Louisville Metro Council passes first in nation “Health-by-Default” rule

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 25, 2018) – Last week the Louisville Metro Council passed an ordinance requiring nutritional standards and a healthy default beverage in children’s meals, the first in the nation to adopt the combined standards.  The so-called “healthy-by-default” rule that passed 13-11 by the Louisville Metro Council aims to tackle the city’s skyrocketing childhood…

Richards recounts unique career

by WES SWIETEK wswietek@bgdailynews.com –  Sandwiched by a pair of standing ovations and with an emotional close, retiring state Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green, recounted his four decades in the state legislature at the Bowling Green Rotary Club meeting Wednesday at Bowling Green Country Club. Richards, who is a Rotary Club member, was first elected as…