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Liz Smith: Hollywood's William Desmond Taylor murder -- solved at last?

THE ABOVE ditty was printed in the Louisville, Times, on February 22, 1922. It appears afresh on the first page of William J. Mann's book, "Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood."


Related Topix: Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Florence Henderson takes the stage at Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation gala

There is a basic contradiction at work with regard to "The Brady Bunch." Ask Florence Henderson, who portrayed mom Carol Brady through five seasons in the 1970s, to ascertain the roots of the shows appeal and she speaks of the unabashed simplicity of its message.


Related Topix: The Brady Bunch, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Florence Henderson, Theater, Arts

WLKY-TV Louisville

30th anniversary of Kentucky's first heart transplant recognized

An exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair is recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first heart transplant performed in the state.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kidney Cancer, Health

WFIE-TV Evansville

Three arrested in O'boro; charged with conspiracy to commit theft by extortion of $10k

Kentucky State Police and the Owensboro Police Department arranged a meeting where cash was to be exchanged between the suspect and the victim.



Second arrest made in fatal eastern Ky. fire

Authorities have made a second arrest in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned in eastern Kentucky.



Kentucky Creationist Museum Won't Hire Gay People, But It'll Sure Take Those Government Subsidies

Perhaps you've heard of the Creation Museum, the horrifying Kentucky institution that teaches children and anyone else willing to listen all sorts of Bible-based creationist inaccuracies.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Could Vivitrol help NKY heroin epidemic?

Could Vivitrol help NKY heroin epidemic? Ky. to study drug to cure epidemic 'like we've never seen before' Check out this story on There's no magic pill to cure the heroin epidemic but judges in Ohio think they may have found an injection that can at least put a big dent in the problem.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Campbell County, KY

The Daily Beast

Keep Reading

If the Ready for Hillary PAC has dog shirts, why can't Rand Paul? That's the thinking of the founder of Rand Paul Swag-who first set out to 'make liberty sexy' with Papa Ron.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

Bus rental spat comes as Senate candidates meet

The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Community Trust Bank presents scholarships

In keeping with their slogan "Building CommunitiesBuilt on Trust," each year Community Trust Bank assists local graduating seniors in continuing their education.


Related Topix: Bell County, KY, University of Kentucky, Middlesboro, KY, Lincoln Memorial University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Fancy Farm, KY

Courthouse News Service

Sweat Lodge May Be in Kentucky Prison's Future

Death-row inmates in Kentucky may deserve access to a sweat lodge and buffalo meat to perform American Indian religious ceremonies, the 6th Circuit ruled.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

CEO of bankrupt oil company sentenced in scheme

Young Oil executive Anthony L. Young of Knob Lick did not speak during the 30-minute hearing in U.S. District Court in Louisville.


WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentuckians partake in Ice Bucket challenge, millions donated to ALS Association

The pay lake investigation started last year after the Bullitt County Drug Task Force received a tip that Bennett was selling narcotics and stolen merchandise out of the business.


Related Topix: Boston College, Drugs, Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY, Family, Teenagers

Lexington Herald-Leader

Edelen proposes overhauling board overseeing Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport

The board has been in turmoil with the resignations of its chairman and vice chairman and questions about extravagant spending at conferences.


Related Topix: Campbell County, KY

Peak Of Ohio

Man sentenced on escape charge

Patrick Biddle, 33, of Kentucky, was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay court costs for escape and community control violation charges.


WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Human Trafficking Series Explores Kentucky Issues

The series was unveiled by the Kentucky attorney general's office, along with the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board and the Catholic Charities of Louisville HOPE Campaign.


Kentucky Local Food Heroes honored

Last night, at Ramsi's Cafe on the World in Louisville, the inaugural Local Food Heroes Farm to Table Dinner was held.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


Clyde Grimes

<![CDATA[Clyde Grimes LIVINGSTON, Ken. - Clyde Grimes, age 93, formerly of Richmond, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. He was born on February 14, 1921, in Mershons, Kentucky, to Beverly Patrick and Della Robinson Grimes.Clyde was raised in Kentucky, lived in Richmond for many years, and moved back to Kentucky where spent the remainder of his life. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II. While in the Army, Clyde served as a cook and a truck driver in the Philippines and New Guinea and was in five major battles. He was a former employee of DeBolt Concrete Company and retired from the Richmond Sanitation Department in 1983. Clyde was a member of Teamsters Local #135. He was an avid auto racing fan and enjoyed gardening and taking care of his yard. Clyde had a keen since of humor and loved his family dearly. Survivors include his wife, June Grimes of Livingston, Kentucky; daughters, Phyllis Tyra of Richmond and Marge (Michael) Sweet of Richmond; step-daughter, Phyllis Steele of Kentucky; step-son, Victor (Debbie) Franciso of Kentucky; two granddaughters, Gina Owens of Centerville, and Jennifer (Charlie) North of Centerville; two great-granddaughters, Krissie and Lindsey; two great-grandsons, Korey and Justyn; great-great-grandson, Kurtie; great-great-granddaughter, Madison; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Grimes who died in 1983; parents; granddaughter, Jessica Tyra-Cline; brothers, Andrew, Pearl, and Ebb Grimes; and sister, Doris Chambers. Visitation for Clyde Grimes will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James E. Slaven officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to: Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at


Related Topix: Livingston, KY, Mount Vernon, KY, US Military, US Army

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kentucky litter among the most foul

Kentucky litter among the most foul Kentucky litter among the most foul Check out this story on Kenton County now has a second litter pickup crew to help keep the roadsides clean.



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