"Pick your outfit appropriately"

How to “Pick your outfit appropriately”

It’s time to party, which means it’s time to choose my party out­fit. I want to look hawt but not so hawt that I “attract those not-so-respectful guys.” Lucky for me, I found some tips on how to pull this off in “Sur­vival Guide: College-partying tips and how-tos that save your mind and dignity — […]

Crowd for Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's in Louisville, KY
Crowd at Carmichael's Bookstore for Kristen Simmons
Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's Bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky for Article 5 signing

YA novelist Kristen Simmons has successful homecoming in Louisville

Louisville’s favorite local book­store Carmichael’s was down­right stuffy tonight, packed as it was with women and men of all ages. They gath­ered for a Q&A and read­ing by for­mer Louisvil­lian and cur­rent Florid­ian nov­el­ist Kris­ten Sim­mons. Sim­mons’ debut novel, “Arti­cle 5,” is, accord­ing to Carmichael’s, a dystopian teen thriller. Set in a future Amer­ica where the […]

Kentucky Woman Wins Case with National Labor Relations Board

In my inau­gural post, I thought I’d high­light a recent bit of news about a Louisville woman who was ter­mi­nated from her job at Our Lady of Peace hos­pi­tal last year for try­ing to orga­nize a union.  Joe Sonka at Leo Weekly first cov­ered the story last year: Amy Doyle had worked at Our Lady of […]

March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY
March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY

Moving on after Friday’s storms / How to help

This used to be a barn. This used to be a trailer. These are scenes from the after­math of the storms that rav­aged the South­east and Mid­west on Fri­day. They are specif­i­cally of a stretch of West High­way 1376 in East Bern­stadt, a small town in Lau­rel County, Ken­tucky.  Kayla Vanover of Pikeville, KY drove to […]