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Entries Tagged as 'Corruption'

Montgomery Co. School Board Meetings Are Crazy

September 2nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Just a week ago the Montgomery County Board of Education held its regular meeting and it was, as you can imagine, a you-know-what show. There’s no other way to describe it. At least not a positive way to describe it. What better way to experience the meeting than with video? First up is Bruce Walters: [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Spotted

Menifee Co. Schools Scandals Are About To Peak

September 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The shenanigans at Menifee County Schools have been reported on quite a bit less than those in Montgomery County but most of our readership should still be loosely aware of what’s going on. It will surprise no one that the Kentucky Department of Education has decided to send in eight or nine (estimating that number [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Rumor · Wasted Money

Fear! Jesse Benton Will Eat All Your Babies!

September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Benton was Team Mitch, but considering the intensely loyal army of aides McConnell has cultivated and kept over the years, it’s probably fair to say he was never really part of Mitch’s team. [Sam Youngman] President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Gambling · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Federal regulators have proposed fines totaling $245,000 against two companies accused of violating environmental rules in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] The Asian American Journalists Association has called on Fox News to apologize for its recent segment on ISIS and the murder of US journalist James Foley. [HuffPo] Paid attendance at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, held [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · RPK · Senate

Looking Back At Powell’s Time In Union County

August 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments

For anyone who doubted Joshua Powell left a cushy job as Union County Schools superintendent to become superintendent of Montgomery County Schools for any reason other than to save face? Here’s your proof. First flash back to review his contract in Montgomery County. Now look at the contract he had in Union County, which we [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Joshua Powell

Morgan County Can Finally Take A Deep Breath

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey said the people of Morgan County deserved better than repeated acts of betrayal by the person they trusted to head county government. “This was not a one-time lapse in judgment. Mr. Conley essentially transformed the public office he held to a criminal enterprise in order to serve his own purposes,” [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Taxes

Proof Powell Used Intimidation Tactics With Dusso

August 28th, 2014 · 4 Comments

We told you long ago about Jim Dusso — the man Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell fired because he refused to illegally retaliate against Kelly Wallace. If you’re unfamiliar, catch up: Montgomery Co. Has Yet Another Big Problem [March 3, 2014] In Wake Of The Latest Montgomery Co. Scandal… [March 4, 2014] Montgomery Co [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Wasted Money

Come On! ANOTHER Childcare Scandal, MoCo?!

August 28th, 2014 · 17 Comments

We hear through the Montgomery County Schools grapevine that an early learning center employee resigned yesterday re: Joshua Powell. One of his children was in the tuition-free classroom (yep, his kids get free childcare without school board approval) when the previously mentioned employee received a telephone call advising her to move Powell’s other child into [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Rumor

Scandal: Hearings, Coverup, Criminal Investigation

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

We’ve purposefully kept coverage of Louisville Metro Animal Services confined to The ‘Ville Voice over the years because we know it doesn’t matter to most folks out in the state. But hoo boy! Sometimes a story gets so crazy that we have to share what’s going on. Especially when failed former U.S. Senate candidate Greg [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Greg Fischer · Investigation