and time …

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Apr 22

Asbury University to compete in Alltech Innovation Competition for food, agriculture business plans

Asbury University is one of eight Kentucky colleges and universities that will compete in an innovation competition from Nicholasville-based Alltech. The event offers $20,000 in prizes as the schools present their business plans to capitalize on innovation in Kentucky’s food and agriculture sectors. The University of Kentucky won last year’s event with an idea for …

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