Pro-Lifers protest around the clock at Louisville abortion clinic

If you need an abortion in Kentucky, you have two choices: the EMW Women’s Surgical Center in either Louisville or Lexington. And, between now and April 1, you have no choice as to whether you’ll encounter these cursewords: They’re with the “40 Days for Life” campaign, which is a “focused pro-life effort that consists of 40 days […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]