Bridges Authority Expects Revamped Financial Study Next Month

by Stephanie Crosby The authority tasked with determining a funding mechanism for the four-point-one billion dollar Ohio River Bridges Project is hoping to have a revamped financial report by early next month. Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority Executive Director Steve Schultz says they’ve requested a tweaked version of a report provided by the consulting […]

Toyota of Kentucky Gives Over $100,000 to Louisville Non-Profits

by Stephanie Crosby Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky handed out more than $100,000 in grants this morning to six non-profits in Louisville. Among the recipients is a group called Project One, which works to find jobs for young people ages 13-to-24. President and CEO Charles King says the closure of Kentucky Kingdom this year left […]

Salvation Army Operates 'Cooling Centers' For Those Without A/C

by Stephanie Crosby Louisville area social service agencies are opening their doors to help residents escape dangerous summer heat this week. The Louisville Area Command of the Salvation Army has opened two cooling centers, in addition to its Center of Hope homeless shelter on Brook Street. The Center of Hope is operating under a ‘white […]

Program Launched to Help the 'Unbanked'

by Stephanie Crosby A new program called “Bank On Louisville” launched today. It combines the services of a number of local banks, financial education services, and social organizations to help people who are unable to get banking services. Estimates say about twenty-percent of Americans are unable to get basic checking accounts because of past banking […]