Kentucky, Louisville Renew Governor’s Cup Through 2027

first_img The Cardinals got their first win in the series in 1995, winning 13-10.From 1994 to 2006, the game was played on the first week of the season. From 2007 to 2013, the game was played during the the third week of the season when hosted by the Wildcats, and the first week of the season when hosted by the Cardinals. In 2014, the date of the game was changed to the last week of the season for all venues.Last year Kentucky beat Louisville 56-10, their largest margin of victory over the Cardinals since 1922. The win gave the Wildcats wins in two of their last three.To date, Kentucky leads the all-time series 16-15.[FBSchedules.com] Terry Wilson runs during Kentucky-Louisville football.LOUISVILLE, KY – NOVEMBER 24: Terry Wilson #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats runs with the ball against the Louisville Cardinals on November 24, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)The Kentucky-Louisville football rivalry lacks the history and prestige of its basketball counterpart. But since 1994 it’s been contested annually, and it looks like it won’t be going away any time soon.According to FBSchedules.com, the Kentucky-Louisville football rivalry, also known as the Governor’s Cup, is being extended until 2027. The two sides have played each other annually since 1994, alternating home venues each year.From the report:Louisville and Kentucky will continue their annual battle for The Governor’s Cup through the 2027 season, FBSchedules.com has learned.A copy of the contract extension was obtained by FBSchedules.com from the University of Louisville via a state open records request.Louisville and Kentucky have been playing under a contract that began with the 2011 season. It called for games to be played during the first three weeks of the season from 2011 through 2016.First played in 1912, Kentucky did not allow Louisville to score once in the first six games of the rivalry, winning all six. After a 70 year hiatus from 1924 to 1994, the rivalry renewed with Kentucky once again beating Louisville.last_img read more

Former GWI employee slapped with 18 counts of fraud

Former Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) Customer Experience Supervisor Dexter McKenzie was on Monday arraigned in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on 18 counts of fraud allegedly committed on the water company.Dexter McKenzieThe 48-year-old father of three, of Lot 146 Sixth Street, Alberttown, Georgetown, pleaded not guilty to all the charges; which stated that between June and October 2018, while being entrusted by GWI with a number of Republic Bank cheques totalling some $967,317 — in order that he may give same to Shane Samuels, Corlette Clarke, Dexter Forde, Lana James and Randy Hope — he fraudulently converted same to his own personal use and benefit.His defence attorney made an application for bail for his client, and this was not objected to by Police Prosecutor Adduni Inniss.Bail was granted in the sum of $102,000 in one matter, and Mc Kenzie was released on his own recognizance on the other charges. He will make his next court appearance on April 15, 2019. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGWI contractor facing fraud charges granted bailOctober 3, 2018In “Court”Bosai Employee charged with causing death by dangerous drivingAugust 15, 2014In “Crime”GWI employee granted $2M bail for causing road deathMarch 6, 2014In “Crime” read more

Top Cop says probe into Crime Chiefs alleged misconduct ongoing

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCrime Chief sent on administrative leave amid corruption allegationsJune 26, 2019In “Crime”Top Cop promises disciplinary actions against corrupt officersJuly 3, 2019In “Crime”Crime Chief’s file sent to DPP for legal advice – RamjattanJuly 12, 2019In “latest news” Crime Chief and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon AlvesCommissioner of Police Leslie James has said that the investigations into the damning allegations of corruption against Deputy Police Commissioner and Crime Chief Lyndon Alves, who is presently on administrative leave, is ongoing.“On completion, we will make a disclosure…as you know each matter, each case turns on its own peculiar facts, so I cannot speculate (length of probe)”, Alves told INews when asked for an update on the probe.Earlier this month, the Top Cop had promised that ranks found guilty of misconduct will not be condoned within the Guyana Police Force (GPF).The Commissioner’s statement came when the GPF was celebrating its 180th anniversary and a week after Alves was sent on administrative leave to facilitate a probe into corruption allegations levelled against him.James has acknowledged that there is the pervasive issue of corruption among his ranks.Among the allegations against Alves is his alleged use of his influence during his tenure as Commander of B Division to protect rogue cops.Another allegation levelled against the Crime Chief is his reported influence to prevent a relative of his, who was involved in an accident, from being charged. In that incident, the young woman allegedly struck four-year-old Mohan Ramkaran close to his Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) home.However, after she was arrested, she was later placed on $20,000 station bail and over two years later, she is yet to be charged.Meanwhile, the Top Cop in a statement said, “…the membership of the Guyana Police Force number in excess of seven thousand (7000), most of whom have been professional, law-abiding, conscientious and humble. And for those who chose to run contrary, disciplinary actions have been taken against them”.Quite recently, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan had told INews that the probe into Alves’ alleged misconduct as a serving senior member of the GPF has been completed and that his file was sent for further advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) on the way forward. read more