KYGOP Chair Calls For Investigation of Beshear on Exploding Pension Scandal

May 27th, 2011 · 2:24 pm  →  Posts

Last night, the Lexington Herald-Leader broke a major story on Governor Steve Beshear’s office meddling at the Kentucky Retirement Systems on behalf of political supporters.  From the story:
“At least twice in recent years, Gov. Steve Beshear’s office called the Kentucky Retirement Systems to suggest meetings with two of the governor’s Democratic political supporters who were [...]

Storms Continue To Cause Destruction

May 26th, 2011 · 1:46 pm  →  Posts

A line of strong storms that entered Davidson County shortly before 11 p.m. last night has resulted in at least 57 calls to Metro Police dispatchers because of trees and power lines down. At 6:15 a.m. today over 17,000 residents were out of power.
The Weather Service had a report of a tornado spotted in Rutherford [...]

Williams-Farmer Expands Staff for General Election

May 25th, 2011 · 1:32 pm  →  Posts

The Williams-Farmer campaign is expanding its staff for the general election, adding Luke Marchant as Campaign Manager to run the day-to-day operations of the campaign.  Scott Jennings will serve as General Consultant and Senior Policy Advisor to the ticket. General Donald Storm will continue as the Campaign Chairman.
 “The campaign is expanding. We are adding a [...]

Missouri Town Continues to Suffer

May 24th, 2011 · 1:09 pm  →  Posts

Sunday the Missouri town of Joplin was home of the deadliest single twister in the U.S. in nearly 60 years. The half-mile-wide tornado blasted much of the Missouri town off the map and slammed straight into its hospital. At least 116 people are dead and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he did not want to [...]

Williams-Farmer Campaign Confirms Mississippi Governor For Fundraising Event

May 23rd, 2011 · 3:44 pm  →  Posts

The Williams-Farmer for Governor campaign has confirmed Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour to headline a June 16 fundraising event in Lexington, KY.
“Gov. Barbour has been a great hands on governor, dealing with some of the toughest situations in his state’s history,” Williams said. “Kentucky needs a governor who shares Gov. Barbour’s commitment to conservative values. I [...]

Vote Tomorrow!

May 16th, 2011 · 5:04 pm  →  Posts

Senator David Williams will be vying for the position of Governor this fall if he wins the primary election tomorrow.
Senate President David Williams spent Sunday morning attending church before heading to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the University of Kentucky. Williams and his running mate Richie Farmer, the state’s agriculture commissioner, hold a commanding lead in [...]

Service Dog Blog

May 12th, 2011 · 8:48 pm  →  Posts

Here is a great story shared with me from the Service Dog Blog.
Noble is a four-legged Facebook star with thousands of friends. Sam is a 23-year-old Marine who was paralyzed in a car accident.
After months, the two have been matched.
Noble, a golden retriever, was raised from a pup and trained as a service dog as [...]

Mini Corvette Challenge is Saturday

May 6th, 2011 · 3:21 pm  →  Posts

The 17th annual Mini Corvette Challenge is scheduled for tomorrow morning, starting at 9:30 AM. The race will take place at the National Corvette Museum, and proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky.
The RV parking lot of the National Corvette Museum will be transformed into a mini racetrack as area businesses race their custom-tooled [...]

Annual Home Garden Tour This Weekend

May 5th, 2011 · 4:22 pm  →  Posts

The Historic Home Garden Tour presented by the Richland-West End Neighborhood Association will be held this Saturday and Sunday. New this year you will see the Street Festival, Mini Clinics, Art Gallery and Pickin’ on the Porches. Come out and hear some great music including acoustic bluegrass, jazz and your favorite standards. And of course [...]

Guilty Plea Entered In Abuse Case

May 4th, 2011 · 2:36 pm  →  Posts

Attorney General Jack Conway says two caregivers have pleaded guilty in the abuse of a mentally disabled patient at a Carter County care facility. Conway said 55-year-old Robert Thompson if Ironton, Ohio, entered guilty pleas on Tuesday to three separate indictments of knowingly abusing a vulnerable adult and one count of wanton endangerment. Ira Griffith [...]