Louisville Metro Government officials say if Hurricane Ike forces Gulf Coast residents to flee their homes, none of them will be staying here as was the case with Hurricane Gustav. Chris Poynter at the mayors office says they’ve told FEMA the city is not prepared to handle another influx of evacuees. “We just sheltered 1,500 […]
More than 250 utility workers from Louisville-based E.ON U.S. have arrived in Louisiana, where they’re helping restore power to homes and businesses left in the dark by Hurricane Gustav. Company spokesman Brian Phillips says the team of line technicians, safety specialists and tree trimmers will stay in the area as long as they’re needed. He […]
Nearly 1500 Gulf Coast evacuees are sharing the Center’s sprawling south wing, sleeping on Red Cross cots and eating donated food.
Louisville Metro Government officials say the city is poised to provide shelter to thousands of evacuees from the path of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf Coast. Mayor Jerry Abramson says the first evacuees could arrive as early as Saturday. “There may very well be airplanes flying in to the Air National Guard facility with citizens […]