December 9, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 9, 2011
"In stinging statement, Louisville Metro Councilman Brent Ackerson, D-26, called for the Government Accountability and Ethics Committee to begin investigating the city’s overtime compensation to public employees. Earlier this week, Mayor Greg Fischer ordered a review of the practices and...
December 8, 2011 - 2:43pm
Kentucky bands among top 50 best albums of 2011
Good job, guys.Some may call Rolling Stone a dinosaur, but the magazine’s editors still know what we locals have for some time now: Kentucky bands know how to rock.In a newly unveiled year-end recap of the “50 Best Albums of 2011,” local favorites My Morning Jacket and Cage the...
December 8, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 8, 2011
"The Louisville-based parent of such companies as Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell [Yum! Brands] paid no net corporate income taxes to states over the past three years, even as it generated more than a billion dollars in profits for shareholders, according to a new report.
December 7, 2011 - 10:30am
Local news for December 7, 2011
"Governor Steve Beshear today announced Mingua Beef Jerky Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of assorted flavors of beef jerky, will expand into a new 30,000-square-foot building in the Paris/Bourbon County Industrial Park.
December 6, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 6, 2011
"Patricia Wilson, Kentucky's commissioner of social services, has resigned abruptly amid growing criticism of the state agency over its handling of child abuse investigations." [Courier-Journal]