Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Oh, Kentucky

He turned 100, and he wanted to mow.

Trump, Bevin, coal, renewables, TVA, the DoE, John Prine, U of L, newspapers ... this story by WFPL's Ryan Van Velzer has everything.

There's a big U.S./China economic and cultural event going down in Lexington this week, and the National Governors Association hails "the exclusive deal-making opportunity." Indeed, here's a deal struck having to do with Chinese-mined magnesium.

Kentucky is considering whether to ban tattoos on scarred skin, and you can weigh in with emailed comments.

A new bar/pizza place in Covington closes; an old restaurant in Franklin is expanding to offer coffees and breakfast.

The Gleaner's Douglas White delivers his typically outstanding 411 on the purchase of a 50-year-old Henderson Ford dealership by a Bowling Green Toyota outfit.

Untethered from presses, the Kentucky New Era has moved back to downtown Hopkinsville. Interesting trend observed by Al Cross at his always-great Rural Blog.

Booming Beaver Dam--it is about a sixth more populous since 1980--has hired its first full-time fire chief.

Corbin's tourism director says the season's first movies-in-the-park event drew about 175 to (Col.) Sanders Park.

The Paducah area's Women in Maritime Operations are (formally) getting it together.

The elementary teacher of the year is from London, and the local Sentinel-Echo is hosting a virtual celebration.

Turning to sports, a globetrotting volleyballer from Erlanger is thinking about turning away.

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