Old Louisville Poll Sees Low Morning Turnout

It’s primary election day for state offices, but voter turnout is low. A polling location on South Fourth Street was eerily quiet at around 11:00 this morning. The polls at Lampton Baptist Church had seen only about a dozen voters 5 hours after the polls opened. Poll worker Deborah O’Gorman says she didn’t notice the […]

In Depth: Four Vying For Sixth District Council Seat

When Louisville Metro Councilman George Unseld died in June, a special election was ordered to elect someone to fill the remaining two years of his term.

Four candidates are actively campaigning for the seat, and they all face a tough fight for what may be the busiest job on the Metro Council.

Judge Denies Request To Reopen Engine 7 Firehouse

A Jefferson circuit judge has denied a request from some residents of Old Louisville for an injunction to re-open the Engine Seven Firehouse on Sixth Street. Mayor Jerry Abramson ordered that the facility be closed this month to save money and help reduce the government’s budget deficit. Nearby residents complained that shutting down the firehouse […]