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  Although many people consider mid-November to be too early to usher in the Christmas season, it was impossible to be bah-humbug after my wife, Marcheta, and I attended a media weekend Nov. 15-17 in conjunction with the opening of Christmas at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky. Brightly colored larger-than-life luminaries created…

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Penguins, Sharks and Jellies

Posted by Brian Jewell in The South on November 09, 2011

 
 

Aquariums are some of my favorite places to visit as I travel around the country. There’s sometime about coming face-to-face with exotic ocean creatures that thrills me in a way that museums and historic sites simply can’t. At Newport Aquarium, part of Newport on the Levee in Northern Kentucky, I got an up-close glimpse at…

 
 

Numerous groups toured Woodford Reserve Distillery the day we held our planning retreat there.   On November 4, we held our annual editorial planning retreat at Woodford Reserve Distillery in Woodford County, Kentucky. This is the third time we’ve held this retreat at this historic central Kentucky site over the past decade or so. Woodford…

 
 

On Friday, November 5, we took our annual editorial planning retreat back to Midway, Kentucky, a delightful little town that sits between Frankfort and Lexington in horse country.  Our retreats are always in late fall and have been held in places like Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill and the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg, Labrot and…

 
 
 

On Friday, October 8, my wife, Kim, and I took the afternoon to enjoy the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky.  Throughout the course of the week, the games had been drawing increasingly large crowds as equestrians from dozens of countries around the world joined fans from those countries and America at the…

 

A perfect beginning

Posted by Herb Sparrow in The South on September 27, 2010

 
 

Pink and orange streaks of a beautiful sunset provided a perfect backdrop as Wynona Judd sang a stirring rendition of “My Old Kentucky Home,” backed by the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, to kick off the Opening Ceremonies of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Saturday Sept. 25 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington,…