Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

We’ve been hearing about what a disaster Helene Kramer already is in her new JCPS job and, well, it’s pretty clear. If she can’t come up with a better response than that when it comes to RAISING PROPERTY TAXES LIKE CRAZY? Put a fork in her. She’s done. P.S. When we say disaster? We hear Donna Hargens will end up choking her before it’s all said and done. [WDRB]

Threats of a violent crime outbreak on Friday evening — based on the movie “The Purge” — are being taken seriously by police. [C-J/AKN]

This “purge” crap might be the dumbest thing in weeks. [WHAS11]

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling for demilitarization of America’s local police forces in the wake of the heavily armed response to the protests in Ferguson, Mo. [H-L]

Larry Sivori, president of Sivori Catering, came up with a new idea to add flavor to the Kentucky State Fair. It’s called the hot brown on a stick. [WLKY]

A U.S. district court judge ruled that the NCAA was violating federal anti-trust law by prohibiting payments to athletes whose names, images and likenesses are used in video games and TV broadcasts. [NPR]

WAVE 3 News has been granted exclusive rights to produce and broadcast the University of Louisville Coaches programs for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons. [WAVE3]

Ford is planning to build a solar canopy covering 360 parking spaces at their world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan near Detroit. [Think Progress]

A pair of Kentucky lawmakers on opposite sides of the aisle Thursday spoke out against a suburban St. Louis police department’s use of force amid civic unrest. [WFPL]

PolitiFact is giving Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) a “mostly false” rating for his claim that he voted for a stronger version of the Violence Against Women Act than the version backed by President Barack Obama. [HuffPo]

Lexington’s fleet of garbage trucks now includes 11 vehicles that run on compressed natural gas. [Business First]

The Clark Memorial Bridge will reopen early Friday morning, almost a week ahead of schedule, concluding a five-plus week closure. [News & Tribune]

8 thoughts on “Haul Ass To The Fair When You Get Off Work!

  1. “WAVE Hails UofL Athletics!”

    The local sports club, as usual, will get a lot of TV coverage. The “academic” side will get nada. I guess that’s appropriate.

  2. Novena is right, as usual. The sports-versity is a joke. Wonder what percentage of the football and men’s b’ball team can write a 500 word essay about anything (pick the subject)?

    TheTim: is hilarious. Quite a collection of coaches!!!!!!!

  3. Coach #1 likes taking long motorcycle rides in the country.

    Coast #2 likes fine Italian dining and hanging out with the college crowd.

  4. “Petrino & Pitino Run for the Title”

    . . . of The John Edwards of Athletics Award. The winner gets a bronze statue of himself at Papa John Stadium. The sleaze continues at Belknap.

  5. The Tim:
    Coach #2 seems to have a broad[er] association in that history indicates ‘rather than hanging out with the college crowd’ he would rather play Cards on a table with at least one middle-aged woman. Problem games’ over in 15 seconds – and then you get selected to the Hall of Fame!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. “Puns for Highlander”

    Perhaps the Hall of Fame voters liked the way Coach #2 dribbled and shot so quickly.

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