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March 5, 2013 by Phyllis Dean (Register to contact)

As of March 1st,2013, I retired from Advocate Healthcare System. I am now living in Wisconsin,new address is: 1452 Meadow Lane,Burlington,Wisconsin,53105. The location is 5 miles this side of Lake Geneva,Wisconsin.i have a place that is out in the country. A wonderful place to enjoy the outdoors,gardening,bird watching,ect.A great golf course very close .My family (mother and sister ) still live in brother lives in the East end of Louisville. I still follow the KY wildcats and Louisville Cardinals. I do come and visit family.

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Check out the King of the Bluegrass boys basketball tournament bracket  Courier Journal

The King of the Bluegrass tournament will feature 10 teams ranked in the top 25 in a Courier Journal preseason poll, including Trinity and Ballard.

Fairdale High School latest to join Academies of Louisville program  WDRB

Fairdale students will be placed in one of four academies – one for freshmen and others for civil *service*, public *service* and global *service* – throughout their high ...

Person killed in hit-and-run at National Turnpike and Outer Loop  WAVE 3

A man was killed by a driver who fled the scene in south Louisville near Fairdale High School.

Fairdale High School briefly on lockdown after report of student with gun on school bus  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police responded to Fairdale High School after a report of a student with a gun on a school bus early Thursday.

BOZICH | Kentucky's nobodies punish Indiana's 4-stars, 100-89  WDRB

Indiana was supposed to roll to another win over Kentucky Friday night but that's not how the annual all-star game unfolded at Bellarmine.

Kentucky communities show they are Marshall Strong  WHAS (subscription)

Communities across the state are showing tons of support for Marshall County, Ky. after the fatal school shooting Jan. 23.

Student accepted to Harvard is a first for Fairdale High School  WLKY Louisville

Shan'Taya Cowan is the first student ever at Fairdale High School to be accepted into Harvard University. She's also the first in her family to go to college.

JCPS: graffiti outside Fairdale High School poses "no credible threat"  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- JCPS spokesperson Bonnie Hackbarth says graffiti sprayed painted on the exterior of Fairdale High School poses "no credible ...

Turnaround efforts at Fairdale High School applauded by state officials  WDRB

Three years after being named one of the state's lowest-performing schools, Fairdale High is making great strides in its efforts to turn around student ...

Multiple students injured in JCPS school bus accident  WHAS (subscription)

18 students were transported to the hospital to be checked out for minor injuries.

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.

Despite threat of takeover, these 10 people are running for JCPS board  Courier Journal

The threat of a state takeover hasn't scared off school board candidates, with 10 people running for four seats up for reelection this fall.

ESL students create websites to showcase Hispanic heritage in Louisville  WAVE 3

Students said the project allows them to give back to the community.

These Kentucky Teachers Protested At The Capitol. Now They're Running For Office.  HuffPost

Amid pension cuts, the state's teachers are seeking public office in record numbers. Four more just chose to run.

Fairdale senior gets accepted to Harvard  The Courier-Journal

Shan'Taya Cowan, a senior at Fairdale High School, has been accepted to Harvard University for the fall of 2017.

Fairdale High receives forklift donation for its magnet program  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Students at Fairdale High will soon learn how to operate a new forklift as part of their heavy equipment science magnet program, ...

Kiyaunta Goodwin began his high school career taller and slimmer  Courier Journal

Now 6-foot-8 and 315 pounds, 14-year-old Kiyaunta Goodwin made his high school debut for the Holy Cross High School Cougars on Saturday.

Fairdale High School student arrested for carrying gun at school  WAVE

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Fairdale High School student was arrested in the school cafeteria on Friday after he was found to be carrying a handgun, according ...

Here's the updated graduation calendar for JCPS' class of 2018  The Courier-Journal

Thanks to Friday's school closure, high school graduation dates were pushed back for the class of 2018.

Fairdale High student arrested for bringing gun to school  WDRB

In a letter sent home to parents Friday, Fairdale principal Brad Weston said a school administrator acted quickly after hearing a report of a student with a ...

Penn Station Athlete of the Year finalist for January announced  WLKY Louisville

January's Penn Station Athlete of the Year finalist is Fairdale High School senior cheerleader Kelsey McCoy!

Andrew Bailey: Teacher & Candidate for KY Senate  Wortfm

Hot on the heels of similar victories in Oklahoma and West Virginia, striking teachers in Kentucky celebrated last week's override of Governor Matt Bevin's veto of ...

'Not a disaster': JCPS teachers invite Gov. Matt Bevin to visit their classrooms  WDRB

"Not a disaster." Those are the words of JCPS educators who turned to social media to describe their classrooms and extend an invitation for Kentucky Gov.

Trainer Brad Cox grew up at Churchill Downs. Now he's got his first shot at Kentucky Oaks  The Courier-Journal

Trainer Brad Cox, a Louisville native, used to sit in his high school classes trying to figure out his bets. Now, he has two fillies in Kentucky Oaks.

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 ...

King of the Bluegrass players to watch: Mr. Basketball favorite could emerge  The Courier-Journal

The race for Kentucky's Mr. Basketball award appears to be fairly wide-open this season, but a front-runner could emerge this week at Fairdale High School.

JCPS releases high school graduation schedule

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – During the Jefferson County Public School Board meeting Tuesday night, officials released the schedule for high school ...

JCPS student discipline policies may ease  WDRB

JCPS is considering loosening its student Code of Conduct policies to reduce punishments for some offenses.

LMPD officer struck by Fairdale High School employee  WDRB

JCPS officials confirm Adkins works at Fairdale High School, where he is a softball coach, assistant athletic director, and security guard.

Louisville and Kentucky basketball royalty will reign over the 2018 Pegasus Parade  The Courier-Journal

Two of Kentucky's favorite basketball coaches will share Grand Marshal duty in the Kentucky Derby Festival's 2018 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.

4 Fairdale HS students injured after car crashes into tree

Four students from Fairdale High School were injured, three of them seriously after the car they were riding in struck a tree on Fox Avenue on their way home ...

Prep school tries to gain footing in a basketball town ravaged by scandal  WAVE 3

DeSales' President Doug Strothman said Aspire pays the full $13000 tuition for each athlete, and he intends to continue this arrangement, though he said it took ...

JCPS test scores show little progress, achievement gap widens among student groups  WDRB

JCPS student test scores for the 2015-16 year improved from the previous year, but less than half of the district's students are still not performing on grade level ...

How much rain fell and where during 5-day Louisville flooding? We've got a map  The Courier-Journal

Five days of rain helped push the Ohio River well into moderate flooding, and a heavy downfall Saturday night sent smaller streams to near record levels.

Kentucky by Heart: Mike and Wilma Wilson foster spirit of community involvement through theatre  User-generated content

By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist. For nearly three decades, Mike and Wilma Wilson carried on busy careers as music teachers in the Jefferson County ...

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.

Bill would require Kentucky high school students to pass citizenship test in order to graduate  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Kentucky lawmaker has filed a bill that would require all public high school students to pass a civics test in order to receive a ...

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

Leadership assessments were conducted by the state at Doss, Iroquois and Seneca high schools and Knight Middle School in January. Reports released ...

Trinity High School's David Johnson is still 'strongly considering' Louisville basketball  The Courier-Journal

Kentucky's top recruit in the 2019 class, David Johnson, decommitted from Louisville basketball in the wake of the FBI investigation.

2017 King of the Bluegrass to feature Bowling Green, four out-of-state teams  The Courier-Journal

Trinity High School's boys basketball team will face a tough test of in-state and out-of-state opponents as it looks to defend its title in the 2017 King of the ...

Parents Divided Over A Return To Neighborhood Schools : NPR Ed  NPR

Nearly every year a decades-old school busing program is threatened by the Kentucky legislature in one of the state's largest — and most segregated — cities.

SUNDAY EDITION | Nine low-performing JCPS schools could shed 'priority' label this year  WDRB

Nine JCPS schools that have been among the lowest performing in Kentucky may soon shed the stigmatizing label of “priority school,” depending on how ...

See who’s headed to the KHSAA Hall of Fame in 2018  Lexington Herald Leader

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced its latest Hall of Fame class at its offices on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Bill Could Upend Cross-County Busing In Louisville  NPR

To address racial segregation, students in Louisville, Ky. have long been bused to schools across the city. A bill advancing in the state legislature would end that ...

JCPS battling inequity 40 years after busing  The Courier-Journal

For thousands of people in Jefferson County, the public school system was desegregated 40 years ago simply to fulfill a court order. But for supporters, it was a ...

10 students honored as Black History Makers of Tomorrow by McDonald's  WAVE 3

McDonald's of Kentuckiana is celebrating Black History Month by honoring ten local high school students.

KONZ | Walk-ins continue at 60 JCPS schools on Wednesday  WDRB

Teachers, employees, students, parents and community members planned walk-ins at 60 JCPS schools on Wednesday - the largest group of schools to ...

24 freshmen set to join Eagle football for 2018 | Sports  Morehead News

The Morehead State football program has added 24 freshmen for the upcoming 2018 season. The group includes 14 offensive additions and 10 on the ...

Area students clean post-Derby trash for school funds  WHAS (subscription)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Students from across Metro Louisville spent Sunday morning at Churchill Downs cleaning up one day after the 143rd Kentucky ...

Substitute teachers are in short supply at JCPS  The Courier-Journal

Requests for fill-in instructors can sometimes go unanswered at JCPS, particularly at schools with poor children.

KONZ | JCPS awards top principals, administrators at Back To School retreat  WDRB

JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens names the district's top principal of the year for elementary, middle and high school, as well as several other key ...

JCPS names Waggener High principal Katy Zeitz new assistant superintendent  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens has named Waggener High principal Katy Zeitz as the district's new Achievement Area ...

Businessman, teacher get MSD board nod  The Courier-Journal

Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed a businessman and a Fairdale High School teacher to the board of the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District.

88 students graduate in the WKU Gatton Academy's 11th class – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 14, 2018) — On Saturday, May 12, eighty-eight students representing forty-eight counties from across the Commonwealth of ...

KONZ | Remembering Jenny Pruett and her passion for students  WDRB

Jenny Pruett had a great sense of humor and had such a passion for teaching and her students. It's evident that Jenny's students were very much Jenny's "kids" ...

From Bevin to angry teachers: 5 things to know about Fancy Farm  Courier Journal

The 138th Fancy Farm event is expected to be a continuation of the pension reform fight and a preview of next year's race for Kentucky governor.

Gatton Academy Students Awarded NSLI-Y Scholarships for 8th Consecutive Year  WKU News

BOWLING GREEN - Four students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have received nationally-competitive ...

Moberly Greyhounds sign four prep standouts to 2018-19 team  Moberly Monitor Index

Raeqwon Drake from Chicago, Markelo Sullivan from Louisville, Kent., Leon Perry of St. Louis and DeMarcus Sharp of Charleston are all high school seniors ...

JCPS teachers: 1% salary increase not enough  The Courier-Journal

Salary negotiations between Jefferson County Public Schools and its teachers have stalled because the district has refused to offer more than a state-mandated ...

Cell Phones In JCPS Classrooms: ‘A Step That We Have To Make’  WFPL

Principals at eight Jefferson County high schools say they want to give their teachers the option to let students use cell phones in class and the school board ...

Can anything keep Cooper from winning?  WCPO Cincinnati

The Cooper Jaguars have grown used to adversity and keep winning despite it.

These potential Louisville teammates enjoy facing off in travel hoops  Courier Journal

David Johnson said he was paying close attention to Josh Nickelberry's game when the two met in Orange County over the weekend.

Ex-Moore high coach accused of raping student  The Courier-Journal

A former Jefferson County Public Schools assistant football coach at Moore Traditional High School is accused of raping a 14-year-old student about two years ...

16-year-old suspect arrested in teen's death  WDRB

Officials say the suspect turned himself in Tuesday night.

Who stayed home Friday? Attendance figures for every JCPS school  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A vague threat prompting Jefferson County Public Schools to raise its security level prompted less than half of the district's 100000 ...

The Red-State Teacher Revolt Has Been Brewing For Decades  HuffPost

Walkouts nearly 30 years ago spurred investment and optimism in education, but anti-tax ideology eventually won out. Now kids are paying the price.

Roundup: U of L commit Schmeltz stars for PRP  The Courier-Journal

Garrett Schmeltz showed again why he was so coveted by the University of Louisville and Dan McDonnell's coaching staff.

45.5% of JCPS students in classes after threat  The Courier-Journal

Fewer than half of Jefferson County Public Schools students went to class Friday after an anonymous threat Wednesday prompted school officials to increase ...

Smackdown: Kentucky politicians weren't short on zingers at Fancy Farm  Courier Journal

Kentucky officeholders and candidates use the annual Fancy Farm picnic to mock and ridicule their opponents for past flubs ahead of the fall election.

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 ...

What you may have missed at Fancy Farm: Jokes, food, photos and more  Courier Journal

Let's just say it was another memorable weekend out at the annual Fancy Farm picnic. Here's a roundup of our coverage at the Courier Journal.

History lesson | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

It's been more than 60 years since Bill French and the Rinveyville Red Devils won a region title, but French's memories of winning a championship haven't ...

Longest-held POW from Ky., Dewey Smith, dies  The Courier-Journal

Dewey Lee Smith of Fairdale, believed to have been held in captivity as a prisoner of war longer than any other Kentuckian, died Monday while on vacation in ...

Jonathan Shell tapped by Mitch McConnell to serve as campaign chairman  Courier Journal

Jonathan Shell will lead Mitch McConnell's 2020 reelection campaign's grassroots efforts. Shell, the House Republican leader, was upset in May.

Grimes dismisses GOP complaints about her Rand Paul 'beaten' joke  Courier Journal

Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Monday that Kentucky Republicans need to get a tougher hide after some of them criticized one of ...

Missing man's mother discovers body behind abandoned house  WLKY Louisville

A missing man's family found him shot to death on a west Louisville property over the weekend.

Minorities underrepresented in Louisville police  The Courier-Journal

Major cities across the country are plagued by police forces that don't proportionally represent the racial diversity in the cities, and Louisville is no different.

Lawmaker defends HB 151 | Comment  The Courier-Journal

40 years of playing with other people's futures is long enough; HB 151 will put an end to the nonsense.

Three area men who shaped the girls' game  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Ask anyone of a certain age and they'll try to pinpoint when things started to change for their careers.

E'town's at center of game's history | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The journey started years ago and still has years to go. Elizabethtown was selected in 2011 as the site for the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame ...

Shelby Park celebrates its newest mural, Sunshine & Shadow, by artist Gibbs Rounsavall  Broken Sidewalk

There is no shortage of public art in Shelby Park. Over the past few years, murals have been steadily popping up all over the neighborhood, on properties that ...

Here’s The (Searchable) 2016 Louisville Fish Fry Schedule  89.3 WFPL

We've assembled a searchable table of Friday fish fries hosted by Archdiocese of Louisville parishes.

Family of slain 16-year-old 'thankful' alleged shooter will be tried as an adult  WLKY Louisville

A teen who police say killed one teen and injured another will be tried as an adult.

Having all-around game drives Pearson | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Most people would look at John Hardin senior Mickey Pearson and immediately think he plays in the post. He stands 6-foot-7 and has an incredible wingspan.

Light-hearted Peeples never stops improving | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Senior Rayven Peeples had a problem during the summer season. Her best friend on the team, junior Keyona Curry, was actually able to get stops against her.

Database: Search 2014-15 Kentucky School Test Scores  89.3 WFPL

On Thursday, the Kentucky Department of Education released the 2014-15 Unbridled Learning test results for schools and school districts. In the database ...

Gatton Academy selects 100 students for Class of 2018  WKU News

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 100 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2018. “Our admissions process was as ...

Slaying victim identified as search continues for suspect  WLKY Louisville

Detectives said Quenton Huddleston, 22, shot his ex-girlfriend's brother before turning the gun on her.

North Hardin remembers fallen teammate  Lexington Herald Leader

VINE GROVE — Last spring, Cameron Irvin was like the proverbial broken record. From the day when North Hardin lost a double-overtime thriller to Adair ...

Ferrell, Bluiett lead Park Tudor past North Central  Inside the Hall

Throughout the season, Inside the Hall will keep you posted on how IU's five 2012 signees, four verbal commitments and other notable prospects with interest in ...

Where World Trade Center steel lives on  Newsday

These organizations in the United States and worldwide applied for and received at least one section of steel from the ruins of the World Trade Center site for ...

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