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Everybody’s Still Surprised Bridge Is Really Open

May 22nd, 2014 by admin · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details]

Jefferson County Public Schools spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than similarly sized school districts, leaving the vast majority of teachers dipping into their own pockets for classroom needs, a sweeping review by Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen’s office has found. [WDRB]

Actually, Jessica, the voters have spoken and they’ve said loudly and clearly that they want action and results, not Twitter and show. Jessica Green, the daughter of former Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green, defeated her mother’s successor, Attica Scott, in the Tuesday Democratic primary — while other incumbents easily held onto their seats. [C-J/AKN]

This station didn’t even bother trying to get a reporter to understand and digest a state audit, so it stuck to the press release. [WHAS11]

An unlikely conservative cause: abolishing the death penalty. [Newsweek]

A state audit of Jefferson County Public Schools made more than 200 recommendations to school administrators. [WLKY]

Imagine you’re minding your own business, maybe admiring spring’s first blush of redbuds, when someone comes onto your property and begins bulldozing it. When you protest, the state says you are in the wrong. That’s the travesty that five siblings are challenging in Pike County as a Teco Energy subsidiary strip-mines their inheritance without their consent.[H-L]

If you missed all the election fraud data, here’s your chance to dig in to those numbers. [Page One]

In a surprising upset, an outspoken community advocate has lost her Metro Council seat to a woman with strong ties to local government. [WAVE3]

Jefferson County Public Schools’ management system is “bloated” and the district isn’t providing teachers with enough classroom resources, according to a a state audit released Wednesday morning. [WFPL]

Outside magazine is hosting a bracket-style competition for the Best Town in America, and Louisville has advanced to the second round. [Business First]

Pearl Street Treats owner Lynn Rhodea opened her business in late April with the hopes that the Big Four Bridge would bring customers right to her doorstep. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Business · Death · Democrats · Education · Election · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · West End

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 jtt // May 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    Now we need some of these small businesses on the Kentucky side of the bridge!

  • 2 The 'ole Highlander // May 23, 2014 at 9:32 am

    jtt: Good luck on that, when Indiana (has now followed Tennessee, Michigan, Wisconsin [and others] in adopting a ‘right to work law.’

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