In the ongoing saga of educational disaster in Montgomery County, superintendent Joshua Powell is under investigation for illegally hiring his wife, Anna. Here’s some backstory on that: the school board was informed by Powell in a working session that he had hired his wife. He spent nearly an hour explaining it. Several days later, he [...]
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December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
November 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Is that Damon Thayer could end up being Jamie Comer’s running mate. Which means Jack Conway – corrupt, Wall Street hedge fund money-backed, drug scandal, blah blah blah – would instantly be more credible than Jamie Comer. Adam Edelen, along with his sex scandal, refusal to hand over information about waste, fraud and abuse to [...]
November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments
We hear (okay, we confirmed) through the grapevine that Judge Patti Walker Fitzgerald has decided not to run for re-election to family court. John Hamlet is filing to run for the seat. Being close to Judge Walker Fitzgerald, he’s certain to have a ton of support. And can also contribute quite a bit to his [...]
November 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments
The FBI has filed a criminal complaint against another person in a 2009 scheme to embezzle more than $432,000 from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass. [H-L] How long will it take us to understand that the entire neoliberal project – the puritanical mania for cutting taxes, cutting social services and cutting budget deficits [...]
November 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Is this the man who will beat Andy Beshear? If so, then it’s time for a caption contest: CLICK TO ENLARGE What was John Tilley thinking as he shook the hand of Andy’s daddy?
October 31st, 2013 · 4 Comments
Would it come as a surprise for you to learn that Adam Edelen was given information about a $300,000 no-bid furniture contract in Montgomery County that he refused to address, citing board oversight? No, it wouldn’t. Would it surprise you to learn that the school district routinely spends thousands upon thousands of dollars for things [...]
October 30th, 2013 · No Comments
With T.J. Carlson rolling out of Kentucky Retirement Systems, an interim chief investment officer will need to be appointed. Rumor has it that David Peden, brother of Louisville Metro Councilcritter James Peden, may be up for the job. The University of Kentucky is also going to ramp up its investments and may be using the [...]
October 21st, 2013 · 8 Comments
There’s a lot of gossip and drama rolling around Montgomery County regarding superintendent of schools Joshua Powell. You may remember Powell from his days as superintendent in Union County, where he was investigated left and right. Most of the talk is about an EPO filed by his wife – which she later recanted (it was [...]
October 16th, 2013 · No Comments
We hear through the Kentucky Retirement Systems rumor mill that T.J. Carlson just left KRS for the plan in Texas. And hear Director of Equity, Bo Craycraft, has also departed.
October 7th, 2013 · No Comments
Could you dream this up if you were smoking the Cornbread or whatever? Of course you couldn’t. John Tilley and Whitney Westerfield co-chairing a panel discussion on dating violence. Seriously – click here for the PDF. One is tight with Will Coursey and hung out with a campaign finance felon in Louisville just before he [...]