This Month in History | A closer look at Louisville Fresh Air Camps Sunday, Jul 18 2021 

Louisville’s Fresh Air Camp offered people from the inner city a chance to get out into the country and get fresh air.


‘If I ride it, I hope it erases the memories’: Historic Fontaine Ferry Carousel could return to Louisville Friday, Jul 9 2021 

Fontaine Ferry did not allow Black people inside its park until 1964. Ed White, a little boy at the time, was forced to watch the fun through a fence.


Louisville WWII veteran shares special moment with Butler students in DC Monday, Jul 5 2021 

The students got to check out monuments and memorials as well as meet a man who lived through what they learn about in history books.


What is the history of Juneteenth, our newest federal holiday? Saturday, Jun 19 2021 

Juneteenth does celebrate an end to slavery, but the day we celebrate it is the anniversary of a specific event in Texas.


‘More than just music’ | West Louisville Boys Choir weaves community connection spanning generations Thursday, Jun 17 2021 

McDaniel Bluitt's program serves as an avenue for children to showcase their talent and to be engaged in the community in a positive way.


Kentucky Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest in July Wednesday, Jun 16 2021 

Navy Seaman 2nd Class Floyd D. Helton, of Somerset, was accounted for in April. He will be buried in July.


Celebrating Juneteenth: How the holiday celebrating the end of slavery began Sunday, Jun 13 2021 

It’s the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery. Here’s what you need to know of the day’s origins and its impact in the Black community.


LIST | Events to celebrate Juneteenth in Kentuckiana Saturday, Jun 12 2021 

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the US. News of the Emancipation Proclamation reached slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.


The Greatest of All Time: Remembering Muhammad Ali on the fifth anniversary of his death Thursday, Jun 3 2021 

Ali's caregiver shares fond memories of the champ.


He was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor. It took 79 years for the Kentucky sailor to be laid to rest Thursday, Jun 3 2021 

Shelby Treadway, of Manchester, Kentucky, died in the attack on Dec. 7, 1941, while aboard the USS Oklahoma.


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