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AT&T launches more high-speed internet in LouisvilleKY and beyond

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* has expanded internet access in communities throughout Kentucky to better serve those in rural and urban areas alike. As part of our FCC Connect America Fund commitment, AT&T has deployed high-speed internet service to rural and underserved locations in parts of 51 counties serving more than 37,000 Kentucky locations. For much of this rural deployment, AT&T is using its Fixed Wireless Internet service.  Launched in Kentucky in June of 2017, this innovative service delivers an internet connection with download speeds of at least 10 Mbps and upload speeds of at least 1 Mbps to homes and small businesses. Parts of the following…

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LouisvilleKY’s Old Forester launches new cocktail options

Partnership with Bourbon Barrel Foods offers a new collection of bitters, syrups and tinctures LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon™️ and Bourbon Barrel Foods today launched Cocktail Provisions – a collection of three bitters, two syrups and one tincture, designed to elevate even the simplest cocktails into a craft experience. Created by Louisville-based Bourbon Barrel Foods and Old Forester Master Taster and Bourbon Specialist Jackie Zykan, Cocktail Provisions are inspired by the unique and robust flavor profiles of Old Forester. Taking the guesswork out of creating high-end cocktails, Zykan and Bourbon Barrel Foods have developed a cocktail line allowing…

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LouisvilleKY’s film society presents 5th annual Oscar Party

Louisville, KY— The Louisville Film Society gets ready to roll out the red carpet on Sunday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. for it’s 5 th Annual Oscar Watch Party as the 90 th Annual Academy Awards takes place in Hollywood. This year’s party will be held at Copper & Kings American Brandy Company, 1121 E. Washington Street where multiple large-screen TVs will be placed for viewing the live broadcast from Dolby Theatre. The 2018 Oscar Ceremony, put on by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is actually taking place later than its usual late-February date to avoid conflicting with the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Oscar Watch Party is LFS’s primary membership…

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LouisvilleKY’s 2018 Forecastle Festival Lineup is official

Tickets go on sale Friday Louisville, KY., – Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse lead the line up for Louisville’s Forecastle Festival 2018. This is the 16th year for the popular event, slated July 13-15, 2018, at Waterfront Park. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 19. Ticket information and more can be found at  

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LouisvilleKY-based Papa John’s Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company (the “Company”), today announced that Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer Lance Tucker is departing the Company effective March 2, 2018, to assume the role of chief financial officer at Jack in the Box Inc. The Company will immediately commence a search, to include internal and external candidates, for a Chief Financial Officer. “Lance has been a critical member of our executive leadership team. He has also been instrumental in developing an already strong and deep finance department. I appreciate all his contributions during his many…

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LouisvilleKY’s 2018 City Homeless Street Count Scheduled for January 25

Volunteers are needed for important efforts regarding city’s homeless population   Louisville, KY (January 16, 2018) — The Coalition for the Homeless, in partnership with Centerstone, has scheduled the 2018 Homeless Street Count for Thursday, January 25, from 4am-6am. Conducted each year in January, the goal of the Street Count is to verify the number of people sleeping outdoors in Metro Louisville. The Coalition and its partnering homeless service providers rely heavily on volunteers for this effort and need hundreds of volunteers to help conduct the count again this year. “The more volunteers we have – the more areas we can cover, and the…

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LouisvilleKY Area Home Sales Up 2% in 2017 with Median Price Up 5%

Louisville, KY – The Greater Louisville Association of Realtors® (GLAR) reported sales up 2.09% in 2017 compared to 2016.  The average price was up 5.69% and the median price was up 5.03%. In Jefferson County, the average price in 2017 was $207,127 and the median was $168,900. For all MLS areas, the inventory of available properties was 13.86% lower than at the same time last year. In Jefferson County, the inventory of homes and condos for sale was 11.17% lower than December 2016. GLAR releases monthly statistics mid-month to allow for the most accurate and comprehensive reporting possible. Local REALTORS report…


Onco360 and CareMed Specialty Pharmacy Patients Notified of Data Security Incident

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire/ — A recent data security incident affected patients receiving services from Onco360 and CareMed Specialty Pharmacy.  On November 14, 2017, suspicious activity involving an employee’s email account was identified. Independent computer forensic experts were engaged to assist with the investigation. On November 30, 2017, the forensic investigation determined that an unauthorized user appeared to have gained access to email accounts of three employees. A detailed review of the impacted e-mail accounts was performed, and on January 8, 2018, it was determined that a limited number of those e-mails may have contained demographic information, medication and clinical information, health insurance information and…

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“Louisville’s Got Talent” Returns for 5th Year

LOUISVILLE, KY (January 8, 2018) – Louisville’s Got Talent, CenterStage’s youth talent competition is back for its fifth year! Young performers will take the stage in The J Linker Auditorium to compete for cash prizes and be given the opportunity to be seen by local talent agencies and directors.  Registration is currently open for all talented youth, ages 6-18, performing as individuals or as groups. Acts in the past have included vocalists, bands, magicians, dancers, pianists, instrumentalists, jugglers and comedians. First-round auditions will be held Sunday, February 11, from 3-6 p.m. Special arrangements can be made for alternate audition date on Thursday, February 8 by calling 502-238-2709.  Participants must register…


LouisvillekY Local business expo set for January 25th

Louisville, KY (January 11, 2018) – You’ve proved you know how to shop local for holiday gift giving, but now let’s talk business. Where do you buy your printer paper? Who does your taxes? How do you market your service or product? Do you shop local for these services also? An upcoming event will give attendees the chance to ‘walk the talk’ and find quality, local vendors for their business purchases. The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an organization with over 900 members of local and independent businesses, will host the 3rd Annual Louisville Local Business Expo on Thursday, January 25 from 1:00pm-6pm at the…