Mortgage holder Whitaker Bank buys Andover golf course for $2.95 million

Andover golf course and country club, which closed in February, was sold Monday at auction to mortgage-holder Whitaker Bank, for $2.9 million. Bank president Thomas Hinkebein said the purchase was “just preserving our ownership.” He said the bank’s goal is to have “a nice country club out there, and for us not to own it.”

UK study: 1 in 3 jobs in Woodford County related to agriculture

One out of every three jobs in Woodford County is associated with farming or with businesses that rely upon agriculture, according to a University of Kentucky study released Monday. Those jobs generate $565 million in annual revenue and $1.1 million in payroll taxes on which local governments are increasingly dependent, the study said.

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Kentucky baseball player braves 13 eye surgeries to earn Blue Heart Award

Kole Cottam was born prematurely and has had to endure 13 eye surgeries throughout his life due to a concerning birthmark.
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Kentucky baseball player braves 13 eye surgeries to earn Blue Heart Award 2:41

Kentucky baseball player braves 13 eye surgeries to earn Blue Heart Award

Guess who takes home the CATSPY for men's Team of the Year? 1:00

Guess who takes home the CATSPY for men's Team of the Year?

Kentucky's 2017 WNBA draft picks awarded Heart of a Wildcat CATSPY 3:27

Kentucky's 2017 WNBA draft picks awarded Heart of a Wildcat CATSPY

Stoops, Calipari hype UK athletics, present CATSPY award to absent Malik Monk 1:23

Stoops, Calipari hype UK athletics, present CATSPY award to absent Malik Monk