Bellarmine Basketball Headed To First NCAA Elite 8

The team fell short of making the elite 8 in 2009. They lost in the regional final in a controversial ending when a tying 3 point shot was waved off and changed to a 2 pointer.

The Knights finished the regular season ranked 2nd in the nation among Division II schools. They will play in the Elite 8 on Wednesday, March 23 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Praises Louisville

Ford CEO Alan Mulally praised Louisville in a speech Tuesday night at the KFC Yum Center. Mulally was the keynote speaker at the Greater Louisville Inc. annual meeting.

Ford is in the middle of a $600 million retooling of the Louisville Assembly Plant. Mulally hailed the new model of the Ford Escape, which will be built at the plant, as revolutionary.

Ohio River Holding Three Feet Above Flood Stage

Metro Sewer District Director Bud Schardein says he expects the river to stay at 26 feet for the next three or four days, even though slightly more rain is in the forecast for Tuesday.

“Were still in a holding patter, we are operating 14 flood pumping plants. They’re doing their job, they’re pumping this rainwater that is hitting the city into the river; and there are no reports of flooding behind the walls or the levee.”

Kentucky Conservation Committee To Hold Annual Meeting Saturday

The meeting includes educational programs on conservation issues and a panel discussion with Kentucky lawmakers. Committee President Vicki Holmburg says she hopes to reach out to anyone who loves the outdoors and wants to be part of sustainability efforts in Kentucky.