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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 22, 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.

     

    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.

     

  • No big surprises in primary election

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The primary elections are over with little fanfare.

    Voters only had a few local races to pencil in their responses.

    In the 49th District race for state House of Representatives, incumbent Linda Belcher easily defeated challenger Jonathan Cacciatore for a second straight election.

    This time, Belcher collected 2,873 votes, compared to 558 for Cacciatore.

    The 3,431 votes were nearly 2.5 times as many that were cast in the Republican primary.

  • Community voices views on problems with heroin, other drugs

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Experts were training experts as part of the ongoing battle against heroin in the comment.

    Seven Counties Services, Inc., joined forces with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, adopting a strategical five-point plan to address and prevent issues regarding the region’s opioid epidemic.

    Seven Counties began an extensive 12-step program to assist local residents in overcoming opioid addiction, hosting community events to promote the program and address ongoing issues within society.

  • KSP arrests Louisville man for child porn distribution

     LOUISVILLE — On May 17, 2016, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Joseph T. Anderson, 26, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Anderson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation on a popular social networking site.

  • MW Spring Festival 2016

     Friday night visitors to the festival enjoyed performances by the Mount Washington Middle concert band and the Crossroads Elementary “Pirates! The Musical” cast.

    During the chillier Saturday, performers included Kristen Nicole, Kim Brown and the Mighty Worshippers and Tom Wietecha, along with two showings of the live shoot-out performed by the Cowboy Posse, presented by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Visitors also saw the Mountain City Cruisers Antique Car and Tractor show.

  • Woman injured during parade incident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — An accident involving a tractor and a golf cart brought the Mount Washington Spring Festival parade to a temporary stop on Saturday.

    According to the police report, Shirley Smith, 74, was attempting to park the tractor she drove in the parade in the First Baptist Church parking lot when she lost control of the unit, causing it to jump the curb and make contact with a golf cart that was parked in a small area of grass next to the roadway.

  • 2016 BULLITT COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

      In a close Democratic Primary race for United States President throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Bullitt County was every bit as close.

    Bernie Sanders topped Hillary Clinton in the local voting, collecting 49 percent of the votes to Clinton's 44 percent. At the state level, the race was closer, with Clinton declared the winner by half a percentage point.

  • Fatal accident Tuesday morning on 480 near I-65

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police:

    The Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on KY480 at the intersection of Buffalo Run Road.

    At approximately 10:49am on May 17, 2016, a white SUV attempted to cross from the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot to Buffalo Run Road. The SUV was struck by a semi-truck (no trailer) traveling eastbound on KY480.

  • Country Corner Greenhouse part of state’s Roadside Farm program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery of Bullitt County is one of the 88 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Voters to have few choices on ballot Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Presidential election years are normally pretty exciting.

    However, on Tuesday, May 17, the polls will open at 6 a.m. and there will be no Republican presidential race on the ballot.

    That was decided in March.

    There will be only a handful of races on the ballot.

    All Bullitt Countians will have at least one race to vote upon.

    The Democrats will have a Presidential primary and the Republicans will have a U.S. Senate race to vote upon.