Council Members to Publish Names of Cited Property Owners

by Stephanie Crosby A new effort by some members of Louisville’s Metro Council would publish the names of property owners who have vacant houses or lots that have fallen into disrepair. Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin says the city has issued citations at more than 17-hundred vacant houses and nearly 600 vacant lots for improper upkeep of […]

Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law

by Stephanie Crosby The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the state’s law that requires voters to show photo identification in order to cast a ballot. The court ruled the law as constitutional on a 4-to-1 vote, saying the General Assembly does have the authority to create such a requirement. It was passed by a Republican-controlled […]

Ground Broken on Downtown Scholar House

by Stephanie Crosby The organization Family Scholar House broke ground this afternoon on a new location for working parents who are trying to earn a degree. The organization’s first location is Louisville Scholar House near the University of Louisville. It provides low-income housing and academic services for single parents who qualify. President and CEO Cathe […]

MSD Consent Decree Misses Some Pollutants, says Director

by Stephanie Crosby Metropolitan Sewer District Director Bud Schardein says his agency continues to make progress on adhering to federal clean water standards per a consent decree, but there are some clean water issues in Louisville that won’t be addressed by the $850-million project. The agreement with the federal government puts the local MSD agency […]