Category: The Profile

Markert Inspired by Louisville

Markert Inspired by Louisville

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

While all eyes may have been on the Belmont Stakes this past weekend in the hopes that California Chrome would become the first horse in decades to win the elusive Triple Crown, Louisville-based author James Markert was fascinated by another long-forgotten aspect of horse racing: the time when it was the preserve of African-American horse jockeys, the first superstars of 19th-century sport in the United States, and who due to racism were forced out of the sport.

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Local Makes It Big at The Laughing Derby

Local Makes It Big at The Laughing Derby

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last time comedian and Louisville native Jacob Williams performed at The Laughing Derby, it was called the Comedy Caravan.

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Gill Holland: The Prince of Portland

Gill Holland: The Prince of Portland

| May 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Take a drive around Louisville’s Portland neighborhood – basically anywhere north of Main Street, and you may see the things you always assumed were there.

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24 Hours on His FEAT

24 Hours on His FEAT

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 31, supporters of autism treatment and research will line up at 9 a.m. at the Parklands at Floyds Fork to race in FEAT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment) of Louisville’s Outrunning Autism 5k Run/Walk.

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Davis Brings Experience and Energy To Ninth District Race

Davis Brings Experience and Energy To Ninth District Race

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

When three-term Metro councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh announced her retirement last December, it set off a civic response the likes of which is rarely seen.

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Bob Rice Brings Real Expertise To New Career

Bob Rice Brings Real Expertise To New Career

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

For some, retirement might mean exchanging a long, storied career for rest, leisure and the pursuit of passions that might have been placed second to occupational duties.

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A Lifetime of Service

A Lifetime of Service

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jenniffer Truitt Brings Personal Experience to Helping Homeless

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Josh Hopkins comes home for Derby

Josh Hopkins comes home for Derby

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the highlights of the Kentucky Derby Festival every year is without a doubt the Pegasus Parade.

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Lucie Arnaz Brings Musical Legacy To Silks In The Bluegrass

Lucie Arnaz Brings Musical Legacy To Silks In The Bluegrass

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

On May 3, the Kentucky Derby will return with its perpetual sense of storied legacy combined with perennial freshness and excitement.

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For Whom The Belle Tolls

For Whom The Belle Tolls

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are plenty of things synonymous with Derby time and the Kentucky Derby Festival.

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