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Jim Beam Celebrates Barrel Milestone

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Clermont, KY) -- Kentucky is the Bourbon Capital of the world, and Jim Beam is celebrating a new milestone. The Beam family has been brewing the number one bourbon for more than 200 years. The distillery will fill its 13th millionth barrel in Clermont today.

Governor Invites Visitors To Derby Celebration

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Governor Steve Beshear is inviting visitors to Frankfort for the 78th Annual Governor's Derby Celebration. Beshear said the city is a unique blend of landmarks for the free, family event. It takes place May 3rd at 9 a.m.

Special Olympics Athletes Vie For Titles

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Special Olympics athletes are gearing up to win titles in Owensboro. More than 150 people from six counties will compete in powerlifting plus track and field events. The spring games are free and take place on Saturday at Apollo High School on Tamarack Road.

Jobs Coming To Taylor County

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Campbellsville, KY) -- Frost-Arnett is expanding operations in Campbellsville. The accounts receivable company announced yesterday it's growing to meet demands of the healthcare industry. A job fair will seek new hires at the Kentucky Career Center, 1311 East Broadway, April 26th through the 28th.

Renovation Plans For The Rupp Arena.

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Renovation plans for the Rupp Arena are being debated in Lexington. The Urban County Council tackled Mayor Jim Gray's 313-million-dollar budget fund yesterday. Project Manager Frank Butler said the city, state, and university have to contribute for the plan to advance. A hearing on the building's design will take place in June.