May 7 2018 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 10

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 10.  The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler sponsors Breast Cancer Screenings on Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) is sponsoring Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms for Women 40 years an older on Saturday, May 12th. “Early detection of breast cancer is one of the best ways to fight this disease. It is my hope that women over 40 will take advantage of this event. Many of us know of someone who has lost a love one because of breast cancer,” says Butler.

May 7 2018 Councilwoman Butler announces next S.P.O.T. Clinic set for Saturday, May 12th

Councilwoman Marianne Butler is once again encouraging pet owners to take advantage of the next S.P.O.T. Clinic for residents of District 15 set for Saturday, May 12th.

May 7 2018 Locust Grove is In Bloom Gardeners’ Fair and Silent Auction returns to Locust Grove for the 23rd year

Louisville—Historic Locust Grove will hold the 23rd Annual Gardeners’ Fair Friday, May 11, Saturday, May 12, and Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily. This hallmark event will feature over 40 vendors and demonstrators showcasing annuals, perennials, herbs, native plants, garden art, and garden tools.

May 7 2018 Mayor Fischer honors Louisville's outstanding high school seniors

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 50 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

This year’s recipients include immigrants from Somalia, Kenya, Cuba and other countries, along with students who have overcome illness, personal struggles, disabilities and behavioral issues to achieve success.

May 4 2018 Hard Rock Cafe employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant at 424 S. 4th St. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 2 2018 Mayor Fischer makes annual Derby wager with Ocala Mayor

Mayor Greg Fischer and Ocala (Florida) Mayor Kent Guinn today made their annual wager on the Kentucky Derby, placing a bottle of Woodford Reserve bourbon and Ocala brandy on the line.

This is the fifth year of the friendly wager between the mayors of the two cities, both of which are steeped in thoroughbred tradition and consider themselves spirited rivals for the status of Horse Capital of the World.  

May 1 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation teams with Bicycling for Louisville to offer free bike parking during

Approximately 100 bicycle parking spaces will be available during Derby Week at Wayside Park near Churchill Downs, thanks to a partnership between Bicycling for  Louisville and Louisville Parks and Recreation.

May 1 2018 Annual Responsible Recycling Event on Saturday, May 12th

It’s an opportunity to clean out the garage, the attic, and the basement of those things that have been collecting dust over the years and get them to a place where someone else might be able to use them, or where they can be safely disposed.

Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) announces the Annual Responsible Recycling Event set for Saturday May 12th between 9:30am and 12:30pm at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.

May 1 2018 Marks Feed Store and Panera employees diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 1, 2018) – An employee of the Mark’s Feed Store restaurant at 11422 Shelbyville Rd. and an employee of Panera restaurant at 1801 Rudy Ln. have been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 1 2018 Consultants present facilities study to Louisville Metro Council

Consultants hired to do a facilities assessment for Louisville Metro Government presented findings and recommendations to the Metro Council and city leaders on Tuesday.

Apr 30 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors a Gigantic Yard Sale, the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus and More in May

Each Month Neighborhood Place partners come together to offer a wide variety of workshops, events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Highlights in May include a Giant Yard Sale in south Louisville; the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus at NorthWest Neighborhood Place; a community meeting focused on the ripple effects of heroin addiction; three employment recruitment opportunities and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Apr 30 2018 Listen to Tina Ward-Pugh on the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast

The Triumphant Return of Tina Ward-Pugh, on Eight More Miles: the District 8 Podcast. Listen on Soundcloud, iTunes, or your podcatcher of choice! 

Apr 27 2018 Bearno’s Pizza employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of Bearno’s Pizza restaurant located at 9222 Westport Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.  As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from April 8 to April 22, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 26 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC (chemical manufacturing plant), 4300 Campground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 28, 2018, and ends on May 29, 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.