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Metro Govt Bears The Brunt Of KRS Corruption

April 3rd, 2013 by admin · 1 Comment

A Louisville woman has been arrested after authorities say she caused over $1,000 worth of damage to the Hall of Justice. At least it was rocks and not something more crazy. [WDRB]

Faced with a Friday deadline to approve the mayor’s Falls Landing Park plan or risk losing a $500,000 state grant, Jeffersonville City Council members took no action Monday night. [C-J/AKN]

This was apparently the most important news in Louisville yesterday. The parking lot at the iconic Highlands Restaurant Lynn’s Paradise Cafe has been re-striped and Lynn’s Paradise Cafe on Baxter Avenue. [WHAS11]

About 200 years after his lifetime, America’s first president is making his mark on the world of whiskey. And he’s getting help from a former Maker’s Mark master. [Business First]

A Bardstown man faces cruelty to animal charges after police found 10 dogs in his backyard. Sounds like the man needs to be starved, maybe? [WLKY]

Louisville is apparently the 5th-worst city in the country for spring allergies. [Click the Clicky]

Falls Landing Park, a plan to address drainage issues near Indiana Ave. and Eighth Street and beautify the city’s entrance, will not move forward. The Jeffersonville City Council did not take a vote on the plan to seek a grant that would help pay for the project through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. With no action taken and the Friday deadline to submit the application, the grant will not be secured. [News & Tribune]

The owner of a store that sells local fruits and vegetables in Louisville is raising money to bring his products to areas of the city that don’t have easy access to fresh produce. [WFPL]

Every time we read or hear one of these stories about Miss Barbara, it’s tough not to roll our eyes. [WAVE3]

It’s crazy to claim that Kentucky Retirement Systems is in any way, shape or form using a Louisville shell company to “help” the environment. [Page One]

Stone fences are a gorgeous part of Kentucky’s history and it’s great to see new ones being built. [H-L]

Drugs, cell phones, money, cigarettes, lighters — the list of things that inmates try to sneak into the Jefferson County jail is long. But in the last three months, they’re being caught more often, thanks to a new high-tech body scanner that has resulted in a nearly 50 percent increase in contraband seizures. [C-J/AKN]

Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Ethics · Indiana · Jail · Parks · State Government

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  • 1 My Kingdom for a Leaky Green Roof // Apr 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    It would be crazier to believe that KRS officials would admit that they’re morally bankrupt and really ripping off the tax payers of Kentucky. Besides, no large-scale political corruption goes unrewarded in Kentucky, regardless of the cost to the citizens of the 49th most poverty stricken state.

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