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Entries from December 2010

Remembering The Big Stories From The Past Year

December 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

2010′s been a crazy year here at The ‘Ville Voice & Page One. Thought it’d be a good idea to take a look back at the most-read stories of from the past 12 months. Dear John Boel: Please Let Us Get You Help & John Boel Is Finally Out At WLKY [November 8 & November [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Anchor · Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Chris Thieneman · Criticism · CW · Derby Festival · Francene · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Government · Newspaper · Radio · Rumors · Scandal · TV · University of Louisville · WLKY

Yet Another Metro Animal Services Mess Surfaces

December 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Yet ANOTHER Metro Animal Services scandal to round out the year. Apparently, there was major concern among MAS employees that adoptable animals were going to be killed. And you wonder why I’m so adamant about changes taking place in management of that mess. [WAVE3] The city is almost ready for Greg Fischer’s coronation. Just imagine [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Greg Fischer · Hype · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Government · Music · Scandal · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

December 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 3:00 on his end of year message:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Mayor McCheese Bids A Fancy Pollyanna Farewell

December 30th, 2010 · 14 Comments

LEO Weekly’s Phillip Bailey takes a look back at the Jerry Abramson kingdom: Instead of pointing to a brick-and-mortar project as a signature accomplishment, Abramson serves up a spoonful of Pollyanna that has been a cornerstone of his image over the years. “I remember this community when I ran in 1985. I remember the glass-half-full [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Criticism · Fairness · Gays · Housing · Jerry Abramson · Legal · LEO · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

December 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses winter driving:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video · Weather

That Stripper Must’ve Been Really Upset

December 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Oh, wait for this one, kids: a stripper was charged with arson after setting another stripper’s lingerie on fire. BEST. STORY. EVER. [WAVE3] The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency’s transportation division has released its winter newsletter. [External PDF Link] Instant horsie racing passed in Kentucky, in case you were wondering. This is a good [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Legal · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Rumors

What A Difference A Year Makes In Louisville

December 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

You know how just over a year ago Jim King was running for mayor and proposing the restoration of LMPD’s gang squad/street crimes unit? At a press conference in the West End this morning, Jim King – part of his mayoral campaign – will announce plans to restore LMPD’s gang unit, revitalize the street crimes [...]

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Tags: Crime · Greg Fischer · Jim King · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Government · Possibility City

Let’s Just Toll Every Louisville Road Forever, Amen

December 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Louisville Orchestra bankruptcy saga sucks for Louisville. Just plain sucks, regardless of whether or not you’re a fan. [FOX 41] LMPD is collecting evidence to find out who tortured and mutilated cats. Our money’s on Bill Frist of Tennessee. [WAVE3] Everyone knows Ralph Long is one smart cracker. We’re glad he’s foaming at the [...]

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Tags: Celebrity · Economy · Education · Green · Health Care · Legal · Lexington · LMPD · Music · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Youth

Chase Cain Sighting On A Weird Reality Show

December 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments

That Chase Cain. He’s a big-time actor these days. We were vegging out over the weekend, just cold watching this bad teevee show. And BAM! Out pops Chase Cain acting (literally) like he was interested in Gene Simmons’ daughter at a milkshake shop. Here’s photographic proof: Talk about awkward. His milkshake brings all the… You [...]

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Tags: Celebrity · Hype · TV · WHAS

Hope You’re Enjoying Your Holiday Fun Week

December 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

No more paper subpoenas for police officers. Louisville will start sending them electronically. [H-L] Louisville homicides were down in 2010 but 22 cases remain unsolved. Four murders in the past week. [WAVE3] The former Colgate plant in Southern Indiana could have a new life. What will it be? And, no, I don’t think Brown-Forma bought [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Charity · Creation Museum · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · Police · Religion · State Government · Taxes