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Shack in the Back BBQ is Hickory Smoked Perfection

There is something instantly recognizable about a plume of hickory smoke filling the air. That’s barbecue baby, and that distinct fragrance means it’s close by. On a recent jaunt to Jefferson Memorial Forest, located just south of Louisville off I-265 … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Visit to Frankfort Cemetery

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Santa Fe Texas High School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead

Another Friday, another 10 people killed in a school shooting. This one in tiny Santa Fe, Texas,  population 12,222, located 35 miles southeast of Houston. Here a scorned 17-year-old, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, smuggled a shotgun, .38 revolver and improvised explosive devises … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly Glass Exhibit at Maker’s Mark Leaves Impression

This tale is for the bourbon drinking art lovers out there. I’m Kentucky born and bred, meaning I’m accustomed to the sight, smell and flavor of this dark mysterious liquor being around my universe since before conscious memory. Step inside the … Continue reading

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Giuliani Says Trump Funneled Hush Money to Porn Star

In a stunning admission by one of President Trump’s new legal team members, Rudolph Giuliani admitted to Sean Hannity that Donald Trump knew about the $130,000 payment Michael Cohen made to porn star Stormy Daniels, and afterward reimbursed his personal … Continue reading

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One Giant Derby Day Dilemma

It was a quiet morning at the House on the Corner. Spring had arrived in all its glory upon this first Saturday of May. With the snow gone, the grass rejoiced in the sun’s embrace, becoming a vibrant green, energized, … Continue reading

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After 8 Years on Run ‘King of Pot’ Sentenced to 57 Months

The run for legendary Kentucky pot grower, John Robert “Johnny” Boone, came to a close recently as the 74-year-old was sent to federal prison for four years and nine months under a plea deal for conspiring to grow more than 1,000 … Continue reading

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