Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, KY. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 5,680 in Jefferson County, KY

  1. End bullying of school choice in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | News Democrat

    To politicians across Kentucky who plan to vote against school choice for any reason, or who think supporting rules allowing only local school districts to authorize charters will let them skate by without accountability: meet Bethany Littlefield. Littlefield is one of five parents and a grandparent representing seven students attending Crosby Middle School in eastern Jefferson County.

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  2. Sunday Edition | Bevin administration looks to revive apprenticeships in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Four years out of high school, 22-year-old Robert Williams says he is "pretty comfortable" earning more than $20 an hour plus overtime in a job he finds challenging. A machinist at Atlas Machine & Supply in southwestern Jefferson County, Williams repairs the industrial equipment that keeps factories running or, as he put it, "to fix the things nobody else wants to."

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  3. Use your old Christmas tree to make new fish habitat in lakes across Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... fisheries habitat program coordinator for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. "We added a site at McNeely Lake in Jefferson County and at Jacobson Park in Lexington. We've added 15 additional collection sites across the state since 2012." To find a ...

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  4. KONZ | Recapping the most memorable JCPS stories from 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... because there is a lot at stake here," said Linda Duncan, a school board member who represents southern Jefferson County. "We've not had an arrangement like this where we're actually creating two schools in one building, two separate programs in one ...

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  5. Use your old Christmas tree to make new fish habitat in lakes across Ky. -Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... fisheries habitat program coordinator for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. "We added a site at McNeely Lake in Jefferson County and at Jacobson Park in Lexington. We've added 15 additional collection sites across the state since 2012." To find a ...

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  6. Louisville police arrest man accused of fatal shooting at Vybe Lounge on West BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... two victims who had been shot. They were taken to the hospital for treatment. One victim, identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 22-year-old Monquel Ligon, died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest. Police say their ...

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  7. Jeffersontown Police battle drug addiction with out incarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... facility, dispose of any drugs or paraphernalia they have and not charge the person of any crimes. Jefferson County had the most overdose deaths of any county in the state in 2015, with 268, according to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy ...

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  8. Ladies Classic: Defending Champ Morristown West Gets Biggest Win Of Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... in 2014), was led by Hayley McComas with 13 and Payton Caldwell with 12. Oak Ridge had its hands full with Jefferson County, but they used 18 points each from Jada Guinn and Jaymi Golden to hold off the Lady Patriots in a 57-50 thriller. The lead ...

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  9. Authorities identify Richlawn man killed in Christmas Day fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... did the drive to find the fastest and cheapest route from New Albany to east Louisville. According to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office, that man has been identified as 57-year-old John Dosker, of the 4100 block of Blenheim Road, near the ...

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  10. Louisville man charged with murder after alleged DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... pronounced dead at the scene according to an arrest report. That person has since been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 59-year-old Martin B. Showalter. Police say there were two people in the third vehicle, one of whom was ...

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  11. Holiday stress could contribute to string of drug overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... now and that number's likely to go up," Fogarty said. A total of 268 people died of overdose deaths in Jefferson County last year. That number is expected to increase drastically this year about 100 more people are projected to die from an overdose ...

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  12. Victim of W. Broadway shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The shooting happened around 5 a.m. at Vybe Lounge, located in the 2400 block of W. Broadway, according to Louisville Metro police. Jefferson County deputy coroner Jim Wesley said Monquel Ligon, 22, died at 6:13 a.m. while undergoing surgery at University of Louisville Hospital.

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  13. Jennifer Lawrence Spends Christmas Eve at Louisville HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... er foundation hosted an early screening on Tuesday that raised money for the American Heart Association and Jefferson County Public Schools

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  14. Accident-Construction 18 mins ago 11:23 a.m.Man killed in Dixie Hwy. crash ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WHAS11

    A man who was killed in a crash on Dixie Highway on Tuesday was identified by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. Charles E. Dodson, 59, died from his injuries he received in a crash that happened around 3 p.m. Dec. 20, in the 14000 block of Dixie Highway.

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  15. Neighborhood Place opens Middletown locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The new Neighborhood Place opened its doors Tuesday off Juneau Drive. The location was named in memory of Dorothy Jane Charmoli, a longtime Jefferson County educator and a founding champion of Neighborhood Place.

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  16. Man hit, killed by vehicle in Shively identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... injuries after being hit in the 2900 block of South Seventh Street Road on Monday evening, according to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jack Arnold. PREVIOUS STORIES + Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Shively + Man hit by vehicle in Shively dies Police ...

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  17. Bullitt County ups ante; Free land for new VA hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... a preferred site for a replacement, at the Brownsboro Road exit off of the Watterson Expressway in Eastern Jefferson County. But $13 million expended for land, designs and studies has brought protests from neighbors who fear traffic gridlock and ...

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  18. U of L parenting class offers to help pay child support debt to recruit dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... show, "Deadbeat," to see the real-life struggle to collect child support -- and many of the 58,000 cases in Jefferson County represent a fractured family. The University of Louisville's "Stepping Up 4 Your Child" program started in June and next ...

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  19. New Neighborhood Place opens doors in eastern Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... East Side residents. "It's super-important that we have a Neighborhood Place in the eastern part of Jefferson County," said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. "Poverty and family needs are everywhere throughout Louisville." There are eight Neighborhood ...

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  20. Ind. businesses hope bridge brings successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WHAS11

    Now that the Lewis and Clark Bridge is open in eastern Jefferson County, those in Indiana are banking on a business boom.

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