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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 3, 2014

    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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance 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.

  • Local man indicted for sex charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The following individuals were indicted for felony offenses by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

  • Lebanon Junction hopes to get water tank truck issue settled

    LEBANON JUNCTION--Lebanon Junction Fire Chief Todd Crady hopes a four-month process finally drawing to a close.

    He presented the need to the city council for a 4,000 gallon tanker truck several months ago.

    The department currently has two other tanker trucks, one that can hold 1,800 gallons and the other 1,500.

    The council previously voted to set aside $40,000 for a new truck.

  • Local celebrities to show off dance steps

    HILLVIEW--Dust off your dancing shoes because Dancing with the Stars is coming to Hillview.

    Sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council, the event will take place Oct. 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hillview Government Center. The theme is masquerade.

    The evening will feature local community “stars”: Linda Belcher, Jenny Estepp, Angie Etherton, Tom Givhan, Mike Higgins, Mike Nemes, Faith Portman, Depp Rasner, Melaine Roberts, Elise Spainhour, John Spainhour, Tony Thompson, Alex Wimsatt and others.

  • Propane truck involved in accident, evacuation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A two-vehicle accident involving a propane truck led to an evacuation along Coral Ridge Road Friday morning.

    Shepherdsville and Zoneton Fire units responded to the scene around 11 a.m., near the intersection of Cabin Creek Road.

    Officials reported a slight leak in the propane truck, making a decision to close the roadway to thru traffic from Rodgers Lane to E. Blue Lick Road.

    Bullitt County Emergency Management officials surveyed the situation, calling for a 500-foot-radius evacuation at about 11:40 a.m.

  • Cable barrier repairs on I-65 South scheduled for October 5

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of upcoming repairs to the cable barrier system and guardrail on southbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be making repairs in the section of highway between mile points 118 and 112 where the barriers were damaged due to recent vehicle crashes.

  • Trinkle hopes to write own history as newest director

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum has found its own niche in the annals of Bullitt County history.

    The museum is ready to move into the future as well, with the hiring of Mary Margaret Trinkle as its new director.

    Trinkle replaces David Strange, who directed the museum since its inception at the front end of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    Originally from Jeffersonville, Ind., Trinkle is proud that her grandmother’s house still stands. There are also concrete steps existing that led to a store her family owned.

  • Brooks Road entrance ramp at I-65 South closed Oct. 3-6

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 1526 (Brooks Hill Road) to southbound Interstate 65 will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 6.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via eastbound KY 1526, southbound KY 61 and eastbound KY 44 to connect with I-65.

  • Charles "Bill" Breeden - Known for his laughter, dedication

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The community lost one of its great leaders.

    On Sunday night, Charles W. "Bill"  Breeden passed at the age of 77. But he will never be forgotten.

    A lot will remember him for his humor and fun-loving spirit, but also his desire to give back.

    A member of the Mount Washington Lions Club since he was 18, Breeden was involved in numerous charities such as community ministries, Dare to Care food bank collection, scouting for food and of course the spring and fall festivals.

  • JCTC to look at options for new Bullitt campus

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Have you ever wanted to lease property to house a community college?