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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 High School's Pet Adoption Fair puts pets and people together  WDRB

Keith Kaiser joins the Humane Action Team to help pets a home.

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 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 ...

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'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 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

'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.

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.

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 ...

No. 1 Assumption, No. 2 Mercy advance to Sunday's state volleyball final  Courier Journal

As expected, the Assumption High School and Mercy Academy volleyball teams will meet in Sunday's state tournament championship match at Valley High ...

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.

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 High students learn about violence prevention  WAVE 3

Over 250 sophomores learned interpersonal violence prevention ...

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 ...

Best of the best: Meet Louisville's 49 outstanding high school seniors for 2019  Courier Journal

They're the best of the best of this year's Louisville high school seniors. Forty-nine public, private and Catholic students who excelled in and out of the classroom ...

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 ...

LANE | Gordon and Thomas represent Kentucky in international field hockey play for team USA  WDRB

The sport of field hockey in Kentucky has been growing in stature over the years. Club teams have had some national success, and area high schools produce ...

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.

Possible active shooting at Atherton High School turns out to be firecrackers: MetroSafe

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – There were tense moments at Atherton High Schol after Wednesday's dismissal--firecrackers had been found set off at the school.

Assumption High School breaks annual CANstruction record  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Assumption High School held their 11th annual CANstruction event on Tuesday, and broke their previous record by nearly 2,000 ...

Assumption Catholic Schools Athletics partners with SportsLeader

Assumption Catholic Schools will partner with SportsLeader over the next four years to implement their Catholic virtue-based formation program for coaches, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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!

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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

Georgia Tech commit helped Rockets win state championship.

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 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.

LANE | Kuchenbrod shines at Bellarmine | Sports  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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Pink and White Game Helps Breast Cancer Patients  Spectrum News 1

The 12th annual Pink and White game generates thousands for breast cancer.

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 ...

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.

Young Playwrights bring dark, light and professional range  Louisville Eccentric Observer

Every performance from this year's Professional Training Company at Actors Theatre has spoken to something *fresh*, topical and relevant. So, it's no surprise that ...

Craft Academy at Morehead State welcomes class of 2021 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

MOREHEAD, Ky. — The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has announced the members of the 2021 class ...

Louisville's largest private high school plans $6 million renovation, expansion  Louisville Business First

The school will bring its media center into the 21st century — and it's adding a student commons.

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Louisville private high school names a new president  Louisville Business First

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

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

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

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.

Huskers get volleyball recruit from Kentucky | Volleyball  Lincoln Journal Star

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

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.

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.

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.

Gas prices settle above $2.60 per gallon in Kentuckiana after fall surge  WDRB

Gas prices in Kentucky and Indiana have been rising since January, and they still haven't dropped.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Brenda Porter was originally released on home incarceration.

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

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

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 ...

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.

Pairings set for Kentucky Scholastic Lacrosse League state tournaments  Courier Journal

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

A slightly different 'Book' at Assumption [Theater]

Disney meets Rudyard Kipling in Jungalbook, which will take place through Assumption's Rose Theatre Company this weekend.

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.

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.

Two Northern Kentuckians among winners of University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Scholarships  User-generated content

The University of Louisville announced that 10 Kentucky high school students have been awarded a Grawemeyer Scholarship, providing full in-state tuition or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Relatives of Michigan family killed in Ky. DUI crash file suit against 2 bars  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The relatives of a Michigan family of five killed by a drunk driver on a Kentucky interstate filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two ...

American Legion building on Bardstown Road to be demolished  WDRB

LOUISVILLE,Ky. (WDRB) -- The American Legion building on Bardstown Road is scheduled to be torn down. The property was bought by Assumption High ...

Knights look to continue tradition by signing seven  BU Athletics

by Chris Cooper, Assistant Sports Information Director. Bookmark and Share. 2/20/2012 1:24:00 PM. LOUISVILLE, Ky. ---Bellarmine University and field hockey ...

USA TODAY Sports/AVCA Super 25 Preseason Girls Volleyball Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Here are the teams in the USA TODAY Sports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Preseason Super 25 for girls volleyball. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.

Educators recognized for years of service  The Record

Amy Fears, left, a teacher at Sacred Heart Model School, and Ann Carol Grant, assistant principal of Sacred Heart Model School, listened to Archbishop Joseph ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

This young former Louisvillian is the new CFO of Kraft Heinz  Louisville Business First

The new CFO of Kraft Heinz Co. is only 29 years old — and he's a former Louisvillian. Forbes outlines the background of David Knopf, who was named CFO of ...

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