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  • WEAR RED: Annual event brings awareness to danger of heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a sea of red on a recent Thursday morning.

    The occasion was the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, coordinated by the Bullitt County Public Health Department.

    The aim of the event is to raise awareness to the dangers of heart disease.

    Dr. Brian Holland discussed the changes in his field of detecting and treating heart ailments in the very youngest of children.

    The biggest challenge to dealing with infant heart ailments is early detection.

  • Friday, weekend events postponed/rescheduled

      The Bullit County Courthouse and Bullitt County government offices are closed Friday due to inclement weather. 

    Bullitt County public schools are closed Friday.

    The 6th Region Girls' Basketball Tourment game between Bullitt East and North Bullitt was rescheduled for Saturday, 3:30 p.m., at Valley High School. 

    The district chess tournament scheduled for this weekend was postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, Apr. 18.

    Shepherdsville Elementary Saturday School is cancelled.

  • Transportation Cabinet road crews ready for next winter storm

      FRANKFORT - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) highway district road crews are preparing for yet another winter storm set to hit the state today and continue into Thursday morning.

    Crews are monitoring road temperatures and watching for changing weather conditions, standing by ready to keep roads safe for Kentucky drivers.

  • State Fire Marshal: ‘Change the Batteries’ this Weekend

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is reminding Kentuckians to change the batteries in each of their home’s smoke alarms when you spring your clocks forward this weekend to daylight saving time.

  • STATE OF EMERGENCY; OVERNIGHT FREEZE

     Gov. Stephen Beshear declared the Commonwealth of Kentucky under a state of emergency Thursday following a major snow storm.

    Reports of snow accumulation in Bullitt County have been as high as 18 inches.

    Traffic on southbound Interstate 65 stopped in southern Bullitt County due to a multi-vehicle accident in Hardin County. National Guard units We're called in to assist with stranded motorists.

  • Hebron Estates still looking for ways to improve traffic signals on new portion of Preston Hwy.

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Motorists are adjusting to the new traffic patterns in northern Bullitt County.
    Officials with the Hebron Estates City Commission spent a great portion of a short meeting talking about the newly-opened sections of Preston Highway.
    Pioneer Village police chief D.J. Reynolds said the new road had presented problems with numerous accidents.
    The hope was that as motorists become more familiar with the road, the accidents would decrease.
    For residents of Hebron Estates, the road has brought frustration over the traffic signal operations.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 2, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

     

  • Highway 245 site appears out of running for new JCTC Bullitt campus

    CLERMONT -- If the Bullitt County Education Development Authority hopes to see a beautiful college campus on its property off Interstate 65, it will apparently be with a different suitor.
        For the past two years, the local group has been working with a prospective tenant to locate a place of higher education on county property at the intersection of I-65 and Highway 245.
        Drawings were rendered and hopes were raised.

  • Statewide Tornado Drill postponed

    FRANKFORT--Due to the potential for flooding and the outlook for another round of winter weather to affect Kentucky Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the Tornado Drill has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 10.

  • LJ looks at ways to get rid of eyesores

    Eyesores have caused headaches for the Lebanon Junction city council. At a recent council meeting,
    council member Connie Jackson ask if they could be more diligent in enforcing that people clean up trash and other waste in their yards.
    “If they're elderly we can get a youth group to help clean it up,” she said.
    Jackson also mentioned they needed an ordinance relating to dilapidated buildings. She said there are a couple of garages in town that look like “they would fall over if you touched them.”
    “There's no pride in town anymore. We're not going to grow if people don't try,” she said.