Since the Kentucky Supreme Court upheld a judge’s ruling that the state pension overhaul was unconstitutional, Gov. Matt Bevin and GOP lawmakers have talked “judicial reform.” History shows that’s a bad idea.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s 8-year tenure will be remembered for many accomplishments, but perhaps most of all for his big-picture thinking and dedication to bringing in top talent to rejuvenate downtown.
Restoration of the old Fayette County Courthouse has highlighted fine limestone carvings by noted Southern sculptor Frederick Bullen Miles, who also did Biltmore mansion and Atlanta’s Candler Building.
Despite controlling the governor’s office and legislature, Kentucky Republicans can’t pass pension-overhaul laws for teachers, workers, retirees without political tricks and stunts to avoid public scrutiny.
Gov. Matt Bevin had a rough week. The Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously struck down pension law. He attacked journalists planning to investigate him. A report refuted some of his economic development claims.
Kentucky Supreme Court strikes important blow against “sewer” politics by voiding the Republican pension overhaul. Gov. Matt Bevin and legislative leaders respond by attacking the court. They should be ashamed.
Former President George H.W. Bush visited Kentucky many times because of his long friendship with William S. Farish III. Bush went to the Kentucky Derby and Keeneland, drove a tank, got a famous dog, Millie.
Paris, Kentucky’s L&N Railroad depot is restored as a restaurant, bourbon bar. Until family’s historic preservation project, the 1882 depot had mostly been empty since passenger train service ended in 1968.
After 11 years, the partners who transformed Al’s Bar from a dangerous North Limestone hangout into a live music and poetry venue want to sell it to focus more time on children and their Stella’s Kentucky Deli.