SportsPlex Update – Join the Conversation

Below is a letter I sent earlier this week regarding the SportsPlex analysis.  I think we are all interested public opinion on this topic. We probably cannot "slow boat" this analysis without consequences.  🧐👇   VIA EMAIL ONLY: Judge Executive Craig Clymer Commissioner Bill Bartleman Commissioner Jeff Parker Deputy Judge Steve [...]

By | 2019-05-17T21:46:37+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Economic Development, Sports Recreation|21 Comments

In the News

Well . . . today I enjoyed some attention from the Paducah Sun.  😏 I'm still processing their words and thoughts.  The paper feels I should have disclosed the fact I assisted Scott Darnell with his last days at PED.  The County Attorney said I was not required to disclose.  Frankly, I [...]

By | 2019-02-12T02:10:22+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Economic Development, Uncategorized|1 Comment

“Where’s Waldo?” Meets Recovering Addict – Part 2

In recovery, we recovering addicts count time. Initially, we count 90 meetings in 90 days. Very soon we start to feel the power of gratitude and we keep counting because "counting" reminds us to continue to use the power of gratitude. In the early days of recovery, I remember the comfort from [...]

By | 2019-02-06T18:19:44+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|4 Comments

The Triple Rail Trilogy (Sorry No Ewoks)

During the past few weeks I have written three (3)  blog post about the “Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site.”   This post combines those three (3) posts into one (1) post and makes for a little easier reading.  Post 3 is intentionally listed before Post 2 because . . .  well, it [...]

By | 2018-10-29T17:06:35+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Economic Development, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Triple Rail Trilogy (Sorry No Ewoks)

Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site – Part 3 of 3

In 2016, Sentury Tire Company vetted one hundred (100) communities and building sites in fifteen (15) different states for the purpose of constructing a 1.3 million square foot facility.  The anticipated construction costs of the facility would be $530 million dollars.  The expansion would result in one thousand (1,000) new jobs with an average annual [...]

By | 2018-10-26T23:27:37+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Economic Development, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site – Part 3 of 3

More About the Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site – Part 2 of 3 Parts

In 1968, the United States Supreme Court rendered an opinion which changed the future of a small community in Tennessee known as Tazewell. Technically, the Tazewell community is made up of two separate towns named Tazewell and New Tazewell. Apparently, the town suffers from a lack of UNESCO type creativity with [...]

By | 2018-10-20T17:12:16+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Economic Development|1 Comment

The Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site – Part 1 of 3 Parts

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY  During the campaign for McCracken County Commissioner, I want to elevate the public conversation about two (2) key pieces of real estate located within McCracken County, Kentucky. The first (and probably most important) of those two real estate tracts is a 410 acre site located in [...]

By | 2018-10-18T22:28:07+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Economic Development|Comments Off on The Ohio River Triple Rail Mega Site – Part 1 of 3 Parts

Paducah Sun Candidate Questions and Answers

Below are the questions and my riveting (humor) answers in The Paducah Sun article interviewing candidates for County Commissioner. 1.  Tell us about you. I am a fifty-three (53) year old father, military veteran, and small business owner. My education experience includes an undergraduate degree in Public Administration and a law [...]

By | 2018-08-18T17:43:30+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Paducah Sun Candidate Questions and Answers