More than 10,000 vintage cars will arrive in Louisville this week for the 41st Annual Street Rod Nationals. The event returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center for the sixteenth time, and organizers say some major modifications have been made for this year’s show.
Thousands of recreational vehicle enthusiasts from across the country will flock to the Kentucky Exposition Center this week for what’s touted as the largest RV rally in the world.
By Rick Howlett A small plane with one person crashed Tuesday night at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Authorities say the plane went down about 8:30pm. The pilot, Allen Harvey Friedlander of Michigan, was taken to University Hospital, where he is in stable condition. Friedlander had been granted permission to make an emergency landing at Louisville International Airport,… Continue reading Small Plane Crashes At Expo Center
Fire officials say the blaze that destroyed four horse barns and caused other damage at the Kentucky Exposition Center early Tuesday appears suspicious, but no cause has been determined. Federal investigators came to the site Wednesday, bringing with them an accelerant-sniffing dog to search for evidence. A Louisville Metro fire official disclosed to the Courier-Journal… Continue reading Foul Play Possible In KEC Barn Fire
More than one thousand evacuees, most of them from the New Orleans area, have arrived in Louisville to watch and wait as Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast. The evacuees began arriving late Saturday on FEMA-chartered flights. They’re being housed in a shelter in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center, where officials say… Continue reading Gustav Evacuees Arrive In Louisville
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… Continue reading Louisville Braced For Gustav Evacuees