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Entries Tagged as 'Investigation'

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

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

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

The EPSB Also Charged Rison – Not Just Powell

August 27th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Education Professional Standards Board this week confirmed that it has not only charged Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell but… Wait for it… Assistant Superintendent Phil Rison. Meanwhile, Powell, Rison and board chair Kenney Gulley (who was officially notified about the EPSB investigations) all claim they know nothing about pending matters. Which we all [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

It’s Fun Frankfort Conflict Of Interest Time Again

August 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Jack Coleman, who served in the state house for 14 years, should know a conflict of interest better than anyone. What, with the decade and a half of ethics training he endured. He’s been Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction in Kentucky since April 2012. As you can see from the [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Investigation · Spotted

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

When MoCo Ended Joshua Powell’s Free Ride

August 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Montgomery County Board of Education meets in a regular session this evening at 6:30 P.M. at Camargo in Mt. Sterling. You may access a PDF of the evening’s agenda by clicking here — right-hand column under “Meetings”. So it only makes sense to look at some video highlights from the last meeting: It’s telling [...]

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

Why Such A Focus on Montgomery Co. Schools?

August 26th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Some have written in to ask why there’s been so much focus on Montgomery County Schools. The long answer is complex as hell but let’s try to break it down into a few digestible parts: The story has been covered for nearly a year, little bits broken down and spread out to allow time for [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell