Monthly Archives: August 2014

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Developed in Kentucky Tobacco Country

The Ebola outbreak spreading through West Africa now is expected to take upwards of nine months to be brought under control and could result in the infection of an estimated 20,000 people, at a cost of $490 million, according to … Continue reading

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Ebola Enters Liberian Slums

Liberian officials fear the Ebola virus may soon spread through the West Point slum in Monrovia, after residents looted a quarantine center for patients suspected of being infected with Ebola, and removed items including bloody sheets and mattresses. Violence erupted … Continue reading

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Grimes and McConnell Trade Body Blows at Fancy Farm

It was a record-setting day last Saturday in Graves County, Kentucky, as the 134th annual Fancy Farm political picnic broke attendance marks with upwards of 20,000 people on hand to eat barbecue, support their candidates and jeer the opposition. The … Continue reading

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Working Cassette Player Makes Van Ride A Pleasure

I went north to Williamstown, KY, this past week, near Falmouth, driving a State of Kentucky half-ton cargo van, the ones that look like prisoner transport vehicles, so I could haul some equipment back to Frankfort. The one I drove … Continue reading

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Fancy Farm Political Picnic Kicks Off Election Season

All sports have their seasons of play¬†and politics is no different. Today the¬†preseason concludes for the mid-term U.S. Senate race in Kentucky, as the 134th annual St. Jerome Parish Catholic Picnic, better known as Fancy Farm, offers up its unique … Continue reading

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Copper & Kings Brandy Distillery Enters Bourbon Country

Two words come to mind when checking out Copper & Kings, the new brandy distillery that opened production in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville this year, vintage and craft. The distillery has been making small-batch brandy for months rather quietly, … Continue reading

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