Aug 1 2018 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, August 11th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, August 11th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman

Aug 1 2018 Councilwoman Woolridge encourages everyone to come out for the Unity in the Community Festival in Algonquin Park

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) is inviting everyone to come out to this year’s Unity in the Community Festival on Saturday, August 11th in Algonquin Park. This annual event is a fun filled afternoon and evening for the entire family.

Aug 1 2018 Councilman David James invites everyone to come out and enjoy Victory Park Day this weekend

Councilman David James (D-6) is issuing an invitation to those living in and around the California Neighborhood where Victory Park is located, to come out and enjoy a day of fun, music and food as this neighborhood continues to build a great spirit of community.

Aug 1 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin hosts “Back to School Fest 2018” for Children on Saturday August 11th

As a way to start a new school year off right, Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) and 1st Neighborhood Place will host Back to School Fest 2018 on Saturday, August 11th.

Jul 31 2018 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Needs Your Input Multi-use Trail in A.B. Sawyer Park

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are seeking public input regarding the proposed construction of a multi-use path in A.B. Sawyer Park, a public-use recreational resource protected under Section 4(f) of the Transportation Act of 1966.

Jul 31 2018 Coroner seeking next of kin

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is seeking next of kin for John Elkins, III, who expired at his residence in the 1000 block of Jackson Street, Louisville, KY, on 7/25/2018. If anyone has information, please contact Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor at 502-574-0106.

Jul 30 2018 Congressman Yarmuth helps unveil new bicycle pump track at Shawnee Park

Third District Congressman John Yarmuth, Metro Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton and others were on hand Saturday as Louisville Parks and Recreation unveiled a new bicycle pump track in Shawnee Park as part of the West Louisville Appreciation Day festival.

Jul 30 2018 Councilwoman Welch encourages the community to share their thoughts on the future of Fairdale

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is inviting everyone to come out and share their thoughts and ideas on the proposed Fairdale Village Center Planning Project at a special community workshop on Tuesday, July 31.   

Jul 30 2018 Councilwoman Welch to host special ceremony to honor Kenwood Drive In with a Kentucky Historical Marker

On Tuesday, July 31st Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), the Kentucky Historical Society and representatives of the Iroquois Neighborhood Association will dedicate the Commonwealth’s newest Historical Marker at the Kenwood Drive In.

Jul 30 2018 Louisville Metro Government launches new web tool to explore Opportunity Zones

In April 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury certified 144 Opportunity Zones in 84 Kentucky counties as recommended by Governor Matt Bevin under a new community development program, the Investing in Opportunity Act, part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. In Louisville, 19 census tracts are designated as Opportunity Zones.

Jul 30 2018 August brings books, quilts, and opera to Locust Grove

Afternoon Lecture Series
Sandy Staebell: Faces and Places in Kentucky Quilts
Wednesday, August 1, 1:15 pm

Jul 29 2018 Council Members encourage community to protest Family Dollar Stores request to sell malt beverages

Several Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council are calling on residents of Metro Louisville to participate in special protests on Monday, July 30th in opposition to the decision by Family Dollar Stores to seek a liquor license to sell malt beverages in their stores.

Jul 27 2018 THRIVE fellowship offers new opportunities to young African American men in Louisville

Young African American men who are committed to self-improvement and building new skills will have the opportunity to prepare for careers in public service through the THRIVE Fellowship, a new program being offered through the Louisville Metro Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods.

Jul 25 2018 Attorney General Andy Beshear to announce partnership with First Gethsemane Baptist Church on Opioid Disposal

A special guest will be in attendance at this Wednesday’s evening  service at First Gethsemane Baptist Church. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be joined by Metro Council President David James (D-6) and Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4). The Attorney General will be on hand to announce the Church is joining Kentucky’s Opioid Disposal Program.

Jul 25 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Brown-Forman Distillery (distillery), 2921 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 28, 2018, and ends on August 27, 2018. 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.