LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Thurby, Furby, Derby and Strange Tales of the Track

Happy Derby! So much to tell you, so much to do. I spent much of Thursday driving for Uber and Lyft (click links for free rides), meeting out-of-towners from places like Utah and California, amazed at our trees and the fact that the kids are out of school for Oaks. Also, Churchill Downs hosted a wonderful media gathering, and the Oaks Eve Bash out at Woodhaven was a big success.  And here are some things I’m hearing: Two Shot: Just my opinion, but when WAVE and WDRB sent out “News Alerts” yesterday that a shooting had occurred near the Pegasus…

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Louisville Metro Emergency Services

Louisville Ky to conduct full scale ‘active shooter’ drill Wednesday

EMERGENCY SERVICES TO CONDUCT AN ACTIVE SHOOTER EXERCISE March 8, 2016 Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to Attend Louisville, Ky.,  – Louisville Metro Emergency Services will be conducting a full scale Active Shooter Exercise on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 near Slugger Field between Main & Witherspoon and Preston & Jackson Streets.  Again, this will be a drill only with law enforcement and first responder agencies present. Emergency Services is requesting media presence at Preston & Witherspoon between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to report to the community the preparedness of Louisville Metro Government regarding this type of situation. We are honored to…