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It’s Conference Tournament Week for Louisville, UK and WKU

Whatever work you need to get done this week, do it on Monday and Tuesday. Starting Wednesday the region becomes mired in Basketball, and Spring, Fever. It’s Christmas all over again for sports bars, and March Madness affects even casual fans, as they try to memorize starting lineups for local teams and figure out where Alcorn State is. So here’s where our teams are playing: Western Kentucky’s first game in the Conference USA Tourney is Wednesday at Birmingham. WKU is the 5th-seed in the 12-team league. The Toppers get Marshall, then would face 4th-seed Alabama-Birmingham Thursday at 6. If WKU…


M.M. Good! Louisville Edges Virginia on Last-Second Shot

from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Down a point with the clock running out, No. 16 Louisville had no choice but to trust Mangok Mathiang’sjump shot. And hope. The sophomore center’s 15-footer with 2.7 seconds was true, giving the Cardinals the lead and an unlikely hero a 59-57 victory over No. 2 Virginia on Saturday night. After Malcolm Brogdon hit his fourth 3 of the half to give Virginia a 57-56 lead with 13 second left, the Cardinals ran a play hoping to set up one of its two stars, guard Terry Rozier or forward Montrezl Harrell. But when was Rozier was double-teamed he found Mathiang…


Wear Red for Louisville Senior Night at the Yum!

Wayne Blackshear may be the only senior on the Louisville roster, but it may be your last chance to see Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell in the home whites for the Cardinals. GAME FACTS – Louisville vs. Virginia Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. Site: KFC Yum! Center/Crum Court, Louisville, Ky. (22,000) (80-12 in 5th yr.) Television: ESPN – Dave O’Brien, play-by-play; Dick Vitale, analyst; Allison Williams, reporter. Radio: WKRD ( (790 AM; joined in progress on WHAS 840 AM)) Paul Rogers, play-by-play; Doug Ormay, analyst (Sirius 91, XM 91) Also: ESPN Radio — Bill Rosinski, play-by-play; Bob…


Kentucky Child Care Providers Now Have Free Access, New Resources to Improve Quality Care

Friday, February 13, 2015 , Louisville, Ky – CCA For Social Good, an operating division of CCA Global Partners, and Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announce the re-launch of KYSharedServices.org, a website that delivers practical resources for early childhood education directors, family care providers, and teachers. Its goal is to help save time, reduce costs, and improve quality. Most simply, the platform helps its users manage their programs more efficiently. A new feature of KYSharedServices.org is a section devoted to ending child abuse with dozens of resources to help child care providers recognize, report and prevent child abuse including information on ways providers can help…


ESPN’s “The Bilastrator” Set to Tip-Off Derby Festival in Louisville

Friday, March 6, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 59th Annual They’re Off!® Luncheon is sure to be a slam dunk with ESPN’S Jay Bilas as the featured speaker. Bilas, an acclaimed broadcaster, attorney, author and athlete, will address approximately 1,500 Derby Festival supporters and patrons in attendance at the Festival’s annual kick-off luncheon.  The event will be held on Friday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Galt House East Hotel – site of the festive event since 1974. “This is our Game Day and we couldn’t think of a better person to…


Louisville Pulls Together to Battle Major Snowstorm

from Metro Government LOUISVILLE (March 5, 2015) – As city crews work around the clock to battle nearly a foot of snow, Mayor Greg Fischer announced steps to make sure citizens needing emergency transportation or other needs. He also announced social media contest for the Cleanest Sidewalk. Fischer said the 211 Help Line, in partnership with Metro United Way, is available for people who need non-emergency medical help. A new Twitter hashtag to connect people in need with volunteers willing to help has also been created — it’s #LouSnowHelp.   The Mayor said he’s pleased that many people appear to be…


Gov. Beshear Declares New Statewide Emergency

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth – the second such declaration in less than a month. “Two significant winter storms nearly back-to-back are rare in Kentucky, and pose a challenge for our emergency management teams, road crews and local emergency responders. This emergency declaration will allow us to deploy any needed state assistance, including National Guard troops if necessary, without delay,” said Gov. Beshear. Snow continues to accumulate, approaching up to 20 inches in some parts of Kentucky. Rain and sleet preceded the snow, making pre-treating roads impossible. Road crews working to…


Louisville’s Frazier Museum Marks 40th Anniversary of the End of Vietnam War

The Frazier Museum presents Louisville Writer Graham Shelby’s “The Man on TV” The first time Graham laid eyes on his birth father, Graham was 12 and his father was featured on the CBS Evening News. Jimmy Godwin was a former Green Beret who told America about the battles he’d fought and friends he’d lost. Join us for a multimedia storytelling event that follows Graham’s 25-year journey to understand how a distant war can echo through the lives of families long after the last shot is fired.  Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6-7 p.m., gallery access, 7-8 p.m., presentation Frazier History Museum, 829…


Louisville Falls to Notre Dame, 71-59

from U of L… LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Eight days off gave No. 12 Notre Dame plenty of time to address several areas and recharge, and the only concern was whether the Fighting Irish might be rusty against No. 16 Louisville. The Irish took care of that by erasing a 6-0 deficit with a 10-0 run, setting the tone for a night of strong offensive confidence that paid off big down the stretch in a hostile environment where they’ve often struggled. Demetrius Jackson scored 21 points and Notre Dame made its final seven shots to pull away for a 71-59 victory over…


Louisville City FC Teams up with Adidas

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 4th, 2015) — Louisville City FC, the new professional soccer team that will kick off its inaugural season campaign on March 28th at Louisville Slugger Field, announced today a multi-year partnership with global apparel provider Adidas, to provide the club’s game and training apparel as well as team merchandise.  “To have Adidas as our apparel and merchandise provider is significant for this club as we lay the groundwork for immediate and long-term goals,” said Amanda Duffy, General Manager of Louisville City FC. “As a club we will be outfitted in a globally recognized brand that maintains the…