Aug 14 2019 The Bein' Green Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Aug 13 2019 Public Safety Committee to discuss the working arrangements between Louisville Fire and Rescue and Suburban Fire Departments

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will have a special discussion on the working relationship between Louisville Fire and Rescue and the Suburban Fire Departments in Jefferson County.

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees. 

Aug 13 2019 West Nile Mosquitoes Found in Louisville

The Department of Public Health and Wellness has found West Nile infected mosquitoes in surveillance traps in one Louisville ZIP Code area, 40215. 

Aug 13 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances, A Haier Company (consumer appliance manufacturer), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, Louisville, 40031, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to remove the electric cure oven [U01-EP100B] and install a new natural gas-fired bake oven [U-01/EP-100B1] with two direct-fired burners rated at 3.5 MMBTU/hour each and a new natural gas infra-red catalytic sintering or gel oven [U-01/EP-100D] rated at 1.95 MMBTU/hour. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 15, 2019, and ends on September 16, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Aug 13 2019 Public Health and Wellness at the Kentucky State Fair

The Kentucky State Fair opens Thursday, August 15.

Aug 13 2019 Councilman Yates announces the results for the First Annual Stacks of Backpacks, Back to School Donation Drive

As a new school year begins in Jefferson County, more than 250 backpacks and school supplies will be handed out to local children in need throughout Southwest Louisville Metro thanks to some generous donors. On Tuesday, Councilman David Yates (D-25) announced the results of a friendly competition between five gyms in Southwest Metro Louisville

Aug 13 2019 Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service to Sarasota

Allegiant Air today announced new seasonal nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning Monday, November 25, 2019. Nonstop flights to Sarasota will be offered twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. The airline will operate the flight using an Airbus A320 with 186-seats.

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.  

Aug 13 2019 Cities of Louisville and Somerset to partner to support the arts

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Mayor Alan Keck, of Somerset, Ky., today announced a new partnership promoting the exchange of arts between the two cities.

“We are excited to partner with Mayor Keck and the arts community in Somerset. This collaboration will create a creative dialogue between communities in Kentucky and activate both vibrant cities by supporting our creative workforce and offering arts experiences for everyone,” said Mayor Fischer.

Aug 9 2019 New Dixie Highway Project meets major milestone

LOUISVILLE (Aug. 9, 2019) – Crews on The New Dixie Highway Project are completing median construction on a critical, busy section of the roadway in the heart of Shively. The section between Herbert Avenue and Crums Lane, which includes Shively City Hall and the on-ramp to I-264, will have all lanes open and in their final configuration on Monday.

Aug 8 2019 Picnic in the Park to Encourage and Celebrate Breastfeeding
Saturday’s Event to be Held at Breslin Park Coincides with National Breastfeeding Month

 

Aug 8 2019 Councilman Fox to host his first Community Meeting for District 13 on Saturday, August 10th

Councilman Mark Fox is issuing an invitation to the people of District 13 to come out for his first Community Meeting on Saturday, August 10th at the Fairdale Library.

Aug 8 2019 Councilwoman Shanklin hosts “Back to School Festival” for children on Saturday August 10th

As a way to start a new school year off right, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) and First Neighborhood Place will host the Annual Back to School Festival on Saturday, August 10th.

Aug 8 2019 Nature Play Comes to Russell Lee Park

In keeping with a play trend sweeping the nation, the Louisville Parks Foundation (LPF) has installed a “pop-up” nature play area in Russell Lee Park adjacent to the traditional play structure LPF funded