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Bulleit opens new Shelbyville distillery as part of $130 million investment creating 30 new jobs

Gov. Matt Bevin joined Tom Bulleit, founder of Bulleit Distilling Co., and local officials Tuesday in opening the company’s Shelbyville distillery, part of a $130-plus million investment creating approximately 30 full-time jobs. “It is an honor to join Bulleit Distilling Co. today to celebrate the opening of its new distillery in Shelbyville,” Bevin said. “Bourbon, in addition to its status...

It’s bourbon vs. beer as Kentucky, Wisconsin governors bet on Friday’s Final Four matchup

The governors from Kentucky and Wisconson are wagering on their home teams in Saturday’s NCAA Final Four men’s basketball game.   Kentucky Gov. Beshear bet a fully stocked Kentucky bourbon bar that the University of Kentucky Wildcats will win, while Gov. Scott Walker offered Wisconsin beer, bratwursts and cheese for a Wisconsin Badgers victory.   “We’ll look forward to grilling...