Police Chief’s Son Charged with Felonies, Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Tonight, JCPS Will Appeal Neighborhood School Ruling, Ferry Service Ends: Afternoon Review

The son of Louisville Police Chief Robert White is facing two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge stemming from an altercation with his wife. For the first time in the general election, the three candidates for governor of Kentucky will debate tonight. The Jefferson County Board of Education will appeal an appellate court ruling that… Continue reading Police Chief’s Son Charged with Felonies, Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Tonight, JCPS Will Appeal Neighborhood School Ruling, Ferry Service Ends: Afternoon Review

Ohio River Commuter Ferry Ending This Week

The Spirit of Jefferson is ending rides this Thursday across the Ohio River. Mayor Greg Fischer calls the shuttle an innovative option for commuters, but the ferry hasn’t been a popular option since the Sherman Minton Bridge closed. The Spirit of Jefferson is taking its last rush-hour ride this Thursday. CEO Linda Harris says the… Continue reading Ohio River Commuter Ferry Ending This Week

Commuter Ferry Will Operate At Least Two More Weeks

The commuter ferry transporting residents between Southern Indiana and Louisville will shut down soon if more riders don’t take advantage of the $1 rides. The 300 passenger steamboat will operate as a ferry for at least two more weeks, said Linda Harris, CEO of the Spirit of Jefferson. At that point, Harris will decide whether… Continue reading Commuter Ferry Will Operate At Least Two More Weeks

Ohio River Ferry Isn’t Popular With Commuters

The ferry that shuttles residents between Southern Indiana and Louisville isn’t popular among commuters. Just over 50 commuters take the Spirit of Jefferson in the morning and a little over 100 in the afternoon, said Spirit of Jefferson CEO Linda Harris. It can hold 300 passengers but the most it has transferred was 209, she… Continue reading Ohio River Ferry Isn’t Popular With Commuters

Ferry Service Begins, Boat Operators Hope to Alleviate Bridge Congestion

In an attempt to provide commuters with a way to avoid the traffic snarls caused by the Sherman Minton Bridge closure, the Spirit of Jefferson steamboat began providing ferry service this morning. People boarded the boat in Indiana, and were dropped off in Louisville. Linda Harris is the CEO of the Belle of Louisville. She… Continue reading Ferry Service Begins, Boat Operators Hope to Alleviate Bridge Congestion