It Takes An Old Sports Celeb To Get Attention?

The city’s only black-owned newspaper wants the public to give feedback about African Americans serving on Metro Council and in other offices. Something tells us this isn’t going to go over so well. [WDRB]

Several African-American lawmakers are concerned about a potential “pattern of disrimination” at Fourth Street Live after a former Louisville Cardinals basketball star was arrested at the entertainment district. [WFPL]

It’s jacked up watching local officials freak out now that a former UofL player has been arrested. Where has their outrage been the past several years when non-celebrities were being harassed and racially profiled at Fourth Street Live? It’s not a secret that this problem exists. [WHAS11]

If this had happened in Louisville, the worker would have been promoted. A Lexington animal control worker has left the agency after mistakenly euthanizing a lost dog one day after it was picked up — four days before regulations allow, officials said. [H-L]

What was that, again, about JCPS bus accidents getting rarer and rarer? Yeah, about that. [WAVE3 & More WAVE3]

The story gets even crazier – animal control apologized again! Really, there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell something like that (an apology) would occur in Louisville. [Even More H-L]

Hundreds of guests at Churchill Downs will be enjoying the Oaks and Derby races from the comfort of their own mansion. [WLKY]

The Louisville metropolitan statistical area had 23,900 construction jobs in March, a loss of 900 jobs, or 4 percent, from March a year ago, according to a new analysis of U.S. Department of Labor statistics by the Associated General Contractors of America. [Business First]

Louisville Metro Council President Jim King has denied Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin’s request to stay her ethics proceedings. [C-J/AKN]

A North Vernon man who worked on former Jeffersonville Mayor Tom Galligan’s campaign in 2011 was sentenced to 18 months in prison on charges of voter fraud. [News & Tribune]

Kentucky education officials have suspended online testing through at least Thursday after glitches with the testing system used to administer end-of-course assessments. [WKYT]

3 thoughts on “It Takes An Old Sports Celeb To Get Attention?

  1. He was a well-known local celebrity in his day. It’s only because he was involved in the basketball world that these folks give a flip now.

    We all know that no one matters unless they’re bouncing a ball on a wooden floor or some faux grass in this town.

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