‘Caylee’s Law’ Proposed in Kentucky, Could Have No Effect

A bill in reaction to the high-profile Casey Anthony trial in Orlando Florida has surfaced in Kentucky. “Caylee’s Law” was recently pre-filed for the 2012 legislative session. When Anthony was acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee, many observers were outraged that she faced no jail time for failing to report her daughter missing for […]

USPS to Conduct Area Efficiency Studies

By Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio The U.S. Postal Service is conducting a study of the efficiency of its Louisville and Lexington hubs. Spokesman David Walton says the study will determine whether some of the duties handled in the Lexington Processing and Distribution Center could be performed more efficiently at the Louisville facility. The USPS […]

County Commissioner Districts Re-Drawn

The districts for Jefferson County Commissioners were redrawn today. The commission unanimously approved a new map of its three districts based on data from the 2010 Census. The measure will now go before the Metro Council for final approval and the map of the districts will be available on the Metro Council website. The County […]

Adventure Playground Remains Open Amid Heat Advisory

This week’s excessive heat advisory has caused delays to needed repairs at the waterfront splash park in Louisville this week. Gary Pepper with the Waterfront Development Corporation says the playground was scheduled for much needed repairs this week but the Corporation has decided to delay the work to keep citizens cool. “Well what’s happened is the rubber […]

KIPDA to Lobby for Aging Care Funding

A local agency for aging and independent living will be in Washington next week to lobby legislators in the hope of preserving the federal budget for aging care programs. The Social Services Division of the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency provides assistance to disabled persons of all ages as well as the elderly, and […]

Southern Indiana Schools Show Improvement on ISTEP+ Scores

Test scores for Indiana schools in the 2010-2011 school year were released today, and the pass rates in Southern Indiana showed improvements. New Albany-Floyd County showed a thirteen percent increase over the past two years, while Greater Clark Schools saw a 17 percent increase over the same period. The state uses standardized test scores in […]

Update: Water Main Break Floods Parts of U of L Campus

A broken water main at the University of Louisville campus has caused some flooding across part of the campus. The break occurred near Floyd and Warnock Streets, causing that intersection, and much of the campus, to flood. According to MetroSafe Communications, some people are trapped in buildings as portions of the flooding have reached almost […]

‘Talk to Greg’ Tonight at Jeffersontown High School

Mayor Greg Fischer will appear tonight at Jeffersontown High School as a part of his monthly public comment program. ‘Talk to Greg’ events take place on the second Monday of every month, and this month’s event will be tonight at Jeffersontown High School from 6-8 pm. Jeffersontown High School 9600 Old Six Mile Lane Map

Officials Hope Historic Distiller Will Enhance Urban Bourbon Trail

An unused building on Main Street will soon be converted to a small distillery by a New York-based whiskey brand. Local officials hope it will attract additional tourism to the urban bourbon trail in Louisville. The New York-based Michter’s Distillery has been in existence for nearly three centuries and has decided to produce single barrel […]