March 31, 2012 - 1:27pm
Greg and Jim, on CBS
“At the end of the day, everybody still puts their hand over their heart when ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ is played.”
Two of the nicest guys in the Commonwealth appeared on the CBS Morning Show today, to discuss the UK/UofL rivalry being played out later this evening in New Orleans.  Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray were interviewed by CBS’s Chip Reid, who questioned them about...
March 31, 2012 - 1:17pm
Louisville finally makes the cover of Sports Illustrated?
“We have no idea what the existing record was -- or even if there was a previous record -- but we know we smashed it. You can’t go anywhere today without running into a sea of red.”
Calling it yet another example of the community’s “incredible spirit,” Mayor Greg Fischer today declared that University of Louisville Cardinal fans led the city to setting a world’s record for people wearing red in a single day.  “We have no idea what the...
March 27, 2012 - 6:11pm
Please...
'...an offer to trade his wife (at least temporarily) for some tickets to the Final Four basketball games being held next weekend in New Orleans..."
The yearly March Madness experienced here in Kentucky certainly has a tendency to reveal the smarmy underbelly of NCAA basketball fans; perhaps University of Kentucky Wildcat fans, in particular.  And, lest readers suspect this judgment reflects the unabashed (and undenied) prejudice of the...
March 26, 2012 - 10:14pm
A friendly wager...
Fischer said he hoped the whiskey would “take the sting” out of UK’s predicted loss against the Louisville Cardinals next Saturday. He hinted that Wildcat fans needed to “start medicating” as soon as possible.
The mayors of Louisville and Lexington met today at the Kentucky History Center, in Frankfort, ostensibly to discuss economic development issues with other business and government officials.  But we are in the midst of “March Madness,” so the conversations  naturally devolved...
March 22, 2012 - 5:53pm
USPS volunteers will deliver medication, in case of bioterrorism attack
Postal letter carriers would deliver supplies of the antibiotic doxycycline to residential addresses throughout the Louisville metro area after a terrorist attack using an air-borne biological agent such as anthrax. The medication would be delivered within 48 hours of the attack.
“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds;” including, when necessary, the delivery of life-saving medicine in the event of bioterrorist attack.