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  • HOLY SMOKE: Broken air vent fills Shepherdsville FBC

     An air conditioning malfunction led to smoke inside the First Baptist Church facilities Wednesday afternoon.

    Shepherdsville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm sounding at the church after 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Chief Layne Troutman said a belt on the air conditioning unit on the roof of the church broke and caught fire. The fan of the unit blew smoke into the third floor of the building.

  • Memorial Day 2013

     The 21st annual Memorial Day Service was hosted at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington. This year the ceremony honored the wounded warriors.

    The ceremony started with the presentation of colors and concluded with Taps.

    Other countywide Memorial Day ceremonies included an annual event at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by the VFW Post 8293 and Ladies Auxiliary.

    Guest speakers at the post office included Rep. Brett Guthrie and Post 8293 Quartermaster Kenneth C. Fehl, a World War II Navy veteran.

  • One injured as fire truck overturns on Hwy. 480

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A firefighter received minor injuries after a ladder truck flipped over Monday afternoon.

  • Constable arrested on drug charges

     The Bullitt County Sheriffs Office reported an arrest of county constable Clifton Joel Hudson on Tuesday.

    Det. Mike Murdoch of the Sheriffs Department released the following statement:

    On May 28, 2013,  at approx. 1545 hours, the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office High Intensity Drug Enforcement Unit (HIDE) arrested Constable Clifton Joel Hudson of Meadow View Drive in Mount Washington for Trafficking in Controlled Substance.

  • KSP looking for clues in death of officer

     BARDSTOWN - The Kentucky State Police is calling upon the public to assist in the investigation of the shooting death of Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis.

  • Boys just want to have "too much" fun
  • Red ambulance to bring attention to dangers of cardiac arrest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County EMS is seeing red; soon the rest of the county will see as well.

    A first look was provided during an official dedication ceremony for the new Cardiac Awareness Ambulance at the EMS headquarters on Saltwell Drive,

    The official working ambulance is the second on the Bullitt County EMS roster to contain a special awareness color. In 2011 EMS presented their pink ambulance to raise breast cancer awareness.

  • Pow Wow to return to the county June 1-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Red Crow Indian Council will resume its annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow on June 1-2.

         However, it will be done with a heavy heart.

         Linda Dishon, a long-time member of the council and organizer of the Pow Wow, recently passed away.

         Eddy Glascoe, president of the organization, said that it is a huge loss but that others in the council have stepped up to make sure the event will be held as planned.

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 27

     No interstate lane closures will be in place over Memorial Day weekend

    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.

  • Pools to open this weekend

     The three public swimming pools will be open for business on Saturday, May 25.