They made a challenge and the public came through. LMPD officer wanted 7981 Facebook shares for a fundraiser to help Detective Deidre Mengedoht's family. And as a result of the successful fundraiser, five officers downed a Carolina Reaper pepper. It went about as well as you would expect.
The heartbreak following the death of LMPD detective Deidre Mengedoht has yet to fade for many across Louisville. A group of jeep enthusiasts paid tribute to her by shifting into gear and showing her family some love Saturday.
Driving on Jefferson Street into downtown Louisville, the sight of the homeless camp can be overwhelming. Piles of old blankets, clothing and garbage line the sidewalks. One man dedicated his day off to help clean up the mess.
Bill Lincoln started working at St. Boniface as an organist when he was just a teenager. In the fifty years that followed, he got a lot of practice crafting the sounds of the Catholic church on E. Liberty Street.
The Dear Friend Postcard initiative, sponsored by Hwang's Martial Arts and Baptist Springhurst Primary Care, aims to promote small acts of kindness through inspirational handwritten messages from strangers to strangers.