Downtown Louisville Agency Rejects Long-Time Executive Director | In depth

[ad_1] LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The longtime director of the Louisville Downtown Partnership has been kicked out of her job. The Partnership, a public-private agency that seeks to strengthen the urban core of Louisville, confirmed the “immediate” departure of executive director Rebecca Matheny in a statement, without explaining the reason …

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Burgin honored for registering all students eligible to vote

Secretary of State Michael Adams By TOM LATEK, Kentucky today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams honored Burgin Independent High School in Mercer County for registering all students eligible to vote. He presented the school with his office’s first “Frederick Douglass Award” for being the only school …

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Lexington, LaGrange students awarded scholarship

Isha Chauhan, of LaGrange, Ky., Is recognized for her research in response to poet William Everson’s 1959 article, “Dionysus and the Beat Generation: The Reemergence of the Dionysian Spirit in Contemporary Life”. To write her article, “Naked Dinner: A Comparison of Dionysian and Apollonian Values ​​Between Generation Beat and Generation …

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Louisville QB Luke McCaffrey leaves the program

(Photo by Luke McCaffrey: Joseph Maiorana / USA TODAY Sports) LOUISVILLE, Ky – Louisville redshirt freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey has left the program, head coach Scott Satterfield said in an interview with Drew Deener on 93.9 The Ville on Wednesday morning. McCaffrey was on campus for about a week and, …

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Unemployment drops in Lexington area: Feds

LEXINGTON, KY – The latest national unemployment and employment figures describe a labor market that is approaching normal, but the country still has a record number of job openings. The unemployment rate in the Lexington area has improved significantly since the start of the pandemic and there was some improvement …

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1 man injured after morning shootout in Lexington

A 20-year-old man was hospitalized Friday morning after a shooting in Lexington, police said. The shooting in the Devonport Drive and Village Road area not far from Versailles Road was reported to police at around 11:38 a.m., Lt. Ronald Keaton said. A 20-year-old victim was found outside on Devonport Drive. …

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What to do in Lexington, Kentucky this weekend?

Singer Jimmie Allen was recently named the Academy of Country Music’s New Male Artist of the Year and sang “The Star Spangled Banner” ahead of the recent Indy 500. Marc Humphrey PA Here’s a Lexington list and guide to the best weekend events in central Kentucky on Fridays, Saturdays, and …

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Dino Gaudio pleads guilty to extortion charge

Gaudio threatened to report to the media that the basketball program broke NCAA rules in producing recruiting videos unless the school pays for it. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former University of Louisville (UofL) men’s assistant basketball coach Dino Gaudio has pleaded guilty after being indicted by the federal government on interstate …

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Former pilot charged in Kentucky triple murder case

By Court TV PEMBROKE, Ky. – A former commercial pilot and major in the United States Army is accused of the deaths of three neighbors in a sordid web of allegations including infidelity, murder and political expediency. Christian “Kit” Martin is charged with the murder of Edward Dansereau and married …

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Kentucky Employers Can Help Provide a Second Chance Editorials

In April, people across the country celebrated Second Chance Month, an initiative dedicated to breaking down barriers to post-incarceration reintegration and compassion for those returning to our communities. April may be over, but in a state like Kentucky we should be working every day to support our neighbors and ensure …

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Toppin expects better days for him and Kentucky

Bardstown Kentucky basketball – players, coaches and support staff – moved an hour west to Bardstown on Tuesday to host the first in a series of youth camps. About 70 boys and girls attended the opening session at Thomas Nelson High School. During a question-and-answer period, the kids asked British …

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Kentucky basketball newcomers arrive on campus

Due to the NCAA-mandated recruiting hiatus that had been in effect for over a year, most newcomers to Kentucky basketball were forced to choose the UK without being seen, in s’ relying only on Zoom conference calls and virtual tours. Of the Wildcats’ six new players, five saw campus for …

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Prepares For Summer | New

Restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic will end on June 11 and travel resumes. And the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is celebrating its 22nd anniversary with a new passport and field guide for all 18 distilleries on the trail as well as 19 on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour. “Visits …

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Lafayette and Sayre win district championships

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – This week the playoffs have arrived for the Kentucky high school baseball and softball teams. A welcome sight since their entire season was canceled last season due to the pandemic. Here in Lexington, several tournaments take place across the city. The 43rd District softball tournament kicked …

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Kentucky Voter Registration “Starts to Bounce” | New

After several consecutive months of removing more voters from the voters list, Kentucky recorded a net gain of 82 voters in April. While 5,009 new registrations were registered, 4,927 registrations were canceled. 3,396 of them were deceased voters, 1,076 voters who voluntarily opted out and 455 were convicted of felony. …

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Food drive held at Winburn Middle School

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A former student at Winburn Middle School receives help from his employer and colleagues to give back to the community. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, you can stop by the school for a food drive to collect food for your family. “Our associates …

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Outdoor pools and spray areas | LouisvilleKY.gov

Louisville Parks and Recreation offers three outdoor pools, as well as 30 spraygrounds and spraypads to help keep you cool in the summer. Find out more by contacting Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center. Our aquatics program offers year-round swimming lessons and Lifeguard training courses from February to June. Training courses …

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Two Kentucky counties in COVID red zone

Posted: May 20, 2021 / 10:33 p.m. CDT / Update: May 20, 2021 / 10:33 p.m. CDT WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Thirty-eight percent of the U.S. population has now been fully vaccinated, and that includes 1.6 million people in the Commonwealth. Still, Kentucky is in a race against time …

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Kentucky Country Day ends perfect season with state title

The Kentucky Country Day Bearcats girls lacrosse finished the season with not only another state title, but a perfect record. With Thursday’s victory over the Sacred Heart Valkyries, the Bearcats end the season with a 25-0 record. “said KCD head coach Patrick McAnulty.” We have 15 seniors in this group …

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Community members mobilize for peace in Palestine

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – Currently in Palestine, two religious groups are at odds overseas. As the fighting continues, members of the Jewish and Palestinian community work together to keep the peace in Lexington. Jenna Shalash is a born and raised Kentuckian whose family is originally from Palestine. Growing up, she …

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Kentucky vs Northwestern sold out, mask policies revised

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The Kentucky Athletics Department has announced that its NCAA Lexington Regional opener between (14) Kentucky and Northwestern is sold out. Additionally, revisions have been made to the event’s mask policy. In conjunction with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all …

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How Kentucky congressmen voted on the Jan.6 commission

WASHINGTON – The effort to create an independent commission to investigate the Jan.6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has passed House 252-175. He is now moving to the Senate where his chances are uncertain amid the Republican opposition. Thirty-five Republicans joined Democrats in pushing the bill through the House on …

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