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Woodford Judge-Executive (the Bear from Nonesuch) John Coyle dies suddenly on Sunday; he was 63

John Coyle, Woodford County Judge-Executive, died suddenly Sunday afternoon. He was 63. ‘Bear’ had served as the county’s judge-executive since 2007 and had previously served as sheriff. Visitation will be Thursday, 3-8 p.m. at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, 161 Broadway, in Versailles and on Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Versailles United Methodist Church, 230 Paynes Mill Road. Funeral...

Two years in making, family-owned More Than a Bakery to locate in Versailles, hire 310, invest $57.1m

Gov. Matt Bevin announced that More Than A Bakery, LLC, an extension of a century-old family business based in Indiana, plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles. More Than A Bakery, affiliated with Richmond Baking Co., would employ 310 people and produce cookies, crackers and other items by contract for major food brands and retailers. “We celebrate the news that More Than A Bakery...