April 4, 2012 - 3:29pm
“These are individuals who represent the future of our city as evidenced by their dedication to life-long learning and commitment to their family and to helping others in need,” Mayor Fischer said. “They are real-life examples from schools large and small of what you can achieve through focus, teamwork and perseverance.”
Public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom were honored last night by Mayor Greg Fischer as recipients of the annual Mayor’s Outstanding High School Seniors award. Fischer presented the awards to 48 students Tuesday evening at 7:45 p.m., following a...
April 3, 2012 - 5:21pm
"Being a compassionate city is both the right thing and the necessary thing to do to ensure that we take care of all of our citizens," Mayor Fischer said. "There's a role for all of us in making sure no one is left behind or goes wanting."
Louisville has been selected to receive the 2012 Jack Olive International Compassionate City Award by the Compassionate Action Network International Institution in Seattle. The city will be honored as the “World’s No. 1 City of Compassion” in ceremonies Wednesday and...
April 2, 2012 - 8:48pm
“Any of you who have a business know that when you raise taxes on a business, it's simply a cost to doing business. When your costs increase from making your product, what do you do? You charge your consumer more.”
Last week, while the attention of a lot of folks was directed toward the NCAA Final Four competition, a short battle was being fought in the congress, over what to do about the painful rise in gasoline prices. Previously, we told you what Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Leader...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
A University of Louisville student's idea has developed into a 10k run/walk that may change the personality of Louisville for the better.
Anyone who sits down with Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye, interim director of the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville, is sure to notice her infectious smile, positive attitude and honest passion for social change in Louisville and the world.
March 31, 2012 - 1:27pm
“At the end of the day, everybody still puts their hand over their heart when ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ is played.”
Two of the nicest guys in the Commonwealth appeared on the CBS Morning Show today, to discuss the UK/UofL rivalry being played out later this evening in New Orleans. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray were interviewed by CBS’s Chip Reid, who questioned them about...