Kentucky's public school system is ranked among the worst in the nation. One active group of concerned citizens is actively fighting for choices for black children in Louisville.
This month, Winston's Restaurant will begin offering an accessible and affordable way for the public to learn about wines of the world.
Mitch McConnell's cynical and callous attitude toward the unemployed stems from more than his single-minded focus on bringing down the duly elected president of the United States of America. Those segments of society hardest hit by high unemployment didn't vote for Republicans even before they were unemployed.
Mitch McConnell talks about the 1.5 million jobs lost since President Obama's inauguration and he shamelessly says the stimulus didn't work. What he doesn't tell you are that more Americans are working than when Obama took office or that without the stimulus, unemployment would be over 11% instead of stubbornly hovering about 9.1%.
"I've been here nearly a year and until my urging, there have been no hearings on No Child Left Behind. I have seen no hearings that involved those most affected by this legislation and I think this is an affront to the process."
Local news for Oct. 19, 2011
'Lunch Line' documentary at Bellarmine to examine history, controversy
Whether he was grading (harshly) the state of the nation's medical schools or sparking academic ambition in a roomful of hesitant high-schoolers, Louisville-born Abraham Flexner proved to be the educational lion of the early 20th century.
The new documentary Louder than a Bomb hit Louisville this month as part of a project put together by Jeffersontown High School's arts & humanities departments. Students were left inspired and excited by performance poetry. Film subject Nate Marshall was also flown in from Chicago to visit and conduct workshops with young poets.
Simmons College of Kentucky, once a full-service university for the city’s African-American population, is working to regain its place in history.
A summary of local news for January 28, 2011
A summary of local news for January 27, 2011