Jun 14 2019 Mayor Fischer appoints Dwayne Clark as new Director of Louisville Metro Corrections

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he’s appointed Dwayne Clark as the new Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC).

Clark replaces Mark Bolton, who announced his retirement in May, after serving as jail director since 2008.

Jun 13 2019 Age-Friendly Louisville Raises Awareness for World Elder Abuse Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is this Saturday, June 15, 2019. This annual day of awareness calls attention to a growing population of elderly people and some of the abuses they face. As longevity increases, abuse of the elderly is an increasing and serious problem that affects health and human rights and can cause death, so it is vital to raise awareness to prevent it whenever and wherever possible.

Jun 13 2019 Councilwoman Purvis encourages the community to come out for the 10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Festival

For the tenth year in a row, the Shawnee Ministries and Community Collaborative is bringing a community celebration to the Shawnee neighborhood! “The Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration is for the whole family,” says Councilwoman Donna Purvis (D-5). “It is a great way to start Father’s Day weekend off on Saturday, June 15 by celebrating with family and friends at this fun-packed afternoon event.”

Jun 13 2019 Louisville Synergy Project aims to strengthen relationships between police and community

Mayor Greg Fischer, Police Chief Steve Conrad and Louisville Metro Government Chief Equity Officer Kellie Watson today launched the Synergy Project, a community engagement initiative aimed at further strengthening police and community relationships grounded in trust and legitimacy.

Jun 13 2019 Hamilton Fest celebrates the spirit of the Revolution at Locust Grove this weekend

Hamilton Fest!
Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Jun 12 2019 New and improved 311 and business portals launch June 19

Brief necessary outages planned for both systems beginning today

Louisville Metro Government’s work to replace and improve the city’s work order system, business portal and 311 reporting system is nearing completion and will launch on June 19.

The new systems from Accela will: 

Jun 12 2019 APCD Notice of Action on a Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Rogers Group Inc. (limestone quarry), 13400 Old Henry Road, Louisville, KY 40223 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal, includes the addition of 3 conveyors (TC28, TC29 and TC6a) that were left out of 27662-14-F(R1) and the incorporation of construction permit C-0145-1000-19 for underground mining equipment. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 13, 2019, and ends on July 15, 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.

Jun 11 2019 Family Farm & Forage Day to be held Saturday, June 15 at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

A fun – and free – family event will take place on the banks of the Ohio River in southwest Louisville on Saturday, June 15th as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts “Family Farm and Forage Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will explore historic and present-day farming with a variety of activities, workshops, talks and booths for children and adults.

Jun 11 2019 APCD Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will accept oral statements at a public hearing on June 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Edison Room at the Air Pollution Control District, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, Ky 40203, on amendments to District Regulations.

Jun 11 2019 Public Health and Wellness and Louisville Grows Offer Nutrition Class to Prevent Lead Poisoning

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, in partnership with Louisville Grows, is holding a free Lead Poisoning Prevention Class focusing on which foods can help to prevent lead from being absorbed into the body. The class is targeted to parents of children under age 6 and pregnant women. 

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities release comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy

Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges.

Jun 10 2019 President James announces Historic City Hall Clock Tower will glow like a rainbow for PRIDE Week.

President David James (D-6) has announced than in conjunction with PRIDE Week, the Clock Tower at Historic City Hall will glow like a rainbow this week.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer declares June 10-17 Pride Week in Louisville

Mayor Fischer today joined Metro Council representatives, Karen Williams, President & CEO of Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and Chris Hartman, Director of the Fairness Campaign, to declare June 10 – 17, 2019 as Pride Week in Louisville.

Jun 10 2019 County Attorney delinquent child support list shows more than $96 million owed


Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell released his annual publication of delinquent child support obligors on Monday, June 10.

Jun 8 2019 Cyclists Ride to Honor Ali

Click here to read and watch WDRB news coverage of the Muhammad Ali Memorial Ride during Ali Week.