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  • Shepherdsville to annex property south along I-65 toward Highway 245

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's only about 178 acres, but the city of Shepherdsville is looking to grow in a big way.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented the first reading of a property annexation ordinance to the Shepherdsville City Council.

    The annexation involves unincorporated territory along the Interstate 65 corridor between Highway 480 and Highway 245, south of the current city limits.

  • Nine battle for six seats on Lebanon Junction council

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- Nine hopefuls are looking to fill six positions on the Lebanon Junction City Council.

  • Armstrong Lane, Highway 44 East to get traffic signal starting Oct. 29

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces activation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of KY 44 and Armstrong Lane/Fisher Lane in Bullitt County. The signal heads are currently in place and have been on flash for a few days to make motorists aware of new traffic conditions. The signal is scheduled for activation on Wednesday, Oct. 29.

  • Mann can't be prosecutor, witness; mistrial ruled on city theft case

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Can one person be both a prosecutor and a witness in a criminal trial?

  • Medical Reserve Corps prepared for emergencies

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--If disaster strikes the Bullitt County Medical Reserve Corps is there.

    In 2009, the organization helped distribute H1N1 vaccines in the county and continues to remain ready to this day, said local Medical Reserve Coordinator Don Renn.

    The group, made up of about 20 members, includes medical professionals such as nurses and pharmacists, but also lay people.

    Their mission—to promote healthly living and to be prepared for public health emergencies.

  • African-American place of learning moved

    It was a brisk fall evening that had turned into the early morning in Shepherdsville for a group of individuals who had come together for a common cause.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 27, 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.

  • Drivers BEWARE: Trick-or-Treaters may be nearby

     Local drivers beware! Ghosts and goblins may invade your driving space in search of their favorite treat and to play a trick or two. AAA reminds drivers to adjust their driving to accommodate these “spooktacular” creatures.

  • Sweet potatoes make for large harvest

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A woman living on the old family farm found an heirloom no one had ever seen there before.

    Wanda Crump grew an Early Triumph white heirloom sweet potato in her garden that weighed 9.25 pounds.

    “I think it looks like a funky pumpkin,” she said.

    Three more of the potatoes weighed in at a combined 7.75 pounds.

    Crump found the Early Triumph potatoes through a friend, Judy Johnson. According to Crump, Johnson’s mother, Nevil, grew the potatoes at her home in Pike County.

  • MW AARP to host Veterans Day celebration event

     The Mount Washington AARP Chapter 4613 will host a Veterans Day Fund-raiser on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This “red carpet” evening will begin with a Veterans Day tribute at 6 p.m. with the National Anthem. After dinner, the evening will continue with John Wigginton and Allen Peavler providing musical entertainment and live and silent auctions.