Mayor Fischer names James L. Blanton as director of Louisville Free Public Library

Louisville, Ky., – Citing his innovative approach to lifelong learning, including making libraries as centers of knowledge in addition to books, Mayor Greg Fischer today named James L. Blanton as the new director of the Louisville Free Public Library. Blanton is currently director of the Daviess County Public Library in Owensboro, a position he’s held since 2012. He served many roles in his 12 years at the Chesapeake Public Library in Virginia, including senior library manager, overseeing all aspects of operations for the main central library. ‘The Chesapeake library system, with seven branches, serves the city’s 231,000 residents. “Mr. Blanton takes…

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2015 Patriot Tour Announces Stop in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Marcus Luttrell’s 2015 Patriot Tour presented by Team Never Quit and featuring Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle and fellow Veterans announces stop in Louisville on October 10, 2015, at The Brown Theater at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, retired Army Special Operations Captain Chad Fleming, former Navy SEAL David Goggins and former Navy SEAL Pete Scobell, who will share his personal story through music. These men and women’s lives have been profoundly changed by their service and sacrifice – they are true American Patriots. The Patriot Tour…