Sep 27 2018 West Nile virus confirmed in five Louisville residents

The Kentucky Department for Public Health has confirmed West Nile virus in five Louisville residents.  Four of the West Nile cases were neuroinvasive, a serious form of the disease in which the virus attacks the brain or the tissues lining the brain and spinal cord leading to encephalitis or meningitis.  There have been no deaths from West Nile this year.

Sep 26 2018 Appointments can be scheduled for early LIHEAP registration for elderly or disabled individuals

Automated system now open to schedule appointments in advance

LOUISVILLE, KY (September 26,2018) - Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services (RCS) is offering pre-registration for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Subsidy Component. The pre-registration will begin on Wednesday, October. 3, and end on October 31.

Sep 26 2018 The Reflection Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Sep 25 2018 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population Oct. 3

 Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2018 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 3. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

Sep 24 2018 Mayor Fischer Appoints Two New Board of Health Members
Three other Board of Health members reappointed though July 2021

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed two new members to the Louisville Metro Board of Health.  Both terms run to July 31, 2021.

Sep 24 2018 Update on potential for flash flooding

Louisville Metro Emergency Services provided this update today on the heavy rains and potential for flash flooding in Louisville.

·         MSD, our city’s Public Works and first responders remain in communication about the potential for flash flooding.

Sep 21 2018 Councilman Mulvihill joins LMPD’s Sixth Division for a Neighborhood Walk

Councilman Pat Mulvihill (D-10) invites residents to join him and the LMPD’s Sixth Division officers for a Neighbor Walk on Tuesday, September 25.

Sep 20 2018 “Canoemobile” back for 7th year

The Canoemobile is coming back to Shawnee and Riverview Parks on Oct. 5-6 for its seventh year on the banks of the Ohio River.

The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River. Canoe trips are free. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. No advance sign-ups are required, wavers can be signed on-site or brought with the participants.

Sep 20 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc (synthetic resins and resin compounds   manufacturing plant), 4200 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 23, 2018, and ends on October 23, 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.

Sep 19 2018 Louisville Loop Temporary Closure/ Detour



The Louisville Loop downtown from the Belle of Louisville to the Big Four Bridge will be closed temporarily from Monday, September 24th to Friday, September 28th. The closure will be during working hours only.

Sep 18 2018 Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (9/19)

There is an Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (9/19) in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Ozone is forecast to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (seniors, children, people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD). The general public is not likely to be affected.

Sep 18 2018 Public Safety Committee to learn more about Jefferson Family Recovery Court Program

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has invited Judge Denise Brown, of Jefferson Family Court to talk about the Jefferson Family Recovery Court program when it meets on Wednesday, September 19th.

Sep 18 2018 City agencies, MSD brief public on flash flooding response, including plans for improved warnings

Louisville Metro Emergency Services, Louisville Fire Department (LFD) and Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) officials provided a briefing today about the city’s response to a 2-hour flash flooding event on Saturday, Sept. 8, including steps being taken to better educate the public about the dangers of flash flooding and to provide more warning for high-water incidents.

Sep 17 2018 Fifth annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation set for September 20

Brightside, Louisville’s organization for keeping the city clean and green through beautification and education, will be holding its 5th annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation from 6-9 p.m. on September 20 at The Louisville Palace (625 S. 4th Street).

Sep 17 2018 Councilman Ackerson announces his Annual Town Hall Meeting for residents of District 26

Councilman Brent T. Ackerson is extending an invitation to residents of District 26 to attend his Annual Town Hall meeting on Saturday morning, September 22nd in the cafeteria of Saint John Paul II Catholic Church (the former Saint Barnabas).