Rand Paul was in the hospital over the weekend with a stomach problem. He should have been released from the hospital on Sunday.
Gatewood Galbraith, running mate Dea Riley and Denise Crawford Price, Democratic candidate for the US Senate, were in Paducah for the Labor Day parade.
Rep. Nesler has opposition in the 2010 general election from a Libertarian candidate. Tim Havrilek ofThe Underground Rooster interviewed Jeff King, Nesler’s opponent. The Underground Rooster We have to wonder if this will start a trend of third party candidates filing against legislators.
Greg’s Market in Clinton was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday. The grainy photos show two black men in hoods. Luckily no one was hurt. The suspects are considered armed and dangerous.
Garden and Gun Magazine has an absolutely terrific account of a Kentucky man who set the croquet world on its ear. Also in this issue – Roy Blunt, Jr.’s very funny account of the plants as advertised and the ones that actually grow in his garden and a Manhattan landscape designer for the stars with a Kentucky connection. If there’s one magazine, we recommend, it’s this Charleston SC publication with its double take title.
Dan Brown of “The DaVinci Code” fame has a new book, “The Lost Symbol”, coming out on September 15th. By all accounts, it’s going to be mega. Professor Robert Langdon (played twice by Tom Hanks) is back – this time there’s a Masonic mystery. The publisher is printing 15 million copies – that’s there million more than the J. K. Rowling’s finale, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. Get more details at USA Today
The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security just awarded the following grants:
· $7,144 to Bullitt County Fiscal Court for taser acquisition program
$1,008 to City of
Eddyville for body armor
$7,382 to City of
Clinton for weapons and tasers $9,985 to City of
Lebanon Junction for tasers, body armor and patrol rifles $1,600 to City of
Meadow Vale for tasers and patrol rifles