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Diane Sawyer’s Mother Dies

Posted On October 24, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The mother of Louisville native and television journalist Diane Sawyer has died. Jean Sawyer Hayes died Wednesday after a long illness at the age of 94. Hayes was known for more than her famous daughter, with many admirers from her years of teaching in the Jefferson County Public Schools and support of…

Kentucky Player’s Story Made Into Movie

Posted On October 24, 2014

(Corbin, KY) -- The true story of Kentucky football player Travis Freeman is making its way to the big screen in "23 Blast." It details the life of the small town high school star, whose life changed after he was unexpectedly stricken with an infection and went blind overnight. Freeman played for Corbin High in…

JCPS Teacher Named Top Educator

Posted On October 24, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A Louisville teacher is being named the best in Kentucky. State officials awarded Field Elementary School teacher Sarah Reed with its annual "Teacher of the Year" award yesterday, celebrating her hands-on teaching style and ability to connect with her third-grade students. Reed is now eligible for the National Teacher of the Year…

Football Coach Suspended After Alleged Gun Incident

Posted On October 24, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A Jefferson County coach will be off the sidelines after two of his players were allegedly involved in a gun incident. Jefferson County Public Schools officials say Moore High School football coach Eric Dick has been suspended indefinitely for not reporting the incident in a timely manner. Dick reportedly knew about the…

Easing Buffer Zones At Polls

Posted On October 24, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Officials in Daviess County are worried about buffer zones around polling sites. The U.S. District Court in Kentucky recently announced a state law establishing a 300-foot buffer zone around polling locations to be unconstitutional. Officials believe the court's ruling will cause confusion for workers and others involved in electioneering.