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Indicative Of The Problems Facing Montgomery Co.

September 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Have you ever wondered why there are so many daycare/childcare issues within Montgomery County Schools? Part of the reason is because the woman in charge, Kristi Carter, hires people without bothering to review their criminal background. Until now, that’s just been an allegation. But we finally have some proof in the form of an application [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

YET ANOTHER Montgomery Co. Schools Billboard!

September 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell doesn’t have the cash for textbooks or the lunch program but can spend tens upon tens of thousands of dollars on billboards promoting himself: NEW BILLBOARD — CLICK TO ENLARGE NEW BILLBOARD — CLICK TO ENLARGE And you wonder why Montgomery County can’t have nice things.

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

Really Polite People Run For The U.S. Senate

September 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Urban County Council gave its blessing Tuesday for CentrePointe developers to seek up to $30 million in bond funding through the Kentucky League of Cities. So it looks like your taxpayer dollars will still be used. [H-L] To most Americans, Gingrich is a charming curiosity: His latest stint with public relevancy was a quixotic [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · KDP · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

What’s The Deal With That Girl’s Parents?

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tensions between ride-share drivers and taxicab operators boiled over Tuesday after the Urban County Council delayed action on whether to make companies such as Lyft and Uber follow the same regulations as the city’s taxi operators. [H-L] America’s top military officials on Tuesday made the case for President Barack Obama’s strategy to target the Islamic [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · RPK · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Why Joshua Powell Hauled Butt To Bowling Green

September 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Last month we revealed that Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell was paid by the district to meet with his personal attorney in Bowling Green. That meeting took place on February 11. We’ve since discovered that Jim Dusso turned Powell in to the Education Professional Standards Board and the Office of Education Accountability on February [...]

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

Some Potential Insurance Fraud In Montgomery Co?

September 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Or at least something close to it? You’ll likely recall that the Montgomery County Board of Education voted some time ago to ditch superintendent Joshua Powell’s private personal attorney — a guy they’ve paid tens upon tens of thousands of dollars this year alone. All to represent Powell and his inner circle. Instead of using [...]

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

Bereans Still Fighting Over Anti-Gay Hatred

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The most lethal form of black lung disease among longtime coal miners in Eastern Kentucky and nearby areas has spiked to the worst level in 40 years, according to a journal article published Monday. [H-L] Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays

What A Tangled Web That’s Been Woven In MoCo

September 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A few weeks back we mentioned that a Mt. Sterling banker was threatening the family of a woman suing Montgomery County Schools and superintendent Joshua Powell. Why on earth would he want to threaten them? Turns out, one of the banker’s colleagues is engaged to a member of Powell’s inner circle. A teacher within the [...]

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

Edelen Released The Fayette Co. Schools Audit

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

State Auditor of Public Accounts Adam Edelen just released his review of Fayette County Public Schools and it’s not a great situation. Take a look at some excerpts from his accompanying press release: Auditor Adam Edelen on Wednesday released a special examination of Fayette County Public Schools, finding chronic mismanagement of the district’s budget and [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Education · Investigation · Wasted Money

Yes, Alison Has To Tell The Voters Who She Is

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

We told you people a bazillion years ago that Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes was just pretending to be a gun gal. Well, whattya know? Allison Grimes tries to show Mitch McConnell how it’s done when it comes to guns (and therefore politics) in her new tv ad—but only ends up shooting herself in the foot. [...]

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