5,000 Still Without Power in Eastern, Western Kentucky

About five-thousand electric customers across Kentucky are still without power after the January ice storm and last week’s windstorm. Public Service Commission spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says the outages are evenly split between western and eastern Kentucky. “The ice storm outages are still out in the western part of the state, far western Kentucky, principally in […]

Public Schools Request Waiver on Make-Up Days

The Jefferson County school district is planning to ask state government to waive making up days missed due to weather this school year. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman says he plans to ask Gov. Steve Beshear to allow the school year to end by June 1. The original […]

Windstorm-Felled Trees Could Invite Invasives in Parks

Last week’s windstorm thrashed more than power lines. It tossed debris across city parks and took down hundreds of trees. Now, with new clearings and sunny spots, the parks are more vulnerable than ever to invasive species. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.

Department of Insurance Offers Advice for Customers

While thousands of area residents are waiting for electric companies to restore power, many also are waiting for insurance claims adjusters to inspect their damaged properties. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The Kentucky Department of Insurance has been working to ease the process for claims adjusters coming to work from outside the state to inspect […]

Cultural Attractions Reduce Admissions this Week

Many cultural attractions around town are offering free or reduced admissions while power in Louisville area many homes and area schools are closed. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The Frazier International History Museum, the Louisville Science Center and the Louisville Zoo are among the organizations offering reduced or free admissions until schools reopen. Mark Zoeller […]