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  • Fox Chase schooled on rules for teleconferencing

     FOX CHASE - The City of Fox Chase has not yet hosted a teleconference council meeting. Despite discussion of the idea, they may never attempt to.

    City attorney Mark Edison discussed an information packet from the Kentucky General Attorney's Office regarding teleconferencing.

    The city had discussed the possibility of teleconferencing a meeting when a member may be out of town or unavailable to attend in person due to emergencies or scheduling conflicts.

  • War veterans suffer high rate of suicide deaths

     Troy Yocum doesn’t remember much about his grandfather, Sgt. Joseph Leake.

    Leake served in the Army Air Guard for four years during World War II before returning to civilian life at home.

    When Yocum was only two years old, Leake died by suicide in 1981 after dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder for over 30 years.

    “He struggled with PTSD before it was a defined condition,” Yocum said.

  • Police search for bank robbery suspect

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are searching for a suspect from an armed robbery that took place at Stock Yards Bank and Trust Monday morning.

  • Fatal accident on 44E involving utility truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLLE - Police are investigating a collision involving a utility truck resulted in a fatal accident on Highway 44 East Monday morning.

  • Affordable health signups keep lines busy in Kentucky

     FRANKFORT, Ky.(Oct. 4, 2013) More than 16,000 individuals and families in Kentucky are on their way to choosing an affordable health insurance plan. That's how many people have started applications on Kynect, the state's online health benefit exchange, since it launched on Tuesday.

  • Shofner pens her latest book

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Linda Lear Shofner hopes that years shared with Bullitt County families will help draw interest to her new book.

    "Shared Years" is the title of Shofner's newly-published book by AuthorHouse in Northern Kentucky. It is her first published book, and it only took her 40 years to complete it.

    The reason for the length of process was primarily due to Shofner's educational career, 30 years primarily at Cedar Grove Elementary, minus two weeks at Overdale Elementary.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 7, 2013

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, andmaintenance 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.
    Jefferson County:
    Southbound Interstate 65: The exit ramp to St. Catherine Street (Exit 135) will beclosed for continued bridge pier

  • Friday I-65 accident caused rush hour delays

     A two-car accident on southbound Interstate 65 has led to major delays on Friday afternoon.

  • THE GAME: County’s oldest schools to battle for 38th time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – What a difference two weeks can make.

    At that point in the 2013 football season, Bullitt Central appeared to be a few steps ahead of arch-rival North Bullitt. On a Friday night, North Bullitt was struggling through a 33-0 loss to Oldham County that dropped them to 1-3 while Bullitt Central was sitting at 3-0 waiting for a trip to Paducah the next day.

  • Major changes in place for Friday’s game at BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Fans attending Friday’s Bullitt Central-North Bullitt football game, often times the biggest attended event of the year in the county, will have to use new temporary entrances to Bullitt Central’s George Valentine Field.

    Because of construction at the school, 71 parking spots nearest the old tennis courts have been fenced off and will not be available for the rest of this football season. In addition, the two normal entrance gates will not be available on Friday.