Ky. State Fair Country Ham contest history shows decline of curing in Bluegrass


When the Kentucky State Fair began its annual country ham competition in 1964, Charles Gatton, Sr., of Gatton Farms was the Grand Champion. He donated his ham for auction and it raised $124 for a 4-H chapter in Muhlenberg County. When Broadbent’s B&B Foods won the 54th annual competition this month—a record 19th top prize […]

Fifth-annual Bourbon Mixer set for Saturday

Bourbon Mixer 2018

Louisville’s own Whisky Chicks and Bourbon Brotherhood have teamed up for the fifth straight year to host the Bourbon Mixer, presented by Splash Analytics, on Saturday. The event will be held at The Henry Clay from 6 :30-10 :30 p.m. and feature a mid-century modern theme. So dress period-appropriately, whiskey fans! According to a news release, the event […]

Food improvement isn’t in McDonald’s $6B upgrade plan


If you a fan of McDonald’s, you’ll like its upcoming improvements. But if you’re hoping its food also is part of that upgrade plan, you’ll be disappointed. In a recent investor analyst call, the world’s largest burger chain announced it is spending $6 billion from now through 2020 to remodel many of its restaurants, add […]

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