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  • Residents overflow meeting; most concerned about future

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They wanted answers but those presented by members of the state Division of Water probably didn't calm the rough emotional waters rolling over the banks of the Salt River.

  • Fourteen battle for six MW council seats

    Over the course of the next couple of years, Hockenbury would like to see the city bring new companies to its business park, bringing more jobs to the community.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 13, 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

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

  • Central office to be named in honor of Hatfield

     The Bullitt County Public Schools central office is being renamed the Frank R. Hatfield Administrative Center.

    The Bullitt County Board of Education voted unanimously at their August 25thmeeting. Board member Roger Hayes said only one school building has an individual name (Ora L. Roby Elementary School) and felt Mr. Hatfield deserved the distinction.

    “I can think of no other person that has impacted education at the local, state and national level like Mr. Hatfield,” Hayes said.

  • Shepherdsville looks at maintenance of property

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes a law doesn't need sweeping changes, just a little tweaking.

    The Shepherdsville City Council are looking at tweaking a couple of city ordinances pertaining to sewer use and neighborhood maintenance.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented a first reading of an ordinance concerning the maintenance of neighborhood, with the change focusing on the amount of grade cut on vacant or undeveloped lots.

  • Fox Chase to have new tenant around quarry

     FOX CHASE - New activity around the rock quarry had Fox Chase residents on high alert in the past month.

    The city is resting easier now thanks to a Fox Chase city council meeting visit by the area's new owner, Dana Bischoff-James.

    The land next to the quarry was purchased by James and her husband, Brian. The couple runs Cheer-Bling, a religious-affiliated cheerleading academy.

  • Armstrong, Griffin seek MW mayor seat

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- There is one thing which will be assured following the Nov. 4 general election.

  • FLOODED WITH CONCERNS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over 300 people flooded Shepherdsville Government Center on Thursday night.

  • Miracles help church have rebirth in Salt River

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Work is underway to restore a former church in hopes of restoring broken lives.

    The Apostolic Church of Restoration has opened at 233 Fifth Avenue in Shepherdsville, a former day care facility that began originally as a church.

    Pastor David Mackowiak and church administrator Roy L. Darst are still in the process of renovating the facility, but they are ready to help community members now.

  • Lane shifts on Northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane shifts on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Beginning Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00 p.m., northbound traffic will be shifted to allow for work in the right and center lanes between mile points 112 and 118.

    Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction.  A temporary median cross-over will be used to shift one lane of traffic to the southbound lanes while crews replace the pavement in the northbound lanes.