January 15, 2013 - 3:21pm
As PBS prepares to air “Music Makes A City”, a story about the rise of the Louisville Orchestra in the aftermath of the 1937 flood, today’s orchestra is attempting a similar comeback.
The story of the Louisville Orchestra, and the role it played in distinguishing Louisville as a cultural center, is well known. After the Great Flood of 1937, highly sought after conductor Robert Whitney arrived in Louisville to build the orchestra. Despite the devastation left behind by the flood...
September 1, 2011 - 3:59pm
Be aware. Familiarize yourself with the risks to you, your family and community. The more you know, the better you can identify and prepare to reduce those risks.
It sometimes seems like we here in Louisville have more than our share of natural disasters. The beautiful Ohio River has a habit of jumping its banks every couple of years, and we’ve experienced some nasty tornadoes in recent memory. We’re even located just East of the New...
July 12, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for July 12, 2011
"Louisville Water has experienced a failure with a 48-inch main near Floyd and Warnock Streets. Several customers, mostly within the Watterson Expressway area, are without water or have low pressure." [LouisvilleKY.gov]Photo:
April 26, 2011 - 12:39pm
Come out to Prospect tonight, help fill sand bags.
Come one, come all! Unfortunately, flooding is nothing new to the Louisville Metro area. The Metro United Way needs volunteers TONIGHT in Prospect to help fill sand bags. You can contact Wade Jackson at (502) 220-8495 for more information. He will
April 26, 2011 - 8:54am
Local news for April 26, 2011
"With the Ohio River predicted to crest ten feet above flood stage later this week, Gov. Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency Monday due to the severe storms and flooding that have impacted the state.