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  • Webber joins Floyd, Greer in House

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - In what has been the most costly race for state representative, incumbent Linda Belcher could not overcame an aggressive attack linking her with President Barack Obama and with votes she made in Frankfort.

         After several unsuccessful campaigns for office, Republican Russell Webber was able to celebrate with family, friends and supporters Tuesday night.

  • New faces elected to councils

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - There will be some changes in the local governmental climate in Bullitt County as several new faces will take office in January.

         In the city of Shepherdsville, Democrat Faith Portman (1,877 votes) will be the lone party member to survive.

         The incumbent will be joined by current officeholder Bernie Brown (2,062), who is a Republican.

  • Scouting for Food Saturday

     Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from numerous scout units across Bullitt County will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food on Saturday, November 17.

    Many scouts walked neighborhoods to place informational flyers on doors this past Saturday.  Some units may also place signs along main roads or at subdivision entrances to increase public awareness and remind folks to donate.  This Saturday, those scouts will be returning to those same neighborhoods to collect food donations.

  • Hillview looks to program to train servers in alcohol sales

     HILLVIEW - In recent months the Hillview City Council and mayor Jim Eadens have made an effort to control drug and alcohol abuse within city limits.

    Eadens promoted the city's Drug Trends seminar, hosted in conjunction with Bullitt County Partners in Prevention (PIP), an attempt to educate parents and grandparents on what warning signs to look for in their children's behavior.

  • Two die in dispute in parking lot

     HILLVIEW - A woman was shot Saturday afternoon and the alleged suspect was later found dead.

  • Transportation Cabinet update on train derailment site

       WEST POINT - After a briefing with Unified Command regarding the transload of the derailed cars the following information is available: 

    The plan for transload of the hydrogen fluoride and butadiene rail tank cars has been approved and will begin on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 6 a.m.  In abundance of caution and the placement of equipment necessary to stage at the site promotes the closure of Dixie Highway from Highway 44 to the Bridge at Salt River from Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 6 a.m. until further notice.

  • STUDENTS SALUTE VETERANS

     Bullitt County Public Schools are saluting area veterans and military personnel with various Veterans Day celebrations and services.

  • Family escapes from MW house blaze

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Thirty-four-year-old Jennifer Eddington was sound asleep when she heard someone frantically banging on her front door just after 7 a.m.. 

  • Diabetes Education event set for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There are 6,314 Bullitt Countians directly affected by diabetes. Jessica Craddock, community organizer for the Bullitt County Diabetes Coalition, knows there is a prominent need for community education.

  • Coleman over Allen in school board race

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former educator will now have a seat on the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    Darrell Coleman has defeated incumbent Sammy Allen for the District Five seat.

    In his campaign, Coleman said that he felt the teachers' perspective was needed on the school board.

    He retired after 18 years at Riverview High School. He felt there was a real displeasure from teachers and staff about the direction the district was taking under superintendent Keith Davis and the school board.