Saturday, November 23, 2019

Meet Marley! Marley is a two year old therapy dog who is helping students at Holy Trinity Elementary School in Louisville. Joining Scott Fitzgerald is Laura Probus their counselor who brought Marley into the school and talks about what a difference he's making. Listen below and if you're interested in bringing a therapy dog to your school or organization you can contact Laura at (502) 897-2785 ext. 150 or lprobus@ht-school.org

 

We've all been seated next to them at one point or another: that coughing-sneezing-wheezing passenger whose germs you can just feel creeping into your airspace. And lets' face it, some of us have BEEN that passenger. Anne McDermott, Farecompare.com editor joins Scott Fitzgerald with some tips on what to do if you -- or your seat mate -- is sick, especially when cancelling your flight isn't an option. Everything from bringing your own sanitizer wipes to finding urgent care in the airport before you board.

 

Things to do this weekend….

GalaxyCon & Supercon is going on at the Kentucky International Convention Center today and tomorrow.Major Celebrity Guests like Dave Bautista, John Cusack and Nick Frost will be on hand.For more information visit louisvillesupercon.com

You’ve seen her on the the Tonight Show, Letterman, and Conan and riding around with Jerry Seinfeld in his internet series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," now you can see her live, comedian Kathleen Madigan is playing the Brown Theater tonight at 8:00 pm.What tickets are left can be purchased at kentuckperformingarts.org.

Want to get in that Christmas spirit this weekend?! Visit the 30th Annual Festival of Trees & Lights 2019 – Louisville Slugger Field - 401 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202. There's hundreds of decorated trees, wreaths and décor -- all of which are for sale to raise funds for Norton Children's Hospital. eneral Admission - $9 for adults; $6 for children under 12 and seniors 65+; free for children under 2.

"This Wonderful Life" - The Bard’s Town - 1801 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 - Love the film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE? You simply can't miss this one-man show that brings the film to life before your very eyes.$18.00 - $23.00

Need to find that unique holiday Christmas item while supporting a good cause?Highview Baptist Church’s Valley Station Campus is holding it’s 2nd annual Holiday Craft Extravaganza from 9:30 am to 3:30 p.m. today at 5415 Valley Station Rd Louisville, KY 40272

Fan of Christian music? King and Country are playing the KFC Yum! Center tonight at 7:30 p.m.

It’s “Maker Day” at the Louisville Science Center, a fun-fueled day full activities that allow you to build, tinker, and create your way throughout the science center.This event is free with general admission and open to the whole involving activities throughout the Science Center including: 3D pens, pendulum painting, circuit work, collaborative art and much more!

Feeling like community service today? Join neighbors, District 5 Metro Councilwoman Donna Purvis, Olmsted Parks Conservancy in community-wide day of service as they clean up overgrowth in Shawnee Park! They’ll meet at the end of West Broadway, just past the intersection of West Broadway and Southern Parkway at 10 am

Tomorrow

It's Horses and Hope: A Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Races, sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville.The event that will feature University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi, former first lady Jane Beshear, founder, Horses and Hope, former Miss America Heather French Henry long with, Jason Clayborn, director, University of Louisville Black Diamond Choir and Breast Cancer Survivors and Caregivers.Admission will get you a daily racing program, lunch on Millionaires row and in the skye terrace. For ticket information reach out to Churchill downs or check out whas.com and the Kentuckiana’s Saturday Morning News page.

Also tomorrow, are soap and suds your kinda thing?C heck out the new Logan Street Market and Join TOZA along with Wild Hops in the GE appliances Kitchen on the mezzanine of The Logan Street Market tomorrow at 1:00 pm for a beer tasting and soap making demonstration.Sip, learn, and take home a bar of the demoed soap "Shower Beer."

Into classical music? Founded in 1946 and described by the Boston Globe as "the most important American quartet in history," the Juilliard String Quartet are bringing their show to Louisville beginning at 3:00 pm at the Chamber Music Society of Louisville’s Margaret Comstock Concert Hall at 105 W Brandeis Ave in Louisville.

If sports are your thing:

- 2nd Seeded Bellarmine men’s soccer will look to remain undefeated as they face 7th seeded Ceaderville in NCAA Tournament play at Owsley B. Frazier stadium on the campus of Bellarmine University.

- Tomorrow the 2nd ranked University of Louisville Men’s basketball team will host Akron at 6:00 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.

- Also tomorrow, University of Louisville Volleyball celebrates Senior Day as they Cardinals host Miami(FL) at 1:00 p.m. at L&N Federal Credit Union Arena

- NCAA Division III Men’s and women’s cross-country national championships are being held at EP Tom Sawyer Park.

Taking a look at last night's high school football playoff action as local teams move one step closer to a shot at the state title in Lexington in just a couple of weeks!

CLASS 1A

- Holy Cross and Kentucky Country Day are on to the state semi finals!Last night KCD scored a 36-22 win over Crittendon County and will host Paintsville on Friday meanwhile Holy Cross beat Newport Catholic Central 21-16, they’re off to Pikeville Friday after the Panthers disposed of Nicholas County 54-14.

CLASS 3A

The DeSales Colts are just a win away from playing for a state championship after they beat Bardstown 41-7.They’ll host Belfry Friday who beat Ashland Blazer by the same score of 41-7

CLASS 4A

Coach Marvin Danztler’s Central Yellow Jackets into the state semis after beating Moore 46-8.They now head to Boyle County on Friday with the winner to face either Johnson Central or Madisonville-North Hopkins in the Class 4a state title game.

CLASS 5A

South Oldham saw their season come an end falling 28-14 to Bowling Green.They Dragons end a fantastic run this season going 11-2.

CLASS 6A

Male is into the state semis as they beat St. Xavier 33-7 where they will face Tates Creek who beat Simon Kenton 47-8.

North Harden remains undefeated on the season as they get by McCracken County easily 38-2.This sets up HUGE match up next week at North Harden as the Trojans will host Trinity who wasted no time shutting down Oldham County 56-0.

As mentioned on the show this morning, Dolly Parton is making a comeback with "Faith" by Galantis feat Mr. Probz. Check it out here 👇

 

A special delivery happened overnight at the UPS hub in Louisville. Our own Will Clark was there and has the story. Watch the unload and listen to Will's interview below the video!

 

Will Clark was on hand at UPS for the offload. Listen here:

 

Voice of Louisville City FC Kevin Kernan joins Scott Fitzgerald with one final look back at the 2019 Louisville City FC season, plus discussion surrounding an undefeated Bellarmine team as well as Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana.

 

What if you had $1m tucked away for retirement? Would it be enough? You'd be surprise. Whayne Porter with Kentuckiana Planning Partners joins Scott with insight. Don't forget you can listen to Whayne each Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. on TalkRadio 1080WKJK.

 

It's that time of the year when holiday meals and family dynamics don't always compliment each other. Dr. Charles Pemberton with Louisville Dimensions Family Therapy joins Scott Fitzgerald with some helpful tips for navigating those sometimes choppy waters.

 

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