Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press Updated 1:16 am CDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 This Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 photo, shows the exterior of the Old Taylor distillery’s towering limestone castle which underwent a massive rehabilitation after decades of neglect and was renamed Castle & Key Distillery, in Millville, Ky. Four years after purchasing the property, owners Will Arvin and Wes Murry have poured millions into the project and resumed spirits production. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the pair reopens the grounds to visitors. less This Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 photo, shows the exterior of the Old Taylor distillery’s towering limestone castle which underwent a massive rehabilitation after decades of neglect and was renamed Castle & Key ... more Photo: Bruce Schreiner, AP In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 photo, master distiller Marianne Eaves, center, is flanked by co-owners Will Arvin, right, … [Read more...] about Newcomers bring decaying Kentucky distillery back to life
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Home Daily News Disbarred attorney consults on case alleging… Trials and Litigation By Stephanie Francis Ward Posted September 17, 2018, 12:50 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock. Bill Lerach, the disbarred California lawyer who won billions in private securities class-action lawsuits before pleading guilty in 2007 to a kickback conspiracy, is reportedly now doing consulting work for his wife, an attorney suing investment groups in Kentucky state court. Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach is arguing that investment groups passed off unsuitable investments on the state’s pension fund, which did not approach or exceed the 7.76 percent interest rate that the pension fund portfolio sought, the Financial Times (sub. req.) reports. The Kentucky pension plan invested $1.5 billion with hedge fund divisions of KKR, Blackstone and Paamco in 2011, according to the article. The state has one of the worst pension fund deficits in the country, with the Kentucky Employee Retirement System going from … [Read more...] about Disbarred attorney consults on case alleging hedge funds mismanaged Kentucky pensions
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say a trooper investigating a suspicious vehicle fatally shot the operator after a pursuit. Police said in a statement that the trooper was asked to assist Christian County Sheriff's deputies called early Monday to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle whose operator was slumped over the steering wheel. The statement says when officers arrived they determined the vehicle had been stolen from Akron, Ohio, and the operator was uncooperative. Police say the trooper attempted unsuccessfully to remove the suspect, who began to flee, dragging the trooper until he was able to free himself. Police say officers pursued the vehicle and the trooper fatally shot the suspect during an "interaction" at the end of the pursuit. No further information was immediately released. … [Read more...] about Kentucky trooper dragged by vehicle fatally shoots suspect
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Candidates in a competitive Kentucky Congressional district are complaining about a pair of TV ads they say are misleading. Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has asked TV stations to stop airing an ad that says he would let payday lenders take advantage of military veterans. The ad is paid for by With Honor, a group working to elect military veterans. The group says Barr voted for the Financial Choice Act, which would have dismantled the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Barr says the bill would have kept in place an interest rate cap on payday loans to veterans. Earlier in the week, Barr's campaign ran a TV ad saying McGrath supports a single-payer health care system. McGrath says she does not support such a system, but wants to make changes to the Affordable Care Act. … [Read more...] about Rivals in Kentucky race say opponent running misleading ads