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Entries Tagged as 'Rumor'

Montgomery County Retaliation Is Never Ending

July 17th, 2014 · 15 Comments

We hear through the grapevine that Kristi Carter, Montgomery County Schools superintendent’s right-hand, is continuing the retaliation scheme against whistleblower Jennifer Hall. According to many people we’ve spoken with over the past five weeks, Carter has asked several of Hall’s co-workers to sign affidavits against her. Several of them report that they have refused to [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Rumor · Youth

Ruh Ro: Democrats Trying To Kill Hemp Again?

July 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

We hear through the grapevine that Harry Reid has been tasked to poo-poo the hemp effort in Kentucky by claiming that Mitch McConnell and Jamie Comer overstepped their bounds on the legal front. That’s despite all kinds of people being involved in the effort in Washington — including John Yarmuth. And in Kentucky, the effort [...]

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Tags: DSCC · Economy · Election 2015 · Rumor · Senate

What The Heck Is Going On In Wayne County?

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Because we hear a drug court participant has gotten pregnant by her prosecutor. And a former Commonwealth Attorney is apparently taking all kinds of dirt about it to the media. Drama, drama, drama.

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Tags: Corruption · Rumor

Dem Gubernatorial Backscratching Official Begins

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Aaaaand Jack Conway’s gubernatorial campaign begins with the help of Jane Beshear: CLICK TO ENLARGE That’s them delivering a prop check for $600,000 ($300,000 each year for two years) to Chrysalis House, a Lexington facility providing substance abuse treatment for pregnant women. “Chrysalis House currently provides treatment to 200 women and children each year, and [...]

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Tags: Election 2015 · Jack Conway · Rumor

EPSB Hires New Attorney, Bad News For Powell

June 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] A child of Appalachia no longer knows, as an adult, whether he still belongs. One challenge [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rumor · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Veterans · Wiretapping

Is There A Medicaid Budget Shortfall Looming?

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Because no one will give us a straight answer. There’s a lot of gossip going on in both Democratic and Republican circles in Frankfort. Most aren’t inclined to believe it until they see hard numbers. Same here. If someone has definitive proof, pony up to let us know.

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Tags: Budget · Health Care · Rumor

Rand Paul Thinks He’s Already The President

May 28th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Childish display by school board won’t benefit students. I got chills watching the recent Fayette County [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Rumor · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Montgomery Co. Mess Not Limited To Education

May 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

On May 2 we ran a story highlighting text messages among a Montgomery County Schools official and the superintendent trash-talking other employees (on government phones, of course) and openly discussing manipulating coverage in the local newspaper. Hidden at the beginning of those text messages was a blurb about basketball coach Happy Osborne leaving Montgomery County [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Rumor

Keith Hall: It’s Not The Adultery, It’s Shenanigans

May 12th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The hottest topic in Pike and Martin Counties lately? W. Keith Hall and his mountain of problems. So many problems that when combined, they resemble a mountain. A mountain that’s having its top removed little by little. Corruption? That’s been touched up for years. Environmental negligence and pollution? Check. What hasn’t been openly discussed? His [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Rumor · Spotted

Could There Be A MoCo Discrimination Pattern?

May 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

We told you earlier this week about a former Montgomery County Schools employee suing superintendent Joshua Powell for alleged discrimination. In that story, we also rehashed the role Powell’s Topix-laced secret personnel file played in the scandal. What we didn’t tell you? Way back in April we received information from a Montgomery County Schools employee [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Rumor