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Entries from September 2009

Employee Ethics Tipline Launches Tomorrow

September 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

There aren’t many issues in Louisville that have come with as much controversy as the proposed Metro Government tippling. So with that in mind, take look at the latest press release from the Mayor’s office: Beginning tomorrow, Louisville Metro Government will have a new tool that citizens or employees can use anytime to report suspected [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · Jerry Abramson · Metro Government

The Latest From Attorney General Conway

September 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here’s the latest column from Attorney General Jack Conway: Outstanding or unserviceable warrants not only slow the criminal justice system, they jeopardize public safety. To address a backlog of some 300,000 warrants, Kentucky became one of only a handful of states to begin using an electronic warrant management (eWarrants) system. The system currently operates in [...]

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Tags: Jack Conway · Police · State Government

125th Anniversary of the Louisville Slugger

September 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Finally, some positive news! It’s the 125th Anniversary of our beloved Louisville Slugger. And Rep. John Yarmuth recognized this on the floor of the House. Check the video:

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Tags: Business · John Yarmuth · Video

Really, Folks, It’s Time to Grow Up

September 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

To the moderated individuals who continue to malign my personal character and that of Rick Redding, keep it up. I’ll eat you alive in court. For the record, it’s no secret that Gill Holland is an investor in Full Signal Media Group. Attempting to attack him is also childish and down right ridiculous. And if [...]

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Tags: Blogging

Explosive New Mongiardo Audio Clip

September 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

You thought Daniel Mongiardo’s profanity-laced outbursts on Monday were rough. Well, get ready for this. Here’s the full audio. Daniel Mongiardo comes unglued and refers to Governor Steve Beshear as an SOB. Listen: Think Steve Beshear will continue lying about his support for Mongiardo? Click here to read the rest and to grab the transcript…

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dan Mongiardo · Democrats · Politics · Senate Race · Steve Beshear

Did You Take Back The Night?

September 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments

We’re in meetings most of the day, so let’s take a few hours to consider something we all mostly ignore. Domestic violence. Take Back the Night was held at the University of Louisville and it’s time this entire community starts a conversation. We don’t necessarily have to pass legislation each time something terrible like the [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Domestic Violence · University of Louisville

AUC Attacks Mitch McConnell & Humana

September 29th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Halloween may be coming early for Senator Mitch McConnell and Humana. Check the latest ad that Americans United for Change has produced: Does this harm McConnell? Humana? Health care reform?

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Tags: Health Care · Media · Mitch McConnell · Politics

Clay Co Census Worker’s Death a Murder?

September 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments

This is an issue we haven’t really been discussing too heavily in Louisville, so let’s start. From the Herald-Leader this afternoon: The son of a U.S. Census Bureau worker found hanging from a tree in eastern Kentucky with the word “fed” scrawled on his chest said Tuesday he has no doubt his father was slain. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Media

Wanna Be In a Music Video?

September 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Here’s your chance. Jason Epperson is filming and directing a music video (in just a few weeks) for Spanish/Christian artist Melody Joy of Melrose Music Group. He’s working to locate latino/a actors for the storyline. If you’re interested in any of these parts or know someone who is, you could make some cash. Leads paid [...]

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Tags: Celebrity · Downtown · Economy · Video · Youth

Arena to Host Arena Football?

September 29th, 2009 · 14 Comments

Looks that way. Check this from a Tacoma newspaper: The Fever is one of 16 confirmed franchises in the new league, which combines teams from the defunct Arena Football League, the arenafootball2 league and other indoor leagues. The initial 16 teams are: Arizona, Arkansas, Bossier-Shreveport, Central Valley, Chicago, Iowa, Jacksonville, Kentucky, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Orlando, [...]

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Tags: Arena · Sports