The 'Ville Voice header image 1

Entries Tagged as 'University of Kentucky'

Way Too Much JCPS News To Rehash Today

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release. [WDRB] They prayed, they sang, they held up signs and they made demands — for an end to zero tolerance policies in Jefferson [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Education · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Music · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Water

Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

You’ve Probably Already Skipped Out For Thunder

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

JCPS officials are responding to an FBI memo sent to local law enforcement claiming a gang of middle schoolers is responsible for the downtown mob violence in late March. [WDRB] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that it has reached its fundraising goal of $1 billion for its capital campaign, which began in 2007. [C-J/AKN] [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Derby Festival · Downtown · Education · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · Thunder · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

JCPS Will Officially Cancel Summer In 3, 2…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snow and ice can’t damper the spirits of the Kentucky Derby Festival. The 42nd edition of the Pegasus Pins went on sale Monday morning. [WDRB] As the bankruptcy case for Seven Counties Services heads to trial [yesterday], public agencies across Kentucky are watching to see if the court will clear an exit from the state’s [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Ford · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · State Government · University of Kentucky · Water · Weather

The Only Time We Want To Watch Dr. Phil

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adding a new chapter to one of Louisville’s most twisted murder stories, Dr. Phil took on the controversy surrounding the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] Jim King needs to get a grip if he thinks that’s harassment. In fact, he discussed matters with us in 2010 that were similar where he suggested something similar [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Indiana · Jim King · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Polls · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Weather · West End

Louisville Is Proof That Smoking Bans Do Work

January 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Its doors won’t open for another two years. But don’t be fooled by the tarps, chain link fences, earth movers and hard hats – there’s a lot of work going on inside the currently-closed Speed Art Museum. [WDRB] In a scene reminiscent of show-and-tell, about 30 adults sit in a circle in a cheerfully decorated [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Art · Bourbon · Charity · Education · Health Care · JCPS · LMPD · Possibility City · Smoking Ban · Sports · State Government · University of Kentucky

Media: Potential Suicide Is Not A Twitter Joke

December 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

If someone’s about to jump to their death, PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN. There’s no reason to tweet photos of that! Also no reason to run video footage of it on the noon “news.” Jesus H. It’s like no one has any sense anymore. [Louisville Media Failure] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said 2013 was the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Maps · Sex · University of Kentucky · WAVE

Kentucky’s Senators Likely Make You Cringe

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

More people die of lung cancer in Kentucky than in any other state in the U.S. That’s why there’s a new push to better inform Kentuckians about the new recommendations for who should be undergoing an early detection screening. [WDRB] Knowing it must compete with bigger, more established competitors, Kentucky Kingdom has set the price [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · Lexington · Sports · University of Kentucky · Water

We Need A Committee To Get Rid Of Committees

October 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The tolling plan for the Ohio River Bridges Project assumes that Louisville won’t see any transit upgrades over the next four decades that will radically change how people cross the river – and threaten toll revenue needed to pay off the $2.6 billion highway plan. [WDRB] Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Crime · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · Race · University of Kentucky

google

couk