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Global beverage alcohol producer Diageo announces plans for $130 million distillery in Lebenon

Diageo, a global producer of beverage alcohol, has announced it will locate a $130 million distillery in Lebanon creating 30 full-time jobs. Diageo will locate the entire manufacturing facility – including a distillery, dry house and warehousing – in Lebanon. Company leaders expect the project to begin in summer 2019 and go operational by early 2022. “We thank the Kentucky Economic Development...

A spectacle in the sky: Jets Over Kentucky week scheduled in July at Lebanon-Springfield Airport

The world’s grandest jet event rolls, loops and spins its way over the skies of Lebanon in July when the 14th annual Jets Over Kentucky week gets underway. Scheduled for July 8-15 at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport, the largest remote control jet show on the planet features nearly 200 pilots from around the world, an aerobatic jet show, private plane tent tours and more. Casual fans and remote...

Enjoy fine art, and fine bourbon, through Oct. 7 at Maker’s Mark distillery’s ‘Chihuly at Maker’s’ exhibit

Dale Chihuly’s “Crimson and Chestnut Fiori Boat” was created specifically for the landscape at Maker’s Mark Distillery (Photo from Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission) See the art of bourbon making and the world-renowned glass art of Dale Chihuly at a limited-run special exhibition at Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, KY. Showcasing seven dramatic large-scale...

World’s largest remote control jet show roaring into Lebanon July 10-17

Rolling, looping, spinning, racing – expect to see plenty of action in the air above the Lebanon-Springfield Airport when the 12th Annual Jets Over Kentucky Week gets underway July 10-17 in Lebanon, Ky. About 200 pilots from around the world will be in attendance for the world’s largest remote control jet show. Click here to see full event details. Casual fans and remote control jet...