Louisville’s Triple-A baseball team is hoping to maintain its fan base after ranking third last year in paid attendance among minor league ball parks. The Louisville Bats has averaged slightly more than 9,000 fans a game since the team moved to Louisville Slugger Field downtown in 2000. It’s not uncommon for minor league teams to… Continue reading Louisville Bats Market to Groups to Keep Attendance High
Since 2006, White Nose Syndrome has been decimating bat populations east of the Mississippi. Last year, the fungal disease was first found in Trigg County—in the southwest part of the state—and last month it was found in nearby Breckinridge County. Earlier this week, state biologists explored a cave in Meade County, looking to see if… Continue reading In a Meade County Cave, Biologists Look for Signs of a Deadly Bat Disease
By Ron Smith, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials have confirmed the first case of white-nose syndrome in bats in the commonwealth. Wildlife officials recently removed sixty of the infected animals from a cave in Trigg County. White-nose syndrome is a fungus that affects six cave species. It’s estimated to have killed more… Continue reading White-nose Syndrome Found in Kentucky Bats – Doesn’t Affect Humans
A three-year renovation of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in downtown Louisville is complete.