Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has asked president Trump for millions of dollars to help the state recover from devastating flooding in February.
That didn't stop people from coming to Waterfront Park on Friday anyway, however.
Between the three riverfront restaurants, more than 100 people were out of work when flooding forced the doors to close earlier this year.
The rising water of the Ohio River is slowly overtaking part of Waterfront Park, and officials with the Kentucky Derby Festival is preparing for whatever Mother Nature will bring.
About three weeks after the angry Ohio River made its presence felt, some riverside restaurants still struggle to reopen.
It's a dirty, messy job, but Waterfront Park needs some TLC after last month's flooding.
Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino is lending a helping hand to flooding victims.
Instead of being filled with diners and drinkers Thursday, it was painters, movers and employees working fast to get Captain's Quarters favorite back open.
Nearly a week after flood waters crested, the clean-up efforts have begun in New Albany. Sunday afternoon, more than 200 volunteers with gloves and boots, grabbed sticks, branches and any debris they could from the river’s edge near the Riverfront Amphitheater.
According to a news release, police were contacted at 10 a.m. on Friday after someone found the body of a man in the receding waters of Silver Creek, off Blackiston Mill Road.
As the Ohio River floodwaters continue to go down, the recovery phase has begun. And for many people, that starts with getting their power turned back on.
On Friday morning, a boat began pushing all the trash upstream to the Brownsboro Road overpass. A boom will lift up the trash and put it in dumpsters.
Firefighters were out Thursday clearing the roads of mud. Some homes are still under water, and the Red Cross was on hand with free supplies and hot meals.