Here and Now Local News

Here’s what e’re working on for today at 1pm: Flood waters continue to rise from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf of Mexico. The Arkansas Farm Bureau reports today more than 1 million acres of cropland are underwater there. We’ll talk about the flooding and the damage with a farmer in Arkansas.

On Monday, President Obama will deliver the commencement address at the Booker T Washington High School in Memphis. The school beat out 450 other schools in a commencement challenge. So what makes the school so special? One of the seniors at Booker T. will tell us.

Louisville Metro Council members got a memorandum from Mayor Greg Fischer this morning that outlines how much it will cost to preserve the Whiskey Row buildings downtown. We’ll get details.

And we’ll find out what the Long Now Foundation is up to.

Here and Now starts at 1pm.