Friday, November 16, 2018

Oh, Kentucky

Christmas parades: Owensboro, Nov. 17; Ashland, Nov. 20; Berea, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Columbia, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville and Paducah, Dec. 1; Dawson Springs, Dec. 2; Richmond, Dec. 7; Hopkinsville (with "Skating on the Square"), Dec. 8, La Center, Dec. 15.

The Hopkins County Humane Society "MEOWvember Kitty Cafe" is tomorrow at

Ken Howlett of K105: Kelley Beekeeping, originally of Paducah and since 1952 of Clarkson, has been purchased by a Minnesota company.

Andrew Henderson of The Oldham Era: Steve-O's, a Buckner pizza staple since 2005, is expanding into Louisville's Clifton neighborhood.

Chuck Stinner of The Gleaner: Shaw's Flowers, a Henderson florist since 1928, thrives while it has "not changed as much as others."

Keith Lawrence in the Messenger-Inquirer delivers solid coverage from the Kentucky Travel Industry Association conference at the Owensboro Convention Center: "Chapman said that recently in Pikeville a company was looking for 100 workers. Seventy-one of the first 100 screened failed the drug test, he said." Lawrence was writing about Rex Chapman. 


  1. Me, too. I like him a lot. I though that speech story about him was really interesting and inspiring.