Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark Acquired By Japanese Company

Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark are just two of America’s favorite liquors that will now be produced under the ownership of a Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd. The $13.62 billion deal was announced Monday after Beam Inc. agreed to…

Ordinary Heroes: Comic Creators Go For Their Dream

The Kentucky arts scene has been bursting at the seams recently; in a state known more for bourbon, basketball, and horses than creativity, it’s refreshing to see artists who have something new to say emerge from the Bluegrass State. In…

It’s So Cold Escaped Prisoners Are Turning Themselves In

It’s really cold out there. Really, really cold. A good chunk of the country is still feeling the effects of the Polar Vortex, arctic cyclone, circumpolar whirl – or whatever you want to call it – and that means that…

AP Men’s Basketball Top 25: New Poll Out, Where Does Your Team Stand?

It’s the start of a new week, and all the basketball fans know what that means, right? It is time for a new poll showing everyone the AP Men’s basketball teams, and how they are all ranked. There was not…

Louisville Wants To Build A City-Wide Gigabit Network

Since Google Fiber hit the scene in 2012, more and more cities have taken interest in the idea of building gigabit networks for their businesses and citizens. Now one of the country’s biggest commercial hubs is calling for a city-wide…

Kentucky Vs. Michigan State: MSU Prevails, Knocking Off #1

A showdown in the champions classic took place last night, and in a tough battle between Kentucky and Michigan State, Michigan State took the win. Any match-up that is set up with Kentucky vs. Michigan State is sure to be…

Kentucky vs. Michigan St: Here’s What Twitter Is Saying In Real Time

Currently #1 Kentucky is playing #2 Michigan State in the Champions Classic in Chicago. This is the first regular season meeting between a #1 and #2 teams since 2008 when Tennessee beat Memphis. Follow what people are saying about the…

Plagiarism Charges Against Rand Paul Could Hurt 2016 Presidency Chances

There is perhaps no topic that is preached more in college than plagiarism. The heinous act of plagiarism is hammered by professors so hard that some students become nervous writers and over-cite. However, there are also those students who seem…

Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen

As Zac Brown sings, “The whiskey’s gone.” Someone in Frankfort, Kentucky must like Pappy Van Winkle bourbon an awful lot because they made off with 65 cases (195 bottles) of the rare bourbon, which is valued at over $25,000. Nine…

KHSAA: No Post-Game Handshakes in High School Sports

The Lexington Herald Leader reported yesterday that the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has issued a new directive instructing teams not to make their players participate in post-game handshake lines, the reasoning being that too many altercations have taken place.…