Who Leaves Pizza Paradise For Doughnuts???

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced Tuesday the hire of Papa John’s president and COO to lead its company. Anthony “Tony” Thompson, 47, will become Krispy Kreme president and CEO, effective June 1. [WDRB]

Clark County taxpayers will shoulder more of a burden this year after the recent mediation of a lawsuit the county courts filed last year to fund two new probation officer positions. [C-J/AKN]

Kentucky School for the Blind treats students to a special prom. Prom season is well underway in Kentuckiana and students have purchased gowns, tuxedos and going out for great meals. [WHAS11]

At Harvard Business School, Elaine Chao kept card files on her classmates, then later kept tabs on their careers. As labor secretary, she had gold-colored coins minted with her name in bas-relief and employed a “Veep”-like staff member who carried around her bag. [H-L via NY Times]

Paul Ryan’s approach to poverty is straight out of the 19th century. [HuffPo]

Police have made an arrest in a weekend homicide near Anchorage. Beware the lame autoplay video. [WLKY]

Since Jack Conway is running for governor, you’ll probably want to take a look at part of what he had to say to us in 2009. [Page One]

Eric Flack’s latest investigation is… honestly, a story that’s been told for months and months. [WAVE3]

An initiative that aims to work against the cycle of incarcerating people that suffer from mental illness is taking hold in Louisville. [WFPL]

Officials with the University of Louisville again are working to advance a seven-year-old master plan that would restore a former Olmsted Park near the university’s Belknap Campus to its original design. [Business First]

With only an $18,000 cushion in the general fund expected at the end of the year, Floyd County officials continue to look for ways to trim budgets and increase revenue. [News & Tribune]

1 thought on “Who Leaves Pizza Paradise For Doughnuts???

  1. “The Times & The Empress”

    Elaine Chao could obsessively follow the careers of her Harvard MBA classmates, mint gold coins with her name, and have staff workers carry her bag. Too bad she did so little for U. S. workers when she was Secretary of Labor. She has been extremely privileged, yet has done nothing for working people–an appropriate handmaiden for Mitch McConnell. That is why I refer to her as “Empress.”

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