Latest Laurel County, Kentucky Stories

2010-10-08 15:35:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality provider to North America's premier sports stadiums and convention centers, celebrated the opening of Louisville, Kentucky's new state-of-the-art arena, the KFC Yum! Center, with the announcement today of a series of new menu items designed specifically for Louisville fans and guests. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/CL79352 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101008/CL79352 )...

2010-05-14 11:12:00

CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the national KFC "Buckets for the Cure" program, more than 140 KFC Restaurants in Chicago and Northwest Indiana have been raising money by selling pink buckets since April 14. Local KFC store are donating 50 cents for each pink bucket sold to Komen for the Cure. Funds will be used for education and research about the causes and treatment of breast cancer and the search for a cure. The program runs through May 24th. The KFC Chicago/Northwest...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary lyricist MC Lyte and chart topper David Banner will add sizzle to KFC's search for the next hot musician in this year's "Hitmaker" song contest, now in its third year. All aspiring musicians are invited to submit their hottest beats to win national exposure and great prizes as part of KFC's Pride 360 program. The grand prize winner will receive a "Hitmaker"...

2009-06-09 08:43:00

To Celebrate Its Grilled Menu, KFC Teams with MySpace to Cook Up Nationwide Quest to Find the Ultimate KGC Fan and Possible New Brand Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to identify a new iconic face for the brand's revolutionary new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). The search for the ultimate...

2009-03-26 12:10:00

Kentucky Fried Chicken says it will move beyond filling up patrons' stomachs, by providing pothole repair for residents of Louisville, Ky. The fast-food chain has offered to fill up potholes throughout Louisville in return for the right to stamp the newly repaired road hazards with the stencil slogan, Re-freshed by KFC, Advertising Age reported Wednesday. This program is a perfect example of that rare and optimal occurrence when a company can creatively market itself and help local...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

In Honor of its Freshly Delivered and Prepared Fried Chicken on the Bone, KFC Becomes First-Ever Corporate Sponsor of 'Fresh'ly Repaired Potholes in U.S. Cities Kentucky Fried Chicken Asks Mayors to Nominate U.S. Cities for KFC-Branded Pothole Repair LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than half a century, KFC has "filled up" its fans with the Colonel's world famous, freshly prepared fried chicken. Today, in a marketing first, KFC is celebrating its continued dedication to...

2009-02-10 15:12:45

U.S. fast-food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken said Tuesday it would launch a new value menu and dare reporters to steal its secret recipe. The company said would initiate a menu that boasted 99 cent KFC Snacker sandwiches, two biscuits or two apple turnovers; $1.49 side salad or KFC toasted wrap, and $1.99 box lunches, (including popcorn chicken with potato wedges or three hot wings with potato wedges), snack-sized bowl or a honey barbecued sandwich. It also promised to provide reporters a...

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