‘Overweight’ tourists banned from riding donkeys on Greek island

(CNN) — A burden has been lifted from the shoulders of Greece’s working donkey population. The country has banned “overweight” tourists from riding the animals on the popular island of Santorini after activists complained that they were suffering spinal injuries. Advertisement Sightseers often pay to ride donkeys up steep slopes from the shore to the […]

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Voter Guide Expands Content

More Voter Information more candidate’s sites linked. School Board Many of the Suburban Cities Municipal Elections More Metro Council Resources More Sample Ballots So if you’re still trying to decide who you’ll be voting for don’t forget to check it out and don’t forget to share it with your friends, neighbors and family. from: https://www.votelouisville.com/voter-guide-expands-content/ […]

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TARC drivers to train to spot, help victims of human trafficking

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Transit Authority of River City is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office to provide specialized training to drivers in an effort to bring more awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Beginning later this month the AG’s office is going to train all TARC employees on how to spot victims […]

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‘Pokey Lafarge, Headliners Music Hall, October 11, 2018 – Thursday, October 11, 2018’

Contact: [email protected] Louisville, KY 40207Copyright 1989-2018Louisvillemusicnews.net, Louisville Music News, Inc.All Rights Reserved &nbsp Show Information The Date:   Thursday, October 11, 2018 Address:  1386 Lexington Rd. City:  Louisville,  KY Phone:  502-584-8088 Event Type: Club Show Series:   N/A Title:   N/A Admission:  N/A On Sale:  Currently On Sale Start Time:  7pm Doors / Doors:  N/A Website:  Appearing : […]

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Elizabethtown schools shut down Wednesday after a threat was called in to local police

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — Elizabethtown Police got the call about a threat made at Elizabethtown high school on Tuesday afternoon. Police are investigating but it wasn’t their call to close down the schools. The threat was found by a staff member at the high school and this was something the school’s superintendent Jon Ballard did not […]

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Taylor Swift breaks American Music Award history, surpassing Whitney Houston

Days after making a rare political statement ahead of the midterm elections next month, Taylor Swift has teased what’s in store for her fans in the next “chapter” of her life. The 28-year-old singer made music history as she received this year’s American Music Awards for Artist of the Year, Best Pop/Rock Album, Best Tour […]

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Look what you made them do: Voter registration spikes after Taylor Swift’s political post

Taylor Swift to the last two years: Look what you made me do. There was a significant increase in voter registration across the country after the pop icon waded into the political spectrum on Sunday with an Instagram post announcing that she supports and votes for candidates who “protect and fight for the human rights […]

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Man impales self, dies during medieval horseback stunt in Northern Kentucky

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. — A man was killed while performing a stunt at a medieval event in Northern Kentucky over the weekend. Peter Barclay, 52, of Virginia, was performing a trick on horseback when, authorities said, a “freak accident” occurred. Advertisement It happened Saturday during the Society for Creative Anachronism event in Williamstown. The president of […]

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‘Layers of tragedy’: Four sisters, two newlywed couples among 20 dead in limo crash

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — Erin and Shane McGowan were just starting their life together after five months of marriage when they climbed into a limousine to celebrate their friend Amy Steenburg’s 30th birthday. The ride ended in the nation’s deadliest transportation disaster since 2009, killing the McGowans and 18 others when the limousine crashed into the […]

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Six cases of rare ‘polio-like’ illness diagnosed in Minnesota children

(CNN) — Six children in Minnesota have been diagnosed with a rare “polio-like” disease since mid-September, state health officials said. Acute flaccid myelitis, known as AFM, affects the body’s nervous system, specifically the spinal cord, and can cause paralysis. Unlike polio, there is no vaccine for AFM. Advertisement Minnesota typically sees less than one case […]

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