Saving the house bourbon built

Two of bourbon baron T.B. Ripy's great-grandsons are getting some help in restoring his 1888 mansion in Lawrenceburg, Ky.
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Two of bourbon baron T.B. Ripy's great-grandsons are getting some help in restoring his 1888 mansion in Lawrenceburg, Ky.

‘Bourbon built the house, and that’s what’s going to help us save it’

July 21, 2017 04:29 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.