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  • Study wants input from area diabetics

               SHEPHERDSVILLE  - The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) is looking for volunteers to participate in paid interviews pertaining to diabetes.

                Bullitt County KIPDA organizer Jessica Craddock said the interviews will help local officials determine the best implementation of grant funding used toward prevention of Type II diabetes.

  • LJ to be part of program to help catch the bad guys

    LEBANON JUNCTION - As any investigator will tell you, having the right information can mean the difference between a closed case and a cold case.

    With leadsonline.com, local law enforcement agencies like the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and the Shepherdsville Police Department have a wealth of information at their fingertips.

  • Serving in Peace Corps right verdict for attorney

      BALTI, Moldova - Laela Kashan originally attended law school because she wanted to help others.

    The Hillview resident, a graduate of Hebron Middle and North Bullitt High School, attended Northern Kentucky University's Chase Law School, passing the Kentucky Bar Exam in October 2008.

    It was in law school that Kashan discovered a more profound way to serve others.

    "I had been thinking about Peace Corps during law school," she said. "The way they sell it seemed like something I wanted to get into."

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 2

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 2:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to shoulder work.

    Jefferson County:

  • REMINDER: MW boil water advisory lifted

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The boil water advisory issued for Mount Washington Water customers has been lifted.
        The Kentucky Division of Water gave the city the green light to lift the advisory late Tuesday afternoon.
        City Utilities Superintendent Ronnie Fick said water samples tested Monday came back "good" and water service throughout the city should be back to normal.
        The advisory was issued Saturday after a 16-inch water main broke in the north end of the city.

  • New in-ground pools must be fenced for safety issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The rules haven’t changed. But county officials want homeowners to know their duties if they build an in-ground swimming pool in the future.

  • Local women organizing Easter baskets for victims

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hope springs eternal, and Easter is a sure sign of spring.

  • Congressman Guthrie meets with Young Professionals, leaders

    CLERMONT - A group gathered on March 16 at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie.

    The Young Professionals of Bullitt County worked with the congressman’s office for this visit so the group would have the opportunity to discuss topics from the local to national level that interested them. 

    Guthrie was welcomed to Bullitt County by the staff at Bernheim, who provided pastries.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of March 26:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to shoulder work.

    Jefferson County:

  • New ordinance on scrap, precious metals pays dividends for officers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A recently adopted ordinance is already paying dividends for law enforcement officials.
        According to Det. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, Timothy Gravell was charged with misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property and failure to comply with an ordinance dealing with scrap metals.
        And although no charges were issued, Gravell was allegedly involved with a accepting items which were part of a recent robbery at the Most Awesome Flea Market.