Friday, December 8, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

Good jobs news from West Paducah, MorganfieldMurray, LouisvilleGlasgowFrankfort, FlorenceLexington and Pikeville.



Christmas parades: Irvington and Owensboro, Nov. 18; Central City, Nov. 19; Ashland, Nov. 21; Lebanon, Nov. 24; Brownsville and Danville, Nov. 25; Greenup, Nov. 28; Cumberland, London, Monticello and Richmond, Dec. 1; Arlington, Barbourville, Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Corbin, Fordsville, Georgetown, Glasgow, Harlan, Hartford, Henderson, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville, Marion, Munfordville, Murray, Paducah ("a beautiful night for this wonderful community"), Somerset and Winchester, Dec. 2; Dawson Springs, Evarts and Nortonville, Dec. 3; Mount Sterling, Dec. 4; Lexington, Dec. 5; Bardstown, Dec. 7; Frankfort ("Saving Christmas") and Fredonia, Dec. 8; Augusta, Berea, Burnside, Cave City, Crofton ("no entry free and no theme"), Edmonton, Elkton, Hanson, Hopkinsville, Paintsville, Salem and Whitesville, Dec. 9, and La Center and Oak Grove, Dec. 16.

 


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Twenty Eighth Podcast



The twenty eighth podcast is up. Thanks to freemidi.org for the audio files. Eric and Matthew continue to talk about board games.

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Oh, Kentucky


Christmas parades: Irvington and Owensboro, Nov. 18; Central City, Nov. 19; Ashland, Nov. 21; Lebanon, Nov. 24; Brownsville and Danville, Nov. 25; Greenup, Nov. 28; Cumberland, London, Monticello and Richmond (more than 50,000 reached via Facebook), Dec. 1; Arlington, Barbourville, Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Corbin, Fordsville, Georgetown, Glasgow, Harlan, Hartford, Henderson, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville, Marion, Munfordville, Murray, Paducah, Somerset and Winchester, Dec. 2; Dawson Springs, Evarts and Nortonville, Dec. 3; Mount Sterling, Dec. 4; Lexington ("the state's largest," per WTVQ), Dec. 5; Bardstown, Dec. 7; Frankfort and Fredonia, Dec. 8; Augusta, Berea ("A Star Spangled Christmas"), Burnside, Cave City, Edmonton, Elkton, Hanson, Hopkinsville (please note the "Hop." street closings), Paintsville, Salem and Whitesville, Dec. 9, and La Center and Oak Grove, Dec. 16.

Good news: A new HUD study indicates homelessness in Kentucky is down this year 5 percent since 2016 and 39 percent since 2010.



 

We parents of Kentucky schoolchildren need to be getting our Hepatitis A game in gear.

Per this Richmond Register report, about 20 percent of all the aluminum cans that are recycled in the United States are recycled at the Novelis plant in Berea--and now it's expanding.


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

 


On state workers who take paid leave to vote and then don't vote.





Christmas parades: Irvington and Owensboro, Nov. 18; Central City, Nov. 19; Ashland, Nov. 21; Lebanon, Nov. 24; Brownsville and Danville, Nov. 25; Greenup, Nov. 28; Cumberland, London, Monticello and Richmond, Dec. 1; Arlington, Barbourville, Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Corbin, Fordsville, Georgetown, Glasgow, Harlan, Hartford, Henderson, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville, Marion, Munfordville, Murray, Paducah, Somerset (Chris Harris in the Commonwealth Journal: "For whatever reason, Christmas parades are 'in' this year") and Winchester, Dec. 2; Dawson Springs, Evarts and Nortonville, Dec. 3; Mount Sterling, Dec. 4; Lexington, Dec. 5; Bardstown, Dec. 7; Frankfort, Dec. 8; Augusta, Burnside (again, Commonwealth Journal's Harris: "While the big parade in downtown Somerset enjoyed very moderate weather, leading to a big turnout, this Saturday is expected to be a good bit colder — but the trade-off may be a very Christmasy feel"), Cave City, Edmonton, Elkton, Hanson, Hopkinsville, Paintsville, Salem and Whitesville, Dec. 9, and La Center and Oak Grove, Dec. 16.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Oh, Kentucky

Christmas parades: Irvington and Owensboro, Nov. 18; Central City (Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty (R-Belton) was there), Nov. 19; Ashland, Nov. 21; Lebanon, Nov. 24; Brownsville and Danville, Nov. 25; Greenup, Nov. 28; Cumberland, London, Monticello and Richmond, Dec. 1; Arlington, Barbourville, Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, Cadiz, Corbin, Fordsville, Georgetown, Glasgow (things got contentious), Harlan, Hartford, Henderson, Lawrenceburg, Madisonville, Marion, Munfordville, Murray, Paducah, Somerset and Winchester, Dec. 2; Dawson Springs, Evarts and Nortonville (there, too), Dec. 3; Mount Sterling, Dec. 4; Lexington, Dec. 5; Bardstown, Dec. 7; Frankfort, Dec. 8; Augusta, Cave City, Edmonton ("Christmas Dreams Do Come True"), Elkton, Hanson, Hopkinsville, Paintsville, Salem and Whitesville ("One Team, One Family, One Holiday"), Dec. 9, and La Center (sixth-annual Ballard County parade) and Oak Grove, Dec. 16.

On JFK in the Jackson Purchase.

Anton International is expanding.