The Louisville-Southern Indiana metro area has regained all 42,000 jobs lost during the 2007-09 economic recession, according to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. [WDRB] To stave off tolls, some people in Northern Kentucky want a state sales tax increase to fund the $2.5 billion Brent Spence Bridge replacement and renovation. [...]
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September 5th, 2012 · No Comments
Hungry for Cornbread? Jim Higdon will be at the St. Charles Exchange on Monday, September 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Go get this: THE PASTIES ARE OUR ADDITION Signed by Higdon.
July 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Have you heard how GQ described Jim Higdon’s The Cornbread Mafia? “[A] lucidly spun tale…. Think Tarantino on Kentucky bluegrass, scored with Creedence and vigorously reported.” —GQ We’ve written about it a ton over the past few months and it’s time to write about it again. Because the audio book has officially been released! You [...]
June 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment
We’re not fans of giving people free advertising – especially when those people are Carol Butler, who had that fancy do-nothing-for-$80,000-per-year “job” with Jerry Abramson. So you know this is a big deal. We’re fans of Barry Bernson and think getting hyped up over his upcoming book is a good thing: The DVD alone (you [...]
April 27th, 2012 · No Comments
Police are cracking down on human trafficking in Louisville. Something you probably didn’t know was an issue. [FOX41] You’ll probably want to read this story about the poorest county in America celebrating prom. Yes, it’s in Kentucky. [HuffPo] Really, Greg? We’re going to keep talking about what a compassionate city Louisville is while people are [...]
April 26th, 2012 · 9 Comments
In honor of the Kentucky Derby, we’re giving away two copies of The Kentucky Derby – How the Rn for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event by James C. Nicholson. All thanks to the University Press of Kentucky. “You may never get to experience the thrill of entering the winner’s circle and smelling the [...]
April 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment
Seriously. Look at the nuts going insane today.
April 16th, 2012 · No Comments
We decided to extend the contest to win copies of Cornbread Mafia another day. There was such a huge email response that it seemed only fair to give everyone a shot. And… we’re expecting to have more copies than planned to give away. So enter by midnight tonight.
April 13th, 2012 · No Comments
Lookit, a fresh shipment of Cornbread arrived Yesterday: Those books can be yours. You just have to enter the contest before the end of Sunday. Get to it.
April 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments
What would you do if your home, place of employment and entire community were wiped off the face of the earth by a tornado? Recovery in Eastern Kentucky will take a long time and only the Red Cross remains on the ground supporting the people who most need it. [Click Here To Give] You know [...]