Obituary http://wuky.org en Former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb Dies http://wuky.org/post/former-blue-grass-airport-director-michael-gobb-dies <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An investigation is underway, but foul play is not suspected in the death of former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb whose body was discovered in his apartment on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Gobb stepped down as director of the airport in 2009, following a spending scandal.</p><p>He later pled guilty to theft by deception, but was sentenced to probation.</p><p>Gobb’s current employer Alan Stein told WKYT TV that he hired Gobb a year and a half ago as a sales executive, to give him a second chance after the scandal.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:51:35 +0000 WUKY Staff 37453 at http://wuky.org Former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb Dies Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson Dies http://wuky.org/post/master-distiller-lincoln-henderson-dies <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A master distiller who helped create the Woodford Reserve brand for Brown-Forman and came out of retirement in 2006 to help launch Angel's Envy has died.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">A statement from Angel's Envy says 75-year-old Lincoln Henderson died late Tuesday. It did not give a reason.</span></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Henderson was well-known and respected in the industry and was named as an inaugural member of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:41:30 +0000 Associated Press 37398 at http://wuky.org Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson Dies Kentucky Railroad Entrepreneur R.J. Corman Dies http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-railroad-entrepreneur-rj-corman-dies <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="980"><tbody><tr><td align="left" valign="top" width="805"><div id="inside-page"><table class="ap-story-table hnews hentry item" style="veritcal-align=:top;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div class="body"><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. - R.J. Corman, a Jessamine County entrepreneur who ran a multimillion-dollar railroad and construction company, died on Friday. He was 58.</span></p><p></p> Sat, 24 Aug 2013 00:49:20 +0000 Associated Press 36524 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Railroad Entrepreneur R.J. Corman Dies Ky. Native, 'Dean Of White House Press Corps' Helen Thomas Dies http://wuky.org/post/ky-native-dean-white-house-press-corps-helen-thomas-dies <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">WASHINGTON -- Covering 10 presidents over five decades, Helen Thomas aged into a legend. She was the only reporter with her name inscribed on a chair in the White House briefing room - her own front row seat to history.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Starting as a copy girl in 1943, when women were considered unfit for serious reporting, Thomas rose to bureau chief.</span></p> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 18:42:30 +0000 Associated Press 34810 at http://wuky.org Ky. Native, 'Dean Of White House Press Corps' Helen Thomas Dies AAU President Louis Stout Dead At 73 http://wuky.org/post/aau-president-louis-stout-dead-73 <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky.&nbsp; -- National Amateur Athletic Union president Louis Stout, who sought to foster a "culture of safety" with the implementation of several reforms, died Sunday at age 73, the organization said.</span> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 22:11:39 +0000 Associated Press 20405 at http://wuky.org AAU President Louis Stout Dead At 73