When it opened to the public in 1978 the Kentucky Horse Park was billed as the only venue of its kind dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse. Critics of the $28M project called it a "White Elephant" that would never be anything more than a costly government experiment. But over time, with several major investments, the horse park has become an important part of the state’s economy and a lasting symbol of Kentucky's identification as the horse capital of the world. Now close to forty years later the people who run the park are turning their attention to the future with several visioning sessions. Samantha Lederman attended one such meeting earlier this week and she files this report.
More than 90 U.S. Attorneys across the country are expected to step down in the coming months and years as a new party takes control of the White House. Among them will be Kerry Harvey, who has served in that position for Kentucky’s Eastern District since 2010.
This week on the Business Side Justin Thompson, managing editor of the Bourbon Review talks about several new distilleries coming on line, the new temperature controlled limestone cellar at Makers Mark, and bourbon-themed gifts for the holidays.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & The Lane Report•Dec 12, 2016
This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the confirmed sale of Lexmark International to a Chinese consortium of investors (Apex Technologies and PAG Asia Capital) and what that might mean for the more than 2,300 workers employed at the corporate headquarters in Lexington.
ByAlan Lytle & David Nichols & Business Lexington•Nov 28, 2016
WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about the Delaware Avenue corridor. Long regarded a cut-through for traffic between Winchester Road and Henry Clay Boulevard, the long, straight street has become an incubator for start-ups.
Hear an update on a story WUKY has been following involving 43 horses that were abandoned in Mercer County earlier this summer. The court case involving one of the owners has been resolved while another individual will more than likely never face charges in a Kentucky courtroom because animal cruelty is a misdemeanor in the Commonwealth.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 21, 2016
This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about how Kentucky might benefit from the incoming Trump administration's plan to invest in infrastructure.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 14, 2016
When the Republican dominated Kentucky Legislature gets together in January a number of so-called pro-business issues will likely come up for discussion and votes. We talk with Mark Green, executive editor of the Lane Report Business Magazine about these new legislative priorities.