Sep 28 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith reveals a new artistic addition to the David Armstrong Extreme Park

New Mural kicks off new effort to fight graffiti in District 4

Sep 28 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith reveals a new artistic addition to the David Armstrong Extreme Park

Since its opening in 2002, the David Armstrong Extreme Park has attracted skaters and bikers from around the country and the world. The parks newest artistic addition is sure to catch the eye of those who appreciate what the Extreme Park has brought to the city. On Friday, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) hosted the Big Reveal of a new mural on the outside wall of the park that gives everyone who drives or walks by it an idea of the purpose of the park and its uniqueness.

Sep 28 2018 President James welcomes the return of the St. James Court Art Show and Old Louisville

The 62nd Annual St. James Court Art Show will once again bring the best artisans and craftsmen along with hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Old Louisville area during the first weekend in October. More than 700 artisans from all over the United States return to one of Metro Louisville’s unique and historic neighborhoods for the nation’s premier arts and crafts venue.

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 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 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 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.