Bardstown Road Moves Like ‘Bernie’

The intersection of Bardstown Road and Eastern Parkway came to a halt Saturday night as a flash mob erupted between Tony Boombozz and Qdoba at 7 pm.  The Facebook-organized flash mob ultimately saw several hundred people gather along the sidewalks to watch participants tilt their heads back and flop their arms around, mimicking a dance […]

ORBP Public Comments Being Accepted Online

The public comment period for the updated Ohio River Bridges Project continues until Friday, July 15. The public comment hearings last week drew many who voiced their opinions about the project, but the ORBP is still accepting comments online. You can access the comment form here: http://www.kyinbridges.com/contact-us/meetings.aspx

Sprint Cup Series In Kentucky

NASCAR’s top series is in Kentucky for the weekend.  Starting tonight, the Kentucky Motor Speedway will host the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This weekend’s race ends a decade long struggle to get a major NASCAR race into the eleven-year-old track in Sparta, Kentucky. The one-and-a-half-mile track is hosting three national series races this weekend starting with […]

Slow Food Congress Won’t Come to Louisville

The Slow Food International organization will not hold its quadrennial meeting in Louisville, though the city was considered a potential host. Slow Food has decided to fold its International Congress into the similar Terra Madre event next year.  Slow Food had been considering Louisville as a host city, but because of financial reasons they have […]

Construction Begins on Big Four Bridge Re-decking

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on the Big Four Bridge today.  Construction will now begin on re-decking the old railroad bridge across the Ohio River. Congressman John Yarmuth congratulated Governor Beshear, Louisville Mayor Fischer and Jeffersonville Mayor Tom Galligan for their teamwork on getting the project started. “This will be something that will bring us […]

Louisville Clock Close to Home at Theater Square

The old Louisville Clock may be close to finding a new home at Theater Square on Fourth Street. Mayor Greg Fischer has the final say on where the clock is placed and spokesman Chris Poynter says Theater Square is the target location right now. “I think right now this seems to be the preferred location for everyone […]

American Printing House Aids ‘Imagination’

For years, millions of parents and their children have received free books in the mail from the Dollywood Foundation. It’s part of the “Imagination Library” to ensure that kids get a new book each month so they can learn the joys of reading. Recently, the library announced that it will get a bit bigger. The […]

Latino Baseball Centennial in Cincinnati

Today is the 100th anniversary of a Latino baseball milestone. In 1911, Cubans Armando Marsans and Rafael Almeida became the first Latino players for the Cincinnati Reds. The two are sometimes called the first Latino players in the major leagues, but that depends on how major league is defined. The two were preceded by Estevan […]

Isolated Measles Outbreak Confirmed in NE Indiana

The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed several cases of Measles in the northeastern part of the state. However, the cases are all family and close contacts of someone who contracted the rare disease while traveling abroad. All of the people who contracted the disease were unvaccinated, and the Health Department is urging people […]