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  • MW woman escapes rollover accident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington woman is glad to be alive after escaping a rollover accident Wednesday morning. 

    Nancy Gray was headed west on Hwy. 44 when the Saturn Vue SUV she was driving exited the right side of the road. 

    The vehicle flipped three to four times before crashing into a fence and landing on its top, according to police.

    A witness told police it appeared the driver overcorrected when the vehicle hydroplaned. 

  • ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 25

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Feb. 25:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 44:  Delays possible between Bullitt Lick Creek and Saltwell Road in Shepherdsville (mile points 10.3 to 11.7) due to sidewalk repairs and improving ramps to ADA compliance.  Motorists should watch for flagging operations Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:

  • Hebron Estates takes time to remember commissioner

     HEBRON ESTATES - The Hebron Estates City Commission began business as usual in February this year.

  • Court cases settled in Bullitt Circuit Court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following cases were recently resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:                         

    *Craig W. Johnson — was sentenced to a total of six years.     

    He entered a guilty plea to burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    *Steven B. Pigg Jr. — was sentenced to five years with diversion for the same period of time.           

  • Man gets no money; cuffed within minutes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A Shepherdsville man was taken into custody less than 20 minutes after he allegedly tried to rob a local bank Wednesday morning.

  • Man who robbed cinema to spend time in prison

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A man charged with robbing a local cinema will serve eight years in prison.

  • AAA Urges Caution with Icy Roadways in the Forecast

     With the potential for freezing rain forecast to move into the area this evening, AAA wants to remind motorists that driving in such conditions requires extreme caution and has issued tips to help motorists cope with the potentially icy roads.

    “The first question you should ask yourself is whether you need to be on the roads,” said Roger Boyd, director of public affairs for AAA. “Icy roads are among the most dangerous conditions a driver can face and if you can avoid driving you should.”

  • Tell state officials what you think on future roadwork

     LOUISVILLE – The deadline is quickly approaching and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is looking for input from Bullitt Countians.

  • Shepherdsville man arrested for attempted bank robbery

                 SHEPHERDSVILLE – A 57-year-old man was recently taken into custody for allegedly trying to rob a local bank on Wednesday.

                Jackie L. Pruitt of Shepherdsville was charged with robbery in the first degree after witnesses said he attempted to rob the First Federal Savings Bank at 395 Buckman St. in Shepherdsville.

  • Kentucky inmate charged with threatening President

     LOUISVILLE, Ky – A Kentucky inmate was charged by a federal grand jury meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, today with threatening to take the life of and inflict bodily harm upon the President of the United States and threatening to kill and inflict bodily harm upon the immediate family of the President of the United States, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.