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  • KSP make arrest in Grayson Co. murder of LJ man

     LEITCHFIELD – Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives are conducting a murder investigation in Grayson Co.

    On April 19, 2017 at approximately 12:46 PM EDST KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown was contacted by the Grayson Co. Sheriff’s Office asking for assistance on a death investigation involving the body of a deceased male found off of Frontage Rd.

    Through investigation, Detectives were able to determine that Robert D. Hayes (56) of Lebanon Jct. had died as the result of a homicide.

  • I-65 ramp closure tonight in Jefferson County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a ramp closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County. KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on the exit ramp from I-65 North to KY 1065 (The Outer Loop).

    The I-65 North exit ramp to the Outer Loop (Exit 127) will be closed from 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening, April 19 until 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 20. Crews will be removing a deteriorated section of concrete pavement and replacing it with asphalt.

  • Walking of the Cross

     Members of Full Gospel Christian Center led the annual cross walk through downtown Shepherdsville on Good Friday.

    The group stopped for prayer at the Bullitt County Courthouse before continuing the march through town.

  • Monday night northbound I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a lane closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on I-65 North beginning at the Jefferson/Bullitt County line and extending one mile north.

    The right lane of I-65 North will be closed between mile points 123 and 124 on Monday evening, April 17. This work is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

  • STAND OFF: Man captured, warrants served in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— What started as a post-burglary search warrant quickly turned into a standoff situation.

    On Monday afternoon, two residences were broken into in the Treva Drive area.

    Due to several firearms being included in the list of stolen items, Louisville Metro Police was called in to assist with the high-risk search warrant on Tuesday, April 11, Daugherty said.

  • Grayson Co. police seek endangered missing juvenile

     CLARKSON - The Leitchfield Police Department, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, and other law enforcement agencies are currently searching for a missing juvenile.

    Sixteen-year-old Savanna C. Crawford was last seen leaving her residence located on Penner Drive in Leitchfield, KY at approximately 7:00 p.m. CT on Monday, April 10, 2017.

  • Holy Week Services

     First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville hosted its annual Holy Week services, which run through Friday at Noon.

    On Monday, St. Aloysius deacon Ted Luckett brought the message and the St. Aloysius choir led the singing.

    The services begin at noon and conclude by 12:30 p.m., with a light lunch served immediately after the worship service.

    Each day includes different speakers from St. Aloysius Catholic, Hebron Presbyterian, Davidson Memorial United Methodist, Family Worship Center and First Baptist.

  • Dispatch receives sanctions; restricted in some of its functions

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Problems with how an agency’s oversight board held meetings dating back three years has come back to haunt Bullitt County Central Dispatch.

    On probation because of lack of proper meetings, Bullitt County dispatchers can no longer provide criminal background checks for local law enforcement agencies, as well as prosecutors in the court system.

    With several infractions in the operation of the dispatch over the past year, sanctions have been imposed by the Kentucky State Police, which oversees the issuance of NCIC licenses.

  • Baby shower helps expectant, new parents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It takes a village to raise a child and the Bullitt County Health Department is working to make sure the resources are known about.

    For over 15 years, the health department has organized a community baby shower for expecting parents and parents of children up to 12 months old.

    “The goal is to let pregnant women know about the resources in this county and surrounding counties,” Bullitt County Health Department Health Education Coordinator Liz McGuire said.

  • Man in custody following MW standoff

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Neighbors and students are safe following a police standoff in Mount Washington Tuesday afternoon.

    The Mount Washington Police Department and Louisville Metro Police were dispatched to the scene at an apartment complex on Treva Drive just after noon.

    According to Mount Washington Police Chief Roy Daugherty, Mount Washington officers were serving a search warrant based on burglaries that occurred Monday.