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  • Forum provides differing views on issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Many came sporting the shirts of their favorite candidates.

    Others just came to listen to the views of those running for local office.

    About 150 people attended the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Candidates night inside the new Bullitt Central High cafeteria.

    Each of the candidates were presented with a number of questions in advance. However, none knew the two which would be selected.

    County Judge/Executive

  • Brides can be part of unique day of fun

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hold on to your veils ladies, bridal show has just gone to a whole new level.

    Want in on the fun?

    The Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will be hosting a Bridal Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m.

    The event will begin at Especially You Events at 226 Old Preston Highway. 

    Brides will be given their first clue and then will visit about 12 other locations in Bullitt County to receive stamps, said Conference Centre executive director Vicki Downing. 

  • Ramp closure from KY 245 to I-65 North October 24-27

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 245 to northbound Interstate 65 will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs. This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 27.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 245 to northbound KY 61 to eastbound KY 480. They can access northbound I-65 at Shepherdsville.

  • Program encourages kids to speak up when there are acts of violence

     HEBRON ESTATES - In an attempt to get at the root causes of domestic violence, it's never too early to learn.

    Some children may experience domestic violence through parents or even from bullies their own age.

    Representatives from The Center for Women and Families teamed with Hebron Middle School to offer a program, "Step In and Speak Up," discussing tell-tale signs and prevention methods.

  • Masden, Shumaker battle for mayor's seat in Lebanon Jct.

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- There will be a new leader of city government in January.

  • State candidates talk about issues at forum

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was some humor. There was a little bit of jabbing. But, for the most part, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce's Meet Your Candidates forum on Thursday went off without any major incidents.

  • Higgins to challenge incumbent Laswell in Third District race

    FOX CHASE -- No matter the outcome on election day, the next magistrate for the Third District will be a resident of the city of Fox Chase.

  • City recommends back-flow valves

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - "I encourage every resident and business owner to put in a back flow preventer," said Hunters Hollow mayor Linda Parker.

    The back flow preventer will help keep raw sewage from getting into homes and businesses, an event that Parker said was beginning to happen in the city.

    The reason for the sewage back-ups, according to Parker, is the lack of a sufficient treatment plant since March, when the plant serving the city exploded.

  • Rayhill, Wright run in race for Fourth District magistrate

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Two men with well-known names will battle it out to become the next magistrate in the Fourth District.

  • Losers congratulated for being winners in contest

     The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. Each person who registered with this program received a weight loss toolkit that included passes to local fitness centers, information on healthy weight loss strategies, and sample meal plans. Over the course of the eight week competition, Bullitt County community members were collectively able to lose a total of 184 pounds.