House Speaker Pro Tem Osborne asks Legislative Ethics Commission to investigate sexual harassment settlement

12/02/2017 10:13 AM

House Speaker Pro Tem David Osborne has asked the Legislative Ethics Commission to investigate the circumstances of a confidential sexual harassment settlement between four members of the House of Representatives, the chief of staff for House Republican leadership and a former staffer. Osborne, R-Prospect, released a preliminary report by the law firm Middleton Reutlinger, which interviewed nearly 40 people as part of its inquiry, on Friday. The firm said that the accuser and a current staff member declined its interview requests,... Read more 

Assistant director ousted by State Board of Elections files whistleblower lawsuit

11/30/2017 01:35 PM

The former assistant director of the State Board of Elections has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the board, saying his termination came after raising concerns about potential wrongdoing by officials in the secretary of state’s office. In his 27-page lawsuit filed Wednesday in Franklin Circuit Court, Matt Selph largely reiterated points he made in a letter to members of the State Board of Elections and in a complaint to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. He says his Oct. 24 termination came after... Read more 

UofL Football | Lamar Jackson earns ACC Player and Offensive Player of the Year

11/29/2017 06:16 PM

Louisville’s reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Lamar Jackson continues to rewrite ACC and U of L record books this season. His latest accomplishment is becoming the ACC’s first player to ever win the conference’s football Player of the Year, and Offensive Player of the Year distinctions in consecutive seasons. He won by a landslide too, receiving 51 of a possible 59 first place votes for player of the year. Also today, Jackson was named a finalist for the Walter Camp Award, which... Read more 

Removal of Jefferson Davis plaque from statue delayed pending legal review

11/29/2017 03:04 PM

FRANKFORT – A subcommittee of the Historic Properties Advisory Commission delayed action Wednesday on removing the plaque below Jefferson Davis’ statue in the Capitol rotunda until the attorneys in the Finance and Administration Cabinet review the panel’s authority in such matters. The commission voted unanimously to remove the plaque, which describes the only president of the Confederacy as a patriot, hero and statesman, during a meeting last month, but State Curator Leslie Nigels said she had been in contact with officials... Read more 

Beshear: Colleges need to change culture on campuses to better address sexual violence

11/28/2017 06:25 PM

LEXINGTON — Attorney General Andy Beshear said Tuesday that more can be done to protect students from sexual violence on college campuses, where one in five women and one in sixteen men are victimized statistically. Beshear talked with a group of 25 on the subject at Transylvania University, where he said institutions of higher learning need to change the atmospheres on their campuses. He cited recent revelations against high-profile members of entertainment and political circles as evidence of a culture shift... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Louisville preparing for toughest test yet

11/27/2017 06:30 PM

after starting the season 4-0, the Louisville basketball team climbed two spots to no. 17 in the latest Associated Press rankings. The Cardinals are coming off a big win over St. Francis, but will have the toughest test of the young season tomorrow night when the team plays at Purdue in the Big-10 / ACC Challenge. The Boilermakers were ranked for the first few weeks of the season, but just fell outside the top-25 after two losses in the Battle... Read more 

Cardinals thump Wildcats 44-17 to win Governor's Cup

11/25/2017 03:26 PM

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson made amends for a four-turnover game against the University of Kentucky last year, leading the Cardinals to a 44-17 thrashing of the Wildcats Saturday at Kroger Field. Jackson finished the game with 156 yards rushing and 216 yards passing, completing 15 of 21 passes and tossing a pair of touchdowns. Louisville’s (8-4, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) offense racked up 562 yards while the Cardinal defense held Kentucky (7-5, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) to 338 yards and sacked UK... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cardinals thump Wildcats 44-17 to win Governor's Cup

11/25/2017 03:22 PM

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson made amends for a four-turnover game against the University of Kentucky last year, leading the Cardinals to a 44-17 thrashing of the Wildcats Saturday at Kroger Field. Jackson finished the game with 156 yards rushing and 216 yards passing, completing 15 of 21 passes and tossing a pair of touchdowns. Louisville’s (8-4, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) offense racked up 562 yards while the Cardinal defense held Kentucky (7-5, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) to 338 yards and sacked UK... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cardinals cruise to win over St. Francis

11/24/2017 10:02 PM

The no. 19 University of Louisville men’s basketball team improved to 4-0 Friday night, after comfortably beating St. Francis 84-72 in the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals’ size proved to be a huge difference-maker over a much smaller Red Flash squad. All five Louisville starters finished with double-figure scoring. Junior forward Ray Spalding led the way with 19 points and 13 rebounds, but left the game halfway through the second half due to an apparent ankle injury, and did not return.... Read more 

One For The Ages: Trinity vs. Male, 2002 4A State Championship Game

11/23/2017 08:30 PM

The 2002 KHSAA 4A Football State Championship game is the highest scoring state title game in Kentucky history. Male and Trinity combined for 115 points and more than 1,300 yards of total offense. Trinity came out on top, beating Male 59-56 in front of more than 20,000 fans at Fairgrounds Cardinal Stadium. It was the last football game played in the stadium and is one that will be talked about for years to come. For more on this game and... Read more 


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