Oct 15 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Awarded $195,000 for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project

Oct 15 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Kentucky Truck Plant (manufacture of automobiles, light- and medium-duty trucks), 3001 Chamberlain Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 18, 2018 and ends on November 19, 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.

Oct 14 2018 Interview with Andy Murphy, LBC President

The Louisville Cycling Podcast interviews Louisville Bicycle Club President Andy Murphy. 

Listen to the Andy Murphy episode of the Louisville Cycling Podcast here.

Oct 13 2018 Coroner seeks next of kin

Jefferson County Coroner seeks next of kin for Barnaba Kai, male, black, DOB 1/1/1979, who lived at Kentucky Towers, 511 S. 5th Street, in Louisville.
He was possibly from Somalia and part of the Lost Boys, per a neighbor.  Have information? Call Deputy Coroner Scott Russ at 574-0139.

Oct 12 2018 Councilman Yates asks for the Community’s help for the “Coat a Kid Drive” on Monday October 15th

With the change of seasons and cooler temperatures it won’t be long before winter returns to Metro Louisville. Some children will need help staying warm this year and that is why Councilman David Yates (D-25) is once again asking the community to help “Coat a Kid” this coming Monday, October 15th.

Oct 12 2018 Dare to Care is working with Metro Government on plans to move its kitchen operations to former Parkland Grocery

Dare to Care is working with Metro Louisville to relocate its production kitchen operations to the site of the former Parkland Grocery, 1200 South 28th Street. Councilwoman Green is hosting a neighborhood meeting at Baptist Fellowship Center to discuss possible Dare to Care operation at the former Parkland Grocery.

Oct 12 2018 Leaf drop off 2018

Louisville Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection will have the option to dispose of them at one of two drop-off sites beginning November 6 with a third site added November 20.

Oct 12 2018 Fall 2018 Free Paper Shredding Event

Louisville residents are invited to bring unneeded documents to be shredded and disposed of at a free event on November 3, 2018. Citizens can protect themselves from identify theft by bringing items to:

Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

1030 Phillips Lane

Saturday, November 3, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oct 11 2018 City seeking tree for ‘Light Up Louisville’ event

Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays. 

“Just like most families preparing for the holidays, we’re looking for the perfect Christmas tree,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “This is the main attraction at Light Up Louisville and it will stay up throughout the holiday season.”

Oct 11 2018 Listen to the latest episode of Eight More Miles: The District 8 Podcast with Center for Health Equity Manager Aja Barber and Community Outreach Coordinator Monica Leslie

Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, or your podcatcher of choice. 

Oct 11 2018 Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing Celebrates 25 Years with Archaeology Day Event

The public is invited to a free, family-friendly afternoon to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the opening of  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing on Sunday, October 21 from 1-5 p.m.   

Oct 10 2018 Residents of Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 encouraged to submit ideas to improve health and wellness

Neighborhood residents in Metro Council Districts 6 and 8 are invited to submit ideas to improve health and wellness in those districts. Our Money, Our Voice, launched in August, is an initiative of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness’s Center for Health Equity and Metro Council President David James (District 6) and Councilman Brandon Coan (District 8).

Oct 10 2018 The Look Both Ways Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Oct 10 2018 Louisville Free Public Library Director Jim Blanton announces departure

Mayor appoints Lee Burchfield to serve as Interim Director

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Jim Blanton is leaving his post as Director of Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) in early November for a similar post in Asheville, N.C., to be closer to family.

Oct 10 2018 President James and Four Roses Bourbon invite all of Metro Louisville to the 2018 Garvin Gate Blues Festival

With great fall weather underway, another great Old Louisville tradition takes place this weekend highlighting some of the best blues music to hear in Metro Louisville. And no one can argue with the price for admission: it’s FREE. President  David James (D-6) and Four Roses Bourbon invite the community to the 2018 Garvin Gate Blues Festival to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th at The Gate on Garvin Place at Oak Street in historic Old Louisville.