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  • Fall Festival Fun in Lebanon Junction

     The weather was beautiful, although a bit warm, for a fall festival.

    The Wall Street Park Lebanon Junction Festival drew big crowds on Friday and Saturday.

    The highlight of the annual event is the Saturday morning parade. Many lined the streets of downtown Lebanon Junction.

    The center of the festival was the Wall Street Park. Many activities were held on both days, including music from local entertainers.

  • Moore builds proper place to deposit American flags for their disposal

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—While many have American flags flying at their homes and businesses, they might not know where to take them once their time to fly is up.
        Boy Scout Troop 868’s Nicholas Moore decided to change that.
        Located at the American Legion Post 157 in Shepherdsville, the flag retirement box is meant to retire flags with the respect they deserve, Moore said.

  • Braedyn makes fast work of finding way to help in battle against diabetes

                HILLVIEW - At eight years old, Braedyn Luttrell has already driven a top speed of 58 MPG in his junior dragster.
        Braedyn faced a different kind of drag earlier this year, when he spent more than a week at Kosair Children’s Hospital, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
        After a few months of education and effort, Braedyn is doing well. He will soon use his love of drag racing to help raise funds for Kosair and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 25, 2016

    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.

  • 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.