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  • Pharmacy secures grant for agencies to receive Narcan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local pharmacy found a new and unique way to help protect and serve the community.

    B&B Pharmacy acquired an opioid action grant through the Narcan manufacturer Adapt. Narcan is the drug that temporarily suspends an overdose.

    Co-owner Ellen Barger, Pharm D, RPh, applied for the grant through the pharmacy on behalf of the area’s first responders. She learned about the grant through Cardinal Health, one of its distribution companies.

  • Pierce captures Pinewood Derby honors

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Sometimes, all a kid needs is a block of wood and some tires to get the imagination wheels rolling.

    Brayden Pierce, a second grader at Pleasant Grove Elementary in Mount Washington, recently earned the top spot in his first ever pinewood derby.

    Pierce joined Cub Scout Pack #776, who meets at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington, last fall. 

  • Bullitt part of federal disaster assistance request in Ky.

     FRANKFORT -- Governor Matt Bevin has sent a letter to President Donald Trump, requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 35 Kentucky counties that were impacted during a severe weather event beginning on Feb. 21. 

    The weather pattern produced torrential rain that resulted in flooding, landslides and mudslides, along with intense thunderstorms that led to flash flooding and tornadoes.

  • Businessman honored for his long-time support of scouting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Boy Scouts of America Lincoln Heritage Council presented its 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award to local businessman Kenny Hester.

    Beginning with a small transmission business off Velva Drive in the county’s north end, Hester developed the business into Whatever It Takes Transmission Parts. He went on to found Hester’s Family Fitness, and in recent years the facility moved into the new Hester Building located on W. Hebron Lane.

  • Drug crisis needs public intervention

     HILLVIEW — There is no doubt there’s an opioid crisis throughout the country.

    The question is what can the various stakeholders do to improve that deadly situation?

    Recently, Centerstone sponsored a forum to discuss how the community can get involved in addressing the situation.

    Around two dozen individuals gathered at the Hillview Government Center.

    Sarah Smith, safe schools coordinator for the Bullitt County Public School System, led the discussion.

  • Louisville resident arrested for stolen property, drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- At 3:11 a.m. on Monday, the Fourth Platoon unit of the Shepherdsville Police Department observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation at the intersection of Highway 44 and Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    A check through the NCIC system determined the vehicle had been reported taken out of Glasgow. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver. During a search incident to arrest, officers found methamphetamine and a loaded syringe.

  • Wednesday I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of lane closures Wednesday on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be working in a mobile operation to patch potholes in both directions of I-65 between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and the Jefferson/Bullitt County line (mile markers 103.3 to 123.1).

    Lane closures and delays should be expected on I-65 on Wednesday, April 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • Police seek suspect i.d. assistance

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police Department regarding an attempted home invasion:

    In the early morning hours of April 13th, this individual attempted to break into a home located in Shepherdsville, KY.

    The Shepherdsville Police Department is requesting your help in indentifying this individual.

    If you have information in regards to the persons identity please contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000 or the tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of April 15, 2018

     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.

     

  • Kentucky Blood Center opens Hillview office

     HILLVIEW - Down the stretch of Antle Drive near the Hillview Wal-Mart comes the newest location of the Kentucky Blood Center.

    KBC is the largest independent, full-service, non-profit blood center in the Commonwealth.

    The new Hillview location celebrated its grand opening as a Kentucky Derby Festival event, with Derby Pie and funnel cakes available for donors, as well as a visit from the KDF’s Pegasus mascot.