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  • Man shot by police facing six felony counts

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Shelbyville man is facing six counts of wanton endangerment for his role in a standoff with police on Friday afternoon.

    Christopher S. Lindsey, 30, of Shelbyville, remains in University of Louisville Hospital, where he was taken after being shot.

    According to the Kentucky State Police, which is handling the investigation, at around 5:15 p.m. Shepherdsville police officers and members of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office were called to Nancy Drive.

  • KSP charges Jefferson Co. man With possession and distribution of child pornography

     LOUISVILLE  On February 25, 2016, at approximately 9:35 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Louisville Metro Police Department, arrested John W. Johnson, 76, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Johnson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Paroquet Springs hosts bridal fair this Sunday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Soon-to-be brides can alleviate the headache of wedding planning by attending the Something Blue Bridal Show this Sunday.

    According to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Executive Director Vicki Downing, over 30 vendors will be set up for the event, showcasing their best cake, photography, limousine, floral and catering skills.

    “Most vendors will have special prices just for those in attendance,” Downing said.

    Samples of wedding cake, food and a special Blanc de Bleu champagne will be offered to visitors.

  • Icy water tower no concern for MW as issue resolved

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Jack Frost hit the Armstrong Lane area in a different way recently.

    Residents near Keystone Movie Theater on Armstrong woke up to an iced over water tower and, for one family, a chain-link fence turned ice wall in their backyard.

    According to Public Works Director Ronnie Fick, the valve that tells the tower to stop loading water froze in the cold weather.

  • Healthy Hearts Wear RED

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt County cares about their hearts.

    For the first time in its nine-year reign, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon sold all 300 seats a week and a half before the event.

    The annual event brings local organizations to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, including the American Heart Association, Bullitt County Extension Homemakers, Bullitt County Health Department, Bullitt County YMCA, CareSource, KentuckyOne Health and Mended Hearts Kentuckiana Chapter 11.

  • Public input needed to guide board on future use of fields next to Roby Elem.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With a consultant commissioned to do the work, Bullitt County Parks Board members now have to decide what they want to learn from that study.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to pay the $4,000 fee for 5253 Design Group to look at the county’s property behind Roby Elementary.

    At its January meeting, parks board members outlined some of the items they would like the architects to look at on the property, which has been the home to a national girls’ softball tournament in the past.

  • Items purchased at auction yields insight into tragic wreck in 1917

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum’s plans to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the 1917 Shepherdsville train wreck were briefly derailed in light of new information.

    Documents were recently discovered in a purchase at a Louisville estate auction by local business owner Gary Gibson.

    The papers Gibson found appeared to be about a separate incident. As he read through he discovered some of the papers were directly connected to the local event.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 21, 2016

     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.

     

  • Weekend Repair of Large Louisville Water Main Results in Road Closures

     Louisville Water contractors will work throughout the weekend and on Monday along Bardstown near the Gene Snyder to repair and replace sections of a 24-inch diameter water main.

  • Accident causes lines down on Highway 44 West

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-- An injury accident was reported at 8:10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 on Highway 44 West near Cherokee Trailer Park in Shepherdsville.

     

    Power lines are currently blocking the road. Shepherdsville Fire and Police are on the scene.