October 20, 2011 - 8:07am
Local news for Oct. 19, 2011
"They knew it was coming, but Jefferson County educators were frustrated and disappointed by Wednesday’s announcement that five more district schools had been selected for state-imposed overhauls because of poor academic performance.
April 7, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for April 6, 2011
"Calling Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia 'ground zero' for prescription drug abuse, White House drug czar R.
April 4, 2011 - 8:00am
A summary of local news for April 4, 2011
• Louisville eighth-grader wins national geography bee. [WHAS] • Karen Sypher’s headed to jail this week. [WDRB] • Judy Green needs to lighten up. [LEO]
March 14, 2011 - 8:23am
Two weeks to the day before he'll be at Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding, Sir Elton will play Louisville's cathederal to fried chicken.
Elton John, the 1970s' version of Lady Gaga (except that the existence of his penis has been confirmed) will be playing the KFC Yum! Center on April 15. Tickets, $19.50, $49 and $139.50 go on sale Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster's website or at 800-745-3000.
February 21, 2011 - 4:31pm
Or maybe it was just Whacky Tie Friday at the old courthouse.
An unidentified member of Karen Sypher's defense team wore the Rolling Stones tongue-and-lips necktie (far right) to the federal courthouse on the day the woman who's had 19 nervous breakdowns—many of them televised—was sentenced to 87 months in the pokey. Sypher was convicted earlier this year of...