We’re at the Conway presser this afternoon recording the entire thing. Dirty Joe Sonka spent the afternoon at our super-secret hidey hole and is joining us at the event. So while we work on that (probably shaky) video, here are some time wasting stories for you to enjoy.
Oh, and congrats to Rep. Mary Lou Marzian for finally becoming an old grandmother! Maya Marzian Derricks was born at 7:30 on Saturday evening. Mary Lou would be– hands-down– the best meemaw ever. Can’t wait to see her out and about with the baby.
As Joe pointed out earlier today, there are some fancy new numbers for people like Kim Geveden to cry over. All people hate San Francisco, New York City, France, and Old Yerp, right? RIGHT? [Research 2000 Poll]
The election fraud mess in Clay County has stirred all kinds of public disgust. [H-L]
In support and memory of our nation’s prisoners of war and those missing in action, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is flying POW/MIA flags at rest areas and welcome centers in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Flags will be raised at 24 rest areas and welcome centers at 10:15 A.M. EDT and 9:00 A.M. CDT throughout Kentucky on April 15th. Press conferences will be held in Simpson Co (I-65 NB), Scott Co (I-75 SB), Shelby Co (I-64 EB), McCracken Co (I-24 EB) and Whitley Co (I-75 NB). [Press Release]
Did you know Greg Stumbo has no pull in eastern Kentucky? That’s why he was able to, oh, I dunno, force a guy out of office so he could take his seat. But he has no pull in eastern Kentucky. At all. End of story. HAHAHA. [Barefoot & Progressive]
Noted historian and author John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina—Charlotte, will present “Historical Memory and the Meaning of Slavery Today” at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, at the Louisville Free Public Library, located on York Street. His presentation is sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society and the University of Louisville. [Press Release]
Do you know where 42-year-old Gerald Jones of Berea may be? He’s wanted on a 14-count indictment with charges that include child pornography, drugs and weapons. An arrest warrant has been issued. Jones was last seen in a white, mid-sized pickup truck. If you have information? Contact the Office of the Attorney General Department of Criminal Investigations at (866) 524-3672. [KY OAG]
Here’s a photo of Jones: