Champion Ham Fetches $600,000

A team from Louisville-based Republic Bank submitted the top bid for this year’s Kentucky State Fair grand champion country ham (displayed in photo by Miss Kentucky Ann Blair Thornton). The ham auction is the traditional end of the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau country ham breakfast at the fair. Republic Bank was the top bidder at […]

Republic Bank Top Bidder For Champion Ham

The grand champion country ham at the Kentucky State Fair fetched a six-figure price at a charity auction Thursday morning.                                    The grand champion ham, produced by Broadbent’s B and B Foods of Lyon County, Kentucky, sold for $200,000 during the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual ham breakfast.             The top bidder was Louisville-based Republic Bank. The proceeds […]