Monday School Information: JCPS Open

Here’s the latest school information, updated at 5:55am: Jefferson County Public Schools – open today Greater Clark Schools – 2 hour delay New Albany Floyd County Schools – 2 hour delay Shelby County Schools – closed Spencer County Schools – closed

WFPL News Hires Erin Keane as Arts and Humanities Reporter

89.3 WFPL News has hired Erin Keane as the new Arts and Humanities reporter. “We are all thrilled Erin is joining us,” says Gabe Bullard, WFPL News Director. “She is a sharp and thoughtful reporter. She’s a skilled writer. And she has great ties to the community. Her talents and insights will improve our ever-expanding… Continue reading WFPL News Hires Erin Keane as Arts and Humanities Reporter

Tuesday Morning Schools Update

As of 6:52am, here’s the latest information we’ve received: Jefferson County Public Schools and Catholic schools are open as normal today. Greater Clark Schools – 2 hours late New Albany Floyd County Schools – 2 hours late Oldham County Schools – 2 hours late Shelby County Schools – 2 hours late

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Moyers & Company Joins the WFPL News Lineup

Bill Moyers is back on-air, and he’s on WFPL. Moyers & Company is a weekly series the veteran journalist says will try to make sense of our tumultuous times, “for myself and hopefully for anyone who wants to keep me company.” The new series began with three broadcasts exploring inequality in America. Last week, we… Continue reading Moyers & Company Joins the WFPL News Lineup

WFPL News in January: New Programs, New Times for Some Favorites, and Goodbye to Whad’ya Know

I’m making some changes to the WFPL News schedule in January. You’ll find the new grid here, but here are a few notes of explanation. Whad’ya Know is Leaving the Schedule For fans of the show, this will be a blow. But the overall audience reaction to the show is clear: WYK receives the most… Continue reading WFPL News in January: New Programs, New Times for Some Favorites, and Goodbye to Whad’ya Know

Holiday Specials on WFPL News

As always, we’re celebrating the holidays with a handful of specials on WFPL News! Saturday 12/24 1pm All Songs Considered for the Holidays Third time’s a charm, or maybe not. It’s the third edition of the not so new, wonky holiday tradition from NPR Music. Host Bob Boilen and friends trade holiday cheer and snarky… Continue reading Holiday Specials on WFPL News

School Bus Accident in Southwest Louisville; Black Ice on I-64

Updated at 10:38 am A spokesperson for Jefferson County Public Schools says the four students taken to the hospital after this morning’s school bus accident were transported as a precaution. Another vehicle allegedly ran a red light at Greenbelt Highway and Greenwood Road in southwest Louisville and struck bus No. 9919, which was bound for… Continue reading School Bus Accident in Southwest Louisville; Black Ice on I-64

Electrical Fire Closes Streets in Downtown Louisville This Morning

Authorities have closed a number of intersections downtown and evacuated people nearby, after an explosion under First and Main streets this morning. Officials are telling WLKY that the explosion was apparently caused by a transformer malfunction. The surrounding area has been evacuated and nearby streets have been closed. Traffic is being routed around First and… Continue reading Electrical Fire Closes Streets in Downtown Louisville This Morning

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Clark Memorial Bridge Open to Traffic After Fatal Accident

The Clark Memorial Bridge has re-opened to traffic, following an accident that closed the bridge for about three hours. Witnesses say a truck collided with a car on the bridge this afternoon before 1 pm. Officials were forced to close both lanes on the bridge to clean up the wreckage. WHAS11 is reporting that one… Continue reading Clark Memorial Bridge Open to Traffic After Fatal Accident

Clark Memorial Bridge: Could Open by 4PM

Jeffersonville police now say the Clark Memorial Bridge could reopen by 4pm this afternoon. Witnesses say a truck collided with a car on the bridge this afternoon before 1 pm. Officials were forced to close both lanes on the bridge to clean up the wreckage. The Courier-Journal is reporting that three people have been taken to… Continue reading Clark Memorial Bridge: Could Open by 4PM