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U.S. COAST GUARD ESTABLISHES WATERWAY RESTRICTIONS ON OHIO RIVER FOR THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE Louisville, KY — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley, headquartered in Louisville, KY, has established a Thunder Over Louisville waterway restriction on the Ohio River, from April 12th thru 13th, between mile markers 597.0-607.0. The following restrictions will be enforced by local law enforcement and U.S. Coast Guard waterside assets: The Coast Guard has established a special local regulation from mile markers 597 to 607 on the Ohio River from April 12th (11:00 AM – 6:00 PM) and on April 13th (12:00 PM until midnight). During these…


LouisvilleKY’s JCPS Superintendent names new Chief of Exceptional Child Education

Kim Chevalier recognized as a regional leader in special education Louisville, KY., —Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio has named Walton-Verona Independent Schools Assistant Superintendent Kim Chevalier to be the Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Chief of Exceptional Child Education. Chevalier is a proven leader in this field and has established several programs, in her more than 18 years in education, to help students with special needs. Chevalier joined Walton-Verona Independent Schools in northern Kentucky in 2010 and has also served as the Director of Special Education and the Director of Pupil Personnel. Ensuring that all students are transition ready is a…

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LIBA Kicks Off LouisvilleKY’s “West On Wednesdays” on April 17th 

Louisville, KY – Our city is well known for its diverse local food culture, and West Louisville continues to offer up options that add to the vibrant scene. If Louisvillians haven’t had an opportunity to enjoy a great meal in the area yet, they will have an opportunity through an upcoming event series that gives attendees a reason to dine at three unique restaurants.                                                                                            The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an organization of 900 local and independent business members, will host the first West on Wednesday event on Wednesday, April 17 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Farm To Fork, 2425 Portland Avenue….

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LouisvilleKY’s Stitzel-Weller Distillery re-releases award-winning bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of the historic opening of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery 84 years ago, Blade and Bow re-releases its rare and limited 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon. An ode to the distinctive distillers who set the standard for crafting exceptional bourbon, this award-winning whiskey is the latest release from the famed distillery and will be available in 12 states along with a select allocation solely for Stitzel-Weller. At 92 proof and 46% ABV, each drop of the liquid earns its 2017 title in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible as Best Bourbon 10 years and over from multiple barrels. With the perfect blend of smoky,…


LouisvilleKy-based WellCare of Kentucky and Kentucky CASA Network Partner to Help Foster Children Touched by Opioid Crisis

Task Force Begins Meeting This Month in Advance of National Drug Endangered Children Awareness Day LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla.,/PRNewswire/ — WellCare of Kentucky, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, and the Kentucky CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Network are teaming up to help children in foster care who have felt the impact of opioid addiction. “We know opioid use is one of the key factors driving children into foster care,” said Leann Magre, senior manager for foster care and adult guardianship for WellCare of Kentucky. “Right now, the number of children in foster care is the highest it has ever been.” On March 5,…


LouisvilleKY’s chamber announces 2019 Inc.credible Awards Finalists

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the 32 companies and three business leaders in the running for the 2019 Inc.credible Awards presented by Citizens Union Bank. The annual awards celebrate small businesses within the Greater Louisville region. “The Inc.credible Awards are a chance for Greater Louisville to really celebrate all the small businesses that make our region unique and vibrant,” said Kent Oyler, President & CEO of GLI. “We are always excited to see the innovative business solutions that are being pioneered by these players in our community.”   GLI is…

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LouisvilleKY’s Louder than life announces this year’s acts

Friday: Slipknot, Staind, A Day To Remember  Saturday: Guns N’ Roses, Godsmack, Ice Cube  Sunday: Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson   Louisville, KY., – Louder Than Life, the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival, returns to Louisville, KY even bigger and better in its fifth year, with festival producers delivering the most spectacular music lineup since the festival began in 2014. Louder Than Life will feature the Danny Wimmer Presents debut of quintessential rock band Guns N’ Roses(in their first appearance since performing in Hawaii in December 2018), the return of chart-topping, festival favorites Slipknot and Disturbed, a reunited Staind (in their first public performance in 5 years), Godsmack, Rob Zombie, A Day To Remember, Ice Cube, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Halestorm, and many more. Produced…

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LouisvilleKY bridge closes this Thursday for Thunder

Louisville, KY.  The Clark Memorial/2nd Street Bridge will close Thursday, April 11, in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville. We ask your help in communicating this information to the public in the coming days. The Louisville Metro Police Department will release their Thunder traffic plan on Tuesday, April 9. CLARK MEMORIAL/2ND STREET BRIDGE CLOSURES THUNDER WEEK: Thursday, April 11th:  9:30 a.m. – CLOSED thru Sunday at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12th: CLOSED ALL DAY Saturday, April 13th: CLOSED ALL DAY Sunday, April 14th: CLOSED Midnight to 2:00 p.m.   BIG FOUR PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE: The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge will be closed from 11 a.m. –…

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LouisvilleKY student crowned Kentucky Derby Queen

Louisville, KY.  – With the traditional spin of a wheel Brittany Patillo of Louisville, KY, was named the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen this past weekend at the 61st annual Fillies Derby Ball at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. Brittany, 22-years-old is a Senior at the University of Louisville majoring in Theatre Arts. She is a Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship recipient, a member of the African American Theatre Program, and has been named to the Dean’s List for five consecutive semesters. Brittany is a Youth Coordinator and Advisor for several area churches, as well as a dance instructor for the LaNita Rocknettes School of Dance. This year’s…

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Add another LouisvilleKY party to your Kentucky Derby plans

Louisville, KY – RABBIT HOLE, a rapidly growing Kentucky-based spirits brand, today announced it will host the annual Esquire Derby Party and three-day, pop-up VIP Lounge in partnership with the media brand and experiential marketing and entertainment agency King Sixteen.  The weekend of events will give guests a truly unique and immersive bourbon odyssey at Rabbit Hole Distillery, located in the heart of “NULU,” Louisville’s hippest urban neighborhood. Rabbit Hole, Esquire and King Sixteen will curate the VIP Esquire Lounge at the Distillery’s Overlook Lounge, featuring sweeping views of Downtown Louisville and beyond. The VIP Lounge will offer a luxurious post-racetrack experience from Thursday through Saturday of Derby Weekend,…


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