Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for Jan. 24-31

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin will present his budget for the state on Tuesday.
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin will present his budget for the state on Tuesday. AP

Tuesday

Gov. Bevin shows us his budget for the state

Gov. Matt Bevin will present his two-year spending proposal for the state in a joint session of the Kentucky legislature at 7 p.m. in the House chamber in the Capitol in Frankfort. His speech will be carried live on the Kentucky Educational Television network. Check Kentucky.com for updates and follow @BGpolitics on Twitter.

 

Wednesday

Small schools take All ‘A’ Classic stage

The state’s smaller basketball programs have been fighting to make this week’s Kentucky All “A” Classic in Frankfort. The girls tip off Wednesday, and the boys follow Thursday in the annual tournament that includes the best small schools from each region. The title games are scheduled for Sunday.

 

Friday

‘Stone Cold’ Gilbert

Platinum-selling Southern rock singer and songwriter Brantley Gilbert performs at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena. Canaan Smith and Michael Ray will open. Tickets are $34.75 and $39.75. Call 859-233-3535cq or go to Rupparena.com.

 

Saturday

Basketball’s two winningest programs square off

All-time, Kentucky leads the series against Kansas 22-6. However the Cats have lost their last three contests in Lawrence by an average of 33 points. (7 p.m., ESPN)

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