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Death of Family Member

January 2, 2013 by Lorri Abbott Tanner (Register to contact)

Wanted to let you know about the death of my father, William H. Abbott Sr. on December 1, 2012.

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Assumption High School junior’s play selected for New Voices Festival  WLKY Louisville

An Assumption High School junior's play has been selected for the New Voices Festival. “As bad as it sounds, I think the word 'dead' resonated with me.

Assumption's volleyball team has another loaded roster in 2018  Courier Journal

Defending state champions, Assumption High School Rockets, feature eight seniors who have committed to playing college volleyball.

Assumption High School graduate dies in plane crash in Kenya  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An Assumption High School graduate is among five people who died in a plane crash in Kenya on Wednesday. It happened in ...

Assumption volleyball's Ron Kordes named coach of year  WLKY Louisville

Assumption High School volleyball coach Ron Kordes has been named the National High School Volleyball Coach of the Year by Maxpreps. Kordes' 2018 team ...

Assumption volleyball beats Mercy, claims state and national titles  Courier Journal

Assumption (43-0) completed the third undefeated season in program history and was declared the national champion by

Assumption High School's volleyball team scores 2018 state championship  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Assumption High School takes a break from class because the school has something big to celebrate. The students cheered on the ...

'No drama' means no losses for No. 1-ranked Assumption volleyball team  Courier Journal

The Rockets (39-0) enter the Kentucky high school volleyball state tournament with a chance to record their third undefeated season in program history.

Bellarmine hits the road for doubleheaders at Maryville, Missouri-St. Louis  BU Athletics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Knights softball team will head to Missouri this weekend for its first conference road trip, taking on Maryville on Friday and Missouri-St.

Assumption basketball busts down door with win over CAL in girls LIT  Courier Journal

First-year coach Stacy Pendleton said he's been pleased with the progress of his Assumption High School basketball program this season but wanted to see the ...

Stacy Pendleton named basketball coach at Assumption High School  Courier Journal

Stacy Pendleton, who led the Manual High School girls basketball team to the state title in 2012 and coached at Brown the past two seasons, has been named ...

Assumption grad killed in Kenyan plane crash remembered as unique soul  Courier Journal

Melissa Witt graduated from Louisville's Assumption High School in 2006. She died in the crash in Londiani, Kenya, along with her boyfriend.

Knights softball continues GLVC play with road trip to Rockhurst, William Jewell  BU Athletics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Bellarmine softball team will travel to Missouri this weekend for a pair of doubleheaders against Great Lakes Valley Conference foes ...

Voices of March for Our Lives: Louisville's Assumption High School  ABC News

Students who participated in March for Our Lives share their experiences. This article has been re-posted by ABC News as part of a series of student reports.

No. 1 Assumption, No. 2 Mercy roll into semifinals of state volleyball tournament  Courier Journal

The Assumption High School and Mercy Academy volleyball teams both won quarterfinal matches Saturday at Valley High School to advance to Saturday night's ...

Assumption, Mercy volleyball teams win state tournament openers  Courier Journal

The Assumption High School and Mercy Academy volleyball teams took the first steps toward a possible championship showdown with victories Friday in the ...

Assumption junior wins award for 'youth virtues, valor and vision'  Courier Journal

Emma Bartley was awarded the 2018 Youth Virtues, Valor, and Vision Award from the National Catholic Education Association.

'Senior prom' held at Assumption High  WHAS (subscription)

Assumption High School's Junior Class Beta Club put the free dance together for Louisville senior citizens. The theme was "mardi gras masquerade" with live ...

These are the best private high schools in metro Louisville for 2019  Louisville Business First

This month, we have published rankings of the Louisville area's best elementary schools, best middle schools and best public high schools as ranked by ...

Assumption High students learn about violence prevention  WAVE 3

Over 250 sophomores learned interpersonal violence prevention ...

Why Assumption High School bought an American Legion post property  Louisville Business First

Assumption High School has bought the American Legion Highland Post 201 property on Bardstown Road, and school officials are exploring options for how it ...

Assumption High School breaks annual CANstruction record  WAVE 3

This year, the students donated nearly 2000 more can goods than last year.

Assumption High remembers graduate killed in car crash

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WHAS11) – It is every parent's worst fears, their child heading back to college and never arrives. A WKU student from Louisville was killed in a ...

Assumption High School to demolish former American Legion Post on Bardstown Road  WDRB

Assumption High School plans to demolish the 98-year-old log cabin that used to house an American Legion Highlands Post 201, at 2919 Bardstown Road.

Lottery-hopefuls met with astronomical odds ahead of $1.6 billion drawing  WDRB

The largest Mega Millions jackpot in history is up for grabs Tuesday night.

Meet Some of Louisville's Most Impressive High School Students  StyleBlueprint

Beyond academic accolades, these inspiring students are committed to *service* and our community. Their accomplishments can teach all of us a lesson or two!

V is for Vaping: What you don't know about your teens' new habit  Louisville Eccentric Observer

Louisville schools are overwhelmed by students using e-cigarettes, according to interviews with 26 students, teachers and administrators.

11th Annual Pink-and-White Game: Assumption vs. Sacred Heart

The football game is in its eleventh year and is played between students from Assumption High School and Sacred Heart Academy, with proceeds going to the ...

It's time for pomp and circumstance — and high school graduation photo galleries!  Courier Journal

It's that time of year again for caps, gowns and tassels, plus a few hugs and tears. That's right: high school graduations are here!

Assumption's Kaiser named Kentucky's Ms. Volleyball; All-State teams announced  The Courier-Journal

Georgia Tech commit helped Rockets win state championship.

Log cabin in the Highlands to be razed  The Courier-Journal

Assumption High plans to demolish Bardstown Road fixture, a former American Legion site.

LMPD officer trapped, cut out of car after crash on Bardstown Road  WAVE 3

Police blocked a route to rush both drivers to University Hospital.

LANE | Kuchenbrod shines at Bellarmine | News  WDRB

Jordyn Kuchenbrod spent her years at Assumption High School sharing time on the volleyball court, somewhat lost in the shuffle with three other defensive ...

Pink & and White Game raises funds for breast cancer programs

Since 2008, the Pink-and-White Game has raised over $220,000 for breast cancer programs across Kentuckiana. The football game is in its eleventh year and is ...

Coach says runners chased by suspicious man at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park  WDRB

The Louisville Metro Police Department is putting out extra patrols at the park.

Assumption sweeps Mercy in state volleyball final  The Courier-Journal

Rockets win 20th state title, finish season with 40-3 record.

WKU selects 15 students for 2019-20 Cherry Presidential Scholarship  WBKO

(WBKO) -- Western Kentucky University released the names of scholarship recipients. WKU has selected 15 students as recipients of the 2019-20 Cherry ...

Assumption, UK grad wins 'The Bachelor'  The Courier-Journal

Winning Bachelorette Whitney Bischoff an Assumption High School and graduate of University of Kentucky.

Women’s volleyball championship puts former Kentucky prep stars in spotlight  WAVE 3

You wouldn't think the state of Kentucky would play much of a role when Nebraska and Stanford meet in Saturday's NCAA volleyball championship in ...

Texas A&M volleyball announces 2019 recruiting class  KBTX

Texas A&M volleyball head coach Laura “Bird” Kuhn announced a stellar six-member recruiting class that will bolster an already experienced squad when the ...

'A Million Little Things' actor surprises Louisville cancer patient  Courier Journal

The Kids Wish Network helped this cancer patient and sixth grader at Farnsley Middle School meet his favorite actor.

Assumption volleyball No. 1, though Kordes picks Mercy  The Courier-Journal

Having won four straight state championships, the Assumption High School volleyball team not surprisingly is No. 1 in the coaches' preseason Top 25.

National School Walkout tests Louisville students' resolve in push for gun reform  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students' participation in the National School Walkout called into question whether youths are really committed to gun control effort.

Christian Academy goes public on $5M+ campaign, adds biomedical school  Louisville Business First

About 70 percent of the raised funds will go to academic efforts and the remaining 30 percent will go toward athletics at its four area campuses.

WKU selects 15 for 2019-20 Cherry Presidential Scholarship  WKU News

WKU has selected 15 students as recipients of the 2019-20 Cherry Presidential Scholarship, the school's most prestigious academic award. The scholarship is ...

Crowd cheers when valedictorian quotes Trump. Then reveals it was Obama  Courier Journal

Bell County high school student and valedictorian Ben Bowling left the class with an inspirational Trump quote. Then he reveals it was Barack Obama.

UPDATE: Louisville woman charged with bludgeoning man to death released on home incarceration  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman accused in the death of a man whose body was found Sunday in a backyard near Assumption High School has ...

Assumption (Ky.) girls volleyball coach Ron Kordes reaches 1,000 victories  USA TODAY High School Sports

Assumption (Louisville) girls volleyball coach Ron Kordes won the 1000th match of his career in the semifinals of the Ultra Ankle Louisville Invitational Volleyball ...

Social justice is built into the Catholic school curriculum  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

At many Catholic schools, social justice might not be an assigned class, but it is part of the fabric of what they do throughout the school year from helping those in ...

Louisville private high school names a new president  Louisville Business First

The new president graduated from the school in the 1990s.

Biopic about notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's teen years includes Louisville actors  The Courier-Journal

Several Louisville actors, including an Assumption High School student, had parts in the film about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's high school years.

11 students from Kentucky, Indiana win National Merit Scholarships  Courier Journal

Eleven local students from Kentucky and Indiana were named National Merit Scholarship winners.

From D.C. to Louisville, here's what you need to know about the 'March for Our Lives'  The Courier-Journal

Nearly a half million students and their supporters are expected to descend on the nation's capital Saturday to take part in the "March for Our Lives," a call for ...

Duke Announces 2019 Volleyball Class

DURHAM, N.C. – Head coach Jolene Nagel and the Duke volleyball program announced the Blue Devils' 2019 signing class. The group includes middle ...

Aspire Academy: Inside the newest – and most talented – high school basketball team in Louisville  The Courier-Journal

New to Louisville, Aspire Academy is putting down roots with a Rick Pitino disciple as coach and some of the nation's top recruits on the court.

IU SOUTHEAST REPORT: Four basketball players earn academic honors  Newsandtribune

NEW ALBANY — Four IU Southeast basketball players were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes earlier this week.

WDRB sports reporter Katie George takes job with NBA's Milwaukee Bucks  Courier Journal

WDRB sports reporter Katie George is leaving the station to take a job with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.

BOZICH | 5 sports questions WDRB State Fair visitors wanted answered  WDRB

After making two trips to the State Fair, Rick Bozich of WDRB Sports answered the five most frequently asked questions from visitors to the WDRB booth.

Urbana University volleyball signs two players  Urbana Daily Citizen

Urbana University women's volleyball coach Kara Hellmann announced Maggie Burns and Riley Adleta have each signed a National Letter of Intent to cont.

YOUNG LEADERS: Meet Ryan Miranda  Louisville Business First

Louisville Business First is recognizing 20 up-and-coming young men and women in our community with a new weekly feature. This Young Leaders program ...

These are the best private high schools in Louisville  Louisville Business First

The rankings come from Niche, which analyzes data about schools and neighborhoods.

SLIDESHOW: Assumption High School students take part in tornado drill  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Students at Assumption High School prepared for the worst on Wednesday as they took part in a tornado drill. Downed wires, high ...

Pairings set for Kentucky Scholastic Lacrosse League state tournaments  Courier Journal

KCD girls, Trinity boys are defending champions and will host quarterfinal games.

Huskers get volleyball recruit from Kentucky  Lincoln Journal Star

Players that can play defense at an elite level continue to be key targets in recruiting for the Nebraska volleyball program.

March For Our Lives: Louisville students demand gun reform  Insider Louisville

Braving low temperatures and sideways rain, hundreds of Louisville-area students rallied Saturday to protest gun violence and demand gun safety legislation.

Louisville Metro Animal Services offering adoption special on National Pet Day  WDRB

The adoptions include spay and neuter services, microchip *service* and all vaccinations.

The Most Famous Louisvillians of Today

The city of Louisville has always had a lot of talent to offer. There is a rich history over the years of athletes, actors and musicians.

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for August 27, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/27-9/2)

16 Kentuckiana students win National Merit Scholarship  The Courier-Journal

Sixteen local students won a National Merit Scholarship winners. There were 2500 national winners chosen - including 34 from Kentucky and 51 from Indiana.

Louisville Collegiate names interim head of school  Louisville Business First

He'll succeed James Calleroz White, who is leaving Collegiate in June 2018 to become head of The Galloway School in Atlanta.

Parents petitioning parole board to keep their daughter's killer in prison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A convicted killer is up for parole after only four months in prison. Police charged Damien Lacambra with murder after he shot and ...

YPAL announces 2018-19 board of directors – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2018) — The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) has announced its 2018-19 board of directors. The incoming ...

UK volleyball preparing for successful season after earning No. 5 pre-season ranking

Another season of UK volleyball is right around the corner, and this season projects to be another exciting year. Last year was arguably the most exciting for the ...

Old Mercy Academy is going, going, gone  The Courier-Journal

Most of the former Mercy Academy complex on East Broadway is now a pile of rubble after demolition began recently to clear the site for about 200 new ...

Not guilty plea entered for Louisville woman accused of beating boyfriend to death  WDRB

Brenda Porter was originally released on home incarceration.

What's the ACT score rank at your kid's school? - Louisville Business First  Louisville Business First

Business First ranks Jefferson County Public Schools by class of 2014 composite ACT scores.

Volleyball Announces Signing Class  Memphis Official Athletic Site

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis volleyball head coach Sean Burdette announced Monday that Natalie Benson, Kaitlyn Gehler, Anna Palmer and ...

123 high school grads awarded scholarships  The Record

One hundred and twenty-three 2016 graduates of high schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky ...

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 ...

Mary Byron's family fights parole for ex-boyfriend who ambushed, killed her at mall  The Courier-Journal

FRANKFORT, Ky. — In a high-profile case, family and friends of Mary Byron pleaded with the Kentucky Parole Board on Monday to keep Donovan Harris — the ...

Lakeside sending big group to U.S. Olympic Team Trials  USA TODAY High School Sports

The banner that hangs on a wall at the picturesque Lakeside Swim Club tells the story of a long and prosperous history – 10 Olympics qualifiers, including one in ...

Kentucky students win Speech and Debate District Tournament, move on to Grand Nationals - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

Kentucky's best high school speech and debate students went head to head at Centre College March 17 and 18 at the annual Kentucky District Tournament of ...

Mock crash shows high school students harsh reality of drunk driving  WAVE 3

LMPD hosted a mock fatal crash at Assumption High School to show students the risks of drunk driving.

San Antonio's Reagan High School Moves to #1 in USA Today Super 25  VolleyMob

After a week at No. 3, San Antonio's Reagan High School is now the top ranked team in the country according to the USA Today/AVCA Super 25 rankings.

IN PERSON: Veteran Louisville litigator dishes on staying put, soccer and falling asleep on a judge's couch  Louisville Business First

If you think “Kenyon Martin” when you read Louisville-based attorney Kenyon Meyer's name, you're not alone. People frequently mix up Meyer's name with the ...

Teens approached by man at movie theater, notice sliced tire when leaving  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two Assumption High School students had a weird and frightening experience at the movie theater in Mt. Washington on Wednesday ...

Monica Hardin  WLKY Louisville

Monica Hardin joined WLKY as the morning traffic reporter in 2006. She now anchors the weekday morning newscasts on WLKY.

Boys in heels race to raise awareness on dating violence  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY (WDRB) -- High school boys racing in high heels might draw laughs. But that's the idea - to draw attention to the serious topic of dating violence ...

20 Louisville-area students eligible to become Presidential Scholars  The Courier-Journal

A total of 89 students from Kentucky — including 20 from the Louisville area — have been invited to apply to become Presidential Scholars.

duPont Manual High students to take different version of AP test Thursday  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 349 freshmen at duPont Manual High School who had part of their college-credit exam postponed Friday will be allowed to take ...

Ashton Gasper, Emily Lewantovicz Announce Verbals to George Mason  Swimming World Magazine

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on For more information about Agon, ...

UPDATE: Authorities identify WKU student killed in crash  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have identified a Western Kentucky University student who was killed in a car accident over the weekend. That student ...

American Legion building on Bardstown Road to be demolished  WDRB

The property was bought by Assumption High School back in October.

Four domestic violence-related cases headed to court Monday  WHAS (subscription)

Suspects charged in recent domestic violence-related homicides are expected to be arraigned Monday.

WLKY Bell Awards to honor community volunteers | WLKY News  WLKY Louisville

The 39th annual WLKY Bell Awards were awarded in October. The event is our chance to honor the volunteers in our community who make a difference in the ...

The Galt House discontinues Kalightoscope, starting new holiday tradition  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A new holiday tradition is in the works for The Galt House. Starting this year, the hotel will no longer be hosting Kalightoscope, but will ...

Keepsakes, Oct. 11 - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

Christine Marie Ferko, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Gerard Ferko, of Prospect, and Winfield McKee Frankel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Frankel, III, ...

Bergren, UK volleyball top George, U of L  The Courier-Journal

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Four years ago, University of Kentucky volleyball coach Craig Skinner made a decision that might've seemed odd: not to prioritize prized ...

WKU honors 91 students from Lexington & Louisville areas  WKU News

WKU continued its 2016 series of scholars luncheons this week by honoring 91 outstanding students from high schools in the Lexington and Louisville areas.

Student enrollment continues to grow  The Record

St. Paul School sixth graders participated in a class on Sept. 15. The Dixie Highway school has increased its enrollment over last year by 26 students. Pictured ...

Volleyball Inks Four to 2018 Roster – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

Nov. 8, 2017. THE FLATS – Georgia Tech volleyball head coach Michelle Collier inked four high school athletes to the Class of 2018 during national signing day ...

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