Kentucky’s top boys’ team heading into the region tournaments is Scott County, according to Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State. Bowling Green moved up three spots to No. 2, and is followed by Louisville Trinity, Fern Creek and Covington Catholic.
Central Kentucky events in the week ahead include Mardi Gras, UK basketball’s senior day, Viola Davis speaking at UK, the Blue Grass Trust Antiques and Garden Show, Tails and Ales and Monster Jam at Rupp Arena.
Alum Gary Knapp’s endowment has allowed the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics to buy art for its new building from faculty and graduate students in College of Fine Arts. The result is a more beautiful facility for learning, and a powerful recruiting tool.
The accrued liability in our state pension systems is unarguably the biggest challenge facing our state economy. When reasonable assumptions are used, our total unfunded liability across all systems is much higher than previous reports of $32.6 billion.