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  • Jail staff will sign form; not pleased with discipline recourse

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – Employees of the Bullitt County Detention Center have until Friday to sign their content forms for the new drug- and alcohol-free workplace policies and procedures.

         The document must be signed by Friday, Feb. 15, or else.

         But the question remains what consequences might be faced by those who don’t sign the acknowledgement forms.

  • Push moves forward to make hosts responsible

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - In the wake of the Mount Washington house party that resulted in the arrest of 16 young adults and the party's 50-year-old host, local residents are demanding those who allow anyone under the age of 21 to drink on their watch be held accountable. 

  • Texas resident charged in Home Depot fraud conspiracy

     LOUISVILLE – A Houston, Texas resident has been charged with mail fraud by a federal grand jury meeting in Louisville, Kentucky this week, for his role in a five state conspiracy to defraud Home Depot announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Party results in numerous charges

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A house party recently landed a Mount Washington man and 16 young adults in jail. 

  • Man burned as boiler cap dislodged

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A cap blown off a boiler left a local business owner in critical condition.

  • Hillview officer leads effort to help military unit

     HILLVIEW – Police officers have a main goal of helping and protecting people.

  • Bullitt County organ donors can now add a little heart to driver's license

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - You can add a symbol that stands for hope and generosity on something you carry with you everywhere: your driver’s license.  

    Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians will soon have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their license. 

  • Snow Day

     The Shepherdsville City Park provided a great place to slide down some hills. 

    Carter Echols, 11, and Lily Echols, 9, of Shepherdsville , found jsut enough snow on Friday afternoon to navigate the hills of the city park. 

    Schools were closed on Friday due to the inclement weather which struck the area late Thursday night. 

  • Luncheon pumps awareness into heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in Kentuckians, far ahead of cancer.

    "Our goal is to increase awareness of heart disease," said Liz McGuire, Bullitt County Health Department education coordinator. "It affects everyone. We want to promote facts and healthy lifestyles."

    The Health Department features life-changing information and tips, along with a good time, during its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • Reaction mixed to budget changes

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a mixed bag of reactions directed at members of the Shepherdsville City Council just two weeks after approving mayor Scott Ellis' budget adjustments.    

         Part of the adjustments included salary increases for city employees, hiring of several additional workers and retiring some of the existing debt.

         Tim Wade, a police officer who is also leader of the city's police association, thanked councilmembers for moving in a positive direction.