• Old Talbott Tavern opens hotel expansion

    After acquiring the adjacent Oakley Building downtown a year ago and making extensive renovations, the owners of the Old Talbott Tavern have opened a new hotel space in what is being dubbed the “Talbott Inn.”

    John Kelley, one of the owners of Old Talbott Tavern, said the hotel is aimed at general tourists and business travelers.

    Kelley said he hopes the hotel provides tourists a convenient place downtown within walking distance of restaurants and other nightspots.

  • ‘Sharks’ to host business pitch contest for veterans

    By Jerisia Lamons

    If you are a veteran, transitioning service member or military spouse and have an idea for a new product or service, get ready to pitch your business to the Sharks of the Heartland.

  • Allied Chiropractic, Chamber celebrate ribbon cutting
  • McCoy makes list of 10 best in state for client satisfaction

    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Kentucky’s Personal Injury Attorney Chad McCoy as one of 2016’s 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit donates to Radcliff Veterans Center tribute

    When officially open later this year, the new Radcliff Veterans Center will be a state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility for 120 veterans and will be the fourth such facility in Kentucky. To honor the veterans in residence there and their families, statues depicting a symbolic service member and family will be erected in front of the center’s main entrance.

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union made a donation of $10,000 toward phase one of the project to install the commemorative flag poles and wall. 

  • Bardstown Bourbon Company joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association

    The Kentucky Distillers’ Association recently announced that the Bardstown Bourbon Company is the newest member of the nonprofit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature bourbon and distilled spirits industry.

    “David Mandell, Steve Nally and the entire BBC team have done an incredible job building this distillery from scratch,” said KDA President Eric Gregory. “They are a welcome and inspired addition to our distilling family and we couldn’t be happier for them and their continued success.”

  • Gritton named president of SSW Holding Company Inc.

    Mark A. Gritton has been promoted to president of SSW Holding Company Inc.

    To begin his new role, Gritton assumes overall responsibility for the company’s expanding Mexican operations, leading a quality initiative company-wide and continuing with overall responsibility for sales, marketing and product development throughout North America.

  • Beam union members vote to strike

    Jim Beam workers voted overwhelmingly to strike Tuesday rather than agree to a new contract.

    Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 111D provided few details to media or the public of the details of the contract dispute.

    But The Kentucky Standard was able to confirm that 201 out of 220 votes cast as of late Tuesday rejected the contract terms.

  • Union members of Jim Beam vote to strike

    Update 2:35 p.m. Thursday:  The article has been update to include comments from Beam Suntory and a revised statement from the union.

    After taking about 25 minutes to count 220 votes, Jim Beam employees that were members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 111D announced that they were going on strike.

    Jim Beam employees that were present Tuesday afternoon declined to speak to a Kentucky Standard reporter on record. Employees mentioned that a contract dispute was at leat one reason for the strike.

  • Bourbon City Firearms celebrates opening with ribbon cutting