Richards recounts unique career

by WES SWIETEK wswietek@bgdailynews.com –  Sandwiched by a pair of standing ovations and with an emotional close, retiring state Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green, recounted his four decades in the state legislature at the Bowling Green Rotary Club meeting Wednesday at Bowling Green Country Club. Richards, who is a Rotary Club member, was first elected as…

Woodford Reserve adds a fourth whiskey to the line and it’s completely different

by JANET PATTON, jpatton1@herald-leader.com –  Woodford Reserve Distillery, known for its premium bourbon, is launching in a new direction: malt whiskey. The distillery outside of Versailles is releasing a blended malt whiskey beginning in June that will be a permanent addition to the Woodford Reserve line. Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Malt Whiskey is based on historical…

Hollywood vs. Wall Street? Campaigns jump to define McGrath and Barr in Kentucky.

by DANIEL DESROCHERS AND LESLEY CLARK ddesrochers@herald-leader.com lclark@mcclatchydc.com LEXINGTON — November’s election in Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District will be between a radical political newcomer supported by elite Hollywood liberals and a Wall Street-backed incumbent who puts the interest of wealthy Americans over everyday Kentuckians. At least, that’s what the campaigns would have you believe. For the…