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  • Zoneton Station Two 25th Birthday

    It was a time to reflect.

    It was a time to celebrate.

    And it was a time to honor the men and women who serve the community as members of the Zoneton Volunteer Fire Department.

    On this particular day, the spotlight was on Station 2 in Brooks, which was celebrating its 25th anniversary.

    More specifically, it was a time to honor Maj. Garry Key, a volunteer who has spent over 30 years with the department.

  • Turnout may be low on statewide primary races

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the turnout is expected to be light, there will still be 48 precincts open to count your votes on Tuesday.
        The ballot on Tuesday will be a slim one. Republicans will have four races to vote on, while Democrats will have just three.
        The major attention-getter this primary is the Republican nomination for governor.
        With an open seat in Frankfort as Gov. Steve Beshear has served his two-term limit, Agriculture commissioner James Comer started out as a front-runner.

  • Mount Washington Spring Festival
  • Funds found to clear hurdle on tracks

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While not yet reaching the finish line, it appears track and field competitors in Bullitt County might be getting closer to a winning resolution to a long-time problem.
        The Bullitt County Public School Board voted unanimously at the May work session to allow architect Scott Kremer to negotiate with the two low bidders.
        The goal is to find a way to lower the bids, both of which were well over the estimated cost to repair and upgrade the Bullitt Central track.

  • Cease Fire on Overtime Talk...For Now

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Avoiding a regular discussion each meeting on waiving the freeze on overtime, Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to wait on imposing that on the EMS service.
        But that waiver only goes through the end of June, when a new budget cycle begins July 1.
        EMS director Mike Phillips said that under the present scheduling setup, there is no way to avoid overtime. Currently, the agency works on a 48-hour shift one week, followed by a 36-hour shift the next. This results in four hours of scheduled overtime each pay period.

  • BC addresses bed bug issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE: The following was a communication distributed by Bullitt Central High School interim principal Andrew Pohlman on Friday afternoon in regards to bed bugs at the school:

    Parents and members of the Bullitt Central community

  • KSP charges against Louisville man with child porn

     LOUISVILLE - On May 14, 2015, at approximately 11:50 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post4-Elizabethtown, arrested Thomas F. Militello, 58, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Welcome to Southeast Bullitt Fire

     CLERMONT - Southeast Bullitt Fire Department continued its efforts to become a community-friendly organization by hosting its first open house for the public.

    The event included free burgers and hot dogs, bouncies for the kids and a dunking booth, as well as emergency demonstrations performed by the firefighters.

    SEB staff members also offered a tour of the facility located on Clermont Road near Bernheim Forest.

  • KSP working Breckinridge death investigation

     Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is working a Death Investigation in the Axtell area of Breckinridge Co.

    On May 12, 2015 at approximately 7:02 P.M. EDT, KSP Post 4 received a call from Breckinridge Co. dispatch of a domestic disturbance at 42 HWY 401 in Leitchfield, Ky.

    When a Trooper and Breckinridge Co. Deputy Sheriff arrived they were met by family members that stated that Nevin L. Shawver (32) was inside the residence with a handgun and was suicidal.

  • ‘Cat Burglars’ steal tools, supplies from Pet Haven

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Owners of a local pet cemetery are seeking assistance following a robbery.

    Pet Haven Cemetery, located on Highway 44 West, lost most of its lawn care equipment after a storage shed was burglarized. Owners Patricia Karsner and Mike Nation are now hoping to find their stolen items.

    According to Karsner, the stolen items included self-propelled industrial mowers, weedeaters, chainsaws, blowers and diggers. She said animal caskets and grave markers were also taken from the shed.