April 18, 2012 - 5:13pm
“Gov. Beshear has been a great ally for local and regional economic development organizations around Kentucky. His willingness to listen and work with local organizations has been terrific, whether in recruitment efforts or taking input on the Incentives for a New Kentucky programs. Without the leadership of Gov. Beshear and his administration, Kentucky would not have weathered the recession as well as we have.”
Smack in the middle of the silly brouhaha going on at the special session of the General Assembly in Frankfort, our beloved governor has received some well-deserved accolades from a source distant from the Commonwealth’s political chaos. Governor Steve Beshear has been named “...
April 18, 2012 - 8:00am
Taxpayers rushing to the main post office on Gardiner Lane to beat tax filing deadline were met by protestors who... thanked them?
To listen to the mainstream media, and by mainstream I mean the conservative cable and radio broadcasts whose audience shares dominate broadcast news and talk, you'd think Americans are unanimous in believing that government is universally incompetent, universally disdained and unavoidably evil...
April 17, 2012 - 4:51pm
"What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it. Death before dishonor. Family above all."
Ken Faust and his wife Tess were at home Monday evening, at their house on Bradley Avenue—just south of Eastern Parkway—when they heard a knock on their door and received the news every military family dreads. Their 22-year-old son, Aaron, had been killed in Afghanistan.
April 16, 2012 - 6:07pm
“On-line videos and social media are important sources of information that are motivating people to take action today,” said Fischer, who is chairman of the 55,000 Degrees board of directors. “By sharing their success stories, student volunteers will help us convince more people to finish college and earn their degrees.”
This is Give A Day Week in Louisville, and students from more than a hundred public, private and Catholic schools will be tackling community projects, during this week of community service, April 14-22. Mayor Greg Fischer’s goal for the Give A Day week is to set a world’s record...
April 15, 2012 - 7:40pm
"The angels came down to the fallen men
They held their hands and they prayed for them
They carried their souls beyond the moon and the sun
All the way to heaven one by one"
Folks here in Louisville are busy preparing for an important horse race we’ll be hosting in a couple of weeks, and it’s sometimes easy to overlook the fact that our next-door neighbors down at Fort Knox are involved in some pretty important business too. Two events this weekend...