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Knocks on Kentucky Keep Coming

The Louisville Sports Commission announced that Stanford’s Owen Marecic, a two-way player for one of the nation’s top teams, won the first Paul Hornung Award honoring the nation’s most versatile college football player.  While I haven’t seen Stanford play, he certainly seems to deserve the honor. Folks around here, though, surely were wishing that Kentucky’s Randall Cobb would pick up the new trophy.  Cobb set a record during Saturday’s BVAA Compass Bowl for the most career all-purpose yards in Southeastern Conference history.  Cobb was the model the award seemed designed for — an all-purpose back who ran back kicks, started…

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Three Wise Guys Talk it Up at Breakfast

There was plenty of diversity and dialogue at this morning’s Breakfast of Champions. The bi-monthly breakfast drew more than 60 guests to hear what the three newest members of the Metro Council had to say about the future of the city and their districts. David James, the Democrat elected in the 6th District (much of Old Louisville), led off by addressing issues he’s taking on, including the needs of the elderly population living in high rises and the challenges in getting to know all the neighborhood groups. Jerry Miller, the new Council member in Hal Heiner’s East End district, discussed…

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Here We Go Again!

This is exciting. While you may find some of my writing to be laced with sarcasm, I assure that I’m sincere in this case. I have big plans for, and sincerely hope you’re up for joining me and some great local writers on what promises to be a great ride. is going to be a great local resource for local news and information on all sorts of subjects. Just look at the topics banner above and you’ll see that we are ambitiously determined to cover a variety of topics in a style we hope you like. I’m especially…