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Entries Tagged as 'Festival'

TV Wakes Up To Animal Abuse, Ignores LMAS

March 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Clarksville, Ind. says it’s the oldest town in the Old Northwest Territory. Now leaders are exploring whether it should become a city. [WDRB] If the event is losing $70,000 per year, why on earth is it entirely free? Why not charge a buck per person? The Waterfront Independence Festival, a two-day free public fireworks and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Festival · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear

Maybe Greg Fischer Had A Contact Buzz(word)

July 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Did Greg Fischer have a contact high or was it a staffer? The errant tweet was deleted but it’s an illustration of the professionalism or lack thereof in Metro Government.

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Tags: Festival · Greg Fischer · Oops

Ethics? What Ethics? There Are No Ethics Here

July 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Want to be involved in a new effort from Page One and The ‘Ville Voice to focus on ad-free, citizen-funded investigative journalism? It’ll trend toward more long form work. [Jump In] Don’t worry, that dang bridge is never going to reopen. You should probably just call in sick. [FOX41] Today at 1:30 the Metro Council [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · Festival · Gannett · Journalism · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · WHAS · Zoning

Fischer Giving More Money To Cordish Failures

February 22nd, 2012 · 20 Comments

There’s a movement under way to oust Harold Workman from the Kentucky State Fair Board. It needs to happen. This is the first sign that the board has life in it in a long time. Unfortunately, it may be too little, too late. The state owes Ed Hart tons of money while workman rakes in [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Festival · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LG&E · LMPD · Metro Council · Movies · Race · State Government · Travel

Woah! Metro Council Got Two Big Things Right

November 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments

You probably need to read the story that deals with reality and the facts again. Metro Animal Services, Greg Fischer and Sadiqa Reynols are continuing to lie about mass killings and we prove it. [The 'Ville Voice] Predictions on the new Planning & Design Services Director appointed by Greg Fischer? [WFPL] If you’re a veteran [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Economy · Festival · Greg Fischer · John Yarmuth · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Weather

Most-Hated Former Congresscritter’s Having Fun

November 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Atherton has to be the most important part of Louisville, right? Must be. Because the paper has mentioned Greg Fischer’s meeting there at least 100 times. [C-J/AKN] Wondering what Anne Northup is up to these days? She’s involved in the partisan gridlock threatening the Consumer Product Safety Commission, that’s what. [WaPo] Okay, kids, should we [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Anne Northup · Charity · Congress · Festival · Greg Fischer · Health Care · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LMPD · Newspaper · University of Louisville

Justin Scally Should Just Pay The Bills Himself

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Dear Ed Hart: It’s no secret why the fair board didn’t give you the Kentucky Kingdom deal. The gossip from all of them is that they think you’re a jerk/Steve Beshear doesn’t like you. And you know I know what I’m talking about. You need to get the money you’re owed by the state ASAP [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Music · State Government · University of Kentucky

Anne Northup Is Once Again Attention-Starved

September 16th, 2011 · 10 Comments

How on earth does Jefferson County Public Schools have $302,000 to spend on a curriculum audit? [C-J/AKN] If you aren’t following me on Twitter, you aren’t getting the full story. I do things like leak candidate ads (last night was Todd P’Pool’s and then the mainstream jumped on it) and share tidbits I don’t have [...]

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Tags: Anne Northup · Churchill Downs · Democrats · Election · Festival · Horse Industry · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · LG&E · Music · Ohio River Bridges · Water

Really? Who Thinks MSD Can Suddenly Be Trusted?

September 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

According to the White House, Kentucky is eligible for $390.9 million from the American Jobs Act for K-12 school infrastructure. The funds have the potential to support some 5,100 schools. Kentucky is also eligible for $54.7 million for facilities modernization needs at community colleges. And Jefferson County Public Schools is eligible for $75.1 million in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Ethics · Festival · Indiana · Jack Conway · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Republican Party

She Spent Your Money & Got Mad When Questioned

September 1st, 2011 · 10 Comments

Your (least) favorite folks deserve to win the Golden Poo Award. Take part in this year’s nomination process. [Page One] Just in case you needed another reason to go to the Bluegrass Festival? Tony’s BBQ Barn will serve burgoo. [Anderson News] Talk about inconvenience. The University of Louisville says it has a deal with Baptist [...]

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Tags: Awards · Bad Behavior · Contests · Dining · Economy · Festival · Health Care · Jack Conway · Lexington · Metro Council · Music · Republican Party · Rumors · Scandal · University of Louisville