Articles by RickRedding

Gnit-Picking at Actors Theatre

If you go to Gnit, in the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre, know that you may walk out scratching your head and wondering the meaning of what you’ve just seen.

While I’ve become used to the professional productions at Actors — the sets, the sounds, the spot-on performances by the actors — this story of Peter Gnit was a difficult story to follow.

Rhodes To Drive Full 2013 Schedule with Hawk-McCall Motorsports

A few weeks after announcing he will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Debut in 2013 with legendary crew chief Lee McCall, 15-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native Ben Rhodes has announced today he will drive the No. 41 Chevrolet for Hawk-McCall Motorsports in 22 events, racing the full 2013 UARA-STARS Late Model Stock tour as well as various NASCAR Whelen All-American Series events throughout the year.

Ben Rhodes to Make NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Debut in 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY (September 21st, 2012) – 15-year-old racer Ben Rhodes, who is in his first full season of Late Model Stock racing, will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Debut in 2013. The Louisville, Kentucky, native will drive the #14 Toyota with legendary crew chief Lee McCall joining him for a limited schedule of events with the eventual plan of racing full time in the series in 2014.

Reaction to Mayor’s Budget — Council Not Unanimous in Support

Here are reactions to the Mayor’s Budget Proposal — especially in the Southwest, Fischer gets praise for funding the Library, but Republicans including Jerry Miller and Ken Fleming were disappointed with the end result. There’s no doubt that this budget is an improvement, with no mention of cuts, layoffs or furloughs. “The Mayor’s proposal is a very workable approach to providing the services of government such as public safety, sanitation, economic development and maintaining and improving infrastructure. It is encouraging to know that the improving economy is slowly helping us restore services that had to be cut in tougher times….

Fischer’s Proposed Metro Budget Highlights

Here’s the highlights of the Mayor’s budget address, from Metro Goverment: LOUISVILLE, KY (May 24, 2012) – Mayor Greg Fischer today proposed a balanced budget for the new fiscal year that does not raise taxes but makes strategic investments in the future, including building the Southwest Regional Library, funding three new police recruit classes and foreclosing on 100 vacant and abandoned properties. The spending plan — $512 million in general fund dollars — also invests significantly in public safety, which will result in 96 new police officers and one new fire recruit class. The budget also makes structural changes that…