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  • Social media helps track down who stole charity collection jars

     Unfortunately, the new year started out with an uncharitable act in Mount Washington.

    The Mount Washington Police Department was recently called to investigate a theft inside the Circle K. The stolen item was a collection jar for March of Dimes.

    Officials reviewed the video but we were not able to identify the suspects so they took to social media for help.

    “Within 41 minutes we had the suspects identified,” said Sgt. Tim Morris.

  • Regionalized sewage treatment plan too rich for blood of communities

     LOUISVILLE - While a luxury car might be preferred, a consulting firm looking at possible sewer facilities in a tri-county area has recommended something similar to what is now being driven.

    Strand Associates Inc. made its recommendation to members of the Salt River Regional Wastewater work group recently.

  • BROOKS: Getting his life back

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Since the day Jessica Dishon disappeared on Sept. 10, 1999, the worlds of two families changed forever.

    One would spend the next 15-plus years wondering who would brutally assault and then murder the Bullitt Central High School student.

    Another would feel the stares of those believing that David “Bucky” Brooks was the person responsible.

    On Thursday, the parents of Jessica Dishon would sit in a Nelson County Courthouse as Stanley Dishon would enter an Alford plea for his role in the death of his niece.

  • Catch of the day: Fryer fire at Long John Silver's

      Around 10 o'clock this morning, Shepherdsville Fire Department personnel responded to the Long John Silvers restaurant on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Upon arrival, firefighters saw that a fryer had apparently caught fire and the flames were taken up the exhaust system, exactly how the system is to work.

    Fire Chief Layne Troutman reported that there were no injuries. The major damage was from smoke which filled the building.

    There was no timetable on when the restaurant would reopen.

  • Suit filed over fire department contract

     CLERMONT -- The Southeast Bullitt fire board voted on Jan. 2 to terminate the existing contract for fire protection.

  • Hammond proud to receive diploma after leaving school to serve country

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Last December Frank Hammond, 81, received something he never thought he would--his high school diploma.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 26, 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.

    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

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Tourist Commission still fends off concerns by visitors over actions at fire department

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The fire continues to spread for Bullitt County residents.

    Shepherdsville residents Gary and Brenda Board attended a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission with some concerns.

    The couple asked if the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department incident last month as affected Bullitt County tourism at all.

  • Louisville man died in Monday accident on Hwy. 245

     CLERMONT - A Louisville man died on Monday when his VW Jetta traveling toward Bardstown on Highway 245 was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

    Aaron D. Miles, 25, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    A woman, approximately 40 years of age, was ejected from her vehicle and taken to University of Louisville Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    The accident happened around 8 a.m.

  • Paroled felon facing new charges after raid by local police officers

     BROOKS -- A man already a federal parolee who is facing additional charges has been arrested once again.