Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Oh, Kentucky

Christmas parades: Owensboro (more than 20k expected), Nov. 17; Ashland (grandly marshaled by the voice of the Reds), Nov. 20; Berea, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Lawrenceburg (indeed, featuring the New Jersey woman credited with helping prevent school shootings in Anderson and Shelby counties), Madisonville and Paducah, Dec. 1; Dawson Springs, Dec. 2; Richmond, Dec. 7; Hopkinsville, Dec. 8, La Center, Dec. 15.

Country Loving hails Bardstown as one of the nation's best 30 small towns for Christmas.

American Pickers falls for Big City of Madisonville.

"Unnecessary and extremely unfair." The Lebanon Enterprise takes on the grinches on the local Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board.

In Russellville, "you will think you are on vacation in Florida." Neat story on a "ground blessing" for a forthcoming local hotel by Chris Cooper in the News-Democrat & Leader.

The last link of the once-13-stores-strong Food Fair of Somerset chain is apparently finished, reports Janie Slaven in the Commonwealth Journal.

Kentucky’s longest wooden covered bridge (in Washington County) is back!

Good jobs news from Russellville and Wilder.

1 comment:

  1. The story about the grocery store closing down makes me think about Wonder Market and Bigs in Paducah when we were growing up.