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  • Colorfest weekend at Bernheim this week

     CLERMONT - Sometimes Mother Nature graces us with perfect timing and a bouquet of fall foliage.

    Bernheim Arbortetum and Research Forest always tries to celebrate with good timing, hosting the annual ColorFest event.

    This year’s event is scheduled for Oct. 17-18, free to Bernheim members and a $5 environmental fee for non-members.

    The two-day celebration will center around the Visitor Center and Edible Garden, though the entire forest will be open and on display for everyone to soak in the seasonal backdrop.

  • Groups work to make home repairs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Shepherdsville resident Elizabeth Stone was in a tough spot.

    Her trailer home stairs needed replacing. One piece had broken off and fell through. The staircase itself wasn’t very sturdy. And, with several children in her home, she knew it was no longer safe.

    Then she heard about the Repair Affair at her church, Mercy Hill. The annual event gathers local churches dedicated to working together to give help in the community where help is needed.

  • Something smells in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There have been concerns pertaining to a lingering sewer odor in the Shepherdsville area over the past few days.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 12

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 11, 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.

  • UPDATE: Police search for missing Shepherdsville resident

     UPDATE (10/13): Caitlee Grooms was found in the past 24 hours.

    The family appreciates everyone's assistance in the manner.

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    A Missing Persons Report has been filed in Jefferson County by the Louisville Metro Police Department.

    The report on Shepherdsville resident Caitee Grooms was filed in Jefferson County as she was a patient at a Recovery Center for Women in Louisville when she ran away on August 9, 2015.

  • Dancing the Night Away: Dancing for the Arts host their annual fundraiser

    It was another sellout crowd this year for the Bullitt County Arts Council's annual "Dancing for the Arts" fundraiser as the group took a trip back to the '50s with its "Grease" theme at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Eighteen dancers trained for only a few hours each with teachers Donna Caudill and Steve Davis from “Dance with Steve and Donna” in Shepherdsville before taking the stage.

  • Presidential Candidate Visits His Senate District

     U.S. Sen. Rand Paul made a stop to meet with constituents at Becknell Hall in Pioneer Village.

    Around 100 people visited during his one-hour stop on Friday.

    He listened to a variety of questions and comments from the constituents.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 5

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 4, 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.

  • KSP involved in multi-county pursuit

     ELIZABETHTOWN –Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown were involved in an overnight pursuit that resulted in an arrest and multiple charges for a Leitchfield man.

    On October 2, 2015 at approximately 2:15 a.m., Bullitt County Dispatch contacted KSP Post 4 for assistance in a pursuit that was initiated by Hillview Police after responding to a suspicious vehicle complaint.

    The vehicle, a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina, fled from police and entered I-65 at the Brooks exit traveling south Interstate 65.

  • Healthy Hometown Jubilee

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition hosted a Healthy Hometown Jubilee at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to celebrate its five years of community service and commitment.

    KRDC members from partnering Henry and Shelby counties also attended the celebration.

    Director Jessica Craddock gave a synopsis of the coalition’s activities, efforts and successes during the five years, showing the strides Bullitt County made in raising diabetes awareness and offering assistance programs and monthly informational sessions.