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Stuart Middle donates extra food to people in need
Food for thought, specifically: fruits, vegetables, pizza, salad, bread, milk and stacks of packaged lunches that did not go to waste.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Hardin officials explore veterans treatment court
District Judge Kim Shumate, who serves on the state's Veterans Task Force within the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission, told The News-Enterprise that Hardin County officials have applied for a grant to fund such a program.
U of L doctor seeks funds for blood testing of Black Leaf neighborhood residents
R. Bruce Smith, Kentucky commissioner of environmental protection, answers questions from Melvin Barnett, who wanted to know why his home wasn't tested when it was just across the street from others that were - and were found to have contaminated soil.
Louisville ministers urge JCPS to open teacher contract negotiations
Saying they had "lost faith" in the process, a coalition of Louisville ministers urged Jefferson County Public Schools to open contract negotiations with its teachers union to the public and put students first in the discussions.
Constable who shot suspected shoplifter opens security business
The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office is looking into a security business operated by former Jefferson County Constable David Whitlock, who was barred from working in law enforcement after pleading guilty in October to shooting a suspected shoplifter at a Walmart.
Jefferson County man receives 6 months in 2006 sex abuse case
A Jefferson County man accused of accused of raping and sexually abusing a 12-year-old was sentenced Monday, but the recommended sentence has some wondering if the "time fits the crime."
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Fischer pledges to support TIF for U of L's Shelby Campus
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has agreed to support the creation a tax-increment financing district around the University of Louisville's Shelby Campus to help fund construction of a research park there.
Beshear close to calling special session
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Monday morning that he expects in the coming days to finalize dates for a special legislative session on redistricting later this year.
Fallen Hero: Sizemore honored for military, public service
The hot sun beat down upon hundreds of people paying their final tribute to former Chief Deputy Eddy Sizemore on Tuesday afternoon.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell fights ethics sanction
Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell has received a private admonition for violating ethics rules by sending a harshly worded letter to district judges last December, urging them to stop what he called "disingenuous maneuvering" by defense lawyers in DUI and other cases.
Suburban parish boom spurs expansion projects
Built as a country parish in 1975, St. Michael Catholic Church has grown so dramatically alongside the suburban boom in southeastern Jefferson County that it started holding five Masses per weekend in its 350-seat sanctuary -- and still couldn't meet demand.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Volunteers rescue elderly Louisville couple's century-plus-old house
Preservation Louisville and New Directions Housing Corp. combined forces Saturday to help "save" a 130-year-old-plus shotgun house off Seventh Street that's home to an elderly, disabled couple.
East End traffic slowdowns coming with bridge construction
Drivers in eastern Jefferson County can expect the first traffic disruptions this week since construction formally began on a new bridge between Prospect and Utica, Ind.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Kentucky State Police
Trafficking in Controlled Substance Arrest
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, members of the Criminal Interstate Patrol arrested Gerald L. Armour during a traffic stop on I-65.
Black Leaf neighborhood cleanup planned for later this year, official says
People who live near an old pesticide plant in Louisville and have contaminated yards are going to get some relief, officials acknowledged on Thursday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Aqua Zumba at Shawnee offers a wet way of keeping fit
The Aqua Zumba community classes in the pool at The Academy @Shawnee are billed as more than just a workout in the water.
JCPS school bus to deliver summer meals to children
For some time, Jefferson County Public Schools has had a problem reaching children in neighborhoods who don't have free Summer Food Service Programs.
JCPS improvements due to his criticisms, Kentucky education chief Terry Holliday says
State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday on Wednesday defended statements he made in February accusing Jefferson County Public Schools of practicing "academic genocide," saying that his words helped spur improvements in many schools.
Apartment projects growing to meet need in Oldham
It's hard to picture where a sink or refrigerator will go -- much less a bed or couch.
Waggener student switched buses before the crash
Many parents found out about Tuesday's bus crash, that sent 35 people to Louisville hospitals, as they were arriving at Waggener Traditional High School.