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  • Pioneer Village brothers team up to provide help for homeless

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A pair of local brothers have decided to let others in need know they have their back.

    Brandon Elder and Shawn Mix have organized Backpacks Giving Back, an attempt to raise funds for the purchase of backpacks full of much-needed necessities for homeless individuals.

    “My brother and I talked about wanting to make a difference,” said Elder. “We’re just so blessed with material things.”

  • Frank Smith to be part of national archery team

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Frank Smith has won numerous local, state and national archery awards.

    Winning on the big stage is nothing unusual for the Shepherdsville resident.

    But the retired employee of General Electric and former state representative is tackling a brand new arena this month.

    Smith has been invited and will participate as a member of the United States team in the World Outdoor Field Archery Championship in Wagga Wagga, Australia.

  • Police investigate shooting following alleged ax attack

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An ax attack led to a shooting and a man injured Wednesday morning.

    The incident took place on Harris Passway, just off Fisher Lane in Mount Washington.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Capt. Mike Murdoch said a male and female were sitting in a truck on Harris Passway around 11 a.m. when another male approached the vehicle.

  • DEA announces “360 Degree Strategy” to address opiate epidemic

     LOUISVILLE - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced Louisville’s selection as the fourth city in America to take part in a comprehensive law enforcement and prevention “360 Degree Strategy” to assist cities dealing with the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic.

  • US attorney announces heroin intervention program with DEA, LMPD

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., joined by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, DEA Detroit Field Office, announced a new collaborative investigation and prosecution program to remove heroin dealers from the streets of Louisville.

  • Household chemical disposal Sept. 24

     CLERMONT -- Have any household chemicals you need to get rid of but are afraid that you might dispose of them improperly?

    Bullitt Fiscal Court, with funding assistance through the state Division of Waste Management, will have a household hazardous waste collection event once again this year.

    The event will be from 8 a.m. until Noon at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    This is for Bullitt County residents only. 

  • Wine is Fine in Bullitt County

      CLERMONT - A vintage festival hit the five-year mark.

    The Kentucky Wineries Association hosted its fifth annual Wine Fest at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    KWA-member wineries displayed their wares by the taste, as well as by glass or bottle, with various food vendors complimenting the taste buds and live music to complete the party.

    For more information on the Kentucky Wineries Association visit www.bestkywineries.com.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 18, 2016

     

  • Hometown Heroes honored in annual fall festival

        Hometown Heroes will be celebrated at this year’s Wall Street Park Festival in Lebanon Junction.
        This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 23-24.
        The grand marshals for the Saturday, Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. parade will be veterans from Lebanon Junction who served in the military during the Vietnam War or before.

  • County Observes 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.