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  • Free family fun returns as KidsFest set for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hey kids! It’s time for Bullitt County’s funnest, happiest, most enjoyable free event!

    The annual KidsFest, sponsored by KentuckyOne Health, will take place Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Over 50 local businesses and organizations will host booths and tables featuring fun activities, information and a chance to win door prizes valued at $50 or more.

  • Louisville man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

     HILLVIEW – A man has been charged in the hit-and-run death Saturday evening of a Hillview teenager.

    Troy Cannon, 38, of Louisville, called Bullitt County Central Dispatch and turned himself into Hillview Police. The police met with Cannon at a home on Bishop Lane in Shepherdsville and he was taken into custody without incident.

    Cannon was charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence, wanton endangerment and failure to render aid and leaving the scene of an accident.

  • Bullitt Countian hopes to assist female veterans across the state

     LEXINGTON - A Bullitt County native resident and military veteran has partnered with another woman to assist other female veterans throughout the state by providing services and a place to call home.

    Sherry Whitehouse is co-founder of Lady Veterans Connect, dedicated to providing hope, homes and healing. Whitehouse joined fellow co-founder Phyllis Abbott after both learned they were attempting to provide similar services through separate agencies within Kentucky.

  • Indictments handed down for criminal charges in Bullitt County cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two men have been indicted in separate allegations of burglary.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently handed down felony indictments.

    Daniel D. Abney was indicted for robbery, a Class B felony which is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    According to the indictment, Abney allegedly threatened a woman on Oct. 11, 2016, with physical force.

    During the robbery, the victim did suffer physical injury.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 5, 2017

     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.

     

  • Bridal Season in Full Swing

     Paroquet Springs Conference Centre was the site of a bridal fair on Sunday.

    Dozens of brides or ladies who were thinking about that special occasion were at the fair.

    They got to sample goodies, as well as see models display some of the latest fashions.

    There were also dozens of vendors at the fair to provide information to those in attendance.

  • Tinnell back in the saddle again

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts had a long list of individuals who were interested in serving the next 21 months as sheriff.

  • Water line break slows Second Chance

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Pools of water by the front door are not what one would expect when visiting a wildlife animal rehabilitation center.

    Unfortunately, until the funds can be raised to fix the problem, that’s what will greet Second Chances Wildlife Center visitors.

  • MW police charge two in recent robbery

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:20 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at Pearl’s Food Mart, located at 10180 Highway 44 East in Mount Washington.

    According to Det. Dan Kelty, the robber stole an undisclosed amount of money, cigarettes and cigarillos.

    Through a team effort, the agency caught the juvenile within 24-hours.

    The juvenile is charged with robbery in the first degree.

  • Mount Washington Council Meeting Cancelled

    The following message was sent out by the City of Mount Washington at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017:

     

    PURSUANT TO KRS 83A.060(6) DUE TO A LACK OF QUORUM THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE CANCELLED 2-27-17

     

    At this time, no reschedule date has been set. The next regular council meeting will be on Monday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Fick Hall, formerly known as the Annex Building, off Branham Way. The public is invited to attend.