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Entries from January 2013


January 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ruh ro! John Yarmuth says no one is coming for yer guns: HIDE YER GUNS!!! He’s gonna take yer guns!!!1!

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Tags: Guns · Hype · John Yarmuth · Video

Jane Beshear Promotes Shop & Share Day

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

First Lady Jane Beshear has come out of her hidey hole to discuss the upcoming Shop & Share Day: Shop & Share takes place on Saturday, February 2nd. (Get it? Groundhog Day. Hidey hole.)

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Tags: Charity · State Government · Video

Jerry Abramson Actually Wasted A Year On That

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

A man described as a person of interest in a burglary investigation has died during a police-involved standoff in Radcliff, Ky. [WDRB] Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, will host trips to Turkey and Brazil for both members and nonmembers in 2013. [Business First] A Louisville woman remains hospitalized after a terrible crash [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · State Government

Scott Steps Up: Rest Of The Critters Should, Too

January 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tomorrow, Councilwoman Attica Scott will assist Meals on Wheels delivering food to families in District 1 from 10:30 to 12:30. “It is important to get out and stay in touch with those people who are home bound or may not have an easy time getting around on their own,” says Scott. “It is also good [...]

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Tags: Charity · Metro Council · Possibility City · West End

Where’s The Outrage Over This, Louisvillians?

January 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Really, where’s the outrage over this? When the State Senate meets behind closed doors to discuss the pension problem, we all lose. And keep asking yourself when you’ll see legislation like this.

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Tags: State Government

When Will Others Step Up To Do The Same?

January 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

A year ago, John Yarmuth was once again donating his congressional salary to charity. Another year has passed and no other wealthy legislator from Kentucky has bothered to donate their salary. Like him or not, he’s the only one in Washington who isn’t bilking the taxpayer for hundreds of thousands in salary and benefits.

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Tags: Charity · Congress · John Yarmuth

How Excited Are You For The MSD-Water Merger?

January 30th, 2013 · 4 Comments

The effort to merge MSD and the Water Company is getting bigger and bigger. It’s only a matter of time until you’re spending even more money on the two services. [WHAS11] The number of construction jobs in the Louisville metropolitan statistical area declined by 3.5 percent from December 2011 to December 2012, according to a [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Guns · Indiana · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Sex · State Government · Water

Damning New Report Questions Arena’s Future

January 29th, 2013 · 16 Comments

There’s a new report, produced by Denis Frankenberger, set to hit Louisville in a day or so about the arena debacle. To say it’s damning would be an understatement. The University of Louisville Athletic Association won’t be happy. The too long, didn’t read of the report? That the KFC Yum! Center will fail and leave [...]

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Tags: Arena · Criticism · Scandal · Sports · University of Louisville

Papa John’s Sends Checks To Pizza Delivery Guy

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Remember Nathan Hinson? He’s the Papa John’s delivery guy who learned the hard way that he had no insurance coverage when delivering pizzas. Here’s what we said on January 18: There’s a loophole in insurance coverage in Kentucky that could leave thousands of people unknowingly driving uninsured each day. A Louisville family found out about [...]

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Tags: Business · Possibility City

Should The MSD Head Make $252,000 Per Year?

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

A group suing over the Ohio River Bridges Project alleges that the government broke federal law when it failed to consider greenhouse gas emissions as part of an environmental report. At this point, CART needs to stop wasting taxpayer dollars because there’s no way the Bridges Debacle is going to be stopped. The bad decisions [...]

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Tags: Dining · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · State Government