Metro Messenger Publisher Still at Large

The U.S. Marshals are involved in the search for a local newspaper publisher. David Rose financed the Metro Messenger—a free publication focused on good news—through loans from his former girlfriend and business partner, who now says Rose bilked her out of some $20,000. She is suing him. “As far as I knew, the money was […]

Metro Messenger Publisher Leaves Trail of Debt in Louisville

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the publisher of the Metro Messenger, a local paper that has only two issues. In June, David Rose explained to WFPL News that he created the Messenger to fill the void of ‘good news’ in Louisville media. “We wanted to come up with print that focuses […]

Warrant Issued for Metro Messenger Publisher

In June, WFPL reported on the Metro Messenger. The monthly newspaper was meant to be an alternative to what publisher David Rose called the “negative focus” of Louisville’s mainstream media. Here’s some bad news. Rose is now wanted by the police. WHAS11 reports that Rose allegedly bilked his girlfriend out of thousands of dollars, making […]