May 27, 2010 - 4:30pm
by Lou
The Kentucky State Fair has a history of bringing the heavyweights of country to town and the trend continues in 2010.
Don't call him "Mr. Faith Hill".  Tim McGraw stands on his own as a country artist and has churned out chart topping hits since "Indiana Outlaw" killed and broke him into the Nashville elite in 1993.   Since then, he's amassed thirty number one singles, three Grammys, 14...
May 25, 2010 - 10:30am
Fourteen years ago, Nicole Scherzinger was the runner-up in the Kentucky State Fair's Coca-Cola Talent Competition. Tonight's she's primed to win it all on "Dancing With the Stars."
 Nicole Scherzinger is primed and ready to cha-cha her way to win the finale of "Dancing With the Stars." Tonight thousands of us Louisvillians will tune into ABC to cheer on our hometown girl. Because long before Nicole tangoed on "Dancing With the Stars" and shook her booty...
August 31, 2009 - 1:46pm
Spending more time with the animals than people is the secret to a great fair experience
Contrary to my humble expectations, I had a fun evening at the on Saturday. The strategy is, of course, spend more time with the animals than other people. But rather than dwell on the lovely time I had with my wife and our 4.5-month fetus, let's move on to the negative: it's 2009, this is the...
August 22, 2009 - 9:59am
The fair runs through Aug. 30 at the Kentucky Exposition Center
The Kentucky State Fair, which kicked off Aug. 20, runs through Aug. 30 at Louisville's Kentucky Exposition Center. Based on my experience at the 2008 State Fair of Texas, the only state fair I've ever attended, here's what I expect to see: adult-onset diabetes sufferers gobbling up fried butter...
August 4, 2009 - 11:37am
by Lou
If you're looking to pick up a few extra bucks (and who isn't), the State Fair Board is staffing up for the annual August gathering.
Applications for temporary workers for the 2009 Kentucky State Fair are being accepted beginning Monday, Aug. 10. Positions for hire include maintenance staff, grounds, housekeeping, admission gate keepers, tour guides and tram drivers.  Wages start at $7.25 an hour, with some positions paying...