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  • RALPH BLEEMEL: Longtime public official dies

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A familiar name in county government circles for many years has passed away.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 22, 2014

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 22, 2014

    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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

  • Chief now on paid leave of absence

    CLERMONT -- Admitting that the negative publicity which has occurred the past month has distracted from the important work to be done by the firefighters, Julius Hatfield submitted a request for a leave of absence as chief of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

  • Christmas Miracle

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was no short of a Christmas miracle.

    On Friday afternoon, Crossroads Elementary fourth grader Andrea Miracle received the best present of all-- her brother, Jake.

    This was going to be the first year Jacob Miracle, 19, was not going to be able to be home for Christmas with his family. He recently joined the Army and has been stationed in Italy.

    It has been almost nine months since he last visited home.

  • Christmas Miracle

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was no short of a Christmas miracle.

    On Friday afternoon, Crossroads Elementary fourth grader Andrea Miracle received the best present of all-- her brother, Jake.

    This was going to be the first year Jacob Miracle, 19, was not going to be able to be home for Christmas with his family. He recently joined the Army and has been stationed in Italy.

    It has been almost nine months since he last visited home.

  • Hatfield to take paid leave as fire chief

     CLERMONT - Admitting that the negative publicity which has occurred the past month has distracted from the important work to be done by the firefighters, Julius Hatfield submitted a request for a leave of absence as chief of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

  • Williams enjoys every day of life

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There were two things that occurred on December 7, 1914, that changed the world for the better.

    One was the World War I Christmas Armistice, a call for soldiers throughout the world to cease fighting on Christmas Day in honor of the special holiday.

    The other was born in Bullitt County, possibly near the Bardstown Junction area, and has brought joy to everyone who has met her since.

  • Parking Lot Survival Guide: AAA Helps Motorists Stay Safe While Shopping

     Mall traffic can be overwhelming for shoppers who are heading out for their last minute bargains. AAA recommends that drivers exhibit the holiday spirit by safely sharing the lot with pedestrians.

    Distracted driving could also result in additional holiday expenses. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found about 20 percent of all vehicle collisions happens in parking lots.

  • Traffic switch on Interstate 65 as of Dec. 15

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a change in the traffic pattern on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Pavement repairs in the southbound lanes have been completed between mile points 118 and 123. Contract crews have begun moving barrier wall today in preparation for work on the northbound lanes in this section of I-65.

  • Postal service tries to restore some convenience for Clermont customers

    CLERMONT - The Valero Food Mart on Clermont Road is now an even more convenient store thanks to the U.S. Postal Service.

    Valero now hosts a 'village post office" for postal customers, designed as an alternate access location for local residents, according to USPS VPO coordinator Nick Walker.

    "There's been a nationwide reduction of post office hours," he said. "Clermont recently experienced reduced hours."