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Indiana, Kentucky governors push for more resources to help kids graduate, succeed  WAVE 3

A program that helps at-risk students graduate and build a better future may soon grow.

Michael Crowe named football coach at Doss High School  The Courier-Journal

Michael Crowe, who has been a girls basketball coach in Louisville the past eight seasons, has been named the football coach at Doss High School.

Class still in session for JCPS schools without power

An overnight ice storm knocked out power for over 70000 Kentucky residents. A handful of JCPS schools are still open this morning while crews actively work to ...

JCPS senior graduates after overcoming a young life of tragedy  WDRB

Stephon Franklin is a leader at Doss High School, both on the basketball court and in the classroom.

Louisville mom accused of threatening to blow up Doss High School  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A parent of a Doss High School student was arrested Monday morning, weeks after police say she threatened to blow the school up.

OFFICIALS: 18-year-old arrested at Doss High School threatened to hurt 2 students  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials say they have arrested a woman at Doss High School after she threatened to harm two students. Shaunaisha Burnley, 18 ...

HS Gametime LIVE! Week 2 highlights throughout Kentuckiana

Last week, Doss found itself on the wrong side of a major upset falling to JTown on their own field. On Friday, they looked to right the ship on the road at South ...

Todd Stockwell takes over as interim principal of Doss High School  WDRB

A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named the interim principal at Doss High School.

Project CommUNITY: Basketball star Derek Anderson's mission to help the younger generation  WLKY Louisville

Many sports fans in the Commonwealth know the name Derek Anderson - the former basketball star played at Doss High School, the University of Kentucky and ...

GE Appliances launches student work program, creating 150 jobs  Louisville Business First

Louisville-based GE Appliances is pairing up with Jefferson County Public Schools to help solve some of its own workforce problems and give students new ...

GE Appliances teaming with schools for new work program  WKYT

GE Appliances says it's teaming with Kentucky's largest school district for an initiative that offers work experience and college tuition for students.

Man dies in PRP house fire  WLKY Louisville

A man died in a house in fire in Pleasure Ridge Park on Saturday. Firefighters were called to a house on St. Andrews Church Road, across from Doss High ...

New Doss High School principal ready to make big changes to boost student achievement  WDRB

He's only been on the job a week, but Marty Pollio isn't wasting any time. The new principal at Doss High School says he's looking to make big changes in.

Pop-up party at Lincoln Elementary kicks off JCPS program to increase attendance  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Students at Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts Schools got a surprise start to their Friday, claiming prizes like Zaxby's gift cards and ...

After storied UK basketball career, Derek Anderson now coaches at Male  Courier Journal

Former Kentucky and NBA player Derek Anderson, a 1992 Doss graduate, calls the high school job 'a trial run' for possible run at college or pro job.

Tony Williams steps down as Doss basketball coach  The Courier-Journal

Tony Williams, who led the Doss High School boys basketball team to back-to-back trips to the Sweet 16, announced after Tuesday's Sixth Region Tournament ...

JCPS promotes Fern Creek principal to Asst. Superintendent of School Turnaround  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Fern Creek High School principal Dr. Nate Meyer is taking a new job to help other Jefferson County Public Schools succeed.

Louisville, UK signing day: What they said, how they did and what's next  Courier Journal

Now that the rush is over, it's time to evaluate recruiting classes for Kentucky and Louisville.

What Kentucky football coaches credit for landing 4 Louisville recruits  Courier Journal

Kentucky football coaches were able to land four Louisville high school players to build the base of their 2019 class.

Doss High basketball game canceled after Corbin High players' viral video  WAVE 3

After the game, two of the Corbin High School team's athletes posted a video aimed at Knox County players, which was interpreted by some to be racist.

Doss High School principal to be replaced after poor leadership assessment  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The principal of Doss High will no longer be able to lead the school after a state leadership assessment has determined he does not ...

Doss High School student accused of attacking school security guard  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Doss High School student they say attacked a security guard at the school ...

Moore's Rob Reader named Kentucky High School Football Coach of the Year  Courier Journal

Second-year Moore High School Mustangs coach Rob Reader went 11-2 and led the team to its third round of Class 4A playoffs.

Football coach Phillip Hawkins leaves Doss High School for Apollo job  The Courier-Journal

Phillip Hawkins has stepped down after four seasons as the football coach at Doss High School to take the same position at Apollo High School in Owensboro.

Q&A | Doss basketball player Jaylon Hall  The Courier-Journal

Jaylon Hall was born and raised in Houston, Texas, but moved to Louisville the summer before his freshman year in high school to live with his cousin, Tony ...

Football signing day tracker: Every Louisville and UK signing  Courier Journal

Kentucky's class is big. Louisville's is smaller. But signing day is a *fresh* start for both football programs.

Assistant superintendent appointed

Former Fern Creek Principal Dr. Nate Meyer is now the Assistant Superintendent of School Turnaround.

Doss High gets career pathway in manufacturing  The Courier-Journal

High school students can "major" in manufacturing, work jobs, earn certifications in new pathway progam.

Western Kentucky football, Tyson Helton add 16 to 2019 signing class  Courier Journal

New Western Kentucky football coach Tyson Helton wasted no time in filling out his first signing class for 2019, adding 16 signees to the roster during ...

Doss High School student accused of threatening to put school on lockdown  WAVE

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Doss High School student was arrested Tuesday after a school official discovered threatening messages on the student's Twitter ...

Doss High principal Marty Pollio named JCPS interim superintendent  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools who has served as a principal for the past decade was named the ...

Parking directions released for graduations at the Kentucky Expo Center  WAVE 3

There's no need to miss the commencement ceremony because you couldn't find what gate to go in at the Kentucky Expo Center.

Jeffersontown High principal Marty Pollio named new leader at Doss High  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jeffersontown High School principal Marty Pollio has been named the new leader at Doss High School by Jefferson County Public ...

Wisertown historical marker unveiled in PRP  WHAS (subscription)

A historical marker was unveiled Sunday paying tribute to a family that dates back to the 1800s.

Meet the Courier Journal All-State football first-team defense  Courier Journal

Here's a look at the 12 members of the Courier Journal's first-team All-State defense, as selected by a statewide vote of coaches. A total of 102 coaches returned ...

Bibby emotional after Central knocks off Doss  The Courier-Journal

Sitting alone in the locker room after his team's biggest victory of the season, Central High School boys basketball coach Doug Bibby had tears in his eyes ...

Louisville, Kentucky join battle for Ballard football star Jared Casey  Courier Journal

Ballard linebacker Jared Casey has seen his recruiting stock soar this spring. Now Kentucky and Louisville have offered scholarships.

Doss High School student accused of threatening a teacher  WDRB

He allegedly told a teacher, "I'm 18 and I'm gonna [EXPLETIVE] you up and smash your face in."

Mark your calendars, class of 2018. Here's a list of JCPS graduation dates  The Courier-Journal

Here's when and where graduation ceremonies will take place.

DuBois Academy supports its 'young lions' with new mentoring program  Courier Journal

When the W.E.B. DuBois Academy opened its doors for the first time this August, students and staff were abuzz with excitement and hope for the new school year ...

Doss' Desmond Benham wins state title in Class 2A meet  The Courier-Journal

Desmond Benham helped the Doss High School track & field team end a long dry spell Friday night.

SUNDAY EDITION | After almost 8 months as acting JCPS superintendent, Marty Pollio is ready to drop interim tag  WDRB

He followed an unpopular figure in former JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens, and Pollio believes he's made enough progress become the district's next ...

GE Appliances Going High Tech in Recruiting Using Virtual Classroom  IndustryWeek

Other workforce strategies include work/tuition program and hiring recent immigrants to fill a range of jobs.

Doss High student arrested for assault on fellow student  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Doss High School student has been arrested on a warrant charging her with assaulting another student. Syrtira Janeice Kidd, 18, ...

Ex-Doss aide Richard Duncan named coach at J'town  The Courier-Journal

Richard Duncan, an assistant coach at Doss the past four seasons, has been named the boys basketball coach at Jeffersontown.

The New Supe

JCPS' interim superintendent Marty Pollio discusses the district's new path.Photo by Mickie Winters.

Meet the Man in the Buddy Bat Suit

Louisville native Jeremy Sharfe has been suiting up as Louisville Bats mascot Buddy Bat for the last 16 years.

Meocha Williams named Scott County High School principal  News- Graphic

The Scott County High School Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council selected Meocha Williams as principal of SCHS. Most recently, Williams served as ...

ExCEL Award winners Kim Joiner, Michea Dicken and Kelli Datillo

Great Day Live highlights 2017-2018 ExCEL Award winning teachers Kim Joiner of Noe Middle School, Michea Dicken of Tully Elementary, and Kelli Datillo ...

JCPS: Transgender order to have little effect  The Courier-Journal

District will continue to provide protections to transgender students, spokeswoman says.

Jason Neuss named principal of Ballard High School  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Ballard High School's site-based decision making council voted unanimously 7-0 to select Jason Neuss to be the school's next ...

Does your school have a new principal? Here's a list of new faces as JCPS gets ready for another year  The Courier-Journal

More than a dozen schools in JCPS will start their first day of classes with a new principal in charge. Here's who will be leading new campuses.

Retro | St. Andrew Cemetery tells SW history  The Courier-Journal

High atop a hill overlooking Pleasure Ridge Park in southwest Louisville, St. Andrew Cemetery pays tribute to family names that are among the best known in ...

Football previews | Atherton, Doss, Fairdale, Fern Creek, Iroquois, Southern  The Courier-Journal

ATHERTON (3-7 IN 2016). Coach: Kenneth Walker (ninth season, 10-70). Class: 5-A, District 4. Offense (5 starters back): After sitting out last season because of ...

Doss High School student accused of damaging dugout at other JCPS school  WDRB

Sheriff's deputies say 18-year-old Melina Helen Jones, a Doss High School student, along with unidentified accomplices, were at the softball dugout, smashing ...

Doss High School student arrested for robbing student, threatening officers  WAVE

According to an arrest warrant, Reginald Grinter, 18, and another person, took a cell phone and $94.00 from the victim. All three are students at Doss High ...

JCPS grapples with approach to LGBT issues  The Courier-Journal

To help at-risk population, school district panel has undertaken a districtwide look at the challenges.

Donna Hargens' tenure as JCPS superintendent comes to a close  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Donna Hargens spent her last work day as superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools on Friday, as her resignation from the ...

JCPS hosting first ever institute for teachers new to priority schools  WDRB

JCPS is hosting a two-day Priority Teacher Institute at Southern High School. Its goal is to provide better support for teachers who will be new to one of the ...

Kentucky Department of Education 'report card' shows steady improvement for Jefferson County Public Schools - Louisville  Louisville Business First

Jefferson County Public Schools is making steady improvements, boosting its overall graduation rate and making sure more students are college- and ...

Section of Palatka Road near Iroquois Park to close for 2 weeks  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A section of a busy road near Doss High School and Iroquois Park will be closed for about two weeks while crews from Louisville ...

POLICE: Father and son attacked high school coach after game at Trinity High School  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a father and son who they say attacked a man after a basketball game at Trinity High ...

JCPS school board set to approve Class of 2016 graduation dates  WDRB

Seniors in Jefferson County Public Schools would graduate over a three-day period at the end of May, according to a proposal that will be up for school board ...

Jeffersontown H.S. student charged after allegedly posting sex video of minors to Facebook page  WDRB

A student at Jeffersontown High school is facing several charges after she allegedly posted a video on social media showing two juveniles engaged in a sex act.

How the JCPS interim superintendent hopes to fix district's culture problem  Louisville Business First

It's one of three things he'd like to accomplish in the short-term, along with increasing student learning and maintaining organizational coherence across the ...

SEC Football: JJ Weaver picks Kentucky Wildcats: Highlights and Breakdown  A Sea Of Blue

Yahtzee struck on Friday afternoon when all-state defensive-end JJ Weaver announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky during a ceremony at ...

Matt Kingsley tapped to be the new principal at Jeffersontown High School  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB News) -- Jeffersontown High School's site-based decision making council voted 8-3 to select Matt Kingsley to be the school's next ...

Former JCPS superintendent Donna Hargens named finalist for Arizona job  WDRB

Former JCPS superintendent Donna Hargens has been named a finalist for a top job in Arizona.

Louisville Bats suspend man behind mascot over 'info received from JCPS'  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Bats have suspended the man behind Buddy the Bat. Jeremy Sharfe has been with the team as Buddy Bat for more ...

Meet Louisville's outstanding high school seniors  The Courier-Journal

Public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom were honored Tuesday night by Mayor Greg Fischer as recipients of the ...

Roundup: Valley sets records from downtown  The Courier-Journal

It didn't matter whether they were shooting from a foot outside the 3-point line or from Fourth Street Live!. Valley High School's boys basketball team wasn't ...

Tuesday's Kentucky basketball scores and stats  The Courier-Journal

Here are stories, stats and scores from boys and girls basketball games in Louisville and around the Commonwealth on Jan. 3, 2017. STORIES. BOYS. Doss 60 ...

Kim Salyer named new principal at PRP | News  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Pleasure Ridge Park High School has a new principal and she's the first woman to ever serve in that position. Kim Salyer, 44, was ...

KONZ | New principals take over at several JCPS schools for 2015-16 year  WDRB

Several educators are officially taking on their new roles as JCPS principals today. The district is also still looking to fill several principal vacancies.

Amid Louisville's triple-digit murders, a family's painful wait for justice drags out  The Courier-Journal

Her son was murdered in February. Ten months later, she's beginning to wonder if he'll ever get justice.

13 Louisville teens win YMCA Youth Character Award for 'exceptional leadership'  The Courier-Journal

Youth Character Awards recognize teens who demonstrate exceptional leadership while incorporating the Y values of caring, honesty and respect.

JCPS names Carmen Coleman acting chief academic officer  WDRB

Acting JCPS superintendent Marty Pollio named a longtime educator from Lexington as the district's interim chief academic officer on Friday. She starts Monday.

CPR to be required in Ky's public high schools  The Courier-Journal

If you go into cardiac arrest, the person who saves you just might be a Kentucky high school student. The Kentucky General Assembly passed a bill earlier this ...

Power Five commitment recap: Oct. 20-26  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is just under two months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented prospects ...

Louisville students join national 'March for Our Lives' to call for stricter gun laws  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students joined thousands of their peers across the country in the "March for Our Lives," a call for stricter gun laws prompted by last month's tragic ...

JCPS tries to improve supports for gay students  Courier & Press

Jefferson County Public Schools has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Prep guard from Louisville signs with Wright State  Dayton Daily News

A 6-foot-5 guard from Doss High School in Louisville, Ky., Hall averaged 19 points, 4.0 rebounds., 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals for the Dragons as a senior.

JCPS promotes Glenn Baete to assistant superintendent | News  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an assistant superintendent for the district who will ...

UK commits impress at All-American practices  The Courier-Journal

Kentucky Football | In-state commits impressing at U.S. Army All-American Bowl practices.

Mother indicted on capital murder charge in crash that killed baby  WLKY Louisville

A Louisville woman who police said caused a crash that killed a baby last year is now facing a capital murder.

The Man Behind the Magic of Manual  Voice Tribune

The principal’s office at duPont Manual High School is a place of distinction. It’s no secret the school is among the nation’s best. In that office, Jerry ...

Louisville man accused of shooting juvenile in the face; grandfather says it was an accident  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say a boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the face by a man who is now in custody -- but the ...

K.C. Goodin named boys basketball coach at Butler  USA TODAY High School Sports

K.C. Goodin, who left Doss High School to become the associate head basketball coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College last season, is heading back to ...

The Ongoing Struggle of Teacher Retention  The Atlantic

Getting experienced educators to work in the highest-need schools requires more than bonus pay.

Pimpleton And Woodie Join Coach Taggart's Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State has hired Donte' Pimpleton as the Seminoles' new running backs coach and Raymond Woodie as the program's ...

Louisville's Robin Hood drug dealer dies  The Courier-Journal

For 10 years, Reggie Rice was Louisville's biggest drug distributor.

Louisville Fillies basketball gathers former high school stars  The Courier-Journal

A number of former high school standouts will play again for their hometown when the Louisville Fillies host the Johnstown Superstars. The game tips off at 6 ...

Celebrating Our History: Southwest Louisville  The Courier-Journal

Author and historian Steve Wiser shares research into the history of southwest Louisville houses, including the well-known Farnsley-Moremen House and his ...

KY Board of Education presents Kelly Award to NKY's Brent Cooper, Louisville's Audwin Helton  User-generated content

The Kentucky Board of Education presented the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award to two business leaders who are actively engaged in making a difference in ...

Doss tops South Laurel, advances to state final  USA TODAY High School Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tony Williams joked that he's never been a worthwhile artist, but he drew two pictures on the whiteboard in the locker room at Rupp Arena ...

Real estate giant drops more than $30M on Louisville properties  Louisville Business First

The transaction involves two apartment complexes.

Race, space and economics in the West End: The future of Beecher Terrace?  Louisville Eccentric Observer

Leonard Sullivan has lived in the Beecher Terrace public housing development for 17 years. The 77-year old former Eli Lilly machinist is known simply as “Pops” ...

Jefferson County needs 200 additional poll workers  The Courier-Journal

The Jefferson County Election Center is making a late appeal to recruit election officers for the upcoming May 20 primary.

Emperor of the Emporium

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Former Lafayette standout starting over at EKU. Can he be what Colonels need?  Lexington Herald Leader

After transferring from Butler and sitting out a year, Lafayette alum Jackson Davis is ready to hit the hardwood for EKU.

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