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Entries Tagged as 'Giving Back'

Carter County Suffers At The Hands Of An Idiot

March 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gov. Steve Beshear is ready to act quickly on signing into law a legislative plan to provide relief for school districts that have missed several weeks of classes due to snow days. [H-L] Bill Clinton said Sunday that “everybody can serve everywhere” at a community service project intended to convert vacant Phoenix lots into urban [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UK · UofL · Youth

Neither Crit Nor Greg Will Be Governator, Folks

March 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A federal judge on Wednesday gave Gov. Steve Beshear an indefinite delay in a court order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed elsewhere. [John Cheves] This map and these stats really do damage to a lot of Republican talking points about taxes. [HuffPo] Conflict of interest much? Adam Edelen was asked to serve [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · FEAR! · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Kentucky Needs Needle Exchanges In Worst Way

March 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After striking an aggressive posture against Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last fall, national Democrats appear to have cooled on their chances of defeating Barr with Democratic candidate and likely nominee Elisabeth Jensen. [Sam Youngman] The Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Giving Back · Kentucky Tourism · Poverty · Stats

Win A Fancy GMC Pickup & Support Trooper Island

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Want to support Trooper Island? The Kentucky State Police are raffling off this GMC Sierra 1500 SLE: CLICK TO ENLARGE Click here for more information.

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Tags: Giving Back · Law Enforcement · Youth

Joe Arnold Put His You-Know-What On The Line

March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Seriously. WHAS11′s Joe Arnold stepped up in a big way today and live tweeted his colonoscopy. Go to his Twitter feed immediately and read all about it. Retweet it. Share with your friends. Then check out the Colon Cancer Alliance and the Colon Cancer Prevention Project. The more people like Joe speak up, the more [...]

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Tags: Giving Back · Health Care · Journalism

Of Course Beshear’s Environmental Folks Lied

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Brenda Powers, who was removed from office as Lancaster’s mayor by unanimous vote of the city council in November, will be reinstated after a judge ruled Friday that there was no evidence of misconduct to oust her. [H-L] Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first woman to take command over Fort Knox and [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hypocrisy · Military · Poverty · The Gays · Youth

This Week Was Definitely All About The Gays

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

For the first time in 15 years, backers of a bill that would extend statewide civil rights protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people won a legislative hearing Wednesday. [John Cheves] Congress has finally broken its lengthy dry spell on granting wilderness protection to designated areas of the country. [HuffPo] The state House rejected [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Jack Finally Leads, Beshear Continues To Fail

March 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lexington had five more murders in 2013 than the year before, but other serious crimes in the city decreased by 8 percent overall, police statistics show. [H-L] One of the nation’s largest coal producers will pay a $27.5 million fine and is set to spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges into waterways across [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Will Rand Paul’s Dream Come True Or Not?

February 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A proposed statewide ban on smoking in public places faces “an uphill fight” in the Kentucky House, with nowhere near the necessary votes, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Tuesday. [H-L] A huge new haul of planets has joined the tally of alien worlds discovered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope, scientists announced yesterday. [HuffPo] Potentially bringing [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Mainstream Mistake · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · Stats · The Gays · Youth

Jack’s Roger Clinton Brother Giving Him Grief

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Leslie County woman won over a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday as she pleaded with them to approve a bill that would allow certain seizure patients to use an oil derived from hemp and marijuana. [H-L] It’s widely accepted that young people tend to be less religious than their elders. While recent surveys have [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Health Care · Jack Conway · Military · Stats · The Gays