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Jeffersontown police chief gets a big promotion

FRANKFORT, KY (Mar. 21, 2016) – Governor Matt Bevin and Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley announced today that Jeffersontown Police Chief Richard W. Sanders will serve as the new Commissioner for Kentucky State Police (KSP). Sanders appeared on the Rusty Satellite Show in August 2015. Hear the podcast here. Sanders joins KSP with more than 40 years of experience from federal and local law enforcement agencies. He has held executive leadership positions for the past two decades and was named Kentucky’s Chief of the Year in 2012. In addition, Maj. William Alexander Payne with Jeffersontown Police will perform the role…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: March Badness Ain’t All That Bad

I could certainly pout about plenty of the items that perturb me around here, like enduring these NCAA Tournament games with no real rooting interest, thinking what might have been had the Cardinals been taking on a 14 seed today. And then there’s the disturbing news out of Bowling Green yesterday, where some un-named thing happened that resulted in the resignation of Coach Ray Harper and the suspension of three players. Politics? Sheesh. Mitch McConnell finds it convenient to ignore the Constitution by refusing to consider President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court. The Kentucky Senate keeps cranking out anti-progressive legislation,…


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Jtown’s Arts and Big Business Expo Featured in Podcast #2

This week’s Jeffersontown Chamber podcast features a focus on the city’s new and growing Arts program, its historical museum, and the upcoming Business Expo. Did you know there’s Beatles exhibit at the Museum, located just behind the Library? Local citizen Paul Ratterman has loaned his collection of Beatles memorabilia, including a vintage turntable, posters and plenty of albums, to the Museum through June. And unlike items you see in most museums, you can make an offer and purchase all of the Beatles items on display. That’s according to Rhonda Rowland, who’s been Arts Program Manager for nearly two years, bringing…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Green Days – Driving with Andre, Jtown’s Podcast, River House, Stage One, Speed, Actors, St. Pat’s —

Of course the mysterious and elusive Andre McGee is an Uber driver in Kansas City. The big question is — How did the local and national media spend all this time wondering where the University of Louisville’s fall guy in its basketball sex scandal is and how to interview him, when all they had to do to question him was hail an Uber? Of all the characters in the sordid story, McGee seems to be the only one who has not had to answer to media. According to reports on the ESPN story coming out Sunday, McGee has been keeping a…


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Jefferson County’s cities express support for proposed waste management bill

JEFFERSONTOWN, KY – (MARCH 1, 2016) – Recently, Rep. Steve Riggs and Rep. Jerry Miller filed a bipartisan bill to clarify waste management responsibilities in Jefferson County, and to broaden participation on the Board of the Waste Management District. The Jefferson County League of Cities strongly supports this effort. Bill Dieruf, Mayor of Jeffersontown and President of JCLC, feels the bill will provide the means for the suburban cities to maintain their environmental leadership in waste management with both innovation and stability. “Suburban cities have been at the forefront of recycling for years. Today, Jeffersontown and many other cities regularly…


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A New Podcast Debuts in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

Jtown Becomes First Louisville, KY Area Chamber to Produce its own Podcast It’s the 10th largest city in the Commonwealth, boasts more than 1,600 businesses and has one of the most active Chambers in the region. Now, the Jeffersontown Chamber has launched a new podcast to bring positive attention to the city, spotlighting its ripe business climate and many activities. “We are excited to have this new way to reach out to our membership and others thoughout the community to showcase all that J-town has to offer,” said John Cosby, president of the Jeffersontown Chamber. In the first episode, host Rick…