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Entries Tagged as 'Investigation'

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell

Some Powell-Holliday Back Story In MoCo.

July 25th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell was recently outside the district (mid-July) without board approval and several investigators have repeatedly reached out to us to find out where he was. Because the board and district are so screwed up, apparently, that no one can get a straight answer. Well, here you go: the Kentucky Association [...]

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

Now That Two Notorious Montgomery County School Board Members Aren’t Running For Re-Election, Let’s Dig Into A Mini-Scandal

July 24th, 2014 · 18 Comments

Now that two Montgomery County School Board members aren’t running for re-election, what’s that mean? What’s it mean that board chair Kenney Gulley and Kelly Murphy aren’t running? Does it mean mission accomplished? Not quite. But now it means we don’t have to write the story about Kelly Murphy scheming to allow his extremist church [...]

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

State Officials Investigating Montgomery County

July 23rd, 2014 · 15 Comments

We hear Kristi Carter and daycare supervisor, Carolyn Bonee, got a visit from the state yesterday. Because of this. Losing two kids in a single day. Hot mess and a half. We hear Carter tried to hide what happened from social services and, well, the rest is history. Glad to see Frankfort take action. But… [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

This Louisville Scandal Impacts The Entire State

July 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

This story is so important that we’re using our most valuable time slots of the week to bring awareness. Fair warning: your stomach will churn, you’ll get angry and if you have any compassion at all for life (I’m speaking directly to you, pro-lifers!) and responsibility, you’ll take it to heart. This impacts everyone in [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Frustration · Greg Fischer · Investigation

Montgomery Co. Schools Withholding Public Records In Ongoing Superintendent Scandals

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

We revealed that Montgomery County superintendent Joshua Powell’s Topix witch hunt was a sham yesterday. You may read all about it here. An open records response, signed by Powell’s own hand, provided the proof that it was all a ruse. Unfortunately for Powell? KRS 61.878 — click here for the PDF — doesn’t permit him [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

Montgomery Co. Topix Witch Hunt Just A Ruse

July 21st, 2014 · 6 Comments

Remember when Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell started his Topix/lawsuit witch hunt? He claimed people posting factual information was “terrorism” and “stalking” in an attempt to drum up anxiety over nothing. He, with this pals on the school board, pushed for $5,000 in taxpayer funds to be used to hunt down IP addresses (which [...]

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

Beshear Admin Panicks Over Child Death Reviews

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal appeals court is declining to stand in the way of the Obama administration’s efforts to block water pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining. [H-L] It’s pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they’ve called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Investigation · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes · The Gays · Youth