Autumn Is Upon Us. Are You Prepared?

NOTE: You won’t want to miss the audio recordings of Daniel Mongiardo attacking Governor Steve Beshear, maligning the U.S. Senate and cursing. [CLICK HERE]

Is David Williams right? Is Bill Farish misleading Kentucky when it comes to slot machines at race tracks? [Joe Arnold]

Jim King is hiring all kinds of consultants for his mayoral campaign. Mark Riddle, Denise Bentley, Larry O’Bryan, Mike Ward, Ellen Call and Larry Bisig. [Joe Gerth]

Bob Stivers is correct that it’s wrong to assume what happened in the Clay County death of a U.S. Census worker. But he’s flat-out lying when he says the region has made economic progress. It’s eastern Kentucky legislators like him – including all the Democrats – who are part of the problem of keeping the region down. [C-J]

Rand Paul is in eastern Kentucky today. He’ll also be a guest on Neil Middleton’s Issues and Answers tonight at 7:00 P.M. on WYMT in Hazard. [Ro… Rand Paul]

Now the Courier-Journal is encouraging a deep conversation about domestic violence. [Here & Here]

The home where Daniel Boone died in Missouri is now open for tours. Now we have a reason to visit MO. [STL Today]

Louisville’s International Festival of Film kicks off October 1 and runs through October 1. [Clicky Clicky]

You in Paducah? The Public Protection Cabinet’s Department of Charitable Gaming will share a proposal to modernize its operations with accounting software tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:00 P.M. St. Mary’s High Commons, 1234 Elmdale. [Press Release]

The green economy produces jobs – but how many? [Fast Company]

Just discovered one of my favorite Kentucky-borne authors is a writer for Weeds and other amazing programs! [Check It]

Churchill Downs is lighting up. According to a release this afternoon, the historic track will install a permanent lighting system. Looks like the experiment during the Spring Meet turned out pretty swell. [Press Release]

The first thin-film solar panels have been installed in Kentucky. And a local Louisville business is behind it all. [The ‘Ville Voice]