Jun 14 2018 Employee at White Castle on Greene Way diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of the White Castle restaurant at 2350 Greene Way has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 13 2018 “Reimagine 9th Street” draft plan available for public comment

After a series of community engagement events and stakeholder meetings, Louisville Metro Government (LMG), working in concert with consultant Gehl Architects since 2017, has completed a draft plan to “Reimagine 9th Street” from the Ohio River to Broadway.

Reimagining the corridor aims to implement goals of Vision Louisville, to pursue a MOVE Louisville priority project and to create an attractive, vibrant, and safe connection between west Louisville and downtown.

Jun 13 2018 Locust Grove partners with Kentucky Opera for Summer Thursday Concert Series

Locust Grove is pleased to welcome Kentucky Opera, the State Opera of Kentucky, to the Summer Thursday Concert Series at the historic site. This three-concert series brings the voices of Kentucky Opera to explore the history of Kentucky from its beginnings to the present date through song. Concerts will be held on Thursdays June 14, July 19, and August 30 at 6:30 pm. Each program will focus on a different theme, from traditional regional music, drinking songs, and opera favorites.

Jun 12 2018 Councilman Hollander’s June D9 Community Conversation Focuses on LMPD

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation on crime prevention and the Neighborhood Watch Program through LMPD.

The meeting is Tuesday, June 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Road.

A representative of LMPD will be present to talk about starting a neighborhood watch program in your neighborhood and to answer any questions you may have about crime or crime prevention in the area.

Jun 12 2018 Employee at Jimmy John’s on Broadway diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of Jimmy John’s restaurant at 332 W. Broadway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 11 2018 A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause - 100 Bikes, Helmets, and Backpacks for Local Foster Children - WDRB News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Getting your first bike is pretty special, but its even more memorable when an LMPD officer helps you build it. 

That's what happened during the "A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause" event held at Fourth Street Live! on Sunday.

Police officers, EMTs and firefighters helped local foster children build brand new bikes. In addition to the bikes, each child was also given a new helmet and backpack. 

More than 100 kids went home with new bikes.

Jun 11 2018 A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause - 100 Bikes, Helmets, and Backpacks for Local Foster Children - WDRB News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Getting your first bike is pretty special, but its even more memorable when an LMPD officer helps you build it. 

That's what happened during the "A Kid, A Cop, and A Cause" event held at Fourth Street Live! on Sunday.

Police officers, EMTs and firefighters helped local foster children build brand new bikes. In addition to the bikes, each child was also given a new helmet and backpack. 

More than 100 kids went home with new bikes.

Jun 8 2018 Mayor Fischer receives national Health Leadership Award

Mayor Greg Fischer was presented a Health Leadership Award this evening at the opening dinner of the US Conference of Mayors 86th annual meeting in Boston. The award was presented by CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, that regularly evaluates the nation’s 40 largest cities on the number and strength of their policies that help people live longer, better lives.

Jun 8 2018 Employee at Speedway diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 8, 2018) –  An employee of the Speedway located at 5400 Antle Dr. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

Only customers who ate prepared food products such as pizza, hot dogs, breakfast sandwiches at this Speedway from May 15, 2018 to May 31, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus.  Customers who purchased fuel or packaged goods are not at risk.

Jun 7 2018 Free electric fans for seniors and disabled individuals

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for seniors and people with disabilities.  A "Fan Fair" giveaway and resource event is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

Jun 6 2018 The Housekeeping Edition of District 8 eNews is live!

Jun 6 2018 Mayor’s Music & Art Series announces summer music lineup

The Mayor’s Music & Art Series will move outside to Jefferson Square Park for the summer months.

Jun 6 2018 Air Quality Alert for Thursday (6/7)

News item about an air quality alert for Thursday (6/7).

Jun 6 2018 Family Farm and Forage Day to be held June 16 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 16 as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts “Family Farm and Forage Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will explore historic and present-day farming with a variety of children’s activities, workshops, talks and booths.

Jun 6 2018 Sen. Seum honored for support of felony gun law

Louisville officials thank Senator for his continued support to improve public safety in Louisville through legislation

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad welcomed state Senator Dan Seum to the offices of the 9th Mobile Division Wednesday to thank him for sponsoring legislation that passed this year to strengthen penalties for repeat offenders who use guns to commit crimes.