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  • Adamson collects over 200 nutcracker figures for display

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Seventy-five year old Dorothy Adamson has a knack for collecting things. From porcelain dolls to Beanie Babies, once she sets her mind on it, she doesn’t hold back.

    Ten years ago, the Shepherdsville resident set her mind on a seasonal favorite: nutcrackers.

    Beginning the first week of November, Adamson spends several days each year unwrapping and placing over 200 nutcrackers throughout her home to ensure they’re displayed before her birthday.

    “When you start counting them, you get lost,” she said.

  • Louisville Water offers tips to prepare for bitter cold weather

     With the arrival of cold weather, Louisville Water encourages customers to take some time and prepare their home for winter.

  • Bullitt County chapter earns state honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau

     Bullitt County Farm Bureau was recognized during the 97th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville for its outstanding membership and program achievement in 2016.

    The award honors county Farm Bureau offices who meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.

  • LIGHT UP MW

     A new pavilion calls for new lights and a new way to celebrate a Mount Washington tradition.

    Light Up Mount Washington brought the city together under the recently finished pavilion to kick off the city’s holiday season.

    Choirs took to the outdoor stage before the parade, led by the Bullitt East Marching Band, carried Santa and Mrs. Claus to the church for pictures.

    After a countdown from First Baptist of Mount Washington pastor Billy Compton, dancing lights in sync to merry music brightened Main Street.

  • A Gift You Can’t Exchange

     The annual Hillview Winterfest drew record crowds to the government center.

    The star attraction came from the AnimalTales handler, who brought a variety of animals to the stage. That attracted a lot of kids to the stage to see animals like snakes and wallabys.

    There was also a visit from Santa, crafts and food

     

    For more pictures of the event, click here.

  • LIGHT UP LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION — A cold night was made warmer by Christmas lights and hot chocolate at the annual Light Up Lebanon Junction celebration.

    The night started with the lighting of the Lebanon Junction Memorial Park.

    Residents then followed Santa down to the Wall Street Park where individual displays were set up, including a memorial section for loved ones.

    The Lebanon Junction Parks Committee passed out hot chocolate and cookies and Santa was available for pictures and to hear the children’s wish lists. 

  • MW man dies in multi-vehicle wreck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An accident early Monday morning led to a chain-reaction crash that resulted in the death of a Mount Washington man.

    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeff Gregory, the multi-injury accident started at around 6:06 a.m. and led to Interstate 65 being shut down until mid-afternoon.

    Gregory said KSP received a call for assistance on a multi-vehicle accident.

  • Man charged in hit and run death

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Louisville resident has been charged in the death of a 21-year-old Bullitt County man on Saturday morning.

    William Lee “Billy” Dezern, 21, was attempting to help a family friend with her vehicle that had become disabled on northbound Interstate 65 just south of the Brooks Road exit.

    According to Col. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, a call to dispatch at 10:11 a.m. reported that a 1999 White Ford Ranger was driving erratically northbound on Interstate 65.

  • Parades to kick off holidays in Mt. Washington, Shepherdsville Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It is the holiday season and the cities of Mount Washington and Shepherdsville will host their traditional kickoff events on Friday, Dec. 2.

    While Mount Washington will center its activities downtown, Shepherdsville will again have its government center as the focal point of the holiday celebration.

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    With a new pavilion to gather under, Mount Washington is prepared for the holidays.

  • Police seeking individuals in Wee Stor-It theft case

     PIONEER VILLAGE – Invesitagators with the Pioneer Village Police Department have received several new leads regarding a major theft at the Wee Stor-It storage lot.

    The department issued a press release stating that the leads have resulted in recovered property and new leads, along with two persons of interest that are now being sought.

    Police are seeking David Embry Simmons, 43, and John Wilson Sparks Jr., 42, both of Shepherdsville, in relation to the theft investigation.