Alcohol Is Hardly The Biggest West End Problem

You will be able to order a beer, cocktails or other alcoholic beverage as soon as 10 a.m. on Sundays in Louisville restaurants, perhaps the day after the Kentucky Derby, if not sooner. A handful of people on council voted against the measure, ignorantly believing that an extra couple hours of alcohol sales on Frankfort Avenue is going to be a problem for the West End. Because booze is clearly the only problem in the West End. [WDRB]

Aubrey Williams won’t be paid by Louisville metro government to appeal the Ethics Commission’s finding that Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin intentionally violated ethics rules for her own benefit. [C-J/AKN]

A meeting was held to discuss zoning concerns involving a proposed 17-story condominium building, called the Willow Grande Complex, in the Highlands. [WHAS11]

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that the state can be sued over changes made to Kentucky’s retirement system in 2008. [H-L]

New details have emerged about the mysterious deaths of Jamie Clutter and her two children at a New Albany park. [WLKY]

A toddler has died after he was thrown from a car on Interstate 64. A retired nurse was one of the first people on the scene. Investigators believe the SUV carrying five people blew a tire on I-64 in Frankfort. [WAVE3]

Louisville Metro Government is getting $200,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to create a master plan for an area of the city that abuts a rail corridor. [WFPL]

An affiliate of Torchlight Investors, a New York City-based real estate investment firm, bought Meidinger Tower Tuesday for $16.6 million in a foreclosure sale. [Business First]

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday required Kentucky child welfare officials to publicly release records of child abuse cases resulting in death or serious injuries. [C-J/AKN]

Officials with the east-end crossing for the Ohio River Bridges Project gave a public presentation in Utica Wednesday evening to alert area residents to the blasting that will be taking place during the construction of the bridge project. [News & Tribune]

The national political media took note of Alison Grimes’ original refusal to answer questions about Progress Kentucky and it’s not turned into a national – not just a statewide – flustercuck. She needs to announce her candidacy now or disavow. [The Hill]

1 thought on “Alcohol Is Hardly The Biggest West End Problem

  1. It’s about time that the most vulnerable children in Kentucky caught a break. Maybe now Teeny-Tiny Tina and the other Frankfort bureaucrats in charge of looking pretty and getting rich doing it won’t be able to cover their pimply asses so easily.

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