Indiana Counties To Get Federal Disaster Support

President Obama today declared a major disaster in the State of Indiana resulting from severe storms and tornados in April and May. The declaration will grant Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in many affected Indiana counties. Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide and […]

Four Tornados Confirmed Wednesday Night

The National Weather Service storm survey crews have confirmed at least four tornados struck parts of Louisville last night. The first tornado struck around 8 pm last night, and Meteorologist Ted Funk says it was the most significant. “Based on our storm survey,” says Funk “the heaviest damage was near the intersection of Floyd Street […]

Isolated Strong Storms Cause Some Damage Wednesday Evening

Isolated strong storms swept through Louisville this evening with at least one suspected tornado touching down near Churchill Downs and the UofL football stadium. There has been damage reported to some of the barns at Churchill downs but no injuries have been reported. Churchill Downs has announced that there will be no races on Thursday […]

Aroldis Chapman Left in Louisville

The Cincinnati Reds optioned Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman to the Louisville Bats today.  Chapman’s 30 Day rehab clock ran out today, after being placed on the disabled list in May. Chapman was called up to the Reds as a relief pitcher last season, where he set the record for fastest pitch ever recorded in the […]

Community Action Partnership Announces New Small Business Loans

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the first fifteen loans granted by a new Metro Government program, the Community Action Partnership Enterprise.  The program provides small business loans for micro enterprises, which are business with five or fewer employees. The awards totaled $100,000.  If a business remains in operation for a year after the award, the […]

Metro Human Rights Commission Announces Support of Hargens

The Metro Human Rights Commission, today, announced their support of Dr. Donna Hargens, the new JCPS Superintendent. The Commission had echoed the calls of the local NAACP for the JCPS School Board to re-open the search. But a week ago, the School Board went into closed session for almost four hours and came back only to announce […]

LWV Hosts Courts Reorganization Explanation

The League of Women Voters will host an event tonight to discuss the details of and reasons for the district courts reorganization.   Chief District Judge Sean Delahanty will present an outline of the plans, the League says he will give an overview that will be more easily understood by laypersons. The changes are the […]

American Printing House Partners With Imagination Library

The American Printing House for the Blind on Frankfort Avenue has partnered with the Dollywood Foundation to print books that will be distributed to children under five across the country. The foundation’s Imagination Library program sends a free book each month to promote reading before entering school.  The program will now be able to offer […]