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  • Spring fashions to take the stage April 18 in Mount Washington

    Still need an outfit for Derby? Come to the 8thAnnual Mount Washington Style Show at the Ralph Lutes Senior Center Saturday, April 18, at noon, for ideas.

    Sponsored by the Mount Washington Seniors, the annual event is a fundraiser to help run the senior center, said the coordinator Judy Hall.

    “The center provides a place for the Mount Washington senior community to meet,” she said. “We play cards and have potlucks once a month.”

    But guests of all ages are encouraged to attend.

  • Lebanon Junction dealing with break in discharge pipe; solution expensive

    The forecast for Lebanon Junction looks red.

    At a recent meeting of the city council, Kentucky Engineering Group representative Matt Curtis had some bad news—their discharge pipe has a break.

    “It's a compliance issue and is causing erosion,” he said.

    Curtis said the pipe transports clean water to the Rolling Fork River, but with the break is discharging before it reaches the river.

    While it continues to not to flow properly to its designated discharge point, there is a chance silt could enter the river, he said.

  • County escapes major damage from series of torrential rain events

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--At one point, the Salt River was rising at the rate of one foot every 15 minutes.

    For Mike Phillips and his Bullitt County Emergency Management crew, this was very alarming.

    However, with the worst of the rains ending early Friday evening, Bullitt County has apparently avoided another major natural disaster.

    With a series of heavy rains marching through the Bullitt County area over a 36-hour period, Phillips said the projections predicted major flooding.

  • KYTC District 5 road closures due to flooding issues

    The following routes in District 5 are closed due to problems caused by flooding as of 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Unless noted, the road is closed due to water over the pavement.



    KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road) closed at bridge over Knob Creek, mile point 2.1 (approach road washed away)

    KY 1116 (Zoneton Road) closed at bridge over Cedar Creek, mile point 1.8

    KY 480 closed between Cromwell Lane and Woodsdale Road, mile point 9-10




     The Friday fish fry is serious business at St. Benedict Catholic Church.

    The Lebanon Junction landmark hosts their Lenten fish fry every year, opening early for lunch and offering delivery service.

    The church features both fried and baked fish, along with onion rings, fries, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese and green beans, as well as dessert.

    St. B hosts just one of many fish fry events at various locations thought Bullitt County during Lent.

  • There's an app for diabetes management

      Diabetes is a complicated disease process. Diabetes is a chronic disease that can cause some serious complications for a person if not controlled. Control is the ultimate goal with Diabetes. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) identifies seven Self-Care Behaviors on which one should focus to obtain that goal.

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Food Checkout Week

      The cost of food in America remains affordable.  According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.

    According to Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, that means the average household will have earned enough disposable income—that portion of your income available for spending or saving—to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 30, 2015

    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.


  • Detective, prosecutor have theories on murder, abuse

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the defendant Stanley Lewis Dishon gave no insight into his reasons in committing heinous crimes against family members dating back to 1982, those associated with the case were able to lay out some of their theories.
        And prosecutor Michael Ferguson is concerned that some would not come forward when allegations do occur.
        Under an Alford plea, Dishon admitted killing his niece, Jessica Dishon, in September 1999.

  • Stanley Lewis Dishon sentenced to 20 years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The parents of the murdered teenager were there for answers.
        Three of the victims of sexual abuse dating back to 1982 were also there on Thursday seeking answers.
        But at the end of the final sentencing hearing for Stanley Lewis Dishon, there were no answers on why the 56-year-old man could have committed such crimes.
        Special Circuit Judge Charles Simms III accepted the Alford pleas entered in January involving multiple allegations against Dishon.