Good Timing: Last August, PRP assistant football coach Jason Hiser skipped practice on Aug. 20, which is probably the biggest reason he’s now the head coach. And he got himself released from the lawsuit by Max Gilpin’s parents. [WAVE]
Not So Senatorial: You’ve probably heard the Senate fund-raising results. Jack Conway at $1.3 million, Lt. Dan at $300K, which is a little more than Jim Bunning has raised. But now Mongiardo’s trying to make the race about condemning Conway because he’s from Louisville. His campaign manager made a ridiculous statement criticizing Conway for getting money from East End neighbors. [Gerth]
Yes, that was a Condom Ad: Really, I’m not listening to the new talk station after today.
UK Should Invest in This Guy: A UK student won $900K in a Vegas poker tournament. Of course, he fell from first place to 12th in one hand. [Herald-Leader]
Germantown’s New Bar: We heard from the people running the new Zanzabar, which opened recently at the former Brown Bag restaurant. Lots of beer choices. We’ll be dropping by soon.
No, Dan, Really, You’re Not That Popular: Councilman Dan Johnson was upset that LEO wrote that Republicans were saying he was “vulnerable and wildly ineffective.” So he started making calls to find out who would say something so un-nice about him, then called LEO and told them he was really popular and that he should get credit for the arena, and the Internet. Well, not the Internet. But he did try to keep the city from allowing more gas pumps to be built. [Fat Lip]
Bats Back: The Louisville Bats open a long homestand tonight at Slugger Field. They’re 9 1/2 games in front in their division.Watch for something special from us and the Bats.