summer http://wfpl.org en Photos: Dairy Kastle Serves Up Summertime Treats http://wfpl.org/post/photos-dairy-kastle-serves-summertime-treats <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dani Porter, 20, and Alexis Porter, 17, stop by the Dairy Kastle ice cream stand at least once a week for an afternoon treat.</span></p><p>Alexis Porter’s favorite desert is the orange sherbet;&nbsp;Dani Porter’s is the vanilla and chocolate swirl.</p><p>While Dani Porter rarely deviates from her normal favorite, she decided on Thursday to try a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Fourth of July specials—ice cream with shortcake, blueberries, strawberries and sprinkles.</span></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Hasken 9711 at http://wfpl.org Photos: Dairy Kastle Serves Up Summertime Treats Photos: Even Before Summer Officially Began Saturday, Louisvillians Sought Ways to Cool Off http://wfpl.org/post/photos-even-summer-officially-began-saturday-louisvillians-sought-ways-cool <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer officially began Saturday morning.</span></p><p>This week,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;even before the new season began, Louisvillian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;dealt with temperatures in</span><a href="http://w1.weather.gov/data/obhistory/KSDF.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"> the 80s and 90s.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;To cool off, some residents—young ones, especially—took to the water features at Waterfront Park.&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:37:25 +0000 Eleanor Hasken 9617 at http://wfpl.org Photos: Even Before Summer Officially Began Saturday, Louisvillians Sought Ways to Cool Off West Nile Found in Indiana Mosquitoes http://wfpl.org/post/west-nile-found-indiana-mosquitoes <p>Indiana health officials say the West Nile virus has been confirmed among mosquitoes in the state weeks earlier than last year.</p><p>The State Department of Health says tests found the virus in mosquitoes in southern Indiana&#39;s Orange County, which is northwest of Louisville.</p><p>The department says the virus wasn&#39;t confirmed in the insects until mid-July last year, and it&#39;s impossible to predict whether that will mean greater severity of illnesses in people because rainfall and temperatures this summer will affect the number of mosquitoes.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:30:56 +0000 The Associated Press 573 at http://wfpl.org West Nile Found in Indiana Mosquitoes