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USA, USA, USA! | 07-12-2019

We ‘Mercans are nothing if not competitive. The latest example comes from Morgantown, Kentucky, where the Beech Tree News reports Mayor Billy Phelps gathered enough folks together to set the world record for the world’s biggest...wait for...

Exit, Stage Backwards Even | 03-22-2019

It wasn’t the kind of exit Kentucky First Lady Glenna Bevin was planning on. As the Louisville Courier-Journal reports , Bevin was one of the speakers at the annual Governor’s Prayer Breakfast last week. When she was done, she sat down in...

You’re All Worthless and Weak! | 02-08-2019

Attention, all you pathetic cringing little milksops – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has had enough of your wimpy whining! As the Washington Post reports , Bevin went on a radio show last week where he proceeded to lament the closing of some Bluegrass...

Gone to the Dogs, In a Good Way | 09-14-2018

The tiny Kentucky town of Rabbit Hash (population 315) is mostly known for two things: the bunny-based meal that gave the burg its name and for having the best known country store in the Bluegrass State. That’s worthwhile enough, but there’s...

Friends in High Places | 09-07-2018

It’s good to be king, but it’s better to be friends of the king. Or at least the king of the commonwealth of Kentucky. As the Louisville Courier Journal reports , Charles Grindle, the state’s chief information officer, received a $215...

That’s Great Oh That’s Awful | 06-08-2018

You have to give Bell County High School valedictorian Ben Bowling straight A’s for both guts and cleverness. As the New York Times reports , the newly-minted Pineville, Kentucky student used his recent graduation address to share the following...

We’ve Heard Dumber, But Not Sure When | 04-20-2018

In our polarized and often fact-challenged world, few political utterances surprise us any longer. And then there was this : Kentucky Gov. Mat Bevin railing against teachers protesting a shady pension overhaul he signed into law a few weeks ago by claiming...

What’s Good for the Goose | 02-19-2016

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t waste time signing a restrictive new law requiring Bluegrass State doctors to perform, display and describe ultrasound images to a woman seeking an abortion before performing the procedure. Neither did state Rep....

If You Come At The King, You Best Not Miss | 05-15-2015

A lot of sports fans hate former Duke hoopster Christian Laettner. His detractors cite his perceived arrogance, etc., but folks in Kentucky have their own special reason to loathe Laettner – the amazing shot he hit to eliminate the Kentucky Wildcats...