Apr 3 2019 Measles & Chickenpox Vaccination Clinic to Be Held April 19 and 20


Measles Remerges in the U.S. with Five Current Outbreaks

In the wake of five current measles outbreaks throughout the United States, the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Public Health and Wellness are teaming up to host two reduced-cost immunization clinics on for Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and chickenpoxApril 19 and April 20.

Apr 3 2019 Iroquois Amphitheater season highlighted by national musical acts, local productions

Apr 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Print Fulfillment Services, LLC (lithographic and digital printing operation), 2929 Magazine Street, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 02, 2019, and ends on May 03, 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.

Apr 1 2019 PNC Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant For New PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has received a $49,949 grant from the PNC Foundation to build a new PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park. 

Apr 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops on mindfulness, living well and parenting skills

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in April include a mindfulness workshop to learn meditation practices, a series of classes to help manage health issues, workshops that help fathers with parenting skills and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Mar 28 2019 LIHEAP funding deadline extended through April 30

Heating assistance program offers relief to qualified low-income residents

 Income-eligible residents of Louisville now have more time to apply for funding to help with energy bills, thanks to an extension of the deadline for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Mar 27 2019 The Wheel Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Mar 27 2019 Mayor rallies community for eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service, April 13-20

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Metro United Way, Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Derby Festival and a variety of nonprofits to kick off the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service with support from Metro United Way, April 13-20, 2019

Mar 26 2019 Council Members to hold news conference concerning Insurance Rate Premium Tax vote and announced Administration Budget Cuts News Conference set for Tuesday, March 26th

Louisville – A bipartisan group of Louisville Metro Council members will hold a news conference on Tuesday, March 26th to discussion their recent vote on the proposed Insurance Premium Tax rate increase.

Members of the Metro Council plan to discuss the reasoning behind their vote as well as their thoughts on budget cuts already announced by the Fischer Administration.

Mar 26 2019 April at Locust Grove celebrates George Washington, historical refreshments and the American Revolution

Afternoon Lecture Series
Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation: Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President
Wednesday, April 3, 1:15 pm

Mar 26 2019 Local Communities Host Le Tour de Greenway

Click here to see the story in the News and Tribune about the upcoming Le Tour de Greenway.

Mar 25 2019 Mayor Fischer, community leaders encourage youths to have fun, safe spring break April 1-5

Mayor Greg Fischer was joined today by officials from the Louisville Free Public Library, the Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Parks and Recreation and Jefferson County Public Schools to encourage local children to take advantage of the dozens of free and low-cost activities offered by those organizations during the upcoming spring break April 1-5.

Mar 23 2019 Louisville Cycling Podcast

Click here to listen to the episode with dietician Cortney Langdon on the Louisville Cycling Podcast.

Mar 21 2019 County Attorney’s Office Mourns Loss of Julie Hardesty, Longtime First Assistant


The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office mourns the loss of Julie Lott Hardesty, our longtime First Assistant. Julie was first sworn as an Assistant County Attorney in 1988 and became First Assistant in 2001 under then Jefferson County Attorney Irv Maze. She died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 60. Below is a statement from Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell.


Mar 21 2019 Mayor Fischer's statement on the Metro Council vote on new revenue

Mayor Fischer's statement on the on the Metro Council vote on Thursday night.