Nov 21 2019 How to recycle used cooking oil or properly dispose of oil

Whether you’re panfrying the morning bacon or deep frying the holiday bird, you always have leftover fat, oil or grease. Louisville MSD and Metro Public Works advise to not pour the slippery mess into a sink, toilet or storm drain where it can lead to plumbing or sewer problems and foul local waterways.

Nov 21 2019 Christmastide, 1816 celebrates the sights and the sounds of the season Join the Croghan family at Locust Grove for the holidays!

The Croghan and Clark families and their friends welcome guests from near and far to Locust Grove for a special one-day only celebration of Christmastide, 1816. On Saturday, December 7, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Locust Grove will come alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of the season as Locust Grove’s corps of First Person Interpreters bring to life the residents of the historic house, as well as their friends and neighbors.

Nov 21 2019 Enjoy Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park car-free from 8 AM – 2 PM on the last Sunday of each month

Cherokee Park’s Scenic Loop and its various entry points will be closed to vehicle traffic from 8 AM – 2 PM on the last Sunday of the month, starting this Sunday (11/24).

Nov 20 2019 The Succession Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Nov 20 2019 New fishing docks installed in Waverly Park, Tom Wallace Lake in Jefferson Memorial Forest

Crews from Louisville Parks and Recreation and EZ Construction have installed two new accessible fishing docks at Waverly Park in South Louisville and in Jefferson Memorial Forest’s Tom Wallace Lake this week.

The two ADA accessible docks were fabricated by a Florida company, GatorDock.  The dock features a slip-resistant deck and both measure  about 200 square feet.

Nov 19 2019 The Greatest Louisville Smokeout on Nov. 21

Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center in collaboration with Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place and other community partners are hosting “The Greatest Louisville Smokeout” this Thurs., Nov. 21, 2019. The event is free to the public and runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Parkhill Community Center, 1703 South 13th St.

Nov 19 2019 Councilman Hollander’s November D9 Community Conversation Features PVA

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation with the Jefferson County Property Value Administrator.

The meeting is Tuesday, November 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.

Special guest is PVA Colleen Younger, who will provide information on the 2020 property reassessment, which will affect much of D9.

Nov 17 2019 Council Members McCraney and Winkler encourage residents to attend a public meeting regarding the Westport Road Corridor Study

Council Members Paula McCraney and Markus Winkler are encouraging residents of District 7 and 17 to attend an open house-style meeting regarding the Westport Road Corridor Study. The meeting will be held Tuesday, November 19 from 6-8 p.m. in the gym of Westport Middle School, 8100 Westport Road.

Nov 14 2019 Councilwoman McCraney invites District 7 Residents to the next “Muffins with McCraney”

District 7 residents have their next chance to get caught up on what’s going on at Metro Council and with their Councilwoman, on Saturday, November 16, during “Muffins with McCraney.”  

Nov 14 2019 Councilwoman Dorsey to host the next District Three West Louisville Town Hall Meeting

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey is inviting the residents of District Three to a very important West Louisville Town Hall Meeting set for Tuesday, November 19th beginning at 6:00pm to deal with a status update on three community issues in the district.

Nov 14 2019 Councilwoman Flood to bring in the 2019 holiday season with “Light-Up District 24” on Friday, November 15th

The Holiday Season continues next week in Metro Louisville when Councilwoman Madonna Flood kicks off a traditional holiday event when “Light-Up District 24” gets underway on Friday, November 15th.

Nov 14 2019 Light Up Louisville pairing with new events to continue city’s holiday tradition

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, returns for the 39th year this month, outside of Metro Hall at Jefferson Square and Sixth Street.

Nov 14 2019 Louisville Metro EMS Announces First Ever “Advanced EMTs” in Jefferson County

12 Advanced EMT’s and 4 EMT Captains Promoted


LOUISVILLE, Ky., November 14, 2019 – Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services (LMEMS) recognized 14 individuals in a promotion ceremony today, including 12 EMTs promoted to Advanced EMT, a first-of-its-kind position in Jefferson County and Louisville Metro EMS.

Nov 14 2019 Light Up Louisville pairing with new events to continue city’s holiday tradition

light upMayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, returns for the 39th year this month, outside of Metro Hall at Jeffer

Nov 14 2019 FY19 year-end update anticipates revenues and expenses within 1% of budget as audit is finalized

Louisville Metro Government ended the 2019 fiscal year with $4 million more in operations than budgeted, a one-time overage that Mayor Greg Fischer proposes using to accelerate the timing of a new police recruit class, to boost the city’s unassigned fund balance (or Rainy Day Fund), and offset the city’s growing pension obligation through fiscal year 2023.