week ahead

First meeting of committee aimed at ousting embattled councilman

At 3 p.m. on Monday, the five members of the Metro Council’s Charging Committee will hold their first meeting in the Chambers of the Metro Council. This meeting will be held in order to designate a chair(s) for the committee, establish a set meeting time and name Attorney Deborah Kent as the Charging Committee’s legal counsel. The committee was created in an attempt to remove Councilman Dan Johnson, D-21, from office after a series of allegations of inappropriate behaviors.

Neighborhood meeting for development at Grinstead and Lexington

On Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Girl Scouts, 2115 Lexington Road, there will be a charrette and presentation of updated plans for the planned development district at the intersection of Lexington Road and Grinstead Drive.

There’s the beef!

It may be a little early in the day to enjoy a roast beef sandwich but the grand opening of Top Round Roast Beef is on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at 4214 Shelbyville Road. We’ve heard reports that it is really, really tasty.

State Fair breakfast and kick off
Rise and shine! On Thursday at 7:30 a.m. the Kentucky State Fair kicks off with the Kentucky State Fair Commodity Breakfast at the Exposition Center. Steak and eggs and biscuits and gravy and local celebrities and politicians. The breakfast also features the ham auction that raises heaps of money for youth in agriculture in the Commonwealth. The fair runs through Aug. 27.

Summer used book sale

Everyone loves the book sales at Locust Grove. The summer used book sale starts with a members-only night on Thursday starting at 5 p.m. and continues throughout the weekend. Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually.The event opens to the public on Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. It’s also open from 10 a.m. until 4:40 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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