Ohio County Industrial Foundation http://wkyufm.org en Kentucky Supreme Court Won't Hear Case over Use of Bill Monroe's Name http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-supreme-court-wont-hear-case-over-use-bill-monroes-name <p></p><p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied a request to review a case over how the name of legendary bluegrass musician Bill Monroe can be used.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/14OpeVp" target="_blank">The Messenger-Inquirer reports</a> that means a court of appeals ruling stands. The panel concluded that county officials meant to grant the festival the legal right to use Monroe&#39;s name but failed to formalize the agreement in writing before a falling out occurred in 2004.</p><p>The battle isn&#39;t quite over yet, though.</p><p>Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Foundation of Kentucky Inc. Director Campbell Mercer said the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and Bill Monroe&#39;s son, James Monroe, obtained a temporary injunction in Tennessee to prohibit him from using the name.</p><p>Mercer says he hopes the Kentucky court rulings will help his case in Tennessee. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:06:34 +0000 Associated Press 37665 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Supreme Court Won't Hear Case over Use of Bill Monroe's Name