Historic southern Fayette County is home to the Iroquois Hunt Club, the third-oldest hunt club in the nation, and on the first Saturday of November, the club hosted the longstanding tradition of the Blessing of the Hounds.
Blake Shouse, manager of Shelbyville Monument Co. in Shelbyville, Ky., makes his case for why the state should not put a sales tax on tombstones and grave markers. The tax exemption on gravestones costs Kentucky about $8.5 million each year.
Colonel M. Blaine Hedges, chairman of the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission, declined to say anything Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to reporters about the panel’s thoughts on Lexington’s removal of two controversial Confederate statues.
House Speaker pro tempore David Osborne told reporters Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, that the sexual harassment scandal in the House has diverted attention from the pension reform bill but he said little new about the scandal.