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  • MW council tables vote on rezoning issue

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--Mount Washington city council members continued with their doubts about a rezoning ordinance.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 10, 2014

    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. 

  • Fox Chase debates looks to find way to deal with abandoned homes inside city

     FOX CHASE - Some huffing and puffing led the Fox Chase city council closer to blowing down the legal barrier pertaining to abandoned houses.

    The council hopes to enable the city more enforcement of legal restrictions toward vacant and abandoned properties.

    Currently the city cannot enforce certain rules and laws because the city's homeowners' association, established prior to the city's incorporation, covered the "subdivision" of Fox Chase, including areas with houses.

  • Victim still not named in fatal wreck on US31

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--A single vehicle fatal accident over the weekend at Bardstown Road and Waterford Road has left some with lots of questions.

  • Woman dies in hotel room fire

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A woman died in a fire Sunday morning in a Shepherdsville hotel.

    Shepherdsville fire officials were called to the Days Inn around 8:20 a.m. on Sunday after a family heard the smoke detector and called for assistance.

  • Hasting looks to capture coroner’s office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tim Hasting has always wanted to serve his community.

    This year, Hasting has thrown his name into the ring as a candidate for the office of coroner.

    Hasting, 39, will run in the Republican primary in May. He will face incumbent David Billings.

    In his ninth year of service at Hardy-Close Funeral Home in Shepherdsville, Hasting said he has gotten to know the community and believes there needs to be a change in office of coroner.

  • KSP Warns Of One-Ring Cell Phone Scam

     (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police is warning cell phone users to be aware of a new scam called “The One-Ring Scam.”

    Better Business Bureaus (BBB) across the country are seeing a rash of reports of ‘ring and runs’ on cell phones where returning a missed call from an unknown number may cost you.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb says scammers profit from individuals who are curious enough to return that missed call.

  • Boil water advisory lifted for Lazy River North

    UPDATE Feb. 10, 11 a.m.

    The City of Mount Washington has lifted the water boil advisory for the Lazy River North Subdivision. They advise people flush their lines and faucets for a few minutes before using. Ice makers can be turned back on but the first couple of batches should be disposed of.

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    MOUNT WASHINGTON — A recent water break has been added to the list of winter elements residents are battling this winter.

  • Electrocuted man identified; recent arrival in Louisville

     NICHOLS - The who died after being electrocuted on early Friday morning has been identified.

    According to Lt. Mike Murdoch, spokesman for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, James Noble, 29, of Louisville, was identified.

    About 5:15 a.m. on Friday, dispatch notified the Nichols Fire Department of a fire on Nichols Hill Road off Highway 44 West.

    Upon arrival, they found a field fire, as well as electrical lines being down.

    Salt River Electric was called into to deal with the downed lines.

  • Healthy Hearts luncheon raises public awareness to dangers of heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains a top cause of death in Bullitt County, second only to cancer.

    It’s known as the “silent killer” because many are not aware they have heart problems until something traumatic takes place.

    For years the Bullitt County Health Department has hosted its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon to raise awareness and increase education of heart disease.