Legendary 19th-century bourbon baron T.B. Ripy’s great grandsons have been working to restore his 1888 mansion. Now the parent company of Wild Turkey is helping with a cut of proceeds from the sale of a recreation of two of Ripy’s pre-Prohibition whiskeys.
A child shoots himself or another child in Kentucky once every seven weeks, on average, according to a database created by the Herald-Leader using police reports, news stories, obituaries, social media and other public sources. Law-enforcement officials usually sympathize with the grieving adults who most likely would be held responsible, so cases are quietly closed.
Marcus Dorsey and John Chevesmdorsey@herald-leader.com
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