Jan 11 2018 Layla George named President/CEO of Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Layla George, a Louisville native, joins Olmsted Parks Conservancy as its next President and CEO. George has a broad background in non-profit leadership, fundraising, and land conservation along with experience in farming and the local foods movement.

Jan 11 2018 Public Health and Wellness Offering Free Class Series to Prevent Diabetes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will sponsor a free 16-week class series, PreventT2, to help people prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Jan 11 2018 Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton elected 2018 Majority Leader

On Thursday, members of the Democratic Caucus elected Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) to serve as Majority Caucus Chair for 2018. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Metro Council. The Caucus elected Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) to serve as Vice-Chair.

Jan 11 2018 Councilman David James elected President of the Louisville Metro Council for 2018

In a unanimous vote, Councilman David James (D-6) is the new the new President of the Louisville Metro Council for 2018.

Jan 11 2018 Metro Council Republicans Elect Leet and Kramer as Caucus Leaders for 2018

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2018, the nine Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilwoman Angela Leet (District 7) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 10 2018 Minority Caucus to Meet Thursday, January 11

The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will hold its first meeting of 2018 at 4 p.m. at City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). During this meeting, members of the Minority Caucus will elect leadership for the 2018 calendar year. 

The Metro Council's Minority Caucus meets each Thursday at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Caucus Room at City Hall. Minority Caucus meetings are open to the public. 

Jan 10 2018 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch set for District 2 on Saturday, January 13th

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is inviting the community to join a special event with the Men of Peace for the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Brunch with the continuing theme of “Keeping the Dream Alive” as Metro Louisville kicks off a week of special events to honor the late civil rights leader.

Jan 10 2018 Parks and Recreation announces six sites for public sledding


For thousands of local children – and quite a few adults, too – sledding is a highlight of the winter season. Louisville Parks and Recreation wants to remind the public it will open hills in seven parks for sledding from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on days when snow accumulation reaches 2-3 inches. 

Jan 9 2018 Get a free radon test kit for your home

January is National Radon Action Month

Jan 8 2018 A. Dana Kasler named Assistant Director of Revenue Facilities for Parks and Recreation

A. Dana Kasler, a veteran of more than 25 years in parks and recreation administration, has been named the new Assistant Director of Revenue Facilities for Louisville Parks and Recreation. 

Jan 8 2018 The first 2018 District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, January 13th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the first “Coffee with your Councilman” for 2018 is set for Saturday, January 13th.  This is an opportunity for residents of District 12 to meet with their Councilman

Jan 8 2018 Councilman Lanshima to host Town Hall Meetings to discuss MSD Ordinance pending before the Metro Council

Councilman Vitalis Lanshima has announced two public Town Hall Meetings will be held next week for residents of District 21 to learn more about the pending MSD rate increase ordinance currently before the Louisville Metro Council.

Jan 8 2018 Mayor Fischer honors Rev. Charles Elliott Jr. with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award

Recipient chosen based on values that best espouse the ideals of Dr. King.

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Rev. Dr. Charles Elliott Jr., a longtime civic advocate in Louisville, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award.

Jan 7 2018 LMAS shelter rescue travels 1K miles to forever home!

Sometimes happy endings aren't so close to home for homeless pets who come through the LMAS shelter.

Jan 5 2018 Dr. Lori Caloia Named Medical Director for Public Health and Wellness