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Entries from August 2011

Day 7: Let’s Talk About Great Public Meltdowns

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

The Third Annual Golden Poo Awards kicked off last week, so be sure to make nominations for the other categories. It’s your chance to give back to the folks who “run” this state. You’ve thought long and hard about rewarding them and you know giving them a golden pile of poo is the perfect payback. [...]

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Tags: Awards · Contests · Hype

Information From LMAS Animal Cruelty Cases

August 31st, 2011 · 5 Comments

Here’s an update from Metro Animal Services: August 10, 2011: A neighbor called LMAS to file a complaint on an address in the 6800 block of Manslick Road. Officers were barely able to approach the property due to flea infestation. A search warrant was executed and three deceased dogs were found in the residence. Kelly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Metro Government

LMAS Same Day Media Alerts Are Just Silly

August 31st, 2011 · 11 Comments

It’s 10:33 A.M. and Metro Animal Services’ $60,000-per-year communications director just issued a press release. For an event at 12:00 Noon. That’s a 1.5 hour lead time. Meaning most television outlets would have to scramble to get there. You’d think someone getting paid so much – with so much experience – would be able to [...]

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Tags: Dogs · Metro Government · Oops

Republican State House Caucus Monthly Update

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

This month the Republican House Caucus focuses on interim joint committee meetings dealing with financial aid, new fireworks laws, new jobs and Kentucky Kingdom: We usually only publish this series on Page One but it’s relevant to Louisville this month.

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Tags: Economy · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · Republican Party · State Government · Video

West End Getting Some Water Main Break Love

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Yesterday marked the 118th day Republican Party of Kentucky Chairman Steve Robertson questioned Jack Conway over his involvement in his brother’s drug scandal: “If justice is supposed to be blind, why is our Attorney General using his prosecutorial powers to punish his political opponents and spare his friends and family?” said Robertson. “You expect this [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Contests · Ford · Health Care · Horse Industry · Jack Conway · Metro Council · Politics · Polls · Republican Party · Travel · University of Louisville · Water · West End

Day 6: Who’ll Get Indicted Or Investigated Next?

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Third Annual Golden Poo Awards kicked off last week, so be sure to make nominations for the other categories. It’s your chance to give back to the folks who “run” this state. You’ve thought long and hard about rewarding them and you know giving them a golden pile of poo is the perfect payback. [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Contests

New LMAS Spin Tactics Are Getting Underway

August 30th, 2011 · 5 Comments

On Sunday at 10:00 A.M., Metro Animal Services’ $60,000-pear-year communications director sent out a release announcing a press event to occur at 1:00 P.M. that afternoon. On a Sunday. Yep. Justin Scally was set to appear with Alley Cat Advocates (the head of the group is one of the top Meloche/Zelinsky apologists and continues to [...]

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Tags: Metro Government · Oops

Is A UofL Pill Dealer Is Flying Under The Radar?

August 30th, 2011 · 6 Comments

We hear through the gayvine that a University of Louisville athletics employee was indicted in July for trafficking pills on campus. But there’s been no mention of it in the press. Could it be that when you make more than $50,000 per year and work for Tom Jurich you just don’t get noticed? The world [...]

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Tags: Oops · Rumors · Sports · University of Louisville

Judy Green Continues To Waste Your Tax Dollars

August 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

You should definitely be taking part in the Third Annual Golden Poo Awards. We’re on Day 5! So make your nominations now. [Page One] While MSD isn’t formally part of Metro Government, it most certainly can be sued like it is and it has to abide by open records laws. [C-J/AKN] If you owe child [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Contests · Ford · Health Care · Indiana · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Republican Party

Louisville Has A Brand New Sister City: Memphis

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

And not for reasons Greg Fischer is going to enjoy. Tell us if this sounds strangely familiar: Dear Attorney General: Because of widespread malfeasance at Memphis Animal Services (MAS), which implicates the staff, the director, the city council, the city attorney, and the Mayor, we are calling for your office to initiate litigation with the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government · Possibility City

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