Appriss to create 200 additional jobs with $11.3 million headquarters expansion in Jeffersontown

Appriss Inc., which provides data and analytics services to help clients address safety, fraud, risk and compliance issues, will expand its Kentucky presence by 200 jobs, investing $11.3 million as it relocates its headquarters within Jefferson County. “Appriss is a leading employer in Kentucky whose innovative technology serves the law enforcement, justice, security and healthcare communities,”...

Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Jefferson Family Court judgeship

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., today announced nominees to fill an upcoming vacancy in Jefferson Family Court. The three nominees for the Family Court judgeship are attorneys Brendan Russell Daugherty of Louisville, Bryan Daniel Gatewood of Fisherville and Lauren Adams Ogden of Louisville. Daugherty has his own law practice in which he handles...

Three Louisville attorneys nominated for vacancy on Jefferson County Family Court

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., announced nominees to fill a vacant Family Court judgeship in Jefferson County. Jefferson County is the 30th Judicial Circuit and the vacancy is in the circuit’s 9th division. The three nominees for the judgeship are attorneys Judith K. Bartholomew, Gina Kay Calvert and Ellie Garcia Kerstetter, all of Louisville....

Jefferson County principal is rewarded for dedication and service to school, students

  Allyson Vitato, principal at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School in the Jefferson County public school district, is Kentucky’s newest recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award and $25,000.   Education Commissioner Terry Holliday; Jefferson County Superintendent Donna Hargens; Milken Education Awards senior vice president Dr. Jane Foley and other dignitaries...

Seventeen districts in Kentucky apply to state to be Districts of Innovation, a school re-think

A total of 17 Kentucky public school districts have submitted applications to the Kentucky Department of Education to become Districts of Innovation.   The Districts of Innovation legislation, House Bill 37 (2012), provides Kentucky public school districts the opportunity to apply for an exemption from certain administrative regulations and statutory provisions in an effort to improve student...

Three years in, state turns up heat on ‘priority schools,’ takes in-depth look at their progress

Students from Greenup County make progress under their school improvement plan. (Photo by Madelynn Coldiron)   By Madelynn Coldiron
 Special to KyForward   Leslie County High School is close. Caverna High, Sheldon Clark High in Martin County and Western High in Jefferson County are getting there.   They are among the state’s 41 priority schools that have been digging their way out...