The world-famous feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys is the subject of a mini-series that ran this week on The History Channel. To find out more about the long-ago animosity between the two families, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. James Klotter, the state of Kentucky's official historian. Klotter says most of the McCoys lived in Pike County, Kentucky; and the Hatfields lived just across the state line in West Virginia.
On June 9, the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati will open its annual Homerama. As Executive Director Dan Dressman tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, this will be the first time the home showcase will be in Clermont County.
With daytime temperatures in the Cincinnati area expected to be in the 90's this weekend, the Cincinnati Reds are making extra efforts to make sure fans at Great American Ball Park don't become ill from the heat. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the precautions with Declan Mullin, the Reds' Vice President of Ballpark Operations.
For several generations, until Prohibition, the Pogue family produced bourbon in Maysville, Kentucky. Now the Pogues are back in the whiskey business with what the family has named the "Old Pogue Distillery". It's on the Maysville, KY site that used to be the family homestead. In this Postcard story, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talks about the family business with Ft. Thomas resident Hank Pogue V.
This Saturday, Sunday and Monday the 34th annual Taste of Cincinnati takes place in the heart of downtown. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked spokesman Chris Kemper if there are any new wrinkles to this year's summer kickoff celebration.
The initial phase of The Banks project on Cincinnati's central riverfront is already generating a significant economic impact. That's the finding of a new study by the University of Cincinnati Economic Center. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the study with Scott Stringer. He's an executive vice president with Atlanta-based Carter, one of the master developers of The Banks.
Starting next month, if you're a Kentuckian who's driving without insurance, you can expect a letter in the mail. And, as Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Chuck Wolfe tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, you would be wise not to ignore the letter.