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Entries Tagged as 'Rumor'

Menifee Co. Schools Scandals Are About To Peak

September 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The shenanigans at Menifee County Schools have been reported on quite a bit less than those in Montgomery County but most of our readership should still be loosely aware of what’s going on. It will surprise no one that the Kentucky Department of Education has decided to send in eight or nine (estimating that number [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Rumor · 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

Audit Of The KY School Boards Insurance Trust?

August 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We hear through the grapevine that the Department of Insurance is auditing the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust. No one wants to confirm it on-the-record, however. If anyone wants to pony up intel, have at it. Seems like only yesterday when Jack Conway was asked to investigate fraud at KSBIT… and then we heard nothing [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Rumor · Wasted Money

Handful Of Things To Think About This Weekend

August 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments

In May a superintendent was indicted for abuse of the public trust. In June a superintendent was indicted for tampering with a government record. (Yep, let your mind wander a bit on that one.) Now we hear the feds are sniffing around Montgomery County because it’s kind of messy when one benefits financially from a [...]

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

Big Vote Buying Allegations Against W. Keith Hall

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

When school districts aren’t sure if they can afford all of their staffers, they get pink slipped. Doesn’t mean they won’t be hired back but it serves as notice that their jobs are not safe. So what happened when a school district that W. Keith Hall represented did that? Well… one of Keith’s buddies in [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Flashback · Investigation · 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

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