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Entries Tagged as 'Churchill Downs'

Just What Kentucky Needs: An MSD Expansion

May 21st, 2013 · 3 Comments

Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a woman after she allegedly beat and choked her 12-year-old nephew. [WDRB] It will take a little digging and watering, but the Floyd County Nutrition Coalition provided residents with a way to eat healthier without having to visit the grocery store. [News & Tribune] Thousands of bones are on [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Council · MSD · Poverty · Steve Beshear

Since UofL/The 5 Families Hate The NBA Dream…

May 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Since Louisville “can’t afford” an NBA franchise, maybe it’s time for everyone to get behind Churchill Downs. Do like Chris Christie is trying to do in New Jersey (no, not getting gastric bypass – kudos to him): pushing for a federal waiver so CD can start up a sports book in Kentucky. Or is that [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Gambling · Sports

It’s Oaks Day! Everyone Is Probably Already Drunk

May 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Another day, another senseless murder in Louisville. Homicide detectives are investigating after a shooting in west Louisville that left one person dead early Friday. [WDRB] When it comes to the field for Friday’s Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs, “depth” is the buzzword on the backside — no matter how one might go about saying [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Death · Guns · Jack Conway · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · State Government · West End

It Takes An Old Sports Celeb To Get Attention?

May 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments

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 [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Construction · Cordish · Discrimination · Dogs · Education · Ethics · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Lexington · Metro Council · Race

Firefighter Mess Rages On Thanks To Metro Govt

May 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

A man is found dead on Oak Street between 6th Street and 7th Street. Possibility City. [WDRB] It is called the sport of kings and it has been in this haven of racecourses, stables and studs since the 17th century, when King Charles I and his courtiers made the 100-mile journey here by horse-drawn carriages. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Derby Festival · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Legal · Lexington · Metro Government · State Government

Frankfort Doesn’t Take Children Or Elderly Seriously

March 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

I remember staring at the wall blankly. Couldn’t move. I wanted to throw up so bad,” says Josh Lewis. For several days, 21-year-old Josh Lewis says he’s been in shock. [WDRB] Two-thirds of Jefferson County Public schoolchildren enter kindergarten unprepared to learn the reading and math skills they are expected to master, according to a [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Police · State Government

Jerry Abramson Actually Wasted A Year On That

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

A man described as a person of interest in a burglary investigation has died during a police-involved standoff in Radcliff, Ky. [WDRB] Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, will host trips to Turkey and Brazil for both members and nonmembers in 2013. [Business First] A Louisville woman remains hospitalized after a terrible crash [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Death · Greater Louisville Inc. · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · State Government

Walser’s Job Yesterday: Giant Load Of Horse Poop

January 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] Thieves have been targeting homes in the Highlands, on a street where public figures such as Mayor Greg Fischer and Priscilla Barnstable Brown live. [WDRB] We’ve been saying something similar for how long now? Major [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Highlands · Horse Industry · Indiana · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Polls · State Government

Do You Want A Fancy Non-Horsey Casino, Folks?

January 7th, 2013 · 3 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] Former University of Louisville Dean and local historian, J. Blaine Hudson, has died at 63. [WDRB] The new eastern bridge is getting a new look. With Indiana’s approval, the companies in charge of designing and [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · Movies · Ohio River Bridges · Sports · University of Louisville

It’s Your Christmas Eve Round-Up Funtimes

December 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] You have to believe to receive from Saint Nick. Sterling Riggs swapped gigs with an elf to see what kids want from Santa this year. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · James Ramsey · Politics · Republican Party · University of Louisville · Youth