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Girl Scout Silver Award winner places “My Little Free Library” at Aljancic Park

My Little Free Library
Mayor Pat Fallot performs the ribbon cutting for the project “My Little Free Library” at Aljancic Park. With Katie (center) is Girl Scout 822 Troop Leader Kelly Stillwagon. (HERALD PHOTO)

Katie Horn, an eighth grader at Louisville Middle School, and also a Cadet with Girl Scout Troop 822 is earning her Silver Award by placing “My Little Free Library” in Aljancic Park on Broad St. in Louisville. This is Katie’s ninth year in scouts. The Silver Award is given for a community service project and requires fifty hours of participation. Katie earned her Bronze award as a Junior Girl Scout, and is anticipating earning the Gold Award as a Senior Girl Scout.

My Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange to promote literacy and the love of reading. Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share. It is a community, honor system, book exchange. Anyone can access the books for free and if they have a good book it will be welcomed as a replacement, but not a requirement. There are books for children, teens and adults.

Louisville Lions Club Food Drive to benefit Louisville Community Cupboard

community cupboard

One of the purposes of the The Louisville Lions Club is to give back to their community, so it wasn’t a surprise when their committee decided to host a food drive benefit The Louisville Community Cupboard. Under the direction of President Steve Thomas and LCC Trustees, a plan was soon put into place to collect… Continue reading»

Constitution Week Parade

Constitution Day Parade Marshals

This year there are two Honorary Parade Marshals – Gene Saeger and Denver Smith. The Constitution Parade is Sept. 18th. See the article in the Aug. 18th Herald for more information.

Watch for Motorcycles reminder

Watch for Motorcycles

Local resident Bob Clapper had been wanting to install Motorcycle Awareness signs around Louisville. He recently contacted Louisville City Manager Tom Ault about his idea. Tom agreed that if Bob could find a local business to donate, the City would match that donation. The owners of Classic American Thunder were happy to help out. Bob… Continue reading»

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