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  • Fox Chase to have new tenant around quarry

     FOX CHASE - New activity around the rock quarry had Fox Chase residents on high alert in the past month.

    The city is resting easier now thanks to a Fox Chase city council meeting visit by the area's new owner, Dana Bischoff-James.

    The land next to the quarry was purchased by James and her husband, Brian. The couple runs Cheer-Bling, a religious-affiliated cheerleading academy.

  • Armstrong, Griffin seek MW mayor seat

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- There is one thing which will be assured following the Nov. 4 general election.

  • FLOODED WITH CONCERNS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over 300 people flooded Shepherdsville Government Center on Thursday night.

  • Miracles help church have rebirth in Salt River

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Work is underway to restore a former church in hopes of restoring broken lives.

    The Apostolic Church of Restoration has opened at 233 Fifth Avenue in Shepherdsville, a former day care facility that began originally as a church.

    Pastor David Mackowiak and church administrator Roy L. Darst are still in the process of renovating the facility, but they are ready to help community members now.

  • Lane shifts on Northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane shifts on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Beginning Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00 p.m., northbound traffic will be shifted to allow for work in the right and center lanes between mile points 112 and 118.

    Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction.  A temporary median cross-over will be used to shift one lane of traffic to the southbound lanes while crews replace the pavement in the northbound lanes.

  • Get rid of those old tires on Oct. 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One of the more popular programs offered by Bullitt Fiscal Court will be held this week.

    Bullitt County residents will tires to dispose of can do so on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-11.

    The tire disposal site will be set up on Buffalo Run Road, off Cedar Grove Road, across from the Love’s Truck Stop.

    Road department employees and inmates from the Bullitt County Detention Center will be present to help residents. Disposal times will be 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • McConnell wants to be ‘offensive coordinator’

     SHEPHERDSVLLE - When Mitch McConnell entered Congress 30 years ago, he remembered the view from his Senate seat.

    It was dark and out of the way.

    Running for another term, McConnell told attendees at a Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce luncheon that Kentucky could not elect a freshman senator and return to that desk in the back of the room.

    The Republican is being challenged by Democrat Alison Grimes in the fall general election.

  • Annual event will have you thinking pink for breast cancer awareness

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Find a cure. 

    It’s no secret, by now, that breast cancer has touched each one of our lives in some way whether it’s your family or friends or even yourself that is a survivor.

    Bullitt County recognizes the seriousness of this disease and seeks to educate its residents and celebrate the survivors each year.

    The third annual Think Pink event will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Clash of the decade set for Friday in rivalry

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be a rare intra-county clash of top-10 teams in Class 5-A on Friday when Bullitt East visits Bullitt Central in the annual renewal of The War.

    At least two state-wide polls have both teams listed in the top-10 of the class heading into the game. The Associated Press has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central eighth while Bluegrasspreps.com has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central tenth.

    Of course, polls mean nothing in this game. This is an intra-county rivalry first and foremost.

  • Hwy. 44 ramp to I-65 North closed Oct. 10-13

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from westbound KY 44 to northbound Interstate 65 at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 10 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 44, southbound KY 61 and eastbound KY 480 to connect with northbound I-65.