Ricky Jones

Nieman

LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Despite All That, a Super Week

We’re only a few weeks into this Trump thing, and our focus seems to be jumping from one scary concept to another. My vote for the most troubling thing Trump said in the last week is his determination to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment. It may not sound like much, but it would allow churches across the country to become politicized and, I think, to become a focal point for campaigning. Trump wants to allow religious leaders, whose businesses are tax-exempt, to openly campaign for causes and candidates. Here at home, there were protests galore downtown in reaction to Trump’s immigration executive order,…


Hebert at the 93.9 FM studios

U of L Launches Radio News Show with Mark Hebert

You know 93.9 FM The Ville for its UofL sports programming, but beginning next week the station will regularly air news about UofL faculty, staff and students. Starting July 27, UofL’s Mark Hebert will host two weekly 30-minute programs on the station. The shows will focus on research and insights from expert UofL faculty, as well as stories about our successful students, and staff and campus events. Called “UofL Today with Mark Hebert,” the shows will air Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. with replays Saturday and Sunday mornings. “This is a great opportunity for us to showcase our outstanding…