Workman To Retire From State Fair Board

Kentucky State Fair Board President Harold Workman has announced his retirement effective December 31st. He made the announcement during today’s regular board meeting. Workman says he was under no pressure to step down from the post he’s held since 1993, but questions were raised earlier this year about his future amid a decline in revenue […]

Louisville Sports Venues Earn Accolades

The KFC Yum! Center was recently listed as the 24th best concert arena in the world by Pollstar.com. It was named the 10th best overall venue in the nation. Louisville and the state of Kentucky have made several lists recently, including ‘fattest states‘ and most family-friendly cities. It’s easy to discount these lists as arbitrary […]

Jill Biden Cancels Trip to Louisville

Scheduling conflicts have forced Jill Biden to cancel her trip to Louisville today.  She was scheduled to make an appearance at the first-ever “USO Home front Concert” tonight at the KFC Yum Center. The free concert is for military families and the volunteers who support them. It’s a joint effort of the USO and the Kentucky National Guard. […]

UPDATE II: Arena Authority Owes Over $55,000 in Taxes

Records from the Jefferson County Clerk’s office show the Louisville Arena Authority owes the city over $55,000 in delinquent property taxes for year 2010. Established by the Metro Council in 2006, the quasi-government agency was created to oversee constructing of the $238 million KFC Yum Center, which opened six months ago in the bosom of […]